The Enduring Popularity of Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Why Mid-Century Modern Remains a Popular Style of Furniture Today

If you are looking to buy furniture for your home or office and want something that is stylish yet functional, you may want to consider a piece or a set that is categorized as mid-century modern. Mid-century modern furniture includes designs that were prevalent from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, an era that emphasized form and function the over more elaborate and ornate designs of earlier times; and it is a style that has enjoyed an enduring popularity well into the current century.

There are several factors that contribute to the ongoing appeal of this mid-century modern style; the main characteristics that will help you in identifying mid-century modern furniture would include:

  • Clean lines
  • Classic shapes
  • Solid construction
  • Limited colour choices

In addition to these immediately-evident features, there are several other elements to mid-century modern furniture that make it attractive to many homeowners and business owners today, and which may also be to your liking based on your personal tastes and background:

  • Affordability
  • Timeless appeal
  • Simple and easy upkeep
  • Fits with contemporary styles/décor
  • High collector demand for original pieces
  • Suitable for urban living (lofts, studios, condos)
  • A direct link back to the baby boomer generation

Indeed, if you want furniture that delivers a long-term return from the perspectives of style and day-to-day use, mid-century modern would be a viable choice for your home or office, while allowing you to keep a watchful eye on your budget as well.

An Exquisite Selection of Mid-Century Modern Furniture for Your Home or Office

The inventory now on display in our Carrocel furniture store’s 20,000 square-foot showroom includes an outstanding collection of mid-century modern furniture for your home or office.  When you visit our showroom at 245 Bridgeland Avenue in Toronto, you will have the first-hand opportunity to view and appreciate a selection of exquisite mid-century modern pieces and sets that currently includes:

  • Sofas
  • Consoles
  • Chairs
  • Sideboards
  • Tables
  • Serving/Bar Carts

A cross-section of the range of mid-century modern furniture that is currently for sale in our vast showroom includes the following exceptional pieces and sets:

Set of 6 – Sleek Mid-Century Modern Curve-Back Dining Chairs

Set of 6 – Sleek Mid-Century Modern Curve-Back Dining Chairs

  • Leather chairs with black wood legs, wide side panels, and curved armrests/backrests
  • An original 1970s mid-century modern design; the gun metal studs complete the look
  • Set of 6 – Sleek Mid-Century Modern Curve-Back Dining Chairs

Mid-Century Modern Sofa Settee Lounger

Mid-Century Modern Sofa Settee Lounger

  • From Carrocel’s Revival Collection; 1960s-style piece that has been superbly restored
  • Reupholstered in deep blue fabric with white edging; has six grey wooden tapered legs
  • Mid-Century Modern Sofa Settee Lounger

French Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Wall Unit

French Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Wall Unit

  • Made of rosewood with a walnut stain finish, this wall unit offers beauty and functionality
  • Has doors on each side, each with multiple shelves, and three drawers along the bottom
  • Centre section storage capacity has three wood shelves (left), four glass shelves (right)
  • French Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Wall Unit

Set of 2 – Mid-Century Modern Waterfall Lucite Lounge Chairs

Set of 2 – Mid-Century Modern Waterfall Lucite Lounge Chairs

  • A beautiful tufted, creamy linen fabric with a semi-detached seat and an acrylic frame
  • Fitted with four castor wheels, these chairs present a futuristic look; sold only as a pair
  • Set of 2 – Mid-Century Modern Waterfall Lucite Lounge Chairs

To view more of the mid-century modern furniture featured in our Carrocel store showroom and enter mid-century in the product search field.

Mid-century modern furniture combines form and function and can add an ageless elegance to your décor.  Call the luxury furniture professionals at Carrocel today at 416-999-2525 or contact us to arrange a no-obligation consultation on the piece or pieces best suited to your home and needs.  And feel free to browse our superb selection of mid-century modern furniture by visiting our showroom, located near Yorkdale Mall in Toronto, at your leisure.

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