Mid Century House by Henry Hoover

5 Mid-century Modern Houses With Great Wood Paneling

In the mid-century modernist house, the use of natural materials is paramount. For inspiring a sense of the outdoors in the heart of the home, it was one of the most important weapons in the modernist architect’s arsenal. At the heart of all this was the wood panel.

Always polished, especially to bring out the texture of the grain, wood panelling sought to show the simple beauty that could be achieved through good materials, fashioned with care.

Here we list five of our favourite examples of mid-century homes that display the simple elegance of the wood panel. Do you live in a mid-century or modernist-inspired contemporary house and want to be featured on MidCenturyHome? Contact us: [email protected]

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