This fresh take on a midcentury modern low-slung ranch in the Meadowbrook neighborhood of Seattle brings in tons of natural light and showcases the simple forms of a high ceiling with contrasting dark beams, and abundant wood.
Mid-Century Home wants to be the most comprehensive resource about mid-century design and architecture and to tell the story of their protagonists.
Here, you will find our selection of mid-century homes that we hope will inspire and delight you.
With this selection of iconic homes built across the globe, United States, Australia, Europe and South America, we aim to bring you the most refined mid-century homes and architecture, that contributed to make mid-century modern and modernist architecture so popular and loved across the 20th century up to today.
This Wexler Home Juxtaposes Clean Lines with Bold Color and Shapes
This past summer, Barbara Rourke and Jason St John, founders of LA-based design studio, Bells + Whistles, completed Marrow Midcentury, a residential project in Palm Springs, CA.
A Modernist Inspired Villa in Belgium is Updated Without Touching its Soul
This luxurious villa was built on the flank of a hill in Overijse, in the Brussels periphery in Belgium. The architect’s house from 1974 got a thorough facelift by B-Bis Architecten, without touching its soul.
This Addition to a 1950’s Home Looks Like Part of the Original Design
This project is a full interior and exterior renovation and addition to a 1950s ranch in Mission Hills, Kansas, initially designed by William Wurster (1895-1973) as a spec house for Better Homes and Gardens.
An Example of Modernist Architecture in a Sub-Tropical Context
This project is the restoration and renovation of a 1971 Californian Modernist style house by Brisbane architect Gavin Litfin.
A Midcentury Restoration that Makes Everyday Feel Like a Vacation
This 1957 home was originally designed by Portland, Oregon architect Bud Oringdulph. The new owners purchased the house in its original condition, having had only two owners over its sixty years.
A Colorful Renovation to a 50’s Ranch House in Kansas
This project is a full interior renovation to a 1500 square foot 1950’s ranch in Prairie Village, Kansas. The goal of this project was to rework the existing floor plan to create distinct rooms while creating continuous space.
1945 Home is Updated with Full Reverence for its Midcentury Heritage
Henry Hill, a renowned architect with Bay Area roots, built the “Herspring House” in 1945 on a hillside in Kentfield, California. A classic example of the regions Second Bay Tradition, a blend of the international style and vernacular influences, the house has been lovingly cared for over the past 70 years.
A London Bedsit Turned into a Bright California-Inspired Home
Studio Hagen Hall have transformed a North London townhouse-turned-bedsit into a bright and textural 1970’s California inspired home complete with recording studio for a young musical couple.
The Interior Designer for this 1961 William Cody Home Shares her Approach
This stunning home in Indian Wells was designed by William Cody in 1961 and was restored by Interior Designer Jessy Moss of Jessy Moss Design.
This Early Sixties Eichler Gets a New Lease on Life
The home is located in a neighborhood of notable, mid-century modern Eichler homes developed in the early 60’s in San Francisco’s East Bay.
The Owner of This 1958 Post and Beam Home Tells Us About its Renovation
This A. Quincy Jones home was built in the 1950’s in Prairie Village, Canvas. The home needed a refresh and the owners were excited to work with their architec design and fabricate custom casework based on the original design.
A Palm Springs Restoration Creates a Rockin’ Desert Retreat
Midcentury modern meets rock and roll with a nod to the old west in this Palm Springs ranch restoration.
This California Bungalow Combines the Traditional and the Modern
Longueville House, nestled in a leafy residential suburb of Sydney, has undergone a spectacular renovation. The façade stays true to its original California bungalow heritage with the restoration providing a modern and functional living space for today.
The Most Popular Home in Kansas City in 1954
This historic renovation of a midcentury home sought to honor the heritage of the home but open up the main spaces for twenty-first century living.
This Renovation Brings a 1963 Design Back to Life
The original architect of this home designed the front section of the house, which was built in 1949, when he was only 14 years old.
A Derelict Home Transformed into a Treasure
The house on Treasure Island, Floria, was in derelict condition and had suffered numerous remodels and additions which created a confused internal organization and external appearance.
Exposed Pine and Natural Light Create a Unique and Harmonious Feeling
s bought this home in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, it was extremely run down. With the help of And And And Studio, the home was stripped to its foundations and given a new lease on life.
A Wood, White and Black Color Palette Bring a Contemporary Aesthetic to this Eichler Home
This project aimed to restore a home to its Eichler roots while modernizing the space. It was a serendipitous beginning when the client and designer both were the same outfit on their initial meeting.
1953 Post and Beam Remodel Captures the Original Spirit of the Home
This project demonstrates a remodel and interior design updates to a post and beam 1953 hillside home in Mount Washington, Los Angeles.
This William Krisel House Celebrates the Palm Springs Lifestyle
This Krisel home was brought to life and modernized while carefully flowing with the original plan. The designer has long been an avid midcentury aficionado and was keen to ensure that the home would maintain the intended design of the home but enhanced for the 21st century.
A Post and Beam Renovation Meshing Midcentury Architecture with Forward-Thinking Design
This project demonstrates a contemporary post and beam renovation. The previous aesthetics are disjointed and lacked the original midcentury spirit of the home.
A Minimalist Approach to Materiality and Form
Like many dwellings from this period, the home has been a building site more than once during the course of its existence. In this case, the clients have owned this property going back to the 1970s.
This Home Abounds with Modernist Design Principles
The recent renovation respects the architect’s original design and draws cues from the refined simplicity of this heritage listed building.
Quirky 60s Home Renovation Turns an Open Central Courtyard into a Circular Kitchen
Tucked away in Los Altos Hills, the aptly named Round House is a geometrically unique structure; one of a few similarly shaped circular homes in the area that were built in the 1960s.