From Eichler and Bauhaus, to Frank Lloyd Wright, these stylish little birdhouses embody the cool mid century modern architectural style. Designed by Douglas Barnhard, these pieces are handmade with bamboo plywood, teak, and reclaimed redwood. High-end glossy laminates bring slick grey and white finishes, plus flashes of vibrant orange and green. You’ll never be content to offer feathered friends an uninspired bird box ever again!

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Sleek and timeless, mid century modern decor looks set to continue having its moment long into the future. However, it can be challenging to execute the look without your home interior appearing just plain dated. One way to make the trend a success is to amalgamate the simple forms of mid century modern with the crispness of minimalism. Shared emphasis on function puts the two styles easily hand-in-hand. Organic influences fit the bill on either side of the brief, with natural wood grain and a love of indoor plants sliding into each aesthetic. The following three home interiors expertly demonstrate the combination, all wrapped within clean white walls.

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The mid century modern style can be introduced to any room with a single piece of retro furniture or a specific fabric print, but sometimes it’s more fun to go the whole hog. These three home designs not only employ mid century modern furniture, but each piece of wall decor and every floor is selected to accentuate this distinctive aesthetic. They are also illustrative of medium, small and large size properties (respectively) so there is something here to suit every scale. During the home tours we will find inspiration for mid century modern colour palettes, mid century modern style lighting, mirrors, and bookcases, which fill aspirational living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and quirky bathrooms.

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