How to Create Mid Century Modern Chic

Thanks to my Mad Men obsession, I have become very intrigued by mid-century design. Although it may be a bit stark for my taste, I do love the new chic takes on this aesthetic. So last night I came across this beautiful design by Jackie Astier  and was completely inspired. Jackie was recently named a rising star by Elle Decor magazine. Below is her mid-century glam apartment. The photos are taken from the spread in Elle Decor.

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I love how Jackie incorporated a lacquered ceiling along with an eclectic mix of textures in the furnishing and accessories. The scheme pulls together a myriad of pieces yet the finished product is polished and very sophisticated.

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Hints of gold and burnished mirror give a bit of a retro vibe, yet mixed with dark, rich color, the space exudes glam.

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The gallery wall and perfectly organized bookshelves give a geometric balance to the room. The white tufted slipper chairs soften the rigidity.

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Stunning use of geometric pattern.

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Jackie is pictured above. How cute and stylish is she? I love the deep turquoise velvet dining chairs paired against a ivory white plush rug and lacquered walls.

So, how can you re-create this room? Good news. I have taken the work out of it for you! Take a look at some of the fabulous finds below.

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Sofa from West Elm

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Jesper Holm Chair from inmod.com

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Regina Andrew sculptures from Horchow

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Jenny Gold Leaf table from mbw.com

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Diane Conversation Chair from Horchow

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Apollo Wall Art from Arteriors

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Souk Wool Rug from West Elm

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Formosa Black Table from CB2

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Brass Teardrop Table from Arteriors

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Adrienne Landau Pillows from Horchow

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Presley Lamp from Arteriors

Thanks for stopping by and have a groovy day 😉

xo,

Jennifer

 

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