Mid-Century Modern Illustration

Mid-Century Modern Illustration

I love mid-century modern architecture and design with its super modern and futuristic look with a vintage flare. This antagonistic feel might be what attracts me and a lot of designers to this style. Looking at the advertising of that age is one of the best ways to revive this remarkable era in architecture and design.

Mid-Century Modern Objects Illustrations

Mid-Century Modern Objects Illustrations

Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior, product and graphic design that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern design, architecture and urban development from roughly 1933 to 1965. The term, employed as a style descriptor as early as the mid-1950s, was reaffirmed in 1983 by Cara Greenberg in the title of her book, Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s (Random House), celebrating the style that is now recognized by scholars and museums worldwide as a significant design movement. - Wikipedia I am a huge fan of this period/style and it always inspiring to see works from that period or that borrow the aesthetics. This illustrations I found on Flickr are a great example of the form and style that characterize Mid-Century modern.

Mid-Century Modern Illustration Style

Mid-Century Modern Illustration Style

Today we bring you a smattering of inspiring illustrations from ads from the 50s, also known as the mid-century modern era in architecture and design. I'm a huge fan of this particular style. The house I grew up in was from this period so perhaps that is where my obsession began. This style of interior design and illustration is very unique and inspiring, as we can see in the work of a handful of amazing designers and illustrators out there. Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior, product and graphic design that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern design, architecture, and urban development from roughly 1933 to 1965. The term, employed as a style descriptor as early as the mid-1950s, was reaffirmed in 1983 by Cara Greenberg in the title of her book, Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s (Random House), celebrating the style which is now recognized by scholars and museums worldwide as a significant design movement. Azrock advertisement 1954 crop porcelain enamel walls snark board room The Connecticut General Life Insurance Company headquarters was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in 1957. This is a view of the Board of Directors' conference room planned and furnished by Knoll Associates, Inc 1956 advertisement on bakelite vinyl resins "makes copies in 4 seconds" THONET furamic styling 1959 Roberts House Living Room Oklahoma City, OK Sears 1955 Bakelite Brand Vinyl Resins advertisement 1955 crop