Midcentury-Modern Dining Rooms

Although midcentury modern decor first gained popularity in the 1940s, it shows no signs of fading. The trends always come back around and it seems like a lot of us are loving it at the moment.

The so-called Midcentury Modern design was developed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s ideologies of organic architecture combined with various elements reflected in the Bauhaus movement which is the creative center of modernism. It is organic in the form that is why you will see wood all around and additional natural materials. It is also categorized by fresh simplicity.


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Dining rooms with midcentury modern designs usually have generous windows and open floor plans. It transports the outdoors inside by opening up interior spaces and letting natural light in.

Here is how you can give your dining room a captivating midcentury modern style.


Agra Dining Table by BRABBU – AGRA is the modest setting of one of the most famous and most celebrated monuments in the world, the Taj Mahal, also known as the marble mausoleum. These dining room chairs complement the table beautifully while giving a pop of yellow to space.



Vintage Lightolier pendants from 20th Century Gallery are paired with a custom-made walnut table and circa-1960 teak-and-leather chairs.



Verner Panton’s acrylic Globe light hangs above Elbow chairs in the breakfast room of this seaside California retreat.



The dining room of this São Paulo home has vintage pendant lights, a Jorge Zalszupin table, and Hans J. Wegner chairs. The big windows let a bunch of light and nature come in.



Hans J. Wegner Wishbone chairs surround a Heerenhuis table in the dining area of a Spanish home.



This California home restored and decorated by BoydDesign has a steel-and-glass dining table, the wire chairs are vintage Eames designs and the floors are laid with cork.



This amazing dining table by Citterio is beautifully paired with Hans J. Wegner chairs, designed with architect Johannes Zingerle.


These modern dining room sets prove that the midcentury modern furniture shows no signs of fading.

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