Collection of mid century modern (MCM) furniture coming soon at Desk Riser!
Mid-century modern furniture is known for its sleek, clean lines, and functional design. Some of the most famous mid-century modern furniture pieces include:
Wegner Wishbone Chair
Designed in 1956 by Charles and Ray Eames, it is one of the most recognizable pieces of MCM furniture. It features a molded plywood shell, leather cushions, and a timeless design.
The chair has a reclining angle that supports the body's natural curves, while the ottoman provides a comfortable place to rest your feet. The combination of the two creates a comfortable and cozy seating experience that is perfect for lounging and reading a book or watching TV.
Saarinen Womb Chair
Designed by Finnish-American architect and designer Eero Saarinen in 1948, the Womb Chair is a cozy, enveloping design that is perfect for relaxing.
The Womb Chair features a molded fiberglass shell that is padded and upholstered in soft fabric. The chair's curving form creates a cozy and comfortable space that cradles the sitter, providing a feeling of safety and comfort. The chair is supported by a polished chrome base, which gives it a sleek and modern look.
The Womb Chair departed from angular and rigid forms typical of MCM furniture, which tended toward straight lines and hard edges dominating the modernist era of furniture design. It has maintained its popularity due to its comfort
Noguchi Coffee Table:
Designed by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, this coffee table features a sculptural base made of interlocking wooden pieces and a glass top. It has been in continuous production since 1948 and is considered a classic of mid-century modern design.
Eames Molded Plastic Chair
Another design by Charles and Ray Eames, the Molded Plastic Chair is a classic example of mid-century modern design. It features a molded plastic shell and metal legs and was first introduced in 1950.
Nelson Platform Bench
Designed by George Nelson, the Platform Bench is a versatile design that can be used as a bench or a coffee table. It features a simple wooden base and a slatted wooden top and was first introduced in 1946.
Bertoia Diamond Chair
Designed by Harry Bertoia, the Diamond Chair features a sculptural wire frame and a removable cushion. It was first introduced in 1952 and is still a popular design today. Eames Wire Chair: Another design by Charles and Ray Eames, the Wire Chair features a welded wire frame and leather cushions. It was first introduced in 1951 and is still popular today.