Mid-century modern is a throwback to the design style of the mid-1900s—primarily the 1950s and 60s. There’s a retro nostalgia present in Mid-Century Modern Design, and also some elements of minimalism. Functionality or “fussy-free” was the main theme for Mid-century design. It emphasizes pared-down forms, natural or organic shapes such as “egg-shaped” chair, easy-to-use contemporary designs and simple fabrications. It easily complements any interior and also helps with seamless transition from interior to exterior.

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Design Styles of 50-60’s

Retro Nostalgia

Some Minimalism


Organic Shapes: Egg-Shaped Chair

Easy-to-Use Contemporary Designs

Simple Fabrications

Compliments Any Interior

Seamless Transition From Interior to Exterior


The Help

The Secret Life of Bees

The Incredibles

A Time to Kill

Mississippi Burning

To Kill a Mockingbird


The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

A Time to Kill by John Grisham

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Scents of Cedar

TV Dinner Meals

Home Cooked Meals Like Roast Beef Supper



Tequila Mockingbird

pg. 45 of Tequila Mockingbird Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle

1-1/2 ounces tequila

2 drops hot sauce

1 dill pickle


Pour the tequila into a shot glass, add the hot sauce, and slam that bad boy back before chasing with a big chomp of pickle.  No tears allowed here: if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the South.