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5 Key Elements of the Mid-Century Modern Style

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Feb 15th 2019

5 Key Elements of the Mid-Century Modern Style
5 Key Elements of the Mid-Century Modern Style If you are reading this article, chances are you already know a thing or two about mid-century modernism. We want to bring back some topics from our previous articles this 2019 in order to appease those audiences that are just getting to understand the different styles and tenets of interior design and furniture. The Mid-century modern style, in particular, is our banner and inspiration, and we’re proud to be able to furnish America with qua
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3 Ways to Mid-centurize Your Apartment by Manhattan Home Design

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Feb 15th 2019

3 Ways to Mid-centurize Your Apartment by Manhattan Home Design
3 Ways to Mid-centurize Your Apartment by Manhattan Home Design Filling up your first private space with furniture is always a challenge and a reward on itself. It allows you to express your own style, putting your soul into the walls, floors, and ceiling. Buying the right furniture, and combining the appropriate colors and sizes will solidify your worldview into any new apartment, effectively turning it into a home. The mid-century modern style of furniture, also known around interior d
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Sigmund Freud and the Chesterfield Loveseat

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 25th 2019

Sigmund Freud and the Chesterfield Loveseat
Did you know one of the most iconic users of a Chesterfield Loveseat was no other than Sigmund Freud, the man behind psychoanalysis?Sigmund Freud was a pioneer in groundbreaking mental therapy. He would play an essential role in psychology, giving it form and setting the bases for its future as a field of study. While developing his psychoanalysis, Freud understood that his patients needed an effective way to express freely their deepest thoughts and feelings, without any fear of being judged. F
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Designer of the Week - Alvar Aalto

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 21st 2019

Designer of the Week - Alvar Aalto
After 20 DOTW articles, we were looking to do a little of a return to form. The more recent articles were longer, wodier, and featured both big and not-so-big names in the mid-century furniture industry. However, some of the latest ones didn't even mention mid-century furniture at all.That is the reason why we're going to talk about Mr. Aalto. He was a Finnish architect and furniture designer and a huge representation of the Scandinavian Modern movement, who also saw the likes of Hans Wegner, Ar
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Choosing between Fabric or Leather for your Living room Furniture

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 21st 2019

Choosing between Fabric or Leather for your Living room Furniture
The right textile choice for your furniture is something that many people overlook when they're putting together a new interior design layout. There has to be some discrimination, as different fabrics have different properties and textures, and this influences the functional part of the design. Choosing between fabrics is a paramount requirement if you want to achieve the comfort you're looking for: not everyone enjoys the same stuff.Today we're going to discuss the differences between leather a
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Manhattan Home Design's Brief Guide to Kitchen and Dining in 2019

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 21st 2019

Manhattan Home Design's Brief Guide to Kitchen and Dining in 2019
2019 is going to be a good year for kitchens and dining spaces of any kind. Furniture and interior design are also focusing on the necessary items for a good meal or dinner party. Manhattan Home Design does not sell kitchens or any type of similar appliances, but we do sell an interesting array of dining chairs and tables. Let’s examine some of the trends that will define these spaces in 2019, a year of many changes and improvements. The kitchen of tomorrow is going to be smarter and more
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Designer of the Week: Robin Day

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Designer of the Week: Robin Day
Mr. Robin Day, OBE, and a Fellow of the British Royal Chartered Society of Designers, was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England in 1915. Along with his wife, Lucienne Day (a renowned British textile designer) he created modern pieces of furniture that helped Britain get into the mid-century modernist craze.Suggested Item: Best SellersHigh Wycombe was already famous as a furniture-production town many decades before Day was born. Much like what (ironically) High Point in North
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Designer of the Week: George Nelson

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Designer of the Week: George Nelson
If you type “George Nelson” into a search engine, odds are you’re going to get the profile of a prolific bank robber, also known as “Baby Face” Nelson, who worked closely with John Dillinger in the 1920s and died tragically (and very criminally) at the tender age of 25.Suggested Item: Best SellersDirect your gaze a little bit further down, however, and Wikipedia will offer you the profile of the great American modernist George Nelson, responsible for giving us that particular sideboa
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Buy Your Eames Lounge Chair Replica Now - It’s about to skyrocket in price

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Buy Your Eames Lounge Chair Replica Now - It’s about to skyrocket in price
If you’ve ever wanted to feel true comfort, as warm and flexible as a well-used first baseman’s mitt, then you should make a decision quickly, because the Eames loungers are about to skyrocket in price! Catch yourself a well-made replica before it’s too late!Why should I buy an Eames Lounge chair?This is a question that has served as the subtitle of many an article, including ours. The truth is the Eames lounge chair can be a little intimidating, especially if you do some research on
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Designer of the Week: Achille Castiglioni - Featuring the Arco Lamp!

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Designer of the Week: Achille Castiglioni - Featuring the Arco Lamp!
Designer of the Week: Achille Castiglioni - Featuring the Arco Lamp!  Eight months ago, art and design enthusiasts around the world celebrated the 100 th birthday of Achille Castiglioni, one of the foremost Italian designers of the mid-century modernist period, and co-creator of the inimitable, unparalleled  Arco lamp. Born in Milan in 1918, Achille showed an early passion for the artistic world. Such love was encouraged by his father Giannino, already a famous sculpt
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Manhattan Home Design - 10% off, site wide Black Friday Sale!

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 17th 2019

Manhattan Home Design - 10% off, site wide Black Friday Sale!
We are just days away from the best Friday of the year and Manhattan Home Design has already unveiled their discount sale: 10% off every item on their site with the BLACKFRIDAY coupon code. That means you’ll be able to get those items that you’ve always wanted for a tad less than you expected (saving enough to buy something extra, maybe?).The MHD catalog is vast and varied so let’s look at some of the options outside of the best-selling tab. We know that you have your gaze set upon the ic
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Manhattan Home Design's Style Guide for 2019 [Part 2]

Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 15th 2019

Manhattan Home Design's Style Guide for 2019 [Part 2]
Continuing our examination of the latest and most important trends in furniture for 2019, we’re back with two trends that will definitely shape most living spaces around the country. There are a lot of trends that we can identify and make use of in 2019, but we have reduced that number to four, as we explained on part one, so you can have a better understanding of what to get. Here are the last two: Return of The Curves Something that most interior design blogs concur on is that sle
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