You can mix soft neutrals for get super funky and add bold splashes of color. Either way, the design will have such a fun one-of-a-kind look that will no doubt be a showstopper. The best part of finding original pieces, is what you learn about them as you gain more knowledge on the design stories behind them. Spaces should tell a story and when you get to be the curator of the characters in the stories behind your spaces, it is easy to get hooked. It is also a fun way to explore the juxtaposition of minimalism from the mid-century era with a splash of grandeur from French design spanning from the Rococo to Empire periods. It creates an interesting dialogue between style, culture, and time.
Then pair it with a Mid-Century Modern sofa. The options for these are endless. If you can't find an affordable antique there are some create options through Jonathan Adler, West Elm, JoyBird, https://www.dwr.com/living?lang=en_US, Anthropologie, CB2, and Wayfair, just to name a few. Here are just a few ideas.
It can be any material you like, modern or antique. Since Mid-Century style sofas are often more minimalist in their design, they can be overpowered by a bulky table. Notice that the legs of this period are often delicate and tapered. They have a very light and airy feel.
The key here is something delicate that doesn't compete with the larger pieces.
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