Modernist Furniture That Will Love! | Camaleonda Sofa & More! (II/II)

Note: we recommend you to check the previous article to get to know the background of the modernist pieces. 


Modular sofa with wave shapes
Mario Bellini sofa from Manhattan Home Design

Now that we have mentioned the creator of Camaleonda; which is Mario Bellini in case you haven’t seen the previous article, it’s time to share the incredible description and features that this sofa has.

The Camaleonda sofa is a unique type of sectional not only for its particular style but also for its main attraction, which is the configurable characteristic it has. This allows people to set the layout they prefer according to their space and preferences.

A modular piece is a must if you like to control every detail and arrangement of your interior design.

The second on the list is the LC2 chair made by perhaps one of the greatest influences of modernism; Le Corbusier. It is a square and extremely comfortable chair that is often used in offices that need to serve or receive customers. These chairs are the perfect support for those clients.

LC2 Chair From MHD

The last element that we are going to mention is the Barcelona table made by the incredible figure who created the famous phrase: less is more.

Barcelona Table from MHD

Which was your favorite modernism piece?

Modernist Furniture That Will Love! | Camaleonda Sofa & More! (I/II)

Get to know the Mario Bellini sofa and more elements that are part of the Modernism movement.

According to Britannica modernism was a “break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression. It fostered a period of experimentation in the arts from the late 19th to the mid-20th century, particularly in the years following World War I”.

Modernism arises when an artist from different areas got tired of the current style – at that time – outdated, so he decides to create elements that expire the visionary and future appearance that they were looking for so much.

It has been a well-loved and influential movement in the art, design, and construction industry. Modernist furniture has particular characteristics that make the pieces stand out from the rest, these characteristics include clearer looks with minimal embellishments, clean lines and geometric shapes, straight lines, warm neutral colors, use of metal, and more features that make the furniture modern is distinguishable from others.

Let’s start with one of the elements that converted into a very demanded furniture due to its unique design, comfy look, and high-quality cushions, the Cameleonda sofa o Mario Bellini sofa.

Click to see the description of the Camelonda sofa replica and more pieces in the next chapter.

Places To Acquire MCM Furniture Like A Florence Knoll Sofa (II/II)

Note: we recommend you before reading this article go to the previous article in order to understand better the following information.

Now that we have defined the elements of mid-century furniture and the factors that we have taken into account to create the following list, it is time to share with you the stores we think you should go to when buying a mid-century sofa or any other element for living room, office, bedroom, etc.

  1. Manhattan Home Design

We have decided to start with this site because it is a store where one of its most popular sold items is the Florence Knoll sofa. This sofa’s an ultra-comfortable piece that emulates with amazing accuracy the model introduced by Florence Knoll in 1956. It is as comfy as it sees and the best of it is the quality of its materials, which include high resistance upholstery and high-density foam in cushions.

  1. Knoll

On this site, you can also find the Florence Knoll style sofa but in the original presentation. If you are comfortable with your budget and you are not limited, this may be the best option for you. You can also find pieces by Mies van der Rohe and Eames.

  1. Chairish

Chairish is a site where you can find antiques and used vintages furniture. So if you don’t have a problem acquiring used pieces, this may be the place for you.

Places To Acquire MCM Furniture Like A Florence Knoll Sofa (I/II)

Check the list of best sites for acquiring Florence Knoll sofa and other mid-century furniture pieces.

MCM or also called mid-century furniture is recognized for having beautiful details and particular characteristics that make people fall in love with them in the first instance. The use of MCM’s interior design style has increased in recent years, from living rooms to offices.

This is a style that is influenced by a couple of movements at that time resulting in a category based on functionality and simplicity. Organic shapes, clean lines, contrasting colors such as neutrals and daring, contradictory materials such as plastic are usually seen in the furniture; Formica, and stainless steel, among other things that make it an aesthetic and warm style.

Due to these relevant characteristics, Internet searches have increased due to the desire to find the best furniture stores MCM style. That is why today we are going to share with a couple of sites where you will find incredible replicas and original pieces of this incredible and functional style.

These places have been analyzed by their product description, reputation, reviews, catalog, and more. 

Click to check the next chapter to look through all the websites and find your dreamy MCM furnishing. 

5 Throw Pillows To Add On Your LC3 Sofa (II/II)

Note: we recommend you to read the previous article where we explain what are throw pillows are and why to add them is a good option.

Now that we have defined all the concepts and show the benefits of adding throw pillows, below we have placed five gorgeous throw pillows to match your black and antique brown LC3 sofa.

Let’s start with the option to match your black modern sofa:

Add texture with cushions

A great way to eliminate that uncomfortable emptiness is by placing some fluffy pillows, this way it will not only look good and chic but also offer a different texture to the touch.

Plus! Add some other accessories, in the example below the designer added beautiful steel framed mirrors, perfect for your LC3 sofa!

If you don’t know which color to choose, look around you!

This is the perfect pattern that you can follow when selecting the colors of your pillow, if you look around the sofa you will see 2 different colors; black and tan. So the designer basically took the colors from a couple of accents around the room.

Use patterns with small details of colors the same as the LC3 sofa

5 Throw Pillows To Add To Your LC3 Sofa (I/II)

If you find yourself in the struggle of seeing the living room too empty, let me tell you that the solution is in the small details.

When you have such an iconic piece from mid-century modern style like an LC3 sofa, you only want the best for your interior design to be striking and functional.

What are throw pillows and how you can implement them in your interior design?

Throw pillows are small and comfy bags that you can find in plenty of sizes since it is a very often used element in almost every sofa living room. This piece is commonly used besides offering comfort support to match the color accents from the whole area.

Believe it or not, they are more useful than you may think because by adding them you can improve the area, have a well-set color matching, contrast different structures, and balance the proportions of the room.

The most used throw pillow is the square pillow which ranges from 16 inches to 24 inches.

Today, we’re going to show a few samples of throw pillows to implement them into your home decor.

Click to see the next chapter!

The Florence Arm Chair Is The Piece That Leather Lovers Need

If you are a true fan of that natural leather look, you need to know about the Florence arm chair!

cubic armchair tan

The Florence armchair is a mid-century chair ruled by the principles of that time; which includes simplicity and functionality.

This chair was made by Florence Knoll, an architect and furniture designer who dedicated her life to improving office design and solving quotidian problems. 

“I needed a piece of furniture, it was not there, so I designed it.”

Florence Knoll Bassett
Designer Florence Knoll, 1949 | Kristine | Flickr
Designer Florence Knoll, 1949

Although Florence was a woman in a male-led industry, she introduced the Florence Knoll chair as a one-piece solution that supports luxurious upholstery while looking aesthetic and accommodates those awkward nooks and crannies while making them look elegant. To her surprise, the chair caught the eye of many home and office owners.

Now, why you need to have it?

The answer is very simple: Italian leather upholstery!

This leather is one of the most wanted in the market, the Florence Knoll chair has finishes reformed with flexible aniline, natural oils, and waxes, these together with its stainless frame around all the cubic form, make this mid-century chair an iconic piece!

So if you are a leather lover, try this soft and warm texture and let us know what you think.

Prepare Your Guests Room With A Barcelona Daybed & More (II/II)

Note: We recommend that you refer to the previous article to understand better.

Now that we have explained why to choose a replica on an original Barcelona daybed, it is important that you know the characteristics that you will have with this beautiful piece, and here you have them:

A soft and durable leather – The cover of the entire Barcelona daybed is made of Italian full-grain leather, full-grain leather is the “highest quality leather that money can buy, it refers to the leathers that have been sanded, polished, or inhaled. The grain remains giving strength and originality to the leather ”.

Because of how difficult it is to find this leather on the market because it is a bit difficult to obtain from manufacturers, this is one of the factors that makes it so authentic.

Polished Tubular Stainless Steel Legs – This is one of the eye-catching elements that the daybed has, this is perfect when you have or like steel accents.

Various colors available – If you already have other elements to have in mind, the color of the couch will not be a problem because having many colors available will make it easy to combine with your current design.

See the advantages of having a Barcelona Daybed replica at your guest’s room!

Setting up your guest room for your loved ones can turn – believe it or not- into a pleasant experience. This is one of the activities that while we are getting old we enjoy even more because there is something delightful about making your family and friends feel welcome and comfortable. 

When planning your guest room decoration you should picture which elements you find at good-quality hotels and take this as some kind of inspiration to know where to start and which element you would like to add according to the arrangement you take as inspiration.

Choose a replica and save some money!

Your budget doesn’t need to be super large, by adding a couple of accessories and furniture you will be ready to go! 

Regarding the furniture that you can add to your guest’s room, a couple of good quality replicas may be the best choice for you. 

As you won’t use this room too often -neither your guests- you can place nice and functional replicas pieces in the room, in this way you can still express that elegant vibe you want by maintaining the stability of your wallet.

Click to check the next chapter where we explain the Barcelona daybed replica features.

What Can You Do On Fall To Improve Your Barcelona Table (II/II)

Note: we recommend you to read the previous article about ways to improve your Barcelona table.

As you read in the previous article, the fall has its own particular flowers, so let’s start by one of the most recognized and easy plants to find to put on your Barcelona table.

Croton

This is a houseplant in cold-weather regions which can also grow without any problem as annual, so if you want to implement it after fall won’t be any problem. By choosing the croton its flamboyant foliage in rich hues of red, orange, yellow, and purple.

Plus! You mix different varieties to find the perfect match for your home decor.

Cyclamen Hederifolium

The exotic name is as exotic as its appeal. Put a popular hardy perennial, cyclamen hederifolium blooms on your Barcelona table replica if you like the pastel and soft tones.

Aster

This kind of plant grows annual too so you don’t have to worry about it if you fall in love of it. Flowering in shades of purple, pink, white, and blue, asters offers a very rich color palette. 

Plus: If you are a bee lover as much as I am, this is a favorite flower to feed bees and butterflies in fall.