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Top 10 Mid-Century Modern Pieces for Your Dining Room

Mid-century modern is all about clean lines, contemporary patterns, and natural materials. Bring this classic 20th-century style to your dining room with our top 10 mid-century modern pieces.

Span Dining Table

mid century modern dining table.

Capture the mid-century modern look in your dining room with the clean silhouette of the Span Dining Table. the simple style of the mid-century modern dining table highlights unique lines and wood veneered surface.

Eames® Molded Plastic Side Chair with Dowel-Leg Base

modern wood dining chair with wire base.
Eames Molded Wood Side Chair with Wire Base from Herman Miller

Gain an instant mid-century modern dining chair aesthetic with a round of Eames® Molded Plastic Side Chairs. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1948, these are a true classic. Try mixing and matching colors for an eclectic pop of color.

Svelto Storage Cabinet

mid century modern credenza.

This mid-century modern credenza is a fresh take on the timeless 20th-century design. Its clean lines allow the natural wood to stand out, while the multiple shelves provide plenty of storage for dishwater.

“Uno La Mela” 1963 Red Apple Poster by Enzo Mari

red apple poster.

Period art brings color and a mid-century aesthetic to blank walls. A bold graphic print, the “Uno La Mela” Red Apple Poster was designed in 1963 by Enzo Mari and is a classic piece of 20th-century artwork.

Mirror Rug

mid century modern triangle shape rug.

Bring unexpected color, texture, and style to your dining room with the Mirror Rug from Verpan. A bold geometric pattern in a warm color palette helps to define a dining space in classic mid-century modern style.

Brandy Trolley

mid century modern wood and metal bar trolley.

Embrace the cocktail culture of the times with the Brandy Trolley. Or load it up with food and use it as a serving station.

Saarinen 60-Inch Round Dining Table

Round, marble dining table.
Saarinen 54-Inch Round Dining Table from Knoll

The Saarinen 60-Inch Round Dining Table is perfect simplicity. Eero Saarinen’s classic 1956 pedestal design takes the dining room table back to basics, a prominent characteristic in true mid-century modern design.

Bertoia Side Chair with Seat Cushion

mid century modern wire chairs.
Bertoia Side Chair with Seat Cushion, Outdoor from Knoll

Bertoia Side Chairs create a light and airy look. Designed by Harry Bertoia in 1952, their padded seat cushion provides comfort and a subtle pop of color.

Shale Bar Cabinet

mid century modern wood storage cabinet.
Shale Bar Cabinet from Blu Dot

The clean modern design of the Shale Bar Cabinet brings a natural touch to a mid-century dining room. Its stately silhouette is constructed of solid wood, adding warmth and showcasing superior craftsmanship.

Aalto Vase, 6.25-In. H

Jewel-toned pink vase.
Aalto Vase from Iittala

Use iconic pieces to accessorize your mid-century modern dining room, like the Aalto Vase. Designed in 1936 by Alvar Aalto, this vase features an organic silhouette that can be used as a centerpiece or even an unexpected ice bucket at a bar.


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