Mid Century Mania

More and more brave souls are migrating to neighborhoods where midcentury diamonds in the rough are calling. In honor of those homes and homeowners, we bring you a little inspiration to help you go retro in your remodel.

Styled by Heather Kane | Photos By Brandon Alms | Shot on location at Farmers park

Sep 2016

Brandon AlmsThe Ystad chandelier, $1,596 at Obelisk Home
Brandon AlmsJohn-Richard midcentury asymmetrical eight-light chandelier, $3,933 at James Décor
Brandon AlmsDwell Studios lamp, $549 at James Décor
Brandon AlmsBlack lounger, $1,759 at James Décor
Brandon AlmsThe Tamholt lounge chair, $2,418 at Obelisk Home
Brandon AlmsThe Monza coffee table, $1,299 at Obelisk Home
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Mid Century Mania

Radical Rainbows

1. Stained glass pillow, $160 at Obelisk Home 2. Quotable mug, $20 at 5908 Interiors 3. Fabio ottoman, $1,250 at Obelisk Home

Primary Pop

1. Vintage air pot, $6 at Urban Flea Market 2. Yellow vase, $36 at James Décor 3. Black and white pedestal mugs, $19.94 set of four at Urban Flea Market 4. Yellow vase, $36 at James Décor 5. Red Zinger footed bowl, $118 at James Décor


Brass with Sass

1. Herman Miller clock, $69.99 at Urban Flea Market 2. Gold-dipped tall vase, $99 at Obelisk Home 3. Noir furniture peace sign hand, $69 at 5908 Interiors 4.Gold-dipped oval vase, $65 at Obelisk Home 5. 20-inch marble side table, $360 at Obelisk Home  6. Modern wood chair made in Poland, $48 (or 2 for $90) at A Cricket in the House


Color Me Retro

1. Stained glass pillow, $160 at Obelisk Home 2. Pearl china creamer and sugar bowl, $9.95 (set of 2) at A Cricket in the House 3. E. Lawrence book, $49 at 5908 Interiors 4. Pearl china creamer and sugar bowl, $6.95 (set of 2) at A Cricket in the House 5. Gold Eyeball lamp, $39.99 at Urban Flea Market


Local Shopping Resources

For retro finds to blast your home into the midcentury past, you don’t need a time machine. Just head out to these local shops and pick up chic finds with a little funky flair to honor your home’s heritage.


Obelisk Home
214 W. Phelps St., Suite 101, Springfield

Urban Flea Market
1315 E. Trafficway St., Springfield

5908 Interiors
2144 E. Republic Rd., Springfield

A Cricket in the House
412 E. Walnut St., Springfield

James Décor
1324 E. Republic Rd., Springfield