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What Does Mid-Century Modern Really Mean?

“Mid-century modern,” or MCM as I’m going to abbreviate it here for the sake of space, has been hot now for a while. But it occurred to us—well, maybe some present design-savvy Apartment Therapy readers excluded—that a lot of people’s exposure to this style might be limited to Mad Men reruns (RIP Megan and Don’s rad NYC pad) and Eames chairs. So we thought we’d put together a very high-level overview on the mid-mod movement and provide a little insight on what makes a piece authentically MCM for those of you out there who might be curious.

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