HomeAdvisor recently surveyed 2,200 people to divine the most popular home style in each state, with the apple of Kentuckians’ eyes being Mid-century modern design.
If the commonwealth likes it, then Louisville loves it. From Derby City Market coming to Barret Avenue to the upcoming Mid-century modern show at 986 Swan St. in November, the city is ripe with mid-century modern inspiration.
Sometimes referred to as “MCM,” the aesthetics that define this style embrace functional, minimal design with clean lines and lots of teak wood. Bold colors and geometric shapes also decorate the mid-century imagination as well, which can make for some pretty interesting pieces of furniture.
With the love for the trend going strong in the 502, here are a few places where you can shop + see mid-century modern aesthetics — and even find a mid-century modern home while you’re at it.
Where to buy mid-century modern furniture
- Mellwood Antiques & Interiors, 1860 Mellwood Ave. |
- Derby City Market, 978 Barret Ave. | brick-and-mortar coming TKTK
- Fleur de Flea Vintage Market, 947 E. Breckinridge St. |
- Fat Rabbit Thrift & Vintage, 994 Barret Ave. |
Where to see mid-century modern architecture and furnishings
- The Whirling Tiger, 1335 Story Ave. |
- Naive Kitchen + Bar, 1001 E. Washington St. |
- Wild Swann, 601 W. Main St.
- Iroquois Park, Hikes Lane and Seneca Park
How to find a mid-century modern home for sale
- Margot Lipinski — who deals in this home style so frequently she has her own Facebook page called “Midcentury Modern Margot.”
- 1101 Ridge Line Dr. | 3 bed, 2.5 bath | 3,000 sqft | $410,000 |
- 10111 Nanka Rd. | 3 bed, 3 bath | 3,295 sqft | $289,900 |
- 3910 Graf Dr. | 3 bed, 2 bath | 2,166 sqft | $259,900 |