If you’re in the mood for a change, a room spruce might be just what you need. Now would be a good time to tackle one of the central and most used spaces in your home: the kitchen. We’ve gathered some inspiring MCM kitchens from around the web to help you envision which look is right for you.
A Well-Balanced Look
Bright and cheery, this kitchen has a clean look with a fun blue accent wall. The collection of three retro clocks liven up the space, while the wood cabinets and white countertops balance the look. What collection could you display on one of your empty kitchen walls?
A neutral foundation with sleek silver accents create a modern vibe in this kitchen. The orange-rimmed bar chairs add a small pop of color that hints at a love for classic retro colors.
If you’re trying to add a more welcoming feel to your kitchen, you can’t go wrong adding a few boho accents. A jute rug, weaved placemats and wood countertops provide the texture that boho spaces need. The bold black countertops, modern chairs and light fixture keep the MCM vibes apparent.
You can’t miss the slope of this MCM kitchen ceiling or the abstract art that catches your eye on the room divider. The blue cabinets offset the black chairs for a composed look.
Pops of Color
If you want a look that’s both sophisticated and fun, consider a patch of retro wallpaper as a bar backdrop. This kitchen has clean countertops and minimalist open shelving, while the glass bar, blue chairs and orange stove provide a playful pop of color.
Connecting your interior to your exterior with a large window is an MCM staple. This kitchen takes advantage of that design trick, displaying plants and pots on open shelving built against the window. Wood tones throughout the kitchen help to create a classic look that screams Mid Century Modern.
Bright and Retro
All MCM kitchens can use a smattering of retro color! Though this space has a white foundation, open shelving displays colorful bowls and cups, infusing this kitchen with vibrant hues.
This 1959 Al O’Rourke home has a kitchen with concrete flooring. The current homeowners aren’t aware if it’s original to the home, but the previous homeowners painted it a brick-red color. A wood accent wall wraps around the dining room into the kitchen to hint at what can be found on the other side. Read more about this MCM home.
Thinking about refreshing your living room instead? We have 8 MCM living rooms to inspire a new vibe.