Midcentury Modern

15 Interior Design Ideas (as seen on the Queen's Gambit)

Non-Fiction - Home/Crafts
74 Pages
Reviewed on 04/15/2021
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Midcentury-Modern: 15 Design Ideas as seen in The Queen's Gambit by Ivy Ngeow is a handy manual with 15 inspirational ideas that will inspire readers on a midcentury modern journey to creating looks from The Queen's Gambit. This style can best be described as maximalist style with minimalist design. Midcentury-Modern style is based on balance and this book is an excellent guide to all amateurs, designers, or enthusiasts to show them how the right lighting, color, finishes, and simple interesting furniture dominated the midcentury era and is being used now. The ideas shared are excellent and will help readers to decorate their rooms in a minimalist way yet achieve maximum impact.

Midcentury-Modern is a real treat for all designers, interior decorators, and lovers of art, and is made captivating with beautiful pictures that give life to Ivy Ngeow's words and tips. There are hot tips in every chapter that will help raise the bar when it comes to any design to make it look aesthetic and professional. The book is an eclectic mix of contemporary, vintage, and pop culture that makes it unconventional and innovative to own and experiment with ideas to make living spaces look avante-garde. There are great ideas when it comes to furniture, lighting, and color palettes. It will help readers come up with different ideas in designing any room. I would recommend this book as it is brimming with ideas that are useful when it comes to organizing spaces and gives a good vision to conceptualize new ideas in redecorating rooms.