i’ve always admired mid-century modernism and even tried to achieve the look for myself many moons ago, but my problem with it was, for me, it felt a little too minimalist and not quite cozy enough. but lately, i’ve seen a modernizing trend in the mid-century genre that feels much warmer and feels a little more liveable to me. i have so many treasured collections (and gosh knows i could easily pass some of them along to someone else with love) so this look feels much more adaptable to me, with room for one’s treasures and a much more comfortable space to live in. there’s also the use of lots of vintage 1950-60’s bamboo furnishings (like those we carry at super marché) which always give off a friendly vibe and lots of warm wood everywhere, which really creates an inviting atmosphere. the whole look seems almost influenced by the japanese inspired, wabi-sabi — the aesthetic sometimes described as one of appreciating beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete” in nature. i just love the idea of that.