What is mid-century modern Design Quiz
by Staff
If you love the minimalistic aesthetic of mid-century modern design and feel like giving your home an overhaul, you need to know the ins and outs of the style. Test your knowledge of mid-century modern design trends to see if you know your stuff.

The most popular wall color for that sleek, toned down mid-century modern design living room is:

  • Brown
  • Blue
  • White
  • Gold

When it comes to furniture, shape means everything for those trying their hand at this design. The most popular shape for coffee tables is:

  • Square
  • Oval
  • Hexagonal
  • Triangular

Mirror, mirror on the wall, but which shows this design style best of all?

  • Plain full-length mirror
  • Sunburst mirror
  • Antique gilded mirror
  • Frameless oval mirror

What years does mid-century modern design embody?

  • 1950-1960
  • 1845-1865
  • 1945-1965
  • 1850-1960

Which of these designers were not influential on mid-century modern design?

  • Henry Miller
  • Ray and Charles Eames
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Julia Morgan

Design materials were very important in reflecting the ethos of the style. Which of these materials were not popular in mid-century modern design?

  • Ivory
  • Plexiglass
  • Glass
  • Plastics

If eyes are the windows to a person's souls, then a house's window must be the soul of the structure, or at least it seems so according to designers of the era. What would be the best way to dress your window according to mid-century modern design?

  • beaded curtain
  • heavy drapes
  • exotically patterned curtains
  • no window treatments at all

The name Eames is synonymous with mid-century modern design. What piece of furniture are the Eames famous for?

  • sofa
  • dining room table
  • lounge chair
  • desk

Keeping rooms open and airy was one of the signatures of mid-century modern design. But if you wanted to create a semi-partition between rooms, this may be a good choice.

  • a shell curtain
  • Asian folding screen
  • a sliding glass door
  • a blind

Mid-century modern design sometimes goes by another name linked to a state where the design what very popular. What state is it?

  • New York
  • California
  • Florida
  • Chicago

Is a chandelier a signature light fixture of the period?

  • Yes
  • No

Which one of these floor styles does not reflect mid-century modern design?

  • tile
  • linoleum
  • cork
  • concrete