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Signs of mid-century modern influences are scattered throughout New York City and New Jersey, almost everywhere you look. The most iconic bow to this design influence is the Unisphere located in the Flushing Meadows–Corona Park area of the borough of Queens. This giant globe was the centerpiece of the 1964 World’s Fair.

Today we are seeing the impact of mid-century designs in lighting, home decor and fabrics. At Floor 13 Textiles  the mid-century fabrics offer simple patterns, clean lines blended with distinctive appealing colors and light hearted fun. The  ANNA  Geometric Caning has popular colors from the 1960’s and 2019. While the fabric can set the tone of the room it is the lighting and accessories that anchor it and at EZS we shine in both these categories. 

ANNA Geometric Caning

Mid-Century Modern shapes are a dominant decorative lighting trend that includes the technical advances of the 21st century.  These designs maintain the blend of simplicity and the future we live in now.  The light fixtures that are popular have enhanced energy efficiency with both screw in LED lamping, or integrated LEDs that are cloaked in modern geometric lines and a mixture of materials. 

           The KICHLER Marilyn collection is the very definition of opposites attracting.

The Danika Collection BY KICHLER takes mid-century modern to a new level

STONEGATE by AFX reimagines the brutalist look that was popular in the 1950’s & 60’s in a custom creation with a refinement that transcends design styles, while the ARGOS incorporates geometric shapes into metal with modern manufacturing techniques. STONEGATE has the customization capabilities to incorporate any fabric into a shaded pendant or to produce any lighting design.

Not to be left out of the mid-century design ramp up, SATCO’s division NUVO Lighting expresses it’s design muscle with the Del LED Mini Pendant . When the Del LED mini is fitted in the Brushed Nickel Finish with Copper Glass or Antiqued Glass, the light becomes iconic mid-century Modern

The finishing touches in your mid-century design dreams comes from several collections from standout ARTERIORS Home.

Iron was a common material in mid-century designs like is used in the RIZZO. This distinctive piece of wall art is made up of over 100 discs, each hand-burnt, which is a nod to Tom Greene’s torch burnt creations. This technique is used to create unique colorations, then welded together in a layered, freeform composition. The inspiration may be mid-century, yet this wall decor adds dimension and texture to any room. 


ARTERIORS introduced Frank Ponterio and his collections that feature lighting, furniture and decor, many of Frank’s creations have mid-century roots.

Frank Ponterio

For the designer or homeowner who wants to have the most creative license in their mid-century modern designs that they create must select INNOVATIONS Lighting. INNOVATIONS allows you to select the correct frame in the perfect finish and then add the glass shape and tone that will make the project come to life.

From pendants and wall lights to ceiling pieces, INNOVATIONS has been a hit. Innovations lighting makes the customazation of lighting easy with a variety of finishes and glass options.

The team at Estrin Zirkman service first mission is founded in their experience and capacity to assist their clients select, create and produce the design elements that they want to feature in any project. From residences in Cape May to commercial properties such as hotels and restaurants in Midtown Manhattan, the EZS team is the group you want on your side