The brick&batten Blog

Tagged under: midcentury modern


What Is Mid-Century Modern Architecture Anyway?

What is Mid-Century Modern architecture anyway?  Also known as Mid Mod, this architecture is one that evokes a feeling of openness, simple lines, and one with nature.  Built from the 1940’s to 1960’s, mid-century modern homes are becoming increasingly popular again and going for high market value.   What features define mid-century homes? No. 1. ...


Well Played Midcentury Modern…Well Played

  Something so inherently cool and sexy about Midcentury Modern architecture.  They feel effortless in their quest for allowing nature and light to fill their spaces.  A kind of “I woke up like this” attitude…only they really did.  The architecture boasts clean, simple lines and strategically placed windows that allow the natural elements to cascade ...


It’s the Little Things

While painting the exterior packs a punch in the curb appeal game, it’s the little things that can add up to big style and make or break the exterior of your home.  Things like planters, house numbers, door knockers and even door mats can score big points and add up to a massive curb appeal ...