Midcentury-modern design is more popular than ever. Is it making a comeback? Or has it never really gone away?

Whether you want a modern, minimalist look or a classic and timeless space, midcentury-modern design is an ideal aesthetic to help make your space shine.

How do you get started? And what furniture pieces should you choose? Here are some tips:

1. Consider shag or sheepskin. These high-texture textiles can be incorporated into a space either as floor coverings or throws.

2. Choose bold, colorful, graphic prints when looking to make a statement with art.

3. Incorporate larger midcentury-modern pieces like dining tables and chairs to set the stage for the rest of the room.

The ReGeneration by Knoll office chair brings midcentury style and advanced performance to the home office. (Courtesy of Knoll)
How to create a midcentury-modern home office

4. Use brass as your main metal finish, which remains the go-to midcentury-modern finish.

5. Consider using black-and-white prints in place of traditional artwork.

6. Go for both matte and shine. Lacquer comes in all levels of shine and you can use both matte and high-gloss versions for a midcentury-modern vibe.

7. Bring in the wood. Wood pieces and those made from artisans are great ways to infuse midcentury-modern into a space.

8. Go industrial. Many industrial-style pieces also lend themselves to a midcentury-modern design aesthetic.

9. Consider leather. Leather or naugahyde are durable choices for midcentury-modern decor.

10. Be creative with color. Beyond classic colors such as black and beige, consider other colors when it comes to leather such as butterscotch or saddle.