Pam Kueber Explains "Mid-Century Modest"

Pam Kueber Explains "Mid-Century Modest"

Kristen Lubbe
Mar 3, 2010

Everyone knows what mid-century modern is and most people strive to acquire as many mid-century modern pieces as they can &mdash regardless of the type of home they have. There's certainly nothing wrong with it, but it's refreshing when there's someone who suggests an idea; that to some of us, isn't so obvious.

Pam Kueber of Retro Renovation teamed up with Etsy Labs to create this unique and simply insightful video about middle class mid-century homes. Kueber explains that just because it's mid-century doesn't mean it has to be mid-century modern. She urges us to embrace the mid-century modest homes that many of us find ourselves living in and to listen to what the house is telling you. Sometimes there's nothing wrong with mainstream, or main street as she likes to put it.

While mid-century modest isn't everyones forté, you have to give her credit. I laughed when I heard her say mid-century modest because frankly, I had never even thought of that before. Everyone is on a mid-century modern kick right now (and while that's great) not every house is meant to be that way. Now, I'm not condoning purchasing every tchotchke that you see on eBay, but maybe we could learn something from what Pam Kueber is saying.

What do you think of Mid-Century Modest?

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