August 17th, 2014. Contemporary Home Designs, Historical Mid Century Design: History Of Formica Laminate Surfaces.
The comeback of mid century design in these present years is good news for those who really love bold furniture, carved pottery, jeweled ceramic, stretched wood, and honest interior. And after pass the long journey from year to year, the famous middle century design has come in pleasurable place of modern time. Seems like you never wondered how a machine works, some of furniture company makers work hard to bring the popularity of 50’s.
Formica, one of famous company, is the motivator which introduces laminate surface and other shine surfaces since the World War II. The mid century design elements which were used to produce shine things were plastic and wood, while at that time there limited materials to make it through. And when the United States market found out the boom from Formica’s real estate and sleek surfaces that were time the enduring construction, vivid option and aesthetics exceedingly regardful. And the peak of laminate was when Queen Mary said it was good for interior.
The popularity of laminate was mad off anything at 70s and 80s era. Better laminate surfaces were bring into wood and coating and became as trend. What was introduced by Formica gradually escort the laminate surface to contemporary minimalist design, especially for houses and kitchens. And it was happen from 100 years since the laminate surfaces were found. And for more than 100 years, the fame of Formica’s masterworks is arrives in Asia. After successfully drove the Europe and West, they hold a meaningful revolution to China and Malaysia.
Daniel O’Conor, Herbert Faber and the home back of Cincinnati far from 50s era is the main history of Formica’s artworks. The story of laminate surfaces, shiny kitchens, dazzling wood and other lightning construction perfectly bring us comeback into memorable childhood and remarkable history about formation of mid century design ideas that mechanically affects the contemporary interiors nowadays.Sleek Kitchen Countertop With Slate Sequioa Laminate In Etchings Finish