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10 homes showcasing mid-century furniture from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Mid-century furnishings are a perennial favourite in contemporary interiors. We've rounded up 10 of the most popular homes to show off classic designs from our Pinterest page, from a renovated apartment in London's Barbican Estate to a simply styled Berlin flat.

Berlin summer apartment, Germany, by Loft Szczecin

Loft Szczecin used mid-century furniture in the renovation of this holiday home in Berlin, featuring rare 1950s armchairs created in a small Polish factory that specialised in Bauhaus style.

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São Paulo penthouse, Brazil, by Studio MK27

This luxurious apartment in São Paulo by local office Studio MK27 is defined by its double-height shelving, built in dark wood to complement original furniture pieces by designers including Hugo França and Gio Ponti.

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Modern New Home, UK, by Black & Milk

This newly built home in Hampstead was dressed in rich fabrics and Scandinavian furniture by London-based studio Black & Milk.

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Rehabilitation, Portugal, by Atelier in Vitro

To reflect the heritage and character of this 1940s building in Porto, Architecture studio Atelier In Vitro used restored parquet flooring and mid-century furniture in the renovation of three of its apartments.

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Barbican flat, UK, by Quinn Architects

An Eames lounge chair is paired with oak cabinets and off-grey walls inside this renovated apartment by Quinn Architects, who drew inspiration from the setting in London's brutalist Barbican Estate.

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Berlin apartment, Germany, by Sarah Van Peteghem

Sarah Van Peteghem chose to furnish this minimal Berlin apartment with a combination of vintage Danish seats. Highlights include a 1960s Minerva daybed by Copenhagen firm Hvidt & Mølgaard, sourced on the internet.

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Peart Weisgerber Residence at Habitat 67 by Moshe Safdie, Canada, by EMarchitecture

Canadian design studio EMarchitecture used modernist furniture in the renovation of this home situated in Habitat 67, the iconic brutalist complex in Montreal by architect Moshe Safdie.

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Wabi Sabi House, Taiwan, by Soar Design Studio

Taiwanese firm Soar Design Studio and architect Chen-Tien Chu refurbished a 1960s house in the city of Taichung, creating a contemporary interior featuring chairs by Danish modernist Hans J Wegner.

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Romney Court, UK, by Adrian Manea

Designer Adrian Manea updated this one-bedroom flat in a 1960s London housing block with modern fittings and furniture, including this lipstick-red chair by Charles and Ray Eames.

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Brick House, Denmark, by Leth & Gori

Copenhagen office Leth & Gori paid homage to traditional Danish architecture in the design of this house in Nyborg, adding chairs originally designed by Danish modernist Arne Jacobsen.

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