In this case, that's exactly what drove the desired look prior to coming on the market. A colleague of mine asked me to stage his seller's property earlier this year with the idea of keeping the mid-century/modern integrity of the home consistent (inside and out). It was a beautiful William Wurster home in the Eureka Valley/Dolores Heights neighborhood that still had the original wood walls and general layout intact. When my eye hit the "blonde" media console piece (in the back of the photo), I knew THAT was the piece to build on.
*With the overabundance of 'wood on wood' in the room, I found that selecting high contrasting furnishings seemed to have the best effect. Combined with an aggressive listing price and keen marketing by the listing agent, this home was in contract in less than a week. (scroll down the comments section to see the Dining room 'B & A')...