Published at Thursday, 07 June 2018. Living Room Furniture Sets. By Trude Felten.
Bring Wood Back. Most of today’s furniture is made of engineered pressed wood. Let real wood take center stage via the high-quality furnishings of the 50’s. These mid-century masterpieces have clean lines of teak, walnut, oak and rosewood. Maybe hunting for these old pieces seems like too much work. Or maybe a George Nelson or Noguchi piece is out of your budget. If so, there are plenty of modern-made replicas to be found that mimic these elements.
Every twenty to thirty years, the world of design seems to make a comeback, but in a slightly better way. Whether it’s is the world of fashion, colors or home decor, retro style is an eclectic mix of old styles and new forms, or new forms with old materials and finishes. From the psychedelic prints of the seventies to the fifties appeal of oversized light fixtures and bubbly forms, retro style home decor is back in a big way! Here are a few ways to get the look in your modern home.
Unfortunately, most of these elusive mid-century jewels have all been purchased (there are only so many left to go around). On the other hand, there are some bonuses to living in our off-the-rack homes with electricity that is up to code. How about we meet in the middle by taking our ready-made home out of its boring box and turn it into a mid-century architectural dream. Here are 10 ways to take your home back in time (without living in a time capsule).
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