Feeling like your interior is due a facelift? If you’re looking for a cool new look for your home, then retro might just be for you. Looking back at what was cool and hip in the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, has encouraged us to compile a set of tips and ideas on how to create your own retro look and turn your home into a place where you can’t wait to spend a little bit of extra time!
So whether you are a fan of bold colours, original patterns or eye-catching accessories, we hope our tips will help to give you a little bit of inspiration. Get the retro look!
Retro style is all about having fun! Colour schemes and fabrics are neither too dull nor too colourful. Be playful and blend different fabric patterns with any colour to create an appealing contrast. Are you looking for accessories to update your blank walls and add a little extra sophistication? Just add some bright and colourful prints to give your room a lively look. Use of light during this period was also undeniably fun and eye-catching! We love the stunning metal Arco Style lamp – an iconic piece that beautifully stands out in a retro living room.
Wow! What a stylish midcentury living room. Whether you love clean lines, crave a combination of fabrics, woods and metals, or prefer awesome artworks, psychedelic patterns and attractive splashes of colour, bring all the various elements together to create the desired retro effect. Guests will love relaxing on this artistic Bubble Chair. A fun and lively piece to add to your space!
Simple shapes work wonders in creating a retro look. Update your lounge with a curvy Noguchi coffee table and match it with Eero Saarinen’s Womb Armchair. Go for contrasting colours using cold and warm hues and add lights to create maximum impact.
This retro futuristic is simply fabulous and we think it’s a retro design lover’s dream! Bright oranges, greens and yellows are offset by white and brown modular shelving which perfectly reflect the trend of the time.
We think the more colour the better when it comes to retro design. The green Womb Chair makes a great lounge chair and contrasts beautifully with the light brown Parquet floor. Did we mention that decorating your home with retro style is all about having fun? It certainly is!
Simple but truly fantastic. Add a touch of retro style to your office. What is better than practicing the guitar while sitting on a stylish Swan Chair?
So what are you waiting for? Bring the retro look to your interior!