Fabulous retro styling in this bright and cleverly designed home with more than a nod to mid century furniture and decor. The colour scheme uses contemporary Lime Green and Dove Grey / Blue which presents it becoming a pastiche of an earlier period.
I am in love! Aqua!!!! 1950s Kitchen - from our old retail store. Dinette set available at retroplanet.com - aqua fridge, retro orange wall clock and checkered flooring. Originally posted at our Instagram page - http://www.instagram.com/retroplanet
Last week we had fun looking at American diners with a 1950’s feel (see “Editor’s Journal: The Allure of Old-Fashioned Diners“). After viewing many inspiring photos we wanted to take things one step further by recreating the classic diner sentiment in our own kitchens – and in thinking about such a retro design we knew …
The 1950′s innovative furniture designers worked with modern materials and shapes to create simple pieces. Furniture: materials such as plywood and plastic with simple and elegant shapes. Textile: inspired by the modernist movement and the modern atomic trend. Lucienne Day and Boucle were popular. Accessories: tripod lamps designed by Eames and George Nelson, plates and racks for magazines and A Bakelite telephone - Raybelle Linoleum, Surfray No. 80