ModernRetro styles from the mid-century have made a real comeback in recent years andbring a different interior design idea to create a diverse room. Iconicdesigners such as Eames, Ercol and Arne Jacobsen were key in bringing in originaldesign styles that are still very popular today. Mid-century retro furniturewith its rounded dark wood furniture, angular lamps and moulded plastic chairsare very evident today and still give rooms a seamless look.
With boldcolours like purple and green being promoted as colours for 2018 with brass andcopper accents being introduced and the comeback of large palms and cacti, nowis the time to add some retro charm into your home. Modernretro rooms bring a mix of trendy relaxed home furnishings and design materialslike glass, colourful plastic, metal and wood.Thecombination of the retro styles and modern details with the current coloursturn rooms into this year’s cool, stylish and modern living spaces.Geometricshapes and graphic pattern are associated with mid-century modern design whichyou can find in cushions, rugs and wallpapers this season.If you wantthat mid-century look but without the cost, try an Eames inspired chair or asleek sideboard. Curved and circular forms are classic characteristics of retrofurniture. Pair these up with modern leather, wood and lacquer finishedfurniture.
A dining room set can be adorned with an impressive ceiling lightwhich will update the space immediately.You don’tneed to be excessive with the retro design. Introduce chairs of this periodthey come in various colours and designs along with retro-styles tables. Addpatterned rugs and retro lighting which will instantly stand out from the normaland get started in the right direction.Keepthe retro design simple and keep the theme modern or contemporary. You cancreate a sense of nostalgia without redecorating in an extensive manner