Retro Style: The '50's Look for Today's Home

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Universe Pub., 2000 - House & Home - 143 pages
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Recalling the home fashions of the 50's, this volume offers today's home decorator a more discerning perspective on an era that evokes endless nostalgia. With functional household products-kettles, toasters, hand blenders, and more-being fashionably designed, these stylish accessories make chores at home far more glamorous.

This colorful, easy-to-follow guide highlights the look of the period-from materials like Formica and molded plywood to the patterns of sgraffito and dissected fruit. It also provides how-to projects for creating classic styles in a modern setting.

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User Review  - Reneein Dallas - Goodreads

Love this book, wish I could afford the furnishings to copy in my home! Read full review

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User Review  - robin - Goodreads

Not great, pretty repetitive, and most of the stuff looks like it is from Ikea. Read full review

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Marion Haslam has worked as a buyer for design-led retailers including Habitat in England.

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