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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This book really portrays the retro style and how to use it at the present time. Lots of suggestions and ideas. 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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