I really like the look created by mixing items from different eras in a completely current way. The contrast is fun and interesting and makes the old look older and the new newer! Mid-century classics (like the Saarinen tulip chairs from 1958 in the pic below for example) are great to use in an eras-mix as the 50s […]
Posts tagged "1950s"
Although I still love Chesterfield sofas, I must confess I’m having an affair with the Knoll sofa at the moment. It’s just so simple, elegant and classy that I can’t help myself! Designed by Florence Knoll in 1954, it has never really gone out of fashion – and it still looks amazingly sleek and modern […]
50’s interior design style is burning hot right now! It has crept up slowly with just the odd 50s design classic here and there, like the string bookshelves and the Eames rocker for example, but now the interior design world appears to have fully embraced this decade as a source of inspiration. Here at Trendey […]
With carefully chosen furniture (purchased at auctions, 2nd hand shops and even found in garbage rooms) and bold colour choices set and costume designer Elsa Fischer has created a Stockholm home far from the since long prevailing (Stockholm-)whites. In fact, she notes it seems to be a ‘weird law’ in Sweden all homes must spring […]
..this vibrant home with a personal mix of 50’s, vintage, comics, fantasy, toys, 16th century details, wayward puppets, glamorous movie stars, bright colours, beautiful dresses, fairy tale creatures (etc.!) is inhabited by a young illustrator, artist and student. |pics: Frida Ekman, SvD.se|
As you probably already know, no one is drinking coffee in mugs anymore. It’s all about petite and beautiful vintage coffee cups. This phenomena goes along with the 1950’s/60´s housewife trend. For today, a non-negligible amount of young urban people has brought sweet new life to chores and duties our parents thought were overdue. The […]
This weekend the Formex Fair and Exhibition is taking place in Stockholm. It is the largest trade fair for Nordic interior design with around 24,000 national and international professional visitors. This autumn’s trend theme, Vintage Travel, is presented as a fashionable journey back to yesteryear. It wants to take visitors back to a more glamorous […]