Vintage interior design trends that are making a come back
They say that what goes around comes around and that couldn’t be more true of items in the home. In this article we take a look at returning design trends.
It’s a nice thought but no generation really invents anything new; what we consider to be inventions are often reinventions of old trends. A bygone era of ceiling roses and grand fireplaces still have a place today in our modern homes.
Art deco today
Art Deco combined modernism with elegance and was a dominant force in the 1920s and 1930s in America and Europe. The nostalgia for this old school glamour – there is great fascination for this Gatsby style era – is heading for a comeback with a rise in popularity of furniture items such as velvet chaises and simple shell-shaped chairs.
It’s pretty safe to say that wood has always been in fashion and a definite go-to material in homes up and down the country. However, certain variations – such as rattan, wicker and bamboo – come and go as a design trend. And they are making a resurgence today, thanks in part to the popularity of a boho style. Look around and you’ll see bar stools made of bamboo, wicker headboards and rattan bedside tables.
A splash of colour to your lighting
White has been the colour of choice for years but colour is now firmly back on the menu. Purples, Pinks and Yellows – reminiscent of the 1970s – are back in fashion. With a large range of coloured lighting and ceiling roses available from online stockists such as creative cables finding the perfect colour selection is simple.
Stainless steel appliances have been considered essential for the designer kitchen. Now we are seeing an introduction of retro appliances such as 50s inspired fridges and wood burners.
We have been overloaded with brass over the past couple of years. It’s been just about everywhere from chair legs to light fittings. That trend is now coming to an end as we move towards more chrome based home décor. It harks back to the 1950s where both steel and chrome were prevalent in the production of furniture.
Don’t reinvent the wheel
If you are considering a home makeover, our advice is to research bygone trends and combine them with modern updates and technology. You won’t be disappointed with the outcome!