#1. Mid-century Modern
The form-follows-function style, which emerged after WWII, combines no-frills materials (such as wood, leather, acrylic, and plastic), designs ranging from organic curves to light-as-air peg legs, and smart bursts of vibrant color.
#2. Art Deco
The flashy retro glam of the Roaring ’20s was combined with modern, geometric features to create this style. Consider geometric patterns, zigzag, and stepped designs, plush velvets, and animal prints, as well as gold, mirror, marble, and lacquer finishes. Jay Gatsby would nod his head in agreement.
Postmodernism is defined by unexpected patterns, bright colors, and wacky, abstract retro designs that are supposed to catch your eye. Although its heyday was from the 1970s to the 1990s, it is still popular among those who enjoy a good discussion piece.
Going ‘Retro’ Is Great
Now that you know more about these types of home retro design chives, you can easily make up your mind and find the one that fits your needs and taste. Say goodbye to dull designs and go retro so that you can stand out from the crowd. This way, guests will go back in time every time they set foot into your home.