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Vintage design doesn’t need to be applied solely to the kitchen. Learn about the “then” and “now” trends in retro decorating, unique fashion, and furniture from the 1940s to 1980s, for both home and business. From retro inspired wall decor to the simplest of modern touches, we focus on the colors and aesthetics of yesteryear!

Movie Room Decor: Dancing Snacks Signs

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Vintage Style Movie Theater Snack Signs The dancing snacks figures were once an essential part of the movie theater and drive-in experience. When these guys started dancing across the screen it was the signal that intermission had begun and it was time to head to the concessions for some delicious food. Opt for the 14.5”

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Retro Decorating Ideas: Mod Kitchen Booth Set

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Fan of the ’60s and ’70s? This mod kitchen booth creates a contemporary look that combines the classic elements of mid-century design with the trendy aspects of the modern home. The style of this dining set is retro, but the materials and construction are wonderfully modern. The booth is covered in a bright Marigold vinyl

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Retro Decorating Ideas: 1960s Dinette Set

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With an eye to the aesthetic of the 1960s, this Kitchen Dinette Set features four chairs in different colors, all representative of the decade. The throwback pedestal table sports clean lines and a Formica tabletop a chromed steel base. It’s a solid set that’s durable and easy to clean. The fiberglass chairs (which can be

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1970s Decorating Style

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Elements of 1970s Retro Decorating Style American novelist Tom Wolfe labeled the 1970s as “the Me Decade”. He based this on America’s newfound preoccupation with self-discovery and self-awareness. Amidst an oil crisis and rising inflation, American interior design changed to reflect a new regard for nature and an awareness of environmental concerns. Design also reflected

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1960s Decorating Style

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Elements of 1960s Retro Decorating Style The Sixties were a time of enormous change, both technologically and socially. The space race was on and the American culture was focused on Sputnik, the Cold War and jet airplanes that were able to transport people faster than ever before. American culture was also focused on a younger

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1950s Decorating Style

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Elements of 1950s Retro Decorating Style The Fifties were an exuberant time. The US thrived in its post-war recovery and the outlook was positive, despite the Cold War with its looming nuclear threat. Dynamic designs were influenced by science, space exploration and new and improved technologies. Room and furniture designs were innovative for their time—yet

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Montmartre Hotel In Miami Beach

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Retro Style at the Montmartre Hotel The Montmartre Hotel was located in Miami Beach, Florida and opened in February of 1959. The estimated costs to build and furnish it were between $5 and $6 million. The names of the clubs within the hotel clearly reflect the French theme throughout the hotel: Les Girls Supper Club,

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