I’m a sucker for AMC’s Mad Men, and I’ve always adored dark wood office furniture. But there’s something about Roger Sterling’s modern white office, with its trippy walls and orange and green throw pillows, that just tickles my fancy. I’d love to have a space like this, though it would most certainly have to includeContinue reading
There’s debate of what makes furniture retro. Whether handed down or newly produced, it’s more about what it signifies looking back to the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. 1950s modern is the most popular, but we also like to pay homage to the whimsical or kitschy decor. Either way you look at it, retro furniture is totally in!
Back in the early 1980s, I pumped a lot of coins into the Space Invaders game at the arcade in Vernon, CT, frantically blasting wave after wave of marching, pixelated aliens. Shooting them was cool – but sitting on them will be even cooler! Behold the Retro Alien Couch, a super sofa made just forContinue reading
Generations of children have looked up at the sky and imagined flying through space and having fantastic adventures on board their very own spaceships. Whether it’s undertaking missions in command of the USS Enterprise, the Millennium Falcon, the Jupiter 2, or even exploring distant and dangerous planets with a robot companion like Robby or B-9,Continue reading
If your kids (or your friends’ or family members’ kids) are like most, the playroom is where they spend a great deal of time. Most moms agree that it’s important to create a fun environment that’s also organized and conducive to creativity. That can be a tall order, especially if money and space are issues,Continue reading
When I saw this new collection of inflatable furniture, my first thought was “That is so cool!” My second thought was, “But what the heck do I DO with it?” I figured a few of you out there might share my thought process so I collected all my questions and set out on a missionContinue reading
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 vinylContinue reading
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 beContinue reading