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1950s Colors: Cannon Towels & Toilet Paper

Sep 26, 2012 |  Retro Staff No Comments

In the 1950s bathroom, color was everything. Often the powder room used one primary color from the pastel palette, and one or two accent colors. It didn’t stop with the walls, fixtures and decor items, either. Manufacturers of all kinds of products recognized the ’50s color palette and used it to offer a plethora of

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1950s Decorating Style

Apr 12, 2010 |  Retro Staff 19 Comments

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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