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5 Retro Home Trends Making A Comeback

They say that “everything that’s old is new again” and this is true in home design trend as well. With the popularity of Mid-Century Modern and Craftsman home styles, interior designers have taken a new look at some trends from previous decades. Some have made a strong return in magazines and model homes. Here are the 5 best retro trends making a comeback for 2019.


Wallpaper – Wallpaper is everywhere. Not the dark flowered prints of our parents, wallpaper today adds texture and interest by mixing more subtle patterns and tones.



White Kitchens – Kitchens are brighter and use white in a variety of ways. From subway tile backsplashes to sleek kitchen cabinets, kitchen designers are embracing lighter tones.



Nooks and Niches – While homes still boast open floorplans, more model homes are showcasing nooks and niches for reading, fireplaces and breakfast tables.



Gold Tones – Brass has made a comeback. Bright, shiny gold tones in fixtures and light sconces adding a touch of luxury to the space.



Patterns – Patterns of all types are becoming more popular. Simple shapes and bold, geometric patterns are gracing tile floors, backsplashes and entire walls.



Retro style is everywhere. Fresh eyes are taking hints of the popular styles from the 50s, 60s and 70s and adding a modern twist; merging a contemporary lifestyle with tones from the past. Adding a retro element is now the best way to update a home design. Ready to get moving?

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