Well, not quite like a room in the house, but similar!When we bought it, it was your typical every thing is wood look.. It was pretty cheap (00) and had a lot of possibilities, so I agreed with my hubby that we should buy it, even though my heart was still lusting for one of those cute little vintage trailers..
But just like today, there wasn’t just “one” look in the 1950s — there were several. : Retro Renovation” post, I create my own categories out of seven major interior design trends that I have identified from the 1950s. I’ve talked a lot on this site about the influence of Royal Barry Wills and his Cape Cod homes.And inside, we often saw: Ranch-style floor plans with Early American interiors.Key elements of an Early American interior could include: Paneling, brick fireplaces with colonial-style molding, maple furniture, Americana wallpaper, plaids and traditional prints, and heirloom pieces from… Here are three more of my favorite stories about Early American design and decor: In the same vein as the massive trend to Early American interior design, we saw millions of kitchens with knotty pine kitchens and basements, attics, sunrooms and even main living areas paneled with knotty pine.Homeowners knew they could finish that space later, as their families grew. Here are some of my favorite stories on floor tile: At the same time Early American decor was popular, we also saw strong consumer interest in what I will call “Heywood-Wakefield and Kroehler Streamline Moderne” style interiors.Knotty pine fit with the Early American aesthetic of the time, and was relatively easy and cheap to install upstairs. These particular pieces, with their bulky, rounded edges, are carryovers from the pre-war Streamline era.