Bold colours and a clean yet quirky mid-century aesthetic are what appeal to an Arty Retro.
With its mix of 1950s pop art, geometric and stylised patterns, edgy colours, statement lighting and streamlined furniture, this is a young playful look. The bright bold feel of the 1950s and 1960s are key influences to this style and were a backlash to the gloomy war years of the 1940s. Or you may be a bit of a late bloomer and be more at home with a 1970s flower power vibe using Crown Lynn pottery and crocheted rugs alongside earthier colours and chocolate brown accented with orange and yellow.
Left: Resene Daredevil living room. Right top: Resene Ipanema wall. Right bottom: frieze in Resene Flashback, Resene Spotlight, Resene Free Spirit and Resene Bootleg with walls in Resene Half Alabaster and floor in Resene Calypso.
Left bottom: Resene Clockwork Orange and Resene Wedgewood exterior details. Right top: Urban Flowers wallpaper. Right bottom: Resene Paddock living room with floor in Resene Lignite and Resene Quarter Cararra.
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