April was a great month at Mirror80, and I loved that there was a balance between authentic ’80s design and modern style with a retro twist. If you’re new to Mirror80, I’ll start by saying welcome! At the beginning of each new month, I publish a post that reflects on the month gone by. Check out the montage above, then look below for links to the original posts for more details. You know, in case you missed anything in April! Enjoy…
TOP CLUSTER (Clockwise from the left):
Discover how you can use plants to make a retro-modern statement!
View a collection of ’80s food and beverage styling photos from a cookbook published in 1982.
With the current pattern revival, it’s only right to feature some of our favorite textile patterns from the 1980s!
Check out our first edition of Retro-Modern Roundup, which features current finds from the New Memphis movement.
MIDDLE ROW (L to R):
Have you re-watched Three Men and a Baby with an eye on the amazing set design from this film?!
To celebrate spring, I took a field trip to Shoal Creek Nursery to snap some amazing tropical plant photos.
BOTTOM CLUSTER (Clockwise from the left):
Learn more about the modern side of a popular ’80s design trend: painted borders.
I love a good DIY project! Check out some of my latest modern design endeavors, complete with colorful project photos.
Learn more about the new, vibrant geometric creations of talented artist Camille Walala, a Mirror80 favorite!!!
Curious about where to buy ’80s art online? Our latest edition of ’80s Art Picks focuses on works featuring foliage.
Thanks for reading! May promises to be an exciting month, with a new field trip that celebrates modern design, a party shoot honoring a favorite ’80s film, and more great photos of 1980s interiors and the fabulous trends they feature…