Hi Everyone–it’s the beginning of a new week, and we at Mirror80 are in the middle of an ’80s interior design love fest. Last week we took a look at some pics of bedrooms from the 1980s. We ended the week by exploring a few sources of 1980s design inspiration, from clothing patterns to retro stickers. Today we continue the fun by looking back at some of our favorite ’80s design pictures and the posts they came from. Read on for more details…
Mirror80 Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksiving, Everyone!!! As you prepare to feast, take a look at this furnishing fabric pattern inspired by Native American motifs. This 1980s pattern is called Zeebak, and it was designed by Liberty. We love the striped mishmash of ’80s Southwestern designs, and the way it could easily be worn today (or be used to upholster your sofa pillows).
An ’80s Southwestern House
There’s been a renewed interest in “ugly” ’80s houses. You know, homes that are on the market but haven’t been redecorated since our favorite decade… By the way, we at Mirror80 see these homes as museums! Today we explore the ugly duckling phenomenon in reference to ’80s design. Because we think some of these decorative flourishes are about to blossom into beautiful swans! Thanks to a Curbed article that spotlighted a four-bedroom Mediterranean-style home for sale in Tucson, Arizona, we have some amazing images to showcase. The home is for sale through Sotheby’s International Realty. I wonder if they’d ever auction off any of this fabulous furniture…
’80s-Style Geometric Fashion From Forever 21
Spring is in the air, and geometric clothing reminiscent of the ’80s is in stores, most notably at Forever 21! Some of this geometry channels a tribal vibe, such as the ’80s Southwestern look. Other shape-filled tops remind us of childhood and its playfully bright forms. And we can’t forget the way geometry can channel the future, or at the very least, a modern feel that manages to be retro at the same time.
’80s Southwestern Winter Fashion Finds
Hey there all you ski bunnies! On a recent trip to Urban Outfitters I was stunned to see that this year’s hipster winter fashion is all about ’80s Southwestern-style motifs! While certain colors (hello mauve and teal) have been intentionally eliminated, the trend seems to revel in an outdoorsy, rugged vibe, complemented by earthy colors with a hint of turquoise.