Today’s post was inspired by Iconique’s latest video for their self-titled disco track, “Iconique”!! If you’re not singing within the next five minutes, you haven’t watched the video! We’re talking about a heavy dose of ’70s/’80s style here, so keep reading as we explore a wonderfully creative, neon take on disco.
What We Can Learn from ’80s Restaurant Design
’80s restaurant design is the perfect arena for learning about design and decor trends from the Decade of Decadence. Why? Because commercial spaces were often far more over the top than residential interiors!
New ’80s Decor
It’s exciting to be living in a time when it’s easy to get an ’80s look with new items. Today we’ve rounded up our favorites and grouped them by color: teal, pink and black. You know, because they’re quintessential ’80s colors and they’re all having a moment!
Decorating with ’80s Deco Vases
Happy Summer! For me, the happiest days involve large amounts of tropical greenery and blooms. Since I’m not taking a vacation this year, the magic has to happen through floral arrangements. Let’s just say my ’80s Deco vases have gotten some good use…
’80s Movie Style: Weekend at Bernie’s
You’re looking at the amazing modern beach house from the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie’s. If you’ve seen this movie, you know one really good reason to watch: the design! Keep reading for details…and LOTS of photos!
The Golden Girls: Rose’s Bedroom
Ready for more Golden Girls style?! Today’s post is dedicated to the breezy, ’80s Deco look of Rose’s bedroom. Lots of rattan and a sprinkling of pastels give this space beachy style. I’ve played up the light, coastal look to create an updated version of the space. Keep reading for details…
IKEA’s New AVSIKTLIG Collection
As soon as I learned about IKEA’s new AVSIKTLIG Collection, I scheduled a shopping trip to load up on treasures. If you recognize the zigzag pattern in the photo above, that’s because it’s straight out of the ’80s! In fact, AVSIKTLIG is a collaboration between IKEA and 10-gruppen (also known as Tio-Gruppen).
Retro-Modern Decor: Spring 2017 Edition
When I wrote my first Mirror80 post back in 2010, people still cringed at the thought of 1980s design. Now ’80s-inspired decor makes an appearance each season (insert cheers and applause here)!!! It’s fun to discover so many new retro-modern pieces, many of which are affordable…
Retro Game Rooms That Redefine Leisure
If you had a spare room in the 1980s, leisure was the name of the game! In fact, many McMansions had an upstairs “family room” at the center of the layout, and these spaces were perfect for pulling game room duty. But the game rooms featured in today’s post put style above kid-friendly function.
New Decor/Retro Flair: CB2
Today on the blog we’re celebrating the retro-modern decor of CB2. From a lacquer, Lucite and brass dresser inspired by ’70s Italian design to an octagonal mirror that could thrive on the set of an ’80s sci-fi film, these new pieces prove you can buy modern decor to get a retro look at home. Especially when the spring collection is this good…