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What’s the Latest in Retro Design Style? | Real Estate
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What’s the Latest in Retro Design Style? | Real Estate

The ‘70s are back, baby. Well, at least they are in home design.If this news evokes an image of a disco ball hanging from your living room ceiling, know that this iteration of the disco era boogies down to a different beat.“The ‘70s have definitely made a resurgence in today’s design world,” says Laura Barber, associate kitchen and bath designer at Normandy Design Build Remodeling in Hinsdale and Evanston, Illinois. “Many people when first hearing this think of cringe-worthy memories of plastic-covered sofas, musty shag carpeting and heavy wood elements accented by bright orange and avocado colors. But today’s take on the ‘70s style incorporates elements of that era along with today’s modern aesthetic.”You don’t have to swap out your stainless steel fridge for one in avocado green, alth...
Creative Uses for Wallpaper | Real Estate
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Creative Uses for Wallpaper | Real Estate

Wallpaper is back in a big way in home home design. In decades past, hanging wallpaper often meant swathing rooms and perhaps even the entire house in an elaborate and sometimes garish pattern.But as with nearly all home trends that fade away and return years later, wallpaper is a bit different in its latest iteration.“Today, there are so many patterns, colors and styles that can fit one's personal aesthetic,” says Brittany Farinas, creative director at Miami-based design studio House of One.While wallpaper’s main function is indeed to paper over walls as a complement to a room’s design and color palette, there are other ways to incorporate this throwback trend without taking over much – or even any – of your wall space. Here are some creative DIY wallpaper projects, most of which can b...