Interior Design through the Decades



Through the Decades

1920s Art Deco

Bold colors and patterns

Sharp angles and zigzags

Deep red, bright blue,

black, teal, and orange

1930s-1940s Modernist

Simple and clean

Contrasting colors

and textures

Grey, red, black,

white, and orange

1950s Mid-Century Modern

Clean, minimalist lines

Unexpected colors

Blue, green, rust,

and pastels

1960s Minimalist

Heavily influenced by

Japanese design

Emphasis on

negative space

Red, yellow, blue,

black, and white

19700s Self Expression

Combination of high-tech

and natural elements

Bold patterns

Brick red, gold, avocado

green, pink, and rust

1980s The New Modern

Floral prints and patterns

Overstuffed furniture

Burgundy, gold, pastels,

beige, and mauve

1990s Individualist

Art deco, minimalist,

and modernist influences

Metal and glass accents

Grey, beige, hunter green,

peach, and mint green

21st Century Eclecticism

Functional yet

sophisticated comfort

Combines eclectic

elements with a unifying


Navy, light blue, brown,

orange, soft yellow,

purple and olive

Interior Design through the Decades

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Creating a home design allows you to utilize your favorite décor elements from different decades in your own interior. Check out this infographic from Ken Golen Design in Fort Lauderdale to get inspi...


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