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Archive for the ‘Furniture’ Category

  • Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book 1975

    • 1357 Views • 1970s, Furniture, UncategorizedComments Off on Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book 1975

    Back to 1975 and we cast our beady eyes over the ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ decorating book which was, as they say, very much of its time. It all looks pretty dated now but this was the era of Glam Rock and all the excess that came with it and you can...

  • Old Habitats Die Hard

    • 15609 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, FurnitureComments Off on Old Habitats Die Hard

    Having been through a number of ups and downs in recent years Habitat are still gamely struggling on but are nowhere near the furnishing behemoth they were at their peak in the 1970s and 80s when they seemingly dominated the UK market for scatter cushions,...

  • Round and Round – The Eero Aarnio Chair

    • 15258 Views • 1960s, FurnitureComments Off on Round and Round – The Eero Aarnio Chair

    In the Swinging sixties Nancy Sinatra may have sung about her boots being made for walking. However, along with other singers and popsters such as Doris Day, Francoise Hardy and The Small Faces – she enjoyed a bit of loungin’ and a good ole sit...

  • Your Beautiful Home on a Budget

    • 9352 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Book Covers, Furniture, LiteratureComments Off on Your Beautiful Home on a Budget

    Your Beautiful Home on a Budget was a home decorating book published in 1974. It was aimed at people who wanted to brighten up their homes on a shoestring budget. The book was written by Dawn Marsden, who also published a book titled “Planning Colour...