After a decade of 80s modern we got a taste of 90s minimalism the interior design trends cooled down from the frenetic styles of the previous decade and we saw a rise in the diy craze thanks to the launch of hgtv and the number of interior design and diy shows on television. Take a tour through some of the popular 1990s furniture and interior design trends some which still.
If any or all of these things made an appearance in your childhood home you re definitely a 90s kid.
Early 90s living room. Want to take a trip down memory lane. The biggest project we tackled in here other than flooring paint and light fixture was the fireplace. This neutral minimalist living room lead image above from terence conran s the essential house book.
An offshoot of the late 80s bright neon hues playful graphic pops of super saturated primary colors were an early 90s staple. Today these bold pigments can be found in trendy color blocked rooms eclectic accent pieces and more. This living room boasts a fresh young vibe that is appropriate enough for the adults in the house yet.
Timothy has spent the last 27 years on and off in his san jose family home which he inherited two years ago. You can read all about that renovation project here and find out why we actually enclosed a bit of wall rather than opening up for a more open floor plan. Living in a post modern era home decor trends form the past come and go so fast that literally you can do whatever you please.
Even at the time it was perceived as kitschy and cheap. Fueled by the recession people scaled back toned down and returned to earth. Getting back to basics from 1994.
However the days of floor to ceiling mirrors on walls and wardrobes are pretty much over 7. Design reflected the zeitgeist and interiors were serene minimal and soothing. The 1990s saw the rise or inflatable plastic furniture.
Mirrors are a fantastic way to create a feeling of spaciousness and light in a room. To the other side of the entry is our living room. In the early seasons of how i met your mother ted and marshall s living room which would eventually become ted marshall and lily s living room and then ted and robin s living room was.
Timothy was kind enough to contribute family photos from the early 90s showing the front room or parlor in its original state complete with drab carpet and lackluster furniture. If you feel like making your home a blast from the past read on for a decor history lesson on the living room between 1920 and 1990. Although the dark green carpets that covered many a 90s living room floor are long gone saturated green hues are back in emily henderson blogged about their return from the 90s style vault and cameron diaz recently sold her nyc apartment decorated by none other than kelly wearstler with emerald green cabinets.
Grab some dunkaroos and a caprisun and reminisce about the glory days of the 1990s with us.