60s Living Room

60s Living Room

1 Of 20 Don DraperDon Draper in season 6 of Mad Men Frank Ockenfels/AMC 2 Of 20 Mysterious BedroomAt night, the bedroom becomes mysteriously beautiful, suffused with glowing light from sources concealed in the surrounding deck that may be dimmed or intensified in endless ways, combined almost like musical chords, to fit the occupant’s need or mood. The bed wall is luminous enchantment in itself. Featured in the February 1960 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 20 Rich Living RoomComing into the living room from the entry area during the day is like walking into a richly furnished pavilion, a securely sheltered space under a broad roof resting on substantial stone piers but otherwise open to views of the surrounding landscape. Featured in the February 1960 issue. Vincent Lisanti 4 Of 20 Elegant KitchenThis is a kitchen to delight the eye and fire the imagination, for it is elegant, functional, and easy to maintain. Counters, base cabinets, and exposed wall areas are of plastic laminate. Featured in the February 1962 issue. Ezra Stoller AssociatesAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 20 Versatile KitchenThe center island, with lighting and a vent fan built in over the cooking unit, also serves as a work table and desk. Note the space above the cabinets over the sink through which, when the draperies in the passage are drawn aside, one can see the garden beyond. Featured in the February 1962 issue. 6 Of 20 Inviting Living RoomThis room emphasizes horizontal lines, which makes it seem larger than it really is. The long couch is three separate bed-length sections. And the round walnut-top table is supported by an adjustable central pedestal. Featured in the December 1961 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 20 Wood-Paneled Living RoomAn East-Coaster feels more at home in an environment that is rich with tradition, such as the wood-paneled room shown here, whose details evoke a sense of the past. Featured in the October 1962 issue. Howland Associates 8 Of 20 Gracious KitchenThis large kitchen, approximately, 15 x 37 feet, has a refreshing warmth and graciousness that is characteristic of the entire house. The island unit divides the room into work centers, with a sitting room at the far end. Featured in the October 1961 issue. Emelie Danielson NicholsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 20 Kitchen with Garden Room ViewEven though there’s no window opening directly to the outdoors, this kitchen still has an open, spacious feeling, achieved by a wall of glass that opens into the garden room and bathes the room in soft daylight. Featured in the September 1961 issue. 10 Of 20 Long Living RoomThis living room is a 23-foot-long space separated from the entry and kitchen by the brick fireplace. Featured in the August 1962 issue. Vincent Lisanti Next Gallery A Pattern-Happy Maine Summer House Inside an energetic summer house. By Douglas Brenner GIF Of 20 Advertisement – Continue Reading Below header logo Created with Sketch. Presented by Created by Created by House Beautiful for From House Beautiful for
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60s Living Room

1 Of 20 Don DraperDon Draper in season 6 of Mad Men Frank Ockenfels/AMC 2 Of 20 Mysterious BedroomAt night, the bedroom becomes mysteriously beautiful, suffused with glowing light from sources concealed in the surrounding deck that may be dimmed or intensified in endless ways, combined almost like musical chords, to fit the occupant’s need or mood. The bed wall is luminous enchantment in itself. Featured in the February 1960 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 20 Rich Living RoomComing into the living room from the entry area during the day is like walking into a richly furnished pavilion, a securely sheltered space under a broad roof resting on substantial stone piers but otherwise open to views of the surrounding landscape. Featured in the February 1960 issue. Vincent Lisanti 4 Of 20 Elegant KitchenThis is a kitchen to delight the eye and fire the imagination, for it is elegant, functional, and easy to maintain. Counters, base cabinets, and exposed wall areas are of plastic laminate. Featured in the February 1962 issue. Ezra Stoller AssociatesAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 20 Versatile KitchenThe center island, with lighting and a vent fan built in over the cooking unit, also serves as a work table and desk. Note the space above the cabinets over the sink through which, when the draperies in the passage are drawn aside, one can see the garden beyond. Featured in the February 1962 issue. 6 Of 20 Inviting Living RoomThis room emphasizes horizontal lines, which makes it seem larger than it really is. The long couch is three separate bed-length sections. And the round walnut-top table is supported by an adjustable central pedestal. Featured in the December 1961 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 20 Wood-Paneled Living RoomAn East-Coaster feels more at home in an environment that is rich with tradition, such as the wood-paneled room shown here, whose details evoke a sense of the past. Featured in the October 1962 issue. Howland Associates 8 Of 20 Gracious KitchenThis large kitchen, approximately, 15 x 37 feet, has a refreshing warmth and graciousness that is characteristic of the entire house. The island unit divides the room into work centers, with a sitting room at the far end. Featured in the October 1961 issue. Emelie Danielson NicholsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 20 Kitchen with Garden Room ViewEven though there’s no window opening directly to the outdoors, this kitchen still has an open, spacious feeling, achieved by a wall of glass that opens into the garden room and bathes the room in soft daylight. Featured in the September 1961 issue. 10 Of 20 Long Living RoomThis living room is a 23-foot-long space separated from the entry and kitchen by the brick fireplace. Featured in the August 1962 issue. Vincent Lisanti Next Gallery A Pattern-Happy Maine Summer House Inside an energetic summer house. By Douglas Brenner
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60s Living Room

1 Of 20 Don DraperDon Draper in season 6 of Mad Men Frank Ockenfels/AMC 2 Of 20 Mysterious BedroomAt night, the bedroom becomes mysteriously beautiful, suffused with glowing light from sources concealed in the surrounding deck that may be dimmed or intensified in endless ways, combined almost like musical chords, to fit the occupant’s need or mood. The bed wall is luminous enchantment in itself. Featured in the February 1960 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 20 Rich Living RoomComing into the living room from the entry area during the day is like walking into a richly furnished pavilion, a securely sheltered space under a broad roof resting on substantial stone piers but otherwise open to views of the surrounding landscape. Featured in the February 1960 issue. Vincent Lisanti 4 Of 20 Elegant KitchenThis is a kitchen to delight the eye and fire the imagination, for it is elegant, functional, and easy to maintain. Counters, base cabinets, and exposed wall areas are of plastic laminate. Featured in the February 1962 issue. Ezra Stoller AssociatesAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 20 Versatile KitchenThe center island, with lighting and a vent fan built in over the cooking unit, also serves as a work table and desk. Note the space above the cabinets over the sink through which, when the draperies in the passage are drawn aside, one can see the garden beyond. Featured in the February 1962 issue. 6 Of 20 Inviting Living RoomThis room emphasizes horizontal lines, which makes it seem larger than it really is. The long couch is three separate bed-length sections. And the round walnut-top table is supported by an adjustable central pedestal. Featured in the December 1961 issue.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 20 Wood-Paneled Living RoomAn East-Coaster feels more at home in an environment that is rich with tradition, such as the wood-paneled room shown here, whose details evoke a sense of the past. Featured in the October 1962 issue. Howland Associates 8 Of 20 Gracious KitchenThis large kitchen, approximately, 15 x 37 feet, has a refreshing warmth and graciousness that is characteristic of the entire house. The island unit divides the room into work centers, with a sitting room at the far end. Featured in the October 1961 issue. Emelie Danielson NicholsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 20 Kitchen with Garden Room ViewEven though there’s no window opening directly to the outdoors, this kitchen still has an open, spacious feeling, achieved by a wall of glass that opens into the garden room and bathes the room in soft daylight. Featured in the September 1961 issue. 10 Of 20 Long Living RoomThis living room is a 23-foot-long space separated from the entry and kitchen by the brick fireplace. Featured in the August 1962 issue. Vincent Lisanti
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60s Living Room

Side tables, cabinets and brilliant chandeliers are also a wonderful way of adding retro style to the living room. Just couple of these select furnishings with the right throw pillows and a rug, and you have playful, hip space that sets the right tone for the rest of the house. When it comes to colorful design, the ’60s and ’70s offer endless inspiration…
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60s Living Room

Since the show Mad Men made its appearance on TV, Mid-Century modern has become a bit of a rage. If the conventional retro designs do not seem all that appealing to you, then delve into this particular decorating style. Remember that retro is not just the ’60s and the ’70s. Borrowing from this elegant and classy design style gives you some amazing decor options. Creations of some of the greats like Eero Saarinen, Eames, Isamu Noguchi and Arne Jacobsen open up a world of endless possibilities for you. To move away from conventional trends and to embrace a ‘vintage look’, pick these iconic furnishings in spunky hues like pink, red and orange.

60s Living Room

60s Living Room
60s Living Room