Why interiors are going back to the 60s

published by

Fran Puddefoot


It was a decade when there was no such thing as a colour clash and when the pattern was king. 


The 60s trend has been a popular one in the interiors world for a long time and is not set to go anywhere anytime soon. So, embrace orange and brown, invest in geometric patterns and take a look at this selection of 60s’ inspired products that are bound to get you feeling nostalgic.


This handmade lampshade with a Modernist 1960s orange and brown boomerang design will immediately give any room a styling retro vibe. Other fabric ranges are available.  £46 to £115, 


Woven from New Zealand and Indian wool and inspired by the vibrancy of San Francisco, the Oh So Sisco rug combines the playful overlap of the rainbow-like motif and the dramatic plumage of peacocks. Available in three sizes. From £645, the


We love this wallpaper which is made up of newspaper advertisements from times past. This design would make a fabulous feature wall and is bound to be a talking point in any home. The rolls are made to order so can’t be refunded. £175 for three rolls.


Channelling an American diner vibe, this striking upcycled breakfast bar stool is a modern design icon from the renounced Italy-based upcycling design firm Vibrazioni which looks to the past for inspiration. £145,


The Bronte lounge chair comes in a range of vibrant velvet shades to suit your chosen theme and décor. The sleek, curved armrests and gold tipped legs will add a touch of 60s glamour to your interior. £299,


This set of three nesting tables is just the thing for a home that requires style and storage. The open cube structure provides plenty of surface space as well as storage space and can be tucked within one another to save space when not in use. £159.99,


Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes



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