100,598 1970's Home Design Photos

Rupal Mamtani
Global Living / Bluefish Home - Showroom
Here are a few simple steps to make your home more welcoming. Turn off harsh overhead lights and use table lamps or candles. Make sure there’s a place to rest a book and a cup by every chair in your house. Light some candles. Have extra blankets.
Wood PanelingNot too long ago wood paneling was an automatic rip-down. It was dark and dated and screamed "1970s rec room." Not so fast. Wood-paneled accent walls are back. But this time they are lighter, often horizontal and real.
This has the obvious makings of a cozy den: taxidermy wall hooks, wood paneling and a 1950s era floor lamp. But what really struck me about this photo was how well the shag goes with the already existing carpet. Don’t be afraid to add a warm
“Rug” — showersun
Tran + Thomas Design Studio
1 Review
in the family’s new washer-dryer units. Pink got tinged with feminine overtones via icons like the 1955 Dodge La Femme (tagline: “By appointment to Her Majesty: the American woman”) and the “Think Pink!” ditty in Audrey Hepburn’s 1957 film Funny Face.Ironically, Paoletti says it was 1970s feminists' railing
World War II’s end brought two sea changes in color trends. First, bored with drab wartime hues, consumers hungered for brighter colors. Second, women reentering the home after wartime work outside it never fully reembraced the homespun methods of yesteryear. Children’s clothing was increasingly store
railing against pink — signifying the blinkered conception of midcentury womanhood — that finally cemented the color’s association with the female. Pink colors similar backlash movements even today. During the 2009 Christmas season, the Pink Stinks campaign took aim at a pink-colored globe, rightly asking
“Audrey heoburn” — aliahmaree
Dreamy Whites
Dreamy Whites
this one. Paint that dates from the late 1970s or earlier could contain lead, and breathing in the dust as you scrape it off may lead to health problems. Protect yourself and your family by turning the job over to a licensed lead-abatement contractor.
Let’s face it, kids are never averse to climbing
And don’t you love the headboard made from a fireplace mantel?By the way, just for the sake of clarity, let’s define some terms. Linen has been woven for more than 4,000 years in Egypt, so it’s one of the oldest-known fabrics — it even appears in the Bible! Linen is made from the flax plant and is one
Mantel. I was surprised to see this well-worn fireplace mantel repurposed as a headboard. It’s a really great idea, but remember that the look you create will depend on the mantel you find. It could be a huge old oak surround, antique cast iron
“like the mantle idea, room for reading light” — Peggie Bledsoe
Ranch renovation
article on your own website or blog. Share: Follow the progress of Mike and Leann Rowe of Lutz, Florida, as they purchase, renovate and move into a 1970s-era ranch house in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Here and over the next few months, I'll show how they: Found the right house Assembled a project
Let's face it, who hasn't been on a house search and walked into a home and wondered, "What were they thinking?" But in this house — a case where the 1970s has a lot of explaining to do — the size, location and general Florida split-plan arrangement made too much sense to take a pass on. Remodeling tip
Leann currently live in a home that's more than 4,000 square feet (not pictured; this photo shows the new one), and their children are in their early 20s. Rather than waiting for the children to completely move out, Mike and Leann decided to find a smaller home now that they can make uniquely their own
“diagonal wood” — nbergerson
Rikki Snyder
5 Reviews
My Houzz: Brin & Nate
counter and storage space, and a very usable large island," "Quality appliances make a huge difference, too. Once you've had a good Sub-Zero, there’s no going back."
small but very functional kitchen Once you've had a good Sub-Zero, there’s no going back."
appliances make a huge difference, too. Once you've had a good Sub-Zero, there’s no going back." The counter stools are vintage K700 stools designed by Philip Salmon and Hugh Hamilton for Kinetics Furniture in Canada in the early 1970s. The couple found the set at the Pier Antique Show. The stools were originally
années 70. Le couple les a trouvés au Pier Antique Show. Peints en jaune à l’origine, les tabourets affichent aujourd’hui une jolie teinte gris poudré qui s’accorde davantage au style de la cuisine.
“,White kitchen counter tops” — gideonkhobane
Beth Dana Design
1 Review
Coastal Retreat
whatever color I’m in the mood for,” she says.Under the handmade knotty pine ladder is Dana’s desk, which she believes was a grain storage bin. “It was a hand-me-down from my mom, who used it in her plant shop in the 1970s,” she says.As much as she loves each piece of handpicked furniture, her favorite studio
Inside atop new rugs is a combination of new and vintage furnishings from her former home in Ashland, Oregon, that Dana has collected along the way. “It’s a mishmash of things that make me happy, plus nothing cost too much,” she says.The green sheer curtains are backed with white ones to hide a wall full
wasn’t what I had planned,” she says. “I asked the drywall guy to do his regular thing, and when I came home, I found he had done this for me instead. It’s so smooth to the touch and beautiful to look at that I didn’t dare cover it with paint.” Industrial-style desk chair: Cost Plus World Market ; white sofa
“Loft” — suzie285
Anthony Baratta LLC
like colors with the art deco 30s style
Embrace numerous anglesBold shapes take centre stage in this living room. Neon wall art, featuring a 1970s-style geometric pattern, partners perfectly with a diamond rug and circle cushions, the pale colours and clean lines preventing overload.
Although there are some midcentury chairs mixed in here, the patterns and wall art are iconic '70s. Notice all the different geometrics mixed in together with distinctively shaped furniture.
This design technique is firmly rooted in fashion. In the 1960s British and other European fashion designers took two or three solid colors and blocked them together on one outfit. Color blocking eventually ran its
Work the triangleIt’s one of the strongest shapes in architecture, always points to something and brings with it a real air of modernism, so why not bring its design credentials
“Rug” — showersun
Heffel Balagno Design Consultants
17 Reviews
Palmerston Kitchen
ovens of the 1950s and the avocado or harvest-gold appliances of the 1970s. Now it's all about sleek, stylish and high-functioning electronics in the world of appliances: built-in coffee makers, high-performance hoods, induction cooktops and more.
Stick the seating on the end. If there’s no room to put
“love the windows and floors” — doubleaa
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