5 Former Design Trends That Should Rise Again
I'm a design and food-obsessed freelance writer and market research analyst, and a stay-at-home mom.
I'm a design and food-obsessed freelance writer and market research analyst,... More »
It's no secret that decorators borrow from the past when they're philosophizing about the next big thing in home design. The mid-century Palm Springs look has been especially popular of late, but that's certainly not the only historical period from which designers take inspiration.
It's interesting, though, to look at what has caught back on and what's still out there, waiting for rediscovery. Sometimes it seems like sheer luck that one design element gets elevated over another, though some discarded trends remain hidden because we've changed the way we live. (How many developers build servants' quarters into houses these days? How many should?)
With that in mind, I did some digging into design and architecture history and found five semi-forgotten trends that deserve another look: