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Interior Design in the 1950s

50designThe suburban spread in the 1950s predictably led to fads in home decorating and design.

Interior white woodwork was in and out again by 1950, and the living room now featured three walls painted in one colour with the fourth in another colour, or covered with wallpaper.

In the US, picture windows were a fad and millions stuck one in somewhere, even if it framed the neighbour’s garbage cans or their own detached garage.

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