What goes around comes around—and in the case of interior design, 1950s style has apparently come back around with a vengeance. Yup, according to the latest Google home trends report, 1950s living rooms have seen a 5,000 percent increase in search versus the same time period last spring. Wowza.
Why the nostalgia? Well, for starters, mid-century style can now be considered a timeless classic. And with bold color and pattern maximalism trending big-time, it’s no wonder that folks are turning to the Mad Men-era past for a dose of modern inspiration. Here, a few key design elements of the 1950s living room to bring into your own home.