Sep 20, 2011
Translating Trends: Mad Men-Inspired Decor
Head into the household’s living areas and you’ll find Betty’s Colonial Revival-style kick in. Plaid wallpaper, meticulously placed ceramics, and structured living room furniture, such as this Theatre Armchair by Design Within Reach. To keep this look from dating your home, use plaid in small doses and pair structured furniture with fresh colors.Midtown Manhattan is home to Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce’s mid-century mod firm. Our favorite space is Roger Sterling’s fresh all-white office. The now-classic Saarinen Tulip table, lounge chair, and structured sofa are merged together with colorful pillows and dizzying oversized works of art to refrain from Sterling’s office looking too stark.
The Arco Lamp from YLiving can give you the same fashion and function as the chrome dome lamp in Sterling’s office. And don’t think we’ve forgotten the most important design element in the room--at least for Sterling and the gang...
The three-tiered bar cart holds the five foundations for their creativity – whiskey, tequila, gin, rum, and vodka. Recreate the look with a glass rolling cart, such as this one from Kitchen Source. If you really want to step up the Mad Men style, house your libations in glamorous containers, such as these Library Decanters from Pottery Barn