Divide the spaces in your home with a colorful mid-century modern wood & glass dividing wall that gives a cheerful retro vibe!
Hallways & landings
One of the most lively of H&G’s decorator colors for 1965, Tiger Lily, made its first appearance in this pink & orange striped entrance hall decor – making it look like a circus or child’s party lay just beyond.
You could spot that Laura Ashley Home vibe at a glance – those patterns (often florals) with a warm and cozy English country feel. And in the 80s and 90s, Americans loved them. See dozens of vintage LAH styles here.
A small white birch tree was brought inside to live in a planter on this elevated and carpeted indoor terrace – a peaceful, pretty and very retro addition to a home that was decorated in the mid-1960s.
This wood-paneled 1940s house was held up as a fine example of the maturing character of American Modern architecture. It used no line or material that was not necessary.
This vintage 1960s entrance hall was a setting for strong-minded vintage treasures, and was home to an unusual carpeted spiral staircase.
In this old plantation home, renovated in the early 1950s, old carpet and old wallpaper were faithfully reproduced to help restore the glory of the original hallway, with its graceful double staircase.
Formerly an oversized landing passageway, this home’s hallway was converted into a bright striped sitting room, eminently usable as extra space for entertaining.
Green works well with many colors, but when this lettuce green wallpaper was paired with white in a trellis pattern, it seemed doubly fresh and intense.
From the vermillion living room to the elegant foyer, this 1960s New York home had played-to-the-hilt, marvelously uninhibited color.
In this 1970s home, a colorful peacock wallpaper pattern was the springboard for a fanciful hallway design.
By using a colorful antique rug below a dado rail, the homeowners added so much decorative flair to this space – texture, pattern, color – and it definitely became a conversation piece.
See all the bonus storage space built into this vintage hallway design – adjacent to and underneath the home’s main staircase.
In this living room from the 60s, striped wallpaper and stylish home decor created an entry hall out of a plain wall area. Here’s how!
This beautiful vintage 1930s green and white entry hall arch is reflected by a mirror, which was placed in a second archway set into the wall opposite.
In this home, double steel & glass staircases with cantilevered travertine treads rose to an airy open balcony.
There are lots of elegant wallpaper patterns in this Victorian-style entry hall, giving this room from the late 1940s a real 19th-century look.
The sweet smells of growing things and the refreshing air of the outdoors were built-in when your house had a vintage atrium courtyard!
Situated at the bottom of a staircase, this clean & elegant hallway decor featured both Colonial and classical Greek-style elements.
The arched doorway and elegant moldings in this vintage 1920s Colonial-style hallway are in perfect harmony with the wallpaper and dark wood furniture.
In this black & white entry hall from the late 60s, the tile squares were big and bold, and appeared below a a patterned wallpaper that was distinctly different from the floor’s design.