Hot Trends in Retro Furniture

Be Inspired by Creative Displays at Our Furniture Store

Carrocel Custom Traditional Transitional Dining Suite 002Is retro your style? Come to our furniture store for some amazing decorating ideas incorporating unique modern and vintage pieces! From sleek to chunky and whimsy to kitsch, we’ll help break out the interior designer in you.

Even the simplest retro look can transform your living room and bedroom into a chic and trendy space. Follow our simple tips for a quick and stylish makeover.

  • Find your style: Retro typically takes its inspiration from the fashion, art and pop culture of the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. To avoid a chaotic, messy look and confusion of styles, pick an era you would like to pay tribute to.  Each has its own share of colours, patterns and finishes with unique appeal.
  • Choose your retro colour: It’s one of the easiest ways to give your home a retro style. However, be warned that retro requires a bold approach, i.e. bright colours and wild designs. So don’t commit unless you feel confident you can pull it off be able to enjoy it. If you are a minimalist at heart but still want to go retro, express yourself with a single piece of retro-styled living room furniture. Mustard yellow, green and combinations of black, white and red are popular choices.
  • Select furniture that matches the architecture of your home: It is always preferable to choose furniture that will accent or complement the style of your home. Take cues from materials (such as brick, wood and stucco), window style and architectural details like columns and arches and other period features.
  • Decorate with accessories that bring out retro appeal: Think about a boldly-patterned rug, bright and printed throws and pillows or even a geometric-shaped metallic lamp. Remember to keep art and sculptures abstract.

Retro furniture typically combines a variety of shapes and textures and unusual colours. So be ready to go all out! Having said that, remember that mixing colours and shapes always requires careful thought. The experienced staff at our fine furniture store is always willing to discuss your ideas and help select retro living room furniture to suit your unique style.

Retro Selection at the Carrocel Furniture Store

Contemporary Transitional Livingroom Suite Carrocel Showroom 001Visit the Carrocel showroom in Toronto for unique living room furniture and retro decorating ideas. Rest assured that each one of our pieces combines breathtaking beauty, quality craftsmanship and materials, daily functionality and long-term durability. Our fine vintage and modern pieces have been enhancing the homes and lifestyles of customers in Toronto and around the world for over 30 years. Our experienced staff will be happy to show you around and help with your selection.

To check out our fine selection of bedroom and living room furniture, please visit our furniture showroom. Call us at 416-999-2525 or contact us online for more information.

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