Kōrero: Home décor and furnishings

Mainstream modernism

Mainstream modernism

The cover of Home Decorator, produced by New Zealand Carpet Distributors, depicts an ideal New Zealand living room of the late 1950s. By this time austere early modernism had been livened up by the introduction of bold patterns and bright colours.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-DECOR-1950s-02-cover

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Modernism, 1940s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/40720/mainstream-modernism (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013