The question we often get asked is what typifies a European interior. To be sure, we’re not referring to “interior design” in the sense of a uniform interior showing a designer’s “hand”, but rather the everyday interiors that shaped our lives. What typified the design trends that our parents, grandparents and earlier generations used to shaped their daily environment?
The UK website Nostalgia Central had a go at defining what made up European interiors during the 1960s:
“The majority of homes in the 1960s were furnished with an eclectic mixture of furniture from a variety of periods, but the increase in the number of young people setting up homes in their own flats and bed-sits bred a new ‘young’ environment.”