Monday Link Roundup

There’s were lots of good updates posted at Retro Renovation this week but my favorite post was a detailed look at this mid-century bathroom installation: – Nanette and Jim’s vintage blue bathroom An interesting overview of James RW Cornetet new book Facadomy: A Critique on Capitalism and its Assault on Mid-Century Modern Architecture can be…

Betty Pepis & Interior Decoration A to Z

I recently found a copy of Betty Pepis’ 1965 book Interior Decorating A to Z at a used bookshop. It’s a great publication filled with lots of pictures illustrating various design terms alphabetically beginning with “Accessories” and ending with “Wall Treatments” (apparently Betty ran out of designer terms when she got to ‘W’). I hadn’t…

Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors

One of the first things I did after buying my home was subscribe to Atomic Ranch magazine. It’s become my “go to” source for new information about old homes.

Make It! Mid-Century Modern

I’ve always been a DIY kind of gal but living in a small cramped apartment isn’t the ideal place for getting crafty. One of the things I’m most looking forward to when I move into my new home, is finally having the space I need to work on arts and crafts projects. Recently I came…