he parallels of the 1970s and today exist well beyond the daily confounds of recession, corruption and well accepted unemployment, permeating into the space of design.
A history repeating itself, we once again are shifting away from a contemporary, sleek minimalism towards a 70s feeling.
A setting out of Spike Jonze’s Her, based on a futuristic 70s in part because of technology’s role as catalyst, the revived aesthetic is transparent in the film’s apparel, grooming and beauty and particularly home decor. While the 70s was a counter against the modernist 60s, today we find ourselves circling back to a decade past and casting it in a modern iron.
A color palette composed of matted earth hues and campy tones, a structure and layout maximizing space with large commuting areas and funky forms in accents and furniture,