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’70’s Mod on Public Television

February 17, 2011

Tonight I saw glimpses of a TV show on PBS, “Electric Design,” a reality show where a British family went to live in a ’70’s era home, and had to live as people did back in those days… No cell phones, no computers, no microwaves.

Of course, they dressed in clothing from that era.

But even more cool was to look in the background and see the wallcoverings that were in style at that time. Big bold patterns, wild graphics, optical illusions.

What’s even more cool is that, as my contact who sells wallpaper at the Southwestern Paint on Bissonnet said, you can get these exact same wallpapers today, from contemporary manufacturers.

This “mod” style is very much in vogue with younger homeowners, and especially with residents of lofts and homes with open interiors.