Inline skates, the Discman, mobile phones and the spread of the World Wide Web, the revival of platform shoes and bell-bottoms, hip-hop, Euro Dance and boy bands, 5-digit zip codes or the end of the Kohl era – all that and much more, the ’;90s. As the decades before that recorded the 90s but also by specific living and interior design trends as well as his own artistic tendencies.
Furniture, paint and accessories – the living style of the 90s
Inviting, creative and comfortable – so the living style of the 90s should be. The neon colors and brightly colored sofas and carpets of the 80 were replaced by friendly but discreet colors and chic patterns. Large and heavy built-in furniture in light wood, old-style furniture and country style living among the dominant trends. Precisely this was also often combined with rustic iron furniture in black or chrome.
One of the most important colors of the 90′s was blue
Whether as wall color or decorative items and accessories, Blue was represented everywhere and was often supplemented by a bright red or yellow. Clean lines and shapes shaped the modern living environment.
Matching art and decorations
The art of the 90s is characterized by socially critical forms of expression and the use of digital media and multimedia presentations. Special influence had numerous art exhibitions, such documenta IX and X, or the sensation of the art group Young British Artists . In addition to their representatives such as Damien Hirst and Sarah Lucas in particular made the Austrian artist Peter Kogler talked about.
One particular trend was also about the minimalism
Under the motto “less is more” were the works of various artists. This principle also applied to the interior in German living rooms. Predominant colors were also blue, red and yellow. Otherwise, complexity and individuality were announced. Matching paintings, sculptures and accessories are for example the decorative elements of art-house artes.de .
Vintage Decoration – typical of the 90s style of living
Have the courage to color, put matching accents and say Yes to clear lines and shapes – so easy even enlist the 90th back into the living room!
Comfortable chair in a country style
Bild “Die Philosophen II” (1958) von Joan Miró
Picture “ The Bridge ”(20 years)