1981 Metropolitan Home of the Month

Metropolitan Home

To our complete delight, we came across an October 1981 issue of Metropolitan Home at the thrift store, and had to bring it home. Flipping through the pages (chock full of cigarette ads and ridiculous big hair) we decided we had to share the Home of the Month with Apartment Therapy readers for a throwback glimpse of high design in the early 80s...

We have to admit that this home didn't pound us over the head with over-the-top 80s kitch. We rather like some of the elements in the house---we would yank the Corbusier chairs in red lacquer right out of the spread for our own home if we could! The heavy use of cinnamon colors in the parlor is a bit much for our sensibilities by now, but the neutrals in the front sitting area are, dare we say, kind of nice!

Take a peek at this Metropolitan Home of the Month from 28 years ago that combines "century-old architecture with today's sensibilities."

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