Retro Color: 10 Red and Pink Rooms from the 1960s

Do you know that feeling when your mind says “no way” and your heart says “yes, yes, yes!”…? That’s how these red and pink rooms from the 1960s make us feel — they’re a little bit crazy and a little bit amazing.

Not-even-remotely-reliable sources have told us that painting a room red increases your appetite, energy and amorous desires. While we can’t tell you whether or not this is true, looking through these images does make our hearts beat a little faster.

What do you think, would you use these bright 1960s decorating ideas in your home?

(Images: 1-4,6-10 from the book Interior Decoration A to Z published in 1965, 5 from The Practical Encyclopedia of Decorating and Home Improvement, Vol 1 published in 1970)

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