Decorative elements of art house artes.de
Inline skates, the discman, mobile phones and the proliferation of the World Wide Web, the revival of platform shoes and Bell-Bottoms, Hip-Hop, Eurodance and boy bands, five-digit postal codes or the end of the era of Kohl – all this and much more were the 90’s. As the decades before the 90s, differed from but also through specific living and furnishing trends and their own artistic tendencies.
Furniture, colors, and accessories – the living style of the 90s
Inviting, creative and comfortable – should be the living style of the 90s. The neon colors and brightly coloured sofas and carpets of the 80s were replaced by friendly, but more subtle colors and trendy patterns. The dominant trends of housing were large and heavy unit light-wood furniture in antique style and the country-house style. This was also combined with rustic iron or chrome furniture in black.
One of the most important colours of the 90s was blue
Whether as a wall color or decoration and accessories, blue was everywhere, and was often supplemented by a bright red or yellow. Clean lines and shapes influenced the modern living atmosphere.
Suitable art and decorations
The art of the 90s is marked by socio-critical forms of expression as well as the use of digital media and multimedia presentations. The numerous art exhibitions, such as documenta IX and X, or the sensation of the young British artistsGroup had particular influence. In addition to their representatives such as Damien Hirst and Sarah Lucas, in particular the Austrian artist Peter Kogler of did talk.
A particular trend was also the minimalism
The works of various artists stood under the motto “Less is more”. This principle was also for interior decoration in German living rooms. Predominant colors were also blue, red and yellow. Otherwise, complexity and individuality were announced. Matching pictures, sculptures and accessories are for example the decorative elements of art house artes.de.
Vintage decoration – typical for the 90’s style of living
Have courage to the color, set appropriate accents and so just say yes to clear lines and shapes – get the 90s back in the living room!
Comfortable armchair in a country house style
Image “Untitled Head” (1995)
Image “The philosophers II” (1958) by Joan Miró
Image of “The bridge” (20 years)