Category Archives: Bad Interior Design

1974: The year European design took a holiday

The following photos are breathtaking, but not in the way you’d think.  The site Eurobad.com collected the best of bad European design from 1974.  It’s really quite… stunning!

For people who like to match their living rooms

70s bedroom 

WOW. Orange-green bathroom with brown wall-to-wall carpeting

70s bathroom

The green 'built-in' rugs are a nice touch

 

The “I can’t believe they hired a designer for this room” room

Sad-chic with scary doll

Sad-chic with scary doll and women's-prison beddings : (

 

 Client’s brief:  Use whatever you need to make it an authentic country kitchen!

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Every kitchen needs a stable

 

 The ultimate in shag chic

You just have to say 'WOW'

So.... sensual

 

Client’s brief:  Just make sure the kitchen matches my car!

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The kitchen for a fast couple - love the booze by the garage!

 

 Proof that bad design causes deviant behavior

So many things wrong with this photo, I don't know where to start...

So many things wrong with this photo, I don't know where to start...

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Some ’70s kids things that weren’t so cool…

When I rely on memory, it was pretty cool growing up in the 70s.  I had all sorts of fun toys, the shows on TV were pretty good (even though we only had 5 channels).  But when I see photos like these, it makes me wonder…

Today’s kids’ beddings

modern bedroom

 vs.

A 1974 touchy-feely kids’ bed that just takes your breath away

70s kids 

 

 

The latest toddler rocker from Netto Design

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vs.

The 1970s slightly unsafe-looking PogoPony

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Today’s KidKraft adorable kitchenette

mod kitchen

vs.

A 1970s steel sink

steel sink

 

 

Today’s example of an ad for Tween girls

la senza

vs.

A 1970s ad for Tween girls (and predators – creepy!)

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