Amy of I Luv Retro Things sends this fun little chart (below) from one of her Australian design magazines. It focuses on tips for decorating a guest room. I love, how in the postwar period, everyone was very serious about learning their color combination theories and using charts like these to decorate scientifically. Very much in the spirit of the era, when people had great faith in science and progress to show us the way.
The 1949 Simmons Beautyrest bedroom above: Formal, I’d say. What a nice color combo. But, don’t have thinks perched above the headboard like that. Bad feng shui, you will not sleep restfully.