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Homes and Gardens: Living with Books

Sun Printers Ltd., Watford & London, Printer(s); Booksellers Association of Great Britain and Ireland, about 1965

This is a supplement from Homes and Gardens magazine, entitled ‘Living with Books.’ It was published in about 1965. The cover image shows a stylish 1960s living room. Brilliant white emulsion was a new and fashionable way to decorate walls. The matching furniture used in this room is low and plain, and was a popular style in the early part of the decade. Carpet is used to cover the floor, with a beige shag pile rug placed centrally. The ceiling is low and wood panelled. All together, these design elements create the clean, modern look that design-conscious consumers aspired to in the early 1960s.

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Publication - Homes and Gardens: Living with Books