- The typical American home has changed dramatically since the 1960s.
- In the ’60s, homes were mostly ranch style and decorated with bright, flashy colors. Today, a modern farmhouse style with subdued colors is popular.
- Living rooms used to frequently feature shag carpets and large sectionals. Today, you see hardwood floors and love seats in most American homes.
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From shag rugs to wood-paneled walls, a home in the ’60s was designed for family life and entertaining. Although homes today are still built for families, they are typically more subdued and focused on comfort.
Ranch style homes were popular during the 1960s, and had an emphasis on landscaping.
While ranch homes are still popular today, people now prefer craftsman-style houses.
Inside a 1960s home, you’d find bold, bright colors throughout.
Today, simple colors like white, black, and dark blues are preferred.
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