The 80s called, they said "you're welcome."
When Isaac Newton penned his thesis that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction," he was talking about physics and matter and, you know, "principles that govern the material world as we know it" kind of things. Sadly, Newton died before seeing that these principles would have much larger, more important ramifications in larger, more important arenas, arenas like the earth-shifting world of interior design.
Specifically, we're talking about the recent shift from the prevalent decade-long infatuation with Mid-Century Modernism's clean lines, spindly legs and sedate palettes to a cheeky embrace of MCM's exact opposite: the rounded forms, colorful palettes and zany patterns of 80s Memphis Milano design.
Take a scroll for a brief visual overview of some iconic Memphis hallmarks, and our favorite ways to incorporate little bursts of the playful madness in your space: