Seventies interiors were bold, beautiful and fabulously brash - confidently mixing colour combinations of orange and brown with strong geometric shapes and groovy, sculpted plastics. But, above all, the buzzwords for the era were "fun and funky". Here's how to bring some disco decadence to your kitchen...
Updated January 2010
This juicy kitchen design could have come straight out of Ideal Home circa 1970. Keep it simple by accessorising with a mix of stainless steel and orange plastics, or crank up the kitsch with a few vintage patterns and retro curios. The CM Cucine Open range from Molten Kitchens features matt orange and light oak doors, and a full-width built-in handle to help maintain its simple lines. A kitchen in the Open range costs from £12,000, Molten.
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