Hideous Homes From the Horrible 70'sBook - 2004 | 1st pbk. ed.
What James Lileks did for dinner with his classic Gallery of Regrettable Food, he now does to the wonderful world of 1970s home interiors. Blazing plaid wallpaper. Vertigo-inducing patterns. Bathrooms straight out of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Lileks came of age in the 1970s, and for him there was no crueler thing you could inflict upon a person. This is the author's revenge on the decade: using an ungodly collection of the worst of 1970s interior design magazines, books, and pamphlets, he proves without a shadow of a doubt that the '70s were a breathtakingly ugly period. And nowhere was that ugliness and lack of style felt more than in our very homes, virtual breeding grounds for bad taste. It seemed so normal at the time, but this book should cure whatever lingering nostalgia we have.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
Branch Call Number: 747.0973 LILEKS
Characteristics: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm