I just read that Scott Baio's 1960s four-bedroom, five-bath Encino, CA, home is on the market for just under $3 million. While the overall style is too midcentury for my tastes, I do love his funky living room! The basic structure, with hanging screens and a ranch-style layout, is quite retro. But he's updated it with cool contemporary blues and modern white furnishings. I'd love to see this lively setting in a Summer house or a tropical hotel — wouldn't those be happy days?
So I thought I'd show you how to get the look of this room in case you're as intrigued as I am. First off, I'd start with a James Dean Art Print ($23) like the one over his fireplace.
Here are a few more products for re-creating the retro room: