Retro Print Revival - 2014 collection - Blue Room landscape

Retro styling a sure – thing this spring


Retro Print Revival - 2014 collection - Jungle Landscape

As spring and all its wonderment slowly settles in, everyone’s in the mood for some colour. But if your winter home décor isn’t rising to the occasion with you, fear not! We have found just the thing to brighten up your home this season.

Melbourne based vintage lamp label Retro Print Revival, known for taking vintage lamp bases and fabrics and upcycling them to create quirky, stylish pieces for a modern-day audience, has just released their Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

Sure to revamp any room in the house the collections latest addition is the ‘Electra’ table lamp.

Retro Print Revival - Electra Table Lamp large - Frida Kahlo

Available in two sizes (small and large), ‘Electra’ comes in three different glaze colours; turquoise, white and gold. The base is a combination of earthen ware and hand-turned black wood, oiled and waxed to accentuate the timber’s natural tones. Buyers can individualize their lamp by choosing from a range of shade options, including Retro Print Revival’s famous vintage patterned fabrics, plain canvas or raw silk.

Retro Print Revival - 2014 collection - Flamingo landscape

With 15 new 100 per cent Australian fabrics, you’re sure to find a pattern to your liking. All of Retro Print Revival’s items are made in Melbourne and are available to purchase at local and interstate markets and online. Check out the whole collection here



Retro print Revival was founded by Tamara Watts in 2009  who has drawn inspiration from her appreciation of mid-century and retro design.


Words: Jacinta Newbold