The look of the 80s

When you make a mood board of a certain decade, it is interesting to see how colors, patterns and things universally describe an era. But how do such things happen? And who created the look of the 80s?


What I love so much about being a photographer is that you need to be curious to be creative. And visual food is a vital source of inspiration. The 80s were my formative years, simply because it was the era of my childhood. I always wondered who came up with ugly colors that you remember from aerobic suits.

As of yesterday, I had never heard of the Memphis Group. So see for yourself how they influenced the look of the 80s:


via Vox