It’s hard to imagine that just one design could last for half a century, still remaining as fresh and contemporary as the day it first launched, but that’s exactly what the Bell Twist Carpet has achieved.
Trends have come and gone and yet the popularity of their hard-wearing carpet has never waned.
As the 50th anniversary of the Bell Twist carpet is celebrated, we look back at the flooring fads of the last five decades and examine just why the Bell Twist has endured so well.
50 years of flooring
In the last 50 years, there’s been an interesting mix of styles in interior design and decor and flooring is no exception.
In the 1960s and 1970s, the emphasis was very much on luxury and hedonism, and the stereotype of the shag pile carpet is no urban myth. Anyone who was anyone had shag pile carpet everywhere in their home, perfect for free-lovin’ barefoot wandering…
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