The New Oval Office: Beige is the New Beige

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    The Obama Oval Office has had a make over.

    It's Beige...very very 1970s Brady Bunch Beige.

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    Oval Office gets a makeover: The Swamp


    Contrast that with the Bush Era version:

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    And check out the Clinton version:

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    Oval Offices in history (photos)


    Clinton's was rather over the top colorful, but at least the office had a positive, optimistic pallet. Bush's reflects excellent taste and is welcoming while being dignified.

    Obama's can only be described as Retro-Carter Era BEIGE - which does suit his horrible economic policy.

    Be Afwaid. Be Vewy Vewy Afwaid.
     
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    Why? He's never there.
     
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    It is hideous, I admit. That coffee table...yikes!

    I looked at the photos too. I didn't like any of the decorating schemes, but W's dark furniture was kinda nice.
     
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    I like the wall treatment but they should have done either the sofas or the rug (I'd go with the rug) in a deep colonial-red type color and they need to put in pillows with more color. The woodwork looks more like a cream vs. white; white would show off the wall treatment better, imo. I hate the coffee table they chose but I love how they recovered the chairs. The whole room is similar in coloring and feel to Bush's, but a bit more casual. I hate Clinton's, tooooo garish.
     
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    Looks like they are preparing it for the market. All realtors will tell you neutral sells.
     
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    I wish it could look like this again....

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    The things you people care about.:cuckoo:
    And you think any of the three, picked any of it out?
     
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    I do like Obama's office better than the previous two. Notice this was done while on his last vacation. Geesh, times sure are tough on the rest of us. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    I think that desk has been there through many presidents. It's awesome. Glad it wasn't changed.
     
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    Except for the oval striped area rug, I actually like Bush's better. Surprise surprise.
     

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