Different from more traditional forms of revivalism, "retro" suggests a half ironic, half longing consideration of the recent past; it has been called an "unsentimental nostalgia", recalling modern forms that are no longer current.
In this case ‘retro’ indicates a value and that is also partly why today’s retailers produce new objects in an old style.
Kate and her makeup team had to spend extra hours to cover up the flaws on her face.
Kate became “seriously depressed” and halted all her work projects.
In the 1980s, design history emerged as a discipline and several histories of design were published.
The access to these overviews and the ability to experiment with computer design programs has caused an increase of retro designed objects in the last decades.