This piece was originally published June 22nd, 2009
Since childhood, like many other fans, I too have fallen under the spell of all things Polynesian themed a.k.a. Tiki.
Never a month goes by that I don’t rekindle that fondness in some way.
So I am happy to report that Tiki style not only manages to still exist (if you seek it out) but also continues to inspire newer artists, designers, and musicians who wish to escape into its dreamy world of imaginary exploration.
First, a look at the origins of this colorful style.