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Vintage Roper stove oven advertisement... with incredible green steel cabinets... probably early 1960's when these style of Frigidaire Flair Range or Tappan 400 range's were the hot kitchen item to own!

with incredible green steel cabinets. probably early when these style of Frigidaire Flair Range or Tappan 400 range's were the hot kitchen item to own!

It's fascinating to watch trends cycle in and out — and also fascinating to spot, while looking through images of interiors from the past, something that looks very, very familiar. A lot of the trends that we think of as 'new' aren't really new at all — they're old trends that are enjoying new popularity, as evidenced by these images from the history of design.

Everything Old is New Again: 5 'New' Trends that Aren't Really New at All

A purple kitchen! I can't decide if it's for Random funnies or pretty things.) not every day one encounters a lavender hued vintage kitchen like this sleek, inviting beauty.

"The Kitchen of the Future" - 1940s-1960s - The Dream kitchen used to be big, big enough to swing a water ski in. To have an aquarium in the island. But as we urbanize and move into smaller spaces, the kitchen has to adapt to the time and the space available.

1960's kitchens, bathrooms & more

What an awesome Vintage Tiki Kitchen Ad! Check out the fish tank in the island and the water skiing, pipe smoking husband!

Retro home

i remember well this floor-to-ceiling telescopic lamp shown here in the family room. and the black and white tv.

theniftyfifties:  1951 kitchen design.

All activities revolve around this open kitchen. The cook can see and talk to guests, and when the accordion-like dining area partition is folded back, the kitchen enjoys the cheerful southern exposure. Featured in the May 1951 issue of House Beautiful.

All those years I juiced citrus and didn't have a huge flat sink to contain the spills! Of course the rest of the kitchen was nothing like this either. I still don't have double wall ovens. ;-). early 50's kitchen

All those years I juiced citrus and didn't have a huge flat sink to contain the spills! Of course the rest of the kitchen was nothing like this either. I still don't have double wall ovens.

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In an homage to the original knotty pine kitchen, this color palette is perfect for bringing a "retro-modern" kitchen into the century.

Mid-century modern pink electric kitchen.

1960's kitchens, bathrooms & more

Vintage Kitchen Ads | Remarkably Retro, Tappan kitchen appliances ad, 1965

Kitchen Classic Old Vintage Retro Oldies Goodies Kitchen Design Sets Ideas Ad Vector Yellow Backsplash Wall Double Oven Over The Top Microwave Retro Kitchen Design Sets and Ideas

1960s kitchen | Mid century modern

This modern kitchen suits the modern house. Again, we see some Mondrian effects. The fat, organic-shaped breakfast bar is very appealing to look at. I also love that they have an antique (rather than modern) painting.