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Retro kitchens

There are some things conceived in the 60s that hold their age quite well (ahem, ahem .... I'm a case in point) but there are others that are in serious need of cosmetic surgery or is that a complete gut reno? Here are some interesting to say the least kitchens from the era. OK, OK I could live with one maybe two of these.

Images scanned from The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement Vol 10, Greystone Press, New York, 1971.

Reader Comments (7)

I think I just threw up in my mouth a little bit. But really, there are some fab chairs in some of these photos. And I think it's cute how, in the second-last photo, they used the same wallpaper on the backsplash and the cabinets. The wallpaper is terrible though...looks like splotches of blood.

8 Oct 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

What a ghastly collection of kitchens!

8 Oct 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

The kitchens: The all green kitchen,yellow flowery kitchen, wooden like kitchen, 70'z-80'z and all red kitchen is all ugly and not in style. I really like the modern kitchen it's of what the US knows and is use to seeing now a days.

8 Oct 2007 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

amazing how style comes back around... i swear i've seen similar designs in popular magazines lately... and yeah, the chairs in almost all of them are fantastic.

8 Oct 2007 | Unregistered Commentersingle/certain

yum, yum, gorgeous retro pics as always. That bottom left pic is so very me. :)

8 Oct 2007 | Unregistered CommenterIMEDAGOZE

that green kitchen is crazy, but i kinda like it. of course, i know i'd get sick of it after about 2 days.

9 Oct 2007 | Unregistered CommenterBrooke

What were they thinkin back then? My eye hurts lookin at these kitchens!

9 Oct 2007 | Unregistered CommenterDHIVYA ARASAPPAN

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