This 1956 Kitchen Hasn’t Been Touched For 50 Years
The fate of this period kitchen is uncertain, but we’re glad to have had a look into such a strangely-preserved historic space!
The first thing you’ll notice is that this kitchen has pink everywhere
These are the buttons to an electric stovetop – note the old-school cover
This fridge is mounted at eye-level, like a cabinet
Even the oven is pink!
The appliances all still come with their 1950s manuals
The fridge is a bit small , but at least it’s… pink
The dishwasher pulls all the way out
In a strange and unexpected discovery, furniture designer and creator Nathan Chandler found and bought a home that had remained sealed since 1956, keeping its mid-century American interior perfectly intact. Though the house has recently been sold, the retro interior design of this kitchen provided us with a look at a time long gone.
More info: Flickr (h/t: retrorenovation, demilked)
Here’s what dish detergent looked like in the 50s