I’ve mentioned my uncle the production designer… He had an incredible library – this is an image from the 1942 edition of “House & Garden’s Complete Guide to Interior Decoration”. I should have kept it in mind when I remodeled the kitchen. I think to compensate I got a fire engine red stand mixer – let the layer cakes commence!

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  1. November 12, 2012

    It looks surprisingly current… but then you can’t see the range or Frigidaire. that would give it away.

    • November 12, 2012

      I think the only thing I would change would be the light bulbs… maybe silk wrapped?

      • November 12, 2012

        Silk wrapped and energy efficient…right?

      • November 12, 2012

        LED and silk wrapped? Whoa, I didn’t know such a thing existed!

      • November 13, 2012

        I don’t think they do exist. Science fiction idea at this point. LOL

  2. November 12, 2012

    Hard to believe this is a 1942 kitchen! What a great image!

    • November 12, 2012

      I think I’ll post more from these old design books – I love them!

      • November 12, 2012

        Please do I love them too!

      • November 12, 2012

        Tomorrow I’ll do some scanning, I have stacks!

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