The 1950s:  Bring on the Color!

The Baby Boom brought on a whole new world of families and prosperity.  As the culture evolved to more rock n roll and expression, so to did kitchens get more 'fun'.  

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Modern magazines began to promote more colorfully-trimmed kitchens after the war.  Many homes even featured built-in hutches like this one that resembled the local diner.  What an era!

 

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1955

Here's another kitchen from 1955.  This shows a liberal use of yellow that would become a staple of many kitchens through the 1960s.