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