Trends are a curious thing, so when I ran across this set of images from the book Good Decorating and Home Improvement, I couldn't help but laugh. We're in a phase again where all things Mid-Century are cool (no complaints here), but it's clear that wasn't the case when this book was published!
The 1950's: There's the overabundance of kitsch, and then there's doing it well. Cola Red stands out from shopping mall nostalgia stores, offering fine 1950s dinette sets from original manufacturers. I'm digging on these Corvette and Brooklyn sets. Chairs, stools, tables, and full sets are available in extensive vinyl and laminate options.
"[I pick up] older issues when I come across them at an affordable price and in reading condition:
This particular group contains magazines from 1959 through 1965. And even though I have only had time to flip through them and just scan articles...I am already in love.
Articles can be found on:
-Amazing design and architecture, (house and...