Remarkably Retro
Botany 500, 1951

Botany 500, 1951

Interesting mid-century modern kitchen design with triangle-shaped islands. Agatine floor tile by B. F. Goodrich, 1956

Interesting mid-century modern kitchen design with triangle-shaped islands. Agatine floor tile by B. F. Goodrich, 1956

Johnson Sea-Horses, 1956

Johnson Sea-Horses, 1956

Curtiss Assorted Fruit Drops, 1951

Curtiss Assorted Fruit Drops, 1951

Santa Fe El Capitan, 1957

Santa Fe El Capitan, 1957

Chrysler Windsors, 1956

Chrysler Windsors, 1956

Doris Day, Collier’s magazine; January 7, 1950
"Sun-bathing in her Hollywood yard encourages the freckles, which are an important part of the Day charm. Even grease paint won’t hide them. One fan dubbed her Miss Huck Finn."

Doris Day, Collier’s magazine; January 7, 1950

"Sun-bathing in her Hollywood yard encourages the freckles, which are an important part of the Day charm. Even grease paint won’t hide them. One fan dubbed her Miss Huck Finn."

"Could your bathroom look like this?" Formica, 1953

"Could your bathroom look like this?" Formica, 1953

"Wherever there’s Squirt… there’s Fun!" 1959

"Wherever there’s Squirt… there’s Fun!" 1959


"The Dales gave teen-age Susan her very own room." 

Was she being punished for some horrible transgression? Armstrong Floors, April 1959

"The Dales gave teen-age Susan her very own room." 

Was she being punished for some horrible transgression? Armstrong Floors, April 1959