Remarkably Retro

Bell Telephone System, scanned from Life magazine, March 31, 1961


"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

Stetson Hats, 1952

Stetson Hats, 1952

Mercury Montego Cyclone GT, 1971

Mercury Montego Cyclone GT, 1971

Gallery by Haggar, 1986

Gallery by Haggar, 1986

Sylvania console stereo, 1970

Sylvania console stereo, 1970

Armstrong Asphalt Tile, 1954
Hideous basement design. Makes me glad we don’t have basements in Texas, except during tornado season! However with all the fracking earthquakes we’ve been having the last few years, I wonder if a basement is dangerous for that?

Armstrong Asphalt Tile, 1954

Hideous basement design. Makes me glad we don’t have basements in Texas, except during tornado season! However with all the fracking earthquakes we’ve been having the last few years, I wonder if a basement is dangerous for that?
"So you married a play girl? Well, don’t let it throw you. So she does think eggplant is something you scramble … There’s always the restaurant."
Block Sportswear, 1947

"So you married a play girl? Well, don’t let it throw you. So she does think eggplant is something you scramble … There’s always the restaurant."

Block Sportswear, 1947

LOF Glass Mirrors, 1959

LOF Glass Mirrors, 1959

Caloric gas stove, 1953. I love the mobile design of this ad.

Caloric gas stove, 1953. I love the mobile design of this ad.