Remarkably Retro

"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

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?
LOF Glass Mirrors, 1959

LOF Glass Mirrors, 1959

Burlington Decorative Fabrics, 1956

Burlington Decorative Fabrics, 1956

Republic Steel Kitchens, 1954
Scanned from The American Home magazine, December 1954 issue.

Republic Steel Kitchens, 1954

Scanned from The American Home magazine, December 1954 issue.

Kentile Rubber Floors, 1959
Scanned from The Saturday Evening Post magazine, November 14, 1959 issue.

Kentile Rubber Floors, 1959

Scanned from The Saturday Evening Post magazine, November 14, 1959 issue.

Kencork Floors & Walls by Kentile, 1952

Kencork Floors & Walls by Kentile, 1952

Family room from Better Homes and Gardens magazine, September 1975

Family room from Better Homes and Gardens magazine, September 1975

Bedroom sitting area, 1960s. I like the chairs, but the rest is an assault on the senses!

Bedroom sitting area, 1960s. I like the chairs, but the rest is an assault on the senses!