Retro kitchens in the news

A revival for mid-century kitchen designs? Yes, the industry arbiter Kitchen and Bath Business made us official in this recent story for their online magazine. (And yes, there’s that kitchen, again.) This publication tracks news and trends for designers, architects and others in the residential kitchen and bath market. A very well-done story by Ellen Sturm Niz.

Back to the Future
Check out what retro ideas are making a comeback in today’s kitchen designs
By Ellen Sturm Niz

Jackie O. sunglasses, groovy bell bottoms, pastel polo shirts with the collar turned up…clothing fashion styles tend to repeat themselves, and the same is true in interior design. Whether it’s a new generation exploring a style they haven’t yet personally experienced or an older generation seeking the comfort of nostalgia, retro interior design is becoming increasingly popular—especially in kitchens.

Read the whole story — a really good one — here…

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Comments

  1. sumacsue says

    This is a good story. Never would have made that loft connection, but, it makes sense. I think a big part of the appeal of the retro look is it is on a scale that seems unpretentious, comfortable and friendly. Materials are usually in lighter, brighter colors, which are such a pleasant change from the dark, heavy granite and marble stuff, which always makes me feel like I am in a rock quarry.

  2. NorthsideCJ says

    Decent story. Congrats on the well deserved publicity Pam. I am hooked on your site. Had I stumbled across it sooner it may have affected a few choices I made in my ’55 ranch rehab. (That cortina tile keeps growing on me) Btw, thanks for the warm welcome.

  3. Patrick Coffey says

    Cool article Pam…..made even cooler by the fact that you were mentioned and quoted in it and that a picture of your awespme kitchen appeared in it. PAT COFFEY

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