The 1950s was the first great age of the modern kitchen:
labor-saving appliances, bright colors and the novelty of fitted
units moved the kitchen from dankness into light, where it became
the domain of the happy housewife and the heart of the home.
Formica - a new space-age material - decorated with fashionable
patterns topped sleek cupboards that contained new classic wares
such as Pyrex and 'Homemaker' crockery, and the ingredients for
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