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Jun142007

Frigidaire Kitchen of the Future (1957)


The blog Mutagenic Mushroom recently posted this photo of the 1957 kitchen of the future. I can't tell where they found it but they claim it was produced by Frigidaire. Anyone with more information about this image is encouraged to fill us in.

See also:
1999 A.D. (1967)
Monsanto House of the Future (1957-1967)

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This is the Kitchen of the Future built by Frigidaire for the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorama#1955_and_1956_Motorama" REL="nofollow">1956 Motorama.

The kitchen is also featured in the short film http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_for_Dreaming" REL="nofollow">Design for Dreaming, which is available for http://www.archive.org/details/Designfo1956" REL="nofollow">download from the Internet Archive.

June 14, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterIlari

Yes... Frigidaire was owned by General Motors at the time, so it was a part of GM's promotional futurism. (I think the company's part of Electrolux now.)

June 15, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterMatthew

I found this pic here>> http://www.plan59.com/main.htm
:)

June 15, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSerotonin

Ilari beat me to it! That "Design for Dreaming" is one of the most gorgeous paleo-future shorts I have ever seen!

June 15, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterShannon

I wonder if they described that kitchen materials, especially for countertops

November 26, 2009 | Unregistered Commentercountertops

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