More and more families were flocking to the suburbs abandoning their city slicker lifestyles for a cozy home in a neighborhood and. The 1950s family home was also very different from our own.
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1950s family rooms. The little girl is laughing and has hair curlers in her hair. Feb 13 2014 explore renee graham s board 1950s living rooms on pinterest. These rooms and the family meals held in them became a place to cultivate social values.
In the living room of fashion designer andrew gn s paris apartment 1950s wing chairs by melchiorre bega upholstered in a lelievre fabric face armchairs by emiel veranneman and a cocktail table by fredrik schriever abeln both from the 1960s. The public sentiment was to live a peaceful and a less complicated life. Apr 22 2015 how shall we decorate our 1956 family room.
See more ideas about 1950s living room vintage house retro home. The custom made floor lamps are by didier bazille a painting by philippe garouste de clauzade hangs above an art nouveau wood mantelpiece the stools are late 19th century and the kilim is turkish. Stock photo 1940s 1950s family watching tv in living room 1950s living room 1940s living room living room tv.
The dining room with the dining table at its center didn t catch on in america before the late 1700s. See more ideas about rec room family room room. Family became a powerful unit efficient enough to subdue the demons of war that were haunting the common man.
In the 1950s america underwent some major changes in the political and economic spheres which in turn were responsible for its social makeover. The coffee table was from an estate sale the luggage cart being used as table was left by the former owner the dresser being used as a buffet was my grandmother s the record player and speaker were my father s and the dining table was my sister s vintage find. The 1950 s were a decade filled with exuberance radiating a positive outlook from the united states triumphant post war recovery.
Housework was much more difficult as for example people did their washing by hand instead of in a machine and with refrigerators being a luxury item for most people food had to be bought daily. Two young children at bedtime wearing matching pyjamas sitting on their mother s lap on a sofa in a family living room with story books in the 1950s usa. In terms of furniture and artwork most of it is either from my family estate sales or flea markets.
It was less common for married women to work and many took on the childcare and. Particularly surfaces like the coffee table as these were much easier to clean. The emphasis of a 50s household was on comfort and leisure with the decade being a prosperous time for most middle class families.
One wall of exposed brick or stone was popular in 1950s living rooms.