The 1950s were the age of the consumer. The post-war boom brought massive changes in the home; it was out with the old and in with the new. Open-plan living was introduced, and the fitted kitchen with its brand new appliances was the housewife’s domain.
The 1960s were all free love, flower power and pop music but, as the saying goes, if you remember it, you weren’t there. The previous decade’s love of American design was replaced, as Swinging London became the centre of all things groovy.
After having a looking into both of eras, I’ve decided I have more interest in the 1950′s design era as it’s the kind of I love and influences me on some of my design projects