House and Garden Sept. 1957
Feb 11, 2012Public
Photo: It's an interesting concept for a desk, but imagine if someone leaned or worse yet, sat, on that suspended front corner.
Photo: House and Garden was still a bit more upscale than other popular ladies' home magazines of the era. It featured more "modern" designs than say, Good Housekeeping or Women's Day.
Photo: Typical modern style sofa, with lots of pillows in various shapes and colors
Photo: This photo was part of the article about the colors of 1958, as mentioned on the cover.
Photo: Use colorful accent, and varying textures to liven up an all white room
Photo: Note the built-in TV and bearskin rug
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Photo: People who were into the new, sleek, modern designs of the 1950's also used to add a bit of country inspired accessories, like this set of dinnerware.
Photo: This was an ad for new fabrics made by U.S. Rubber. The center panel features cocktail benches.
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Photo: I think this may have been from an ad for windows, I forgot to make a note. I scanned it because of the pillows on the floor.  Some of the really hip (or were they still hep?) people sat on the floor at parties. Note the upholstered backboard placed behind the stacked pillows.
Photo: Oooh, the birth of vinyl upholstery.
Photo: Everybody wasn't into the sleek new modern look. This set is a modern version of traditional design. The text notes that you can get it in sumptuous mahogany, satiny patina walnut and plastic too.
Photo: I saved this picture because I like the table
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Photo: Danish modern. $59.95 was a lot of money to spend on a little chair in 1957
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