This Manhattan apartment kitchen, designed by Robert Caigan Associates, was the epitome of sophisticated living in 1968. "The strong solids of white, walnut, sun yellows are given buoyancy and a delicate linkage by the wallpaper, its flowers colored to order," according to the pages of House Beautiful. "A room in praise of the fact that city dwellers need not sacrifice space and sunniness

Kitchens of the 1960s

This Manhattan apartment kitchen, designed by Robert Caigan Associates, was the epitome of sophisticated living in 1968. "The strong solids of white, walnut, sun yellows are given buoyancy and a delicate linkage by the wallpaper, its flowers colored to order," according to the pages of House Beautiful. "A room in praise of the fact that city dwellers need not sacrifice space and sunniness

Decorating a 1960s kitchen - 21 photos with even more ideas from 1962 kitchens - Retro Renovation

Decorating a 1960s kitchen - 21 photos with even more ideas from 1962 kitchens

Decorating a 1960s kitchen - 21 photos with even more ideas from 1962 kitchens - Retro Renovation

1960s kitchen at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History.

A Waterproof Drip-Dry Cabinet

Midcentury kitchens were intended to represent the wave of the future. Full of showy, shiny new appliances, bright colors and space-age surfaces, they're designed to look streamlined and cutting edge — at least for their time. Simplicity rules: slab cabinet doors, plain countertop edges, no-fuss materials.

Midcentury kitchens were intended to represent the wave of the future. Full of showy, shiny new appliances, bright colors and space-age surfaces, they're designed to look streamlined and cutting edge — at least for their time. Simplicity rules: slab cabinet doors, plain countertop edges, no-fuss materials.

Vintage Airstream interior design | 1960s kitchen cabinet colors

18 colors for 1960s St. Charles steel kitchen cabinets

Inexpensive hardware for 1950s and 1960s kitchen cabinets - Retro Renovation

Inexpensive hardware for 1950s and 1960s kitchen cabinets

Inexpensive hardware for 1950s and 1960s kitchen cabinets - Retro Renovation

a brochure from the 1960s that shows 18 paint colors for vintage St. Charles kitchen cabinets -- including avocado and harvest gold, of course.

18 colors for 1960s St. Charles steel kitchen cabinets

a brochure from the 1960s that shows 18 paint colors for vintage St. Charles kitchen cabinets -- including avocado and harvest gold, of course.

View from the kitchen to the Entrée, with Aretti lighting, Popham Design tiles, a bespoke corian countertop, a brazilian rosewood table from the 1960s, and a mix of vintage Danish chairs

View from the kitchen to the Entrée, with Aretti lighting, Popham Design tiles, a bespoke corian countertop, a brazilian rosewood table from the 1960s, and a mix of vintage Danish chairs

Modern dining are with a built in banquette

Built-In Features You Can Borrow From Inspiring Interior Designers

Three Centuries of Color in 30 Seconds

Three Centuries of Color in 30 Seconds

Enjoy this gallery of 1960s kitchens, bathrooms & more. INSTRUCTIONS: Click on the first image to launch the slide show, all images will show larger.

1960's kitchens, bathrooms & more

Enjoy this gallery of 1960s kitchens, bathrooms & more. INSTRUCTIONS: Click on the first image to launch the slide show, all images will show larger.

In September of last year, Rhiannon and her family moved from Oakland, California to a 1938 Portland home set into the green streets of the Laurelhurst neighborhood. The first order of business? Restore the kitchen, bringing back some of the space's inherent charm and color, but adding a few modern appliances to make cooking for a family easy. Join Rhiannon for a cup of tea in this adorable kitchen, rich with a lifetime's collection of jadeite.

Rhiannon's Jadeite Jewel of a Kitchen

In September of last year, Rhiannon and her family moved from Oakland, California to a 1938 Portland home set into the green streets of the Laurelhurst neighborhood. The first order of business? Restore the kitchen, bringing back some of the space's inherent charm and color, but adding a few modern appliances to make cooking for a family easy. Join Rhiannon for a cup of tea in this adorable kitchen, rich with a lifetime's collection of jadeite.

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