Yesterday's Kitchen of Tomorrow

By Laure Joliet / Published by Dwell
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Did you know that you can search the archives of Life Magazine via Google? Take a look at what we used to consider a modern kitchen–the Kitchen of Tomorrow presented in Toledo Ohio in 1943.

A built-in utensil rack in a kitchen-of-tomorrow exhibit.

A view of built-in foot pedals to run the faucets.

A built-in waffle iron.

Mrs. Fritz Burns in her dream kitchen, using her built-in hydraulic dishwasher, in a Los Angeles house designed and built in 1946 in by her contractor husband, Bob Landry.

And one last one because it's so good:

House of Tomorrow Photos © Time Inc.and  Nina Leen via Google.


Laure Joliet


Laure is a Los Angeles–based photographer and design enthusiast. When not contributing to Dwell and Apartment Therapy, she's opening too many tabs in Firefox, baking, gardening and exploring the great outdoors.

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