The 1950s are often viewed as a conservative, prosperous and optimistic decade. Entertainment was revolutionized in the 50s, with televisions being introduced to family living rooms, movies geared towards teenagers, and of course, the beginning of rock and roll.
Kitchens were being outfitted with new appliances with chrome and stainless steel, and sweeping designs. These appliances helped to make cooking quicker and more convenient. Pastel colors, turquoise, aqua, pink, and yellow were popular for kitchen decor. Plastics and formica were featured materials in kitchens for tables and chairs.
50s style kitchen design may bring back warm memories of childhood for those that grew up in the 50s. You can build a 1950s style table and chair sets, complete with chrome legs, and vinyl seats in many different colors.
Stoves, refrigerators and other appliances, toasters, and drink mixers can be found with 50s style kitchen, but modern 21st century technology. This way, you can have the retro styling, with the convenience of modern technology.