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Counter Space: How The Modern Kitchen Evolved

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Snaidero folding kitchen, 1968 Suzanne Labarre of Fast Company's Co.Design writes a wonderful article about the new show opening at the Museum of Modern Art in New York: Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen . The show traces the development of the kitchen as a modern, efficient "domestic conveyor belt" post WW1, into the modern age where "kitchens kept expanding -- and so did the amount of junk inside them. New products were supposed to make life easier on housewives, but often they had the opposite effect; more stuff just meant more upkeep."... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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