A Bright Art Deco Bathroom - Old House Journal Magazine
We were lured here by the tile. In 2009, we left our beloved 1912 Craftsman home for this 1933 casita, or Spanish bungalow. We were smitten by its gorgeous, over-the-top, green-tiled Art Deco bathroom, an exclamation point on an exceptional house. The bathtub recess boasts a magnificent “shark fin” opening.The bathroom is a marvel of […]
1937 Bathroom - Carrara Structural Glass
Manufactured by Pittsburgh Glass, Carrara Structural Glass was a "high tech" design material used from about the 20s to the 40s. This bathroom appeared in an ad in a 1937 House & Garden.
1941 American Standard Pepto-Pink Bath
Pink, navy, turquoise, and taupe combine in this modern pre-WWII bathroom. Source: Better Homes & Gardens Images from the Mid Century Home Style collection.
1930 Ad for Robertson Art Tile
The ceramic designer, Leon V. Solon, designed the "Blossom" art tile advertised here. In the same ad, Robertson offered a sample tile. This color scheme of soft green, butter yellow, and black was very modern, Deco, and unusual. The modernized Tudor arch over the tub-shower would have made this a perfect bathroom for any English Revival style home like maybe the Sears Hillsboro? Source: Better Homes & Gardens
Vintage Magazine Advertisements for Your Bathroom
While we're on the subject of vintage style bathrooms, we must talk about vintage advertisements. I love vintage magazine ads! We used to have a large collection of old 1920's and 1930's Good Housekeeping magazines and I've always enjoyed thumbing through the old pages searching for those few unique spots...