A place for everything and everything in it’s place

Let Spear be Your Santa Claus, ca. 1910 Clever Ikea and Container Store storage solutions are nothing new. Here’s a “bachelor chifferobe” from 1912. This single piece of furniture aims to provide the gentleman storage for everything he might need, as well as a writing desk! And “of course, a woman can use it too” … Continue reading A place for everything and everything in it’s place

One of their Greatest Fans

Emerson Electric Fans, 1946 Summer’s around the corner, and in parts of the country temperature records are already being set. Of course, we can manage, thanks to thermostatically-controlled air conditioning in every building and car. But Air Conditioning, especially in homes, wasn’t a major product until well after World War II. For the first half … Continue reading One of their Greatest Fans