Cinnamon Kitchen Chef Table - Back in the early 20th century, many kitchens appeared to be of the same design and color: White tiles, white countertops, white floors and white kitchen cabinets. Kitchen tables came in a couple of styles, whether standard design or fall leaf for the more streamlined kitchen. From the bigger mansion houses, the kitchen table was of wood, without complete, wax or varnish. The cook would utilize the kitchen table as the one and only surface on which to prepare food. Turkeys would be dressed and filled on the kitchen table, and also pastry would be rolled out for many varieties of savory and sweet pies.
As times gradually shifted, kitchen tables started to take on a new, more interesting look, and one that contained color and even glamour. A veneer was added to the table top, called Formica, also edging was made with chrome and other alloys. Legs were also made of chrome and added a shine and a gleam to the whole kitchen area. Kitchen tables were also fabricated in different shapes and sizes.
Colors became more adventurous, and white gave way to blue, yellow, red, green as well as patterns of circles or squares. |} Imitation retro is available of course, but the more discerning people are intent on acquiring a distinctive item for this particular retro-look kitchen. Kitchen designers weren't slow to adjust to the fashion and demand with this particular retro furniture, and fresh creations soon hit the market, depending on the designs of old.
The diners are getting in on the action, as more than one area can boast an original diner with vinyl seats, chrome edging and the all-important jukebox unit at each table. In order to acquire an original retro kitchen table, an individual would have to keep tabs on all of the thrift shops in your area. You would also need to visit the auction rooms and hope that something would become accessible. But good pieces in excellent condition could be seen if searched for. However, the perfect retro kitchen table for most of us, maybe the imitation items found in our modern furniture warehouses. There is not anything wrong with these things, and they do it very nicely into our modern decorative kitchen or dining area.
New materials are used for the laminated tops, and chrome to the edging and legs can come from another part of the world than the initial back in the 50's. However, the quality is good, and the range is probably better, due to the creative genius of those designers who are able to visualize a fresh retro kitchen, with modern designs and colours. Thus, if you're looking for that fantastic fresh, old look to your kitchen, then go for the 'new' retro look, and function as respect along with your neighbors and friends.