I was raised in a mid-1960’s three-bedroom ranch house with one full bath and a half bath. While bedrooms, kitchen and living room were updated over time, the home’s bathrooms seemed to be frozen in time for forty years. Both baths featured classic mid-century color palettes, fixtures, and unique plumbing designs. Their four walls were tiled with the full bath having pink tiles while the half bath’s tiles were an aqua blue. The floors were white linoleum with a funky gold scribble pattern. The toilets were pink and blue to match their respective tile walls. They both had single cabinet style vanities with laminate counter tops and drop-in sinks. Like all mid-century plumbing, the faucets for the bathroom sink and tub were chrome. The handles were truly unique to the period, resembling the bottom portion of a three-finned space rocket. To a young boy filled with imagination, the handles looked like the tails of rockets embedded deep into the sink vanity and tiled walls of the shower. Six years ago the full bath was gutted and remodeled to a more contemporary, but traditional, style. Gone were the funky linoleum, pink tiles, and faucet with rocket-ship handles.
A few years after the bathroom remodel, Mid-Century Modern design became vogue and the style’s
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Shop 4 Classics offers streamline faucets and modern style sinks, toilets, and bathtubs that are complimentary to today’s Mid-Century Modern bathroom designs. Chrome deco-style faucets and in-wall shower sets from Strom Plumbing and Cheviot Products bathroom sink faucets are ideal choices for Mid-Century Modern bathrooms. Cheviot Products also offers sleek modern design sinks while both Cheviot Products and Strom Plumbing offer a variety of modern freestanding bathtubs perfect for your Mid-Century Modern bathroom makeover.