This luxury bed of the future as envisioned in 1959 had built-in phone and control panels for the lights in the room, a small kitchenette hidden inside a drawer, and was also a power bed able to raise and lower. The two-twin bed configuration slides together or apart in what is the epitome of 1950s sitcom glam, but with a futuristic luxury twist. And how much did this space age bed weigh? A mere 2,500 pounds!
Other modern conveniences they thought up were electrified facial care (so very prevalent today) and a tape player for listening to music in bed (or if career ladies wanted to dictate work notes before bed!). Some aspects of the future they couldn’t have predicted: the decline of the fur industry, and the idea that in the future we’d still be bringing milk inside in the morning! Have a look below in this fun British Pathé newsreel below.
Bring the family together and make a complete breakfast with just one appliance. Enjoy a cup of coffee with the four-cup coffee maker, then treat the family to a variety of breakfast meats and eggs cooked on the large, non-stick griddle. The multi-fu... read more