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Timeless Charm: Bringing the 1950s into Your Modern Kitchen Renovation


In our latest project, we embarked on a journey through time, infusing a touch of the 1950s into a modern kitchen renovation. Edmontonians looking to blend nostalgia with contemporary style will find inspiration in this retro kitchen transformation.

Modern full kitchen renovation

Capturing the Nostalgia:

Retro kitchens are all about capturing the essence of a bygone era. Our design team meticulously incorporated classic elements, from pastel color palettes to replacing typical chrome with modern brass accents, transporting this kitchen to the charm of the 1950s. Every detail was considered to evoke the warmth and simplicity of that iconic era.

Retro pastel blue cabinetry, tile backsplash and farmhouse kitchen sink

Functional Nostalgia:

While the design elements pay homage to the past, functionality remains a top priority. Modern appliances seamlessly integrate with retro aesthetics, providing the best of both worlds. Homeowners can enjoy the convenience of contemporary technology without sacrificing the vintage vibe.

Large Corian waterfall kitchen island with retro olive green pendant lighting

Edmonton's Retro Renaissance:

As the design landscape evolves, Edmonton is experiencing a renaissance of retro influences. Homeowners across the city are embracing the timeless appeal of mid-century design. From Old Strathcona to Glenora, the fusion of vintage and contemporary is reshaping kitchen aesthetics in the heart of Alberta.

Custom wood long dining table with aqua green epoxy feature

Why Retro?

The 1950s embodied a sense of optimism and style, and incorporating these elements into your kitchen creates a space that is not only functional but also emotionally resonant. Retro kitchens are a conversation starter, a unique expression of personal style that stands out in the modern design scene.

White oak wood cabinets and kitchen bar countertop

Expert Tips for Your Own 1950's Retro Renovation:
  • Color Palette: Choose pastel shades like mint green, powder blue, or soft pink to capture the 1950s vibe.

  • Cabinet Hardware: Focus on the form rather than the finish when selecting hardware for your cabinets. Chrome isn't always the answer to a fifties inspired kitchen!

  • Flooring and Backsplash: While checkered tiles or bold patterns can infuse your kitchen with the iconic 1950s look, consider more subtle approaches. Harmonize colors and finishes that evoke the era's aesthetic.


Embarking on a retro kitchen renovation journey allows homeowners in Edmonton to embrace the past while enjoying the comforts of the present. If you're considering a kitchen makeover, let the 1950s inspire a space that is not only a feast for the eyes but also a celebration of timeless design.

Connect with Us:

Are you ready to infuse your kitchen with a touch of retro charm? Connect with our in-house design team to explore possibilities tailored to your taste and lifestyle.


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