Friday, February 28, 2014

Atomic Age Advertising - Appliance Department

Mid Century America making life faster and easier at every turn.

Introducing Advertising's Cold War

I recently had to go and purchase a new stove and fridge. 
Not the most exciting way to spend your day. It occurred to me that
this is probably why Advertisers spun the illustrations and rhetoric
for household appliance ads with such flare.

One thing's for sure. They don't advertise like they used to. 

Check out these appliance ads in my collection.

Opening Her Eyes

Sell. Sell. Sell.

Homemaker Horror

All's Well that Ends Well