Bachelor’s Pad

November 30, 2011 at 12:23 pm (life!, pictures)

“During the 1950s and 1960s, the bachelor pad was considered one of the ultimate possessions for a young career-minded man. In this space, he was able to decorate his apartment with style to fit his tastes. For much of the early 20th century, the female presence in the home dominated while it was a man’s responsibility to become the breadwinner. In the 1950s, men’s attitudes about marriage changed with the representation and openness of sexuality featured on-screen. At this point, the thought of being single was welcomed, and most men felt comfortable to court a number of women freely. The bachelor pad then became a symbol of the 1950s cosmopolitan male, and a typical “pad” included: a bar, an array of artwork, furniture (usually designed by a well-known architect), minimal decór, and a hi-fi system for entertaining. It reflected his awareness of culture and the arts, while at the same time it acted as a lure for potential female visitors- which meant it was usually clean.”

hmmm..something minimalist would be nice.

https://i2.wp.com/www.beinteriordecorator.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/modern-interior-living-room-equipped-with-flat-screen-TV-and-modern-furniture-588x367.jpg

https://i0.wp.com/cdn.freshome.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/hollywoods-house-of-the-year-5.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/cdn.home-designing.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/penthouse_bedroom_by_sedatdurucan.jpg

https://i2.wp.com/www.modernarchitectureconcept.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Bachelor-Pad-Apartment-with-Contemporary-Style-7.jpg

http://www.archdaily.com/90794/yaletown-loft-kelly-reynolds/

https://i2.wp.com/equitygreen.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/08/09/bachelor.jpg

Advertisements

2 Comments

  1. Anonymous said,

    2nd and 2nd last!

  2. fromdusktilldawn said,

    haha yes we will have all of that. thought the first and 4th were nice too

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: