Sarah Archer

Sarah Archer is the author of The Midcentury Kitchen.

A woman stands in a small, 1940s-era kitchen with white cabinets and a dining table.

The Frankfurt Kitchen Changed How We Cook—and Live

There are “dream kitchens,” and then there’s the Frankfurt Kitchen, designed by architect Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky in 1926.

A Brief History of Neon Signage in Cities

The once-ubiquitous form of lighting was novel when it first emerged in the early 1900s, though it has since come to represent decline.