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26th February 2023

This week we have five small but influential kitchens. The National Museum in Oslo recently acquired a rare 'Frankfurt kitchen' from 1960 which went on display in 2022, cleverly lit to make it look as though it's a lovely sunny day. Designed in the late 1920s by Austrian architect, Margarete Schütte-Lihotsky (1897-2000), it is regarded as the "pioneer of modern kitchens". It aimed to increase efficiency and hygiene, and the layout also reflects the ideas of the domestic scientist Christine Frederick.

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