admin. Interior Design. December 10th , 2017.
Have you ever heard of a piece of furniture known as Hoosier cabinet? If now you have no idea about this piece of furniture, it is okay though. This furniture was highly popular back in the 20th century. It was named Hoosier for its origin that is the Hoosier state of Indiana. It was considered to be a more modern and advanced variation or modification of the previously popular baker’s cabinet furniture. The original ideas back then was using a contemporary art deco look. If you are planning to look for a piece of this cabinet today, you should probably dig even further regarding the history of it at first even from the very beginning of it.
Knowing more about the features of the so called Hoosier cabinet is essential to determine whether you are going to really need it or not. You will also determine whether it is a perfect choice for you or not. Using the basic ideas of baker’s cabinet, there is carefully designed storage space along with some additional features to make sure that it has such great function of it.
There are dish racks, spice racks, utensils hooks, jars storage spaces, glassware shelves, and also flour bins with sifters as the main features of this piece of Hoosier cabinet furniture. There are also pull-out shelves and work surfaces included in some features. This Hoosier cabinet will definitely give you easy access toward your stuff in the kitchen.
Surprisingly the name of Hoosier cabinet itself is also the name if the company of Hoosier Manufacturing Co. The company has its base in New Castle Indiana started in the beginning of the 20th century. Along the years with the rising popularity of the cabinet there are more companies to make the cabinet including McDougall Co originated in Indianapolis and also Sellers Co originated in Elwood. By simply knowing the makers of this cabinet, you will be able to at least know the originality of the cabinet itself if you could possibly find one old piece of it.
Unfortunately, in the 30s, this so called Hoosier cabinet was not that popular previously. Following the fallen popularity of this design of the cabinet, the company created the so called art deco fashion style of cabinet. Just as the Hoosier, this particular type of cabinet was getting more and more popular easily. As a matter of fact, that new design of cabinet was based on the ideas of Hoosier cabinet followed by several additional decorations and adjustments.
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