Side-by-side or stacked: By my count, that's two configurations for a laundry pair. Even by today's recessionary math, that isn't exactly a broad choice of installation options, but in 1964, Westinghouse blithely indulged in a bit of creative counting. While the inventive arithmetic is amusing, what really doesn't add up here is the happy homemaker. Handbag slung pragmatically over her arm [perhaps it contains clothespins?], she is busily ironing nothing. Except, possibly, her left hand.
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.