Until very recently, if I had moved into a house or an apartment with a fifties-style mint green sink I would have shrieked in horror and called the plumber. Lately, though, I've been noticing appealing bathrooms with original plumbing fixtures featuring a fifties retro charm.
Above: A bath in Brooklyn designed by Elizabeth Roberts: "We took every single tile off the wall and rearranged them in this bath," Roberts says (see the rest of the house at A Brownstone in Brooklyn, Reborn).
Above: A minty green vintage enamel sink; photo by David Ross.
Above: A bath in the Melbourne home of Luke Mortimer, spotted on Design Sponge.
Above: A jadeite sink and tub in Australia, photo by Toby Scott.
Above: A fifties-style green sink, photo by Lisa Hubbard.