Look!: Bachelor Pads Then and Now

Look!: Bachelor Pads Then and Now

Gregory Han
Dec 4, 2006

Can you believe at one time Playboy magazine was an arbiter of style? Don't believe us? Check out this amazing article circa 1961, titled The Playboy Town House: Posh Plans for Exciting Urban Living. Compare this to the recently premiered Esquire House 360, and despite the high-tech goodness and futuristic amenities, we somehow believe the 1961 pad trumps the 2006, 17,000 square Italian villa in style with room to spare. [via Meathaus] It's easy to explain perusing through vintage issues of Playboy, oggling gatefold spreads, when they're filled with design articles like this!

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