Many of Heinlein's ideas have merit, while others slightly missed the mark on what has become conventional in the modern home. Here are some of our favorite photographs along with their descriptions from the article A House To Make Life Easy, written by Thomas E. Stimson, Jr.
"Below 'commuting' table is set with china in kitchen, then rolled through a wall into the dining are."
"Trash goes through a hinged partition in the kitchen wall and falls into a storage bin outside the house... Music center in hall off study contains radio and record player wired to speakers in each room"
"There's everything to please the housewife in the kitchen, including an 'office' with phone and typewriter."
"Arthur Heinlein relaxes on built-in divan beside raised fireplace. Note convenient cupboard at end of divan'
"Divan in home can be converted can be converted into double beds simply by swinging top half out onto floor and covering with pads"
(Images: Popular Mechanic)