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Documentary on American mid-century design

radicaldog

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American Look, 1958: Documentary on the delights of American mid-century design http://www.boingboing.net/2010/06/13...medium=twitter Brad sez, "First it was 'good design.' Then it was 'crap from the 50s.' Then it was 'camp' embraced by smirking hipsters. Now, it's just 'good design' again! The narrator of this 1958 GM buy-design-or-be-a-pinko agitprop conflates patriotism with gnarly tailfins,and the score could scare crows out of a cornfield, but watch it for the flat-out Googie goodness of the rocket car, the see-through boat and the Sandra Dee clone couture. I love this stuff far too much."
 

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Kind of funny how the style of household items and fixtures that were the mainstream back then are now considered trendy and cool and priced out the ass.
 

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