Mid-Century Modern Freak

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1946 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Showgirl Bunny - Via

HAPPY EASTER!!! - midcenturymodernfreak

1946 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Showgirl Bunny - Via

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1969 Mark & Christine Baxter Home - Part 2 | Architect: Bulgarian architect Iwan Iwanoff | Perth, Western Australia | Photos: Angelita Bonetti & Styling/Production: Anna Flanders Via

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1969 Mark & Christine Baxter Home - Part 1 | Architect: Bulgarian architect Iwan Iwanoff | Perth, Western Australia | Photos: Angelita Bonetti & Styling/Production: Anna Flanders - Via

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Retro Future Set Design | Star Trek

Designing The Final Frontier | Art Director: Matt Jefferies

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Soviet Modernism
1964 Movie Theater | Architect: ? | Sochi, Russia | Photo: Boris Feldblyum - Via

Soviet Modernism

1964 Movie Theater | Architect: ? | Sochi, Russia | Photo: Boris Feldblyum - Via

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Now We’re Confused
1959 Renault 900 Prototype - Via

Now We’re Confused

1959 Renault 900 Prototype - Via

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1964-65 Industrial Production Prototypes  | MMK Arnhem Art Museum | Photos: Klaas Vermaas
Exhibition in the museum for modern art in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Polish design 1955-1968 from the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw - Via

1964-65 Industrial Production Prototypes  | MMK Arnhem Art Museum | Photos: Klaas Vermaas

Exhibition in the museum for modern art in Arnhem, the Netherlands. 
Polish design 1955-1968 from the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw - Via

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The Many Lives of William Klein

William Klein has lived many lives. One of the world’s most influential photographers, he pioneered the art of street photography and created some of the most iconic fashion images of the 20th century. He also made over twenty films, including the first ever documentary about Muhammad Ali and a brilliant satire of the fashion world, Who Are You Polly Magoo?

With a major Tate Modern exhibition currently celebrating his work, imagine… spends time with William Klein to discover the irrepressible, charismatic personality behind a remarkable creative life.

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1957 Danske Danish Modern Dining Set | Design: Kjer-Jakobsen for Virtue Brothers of California - Via

1957 Danske Danish Modern Dining Set | Design: Kjer-Jakobsen for Virtue Brothers of California - Via

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UNIK Restaurant | Design: Marcelo Joulia | Palermo, Buenos Aires

Via: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

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Early Electric Car
1973 Exhibit at the first symposium on low pollution power systems development held at the Marriott Motor Inn, Ann Arbor. Vehicles and hardware were assembled at the EPA Ann Arbor Laboratory. Part of the exhibit was held in the motel parking lot. Photo shows participants looking over the ESB ‘Sundancers,’ an experimental electric car.” Frank Lodge, Ann Arbor, Michigan. - Via

Early Electric Car

1973 Exhibit at the first symposium on low pollution power systems development held at the Marriott Motor Inn, Ann Arbor. Vehicles and hardware were assembled at the EPA Ann Arbor Laboratory. Part of the exhibit was held in the motel parking lot. Photo shows participants looking over the ESB ‘Sundancers,’ an experimental electric car.” Frank Lodge, Ann Arbor, Michigan. - Via

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1950s Space Dividers with Built-InsVia: 1 | 2

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Where Are They Now? | Susan Olsen aka Cindy Brady

During The Brady Bunch’s original run, it only found modest success, but it became a huge hit in syndication. Despite the show’s continued popularity, Susan Olsen, the actress who portrayed the precocious Cindy Brady, says the actors haven’t made a dime off of it since 1979. In this clip, Susan—who was just 7 years old when she was cast as Cindy—explains why. Plus, Susan talks about the moment she decided to quit acting.

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1952 Consumer Relations | San Francisco, CA | Photo: Dorothea Lange - Via

1952 Consumer Relations | San Francisco, CA | Photo: Dorothea Lange - Via

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Control Panels of the Future

1957-1967 Monsanto House of the Future | Architects: Marvin Goody & Richard Hamilton | Photos: Ralph Crane - Via

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