Friday, February 04, 2011

Back to the Future in Design

I always thought that the look below was ugly, but I had to live through the tail end of it in my childhood. With enough time having now passed, I have to say that I find the look fascinating (though still ugly):



He has others in this series that are nice, but don't carry the same weight. It seems like, in hindsight, many designers of that era were looking to modernize the Frank Loyd Wright look, when the reality turned out that look had already been taken as far as it could go without turning into farce (with otherwordly colors and/or plastic chairs).

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