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Thanks! It is a one off 1960's piece, originally in Lufthansa Airline's London offices. Hard to come by another of this scale but we suggest looking on First Dibs.
a 1960s globe salvaged from a London airline office
Global Warming An everyday object takes on playful airs when it's blown up to Brobdingnagian proportions. Here it's a 1960s globe salvaged from a London airline office.
Global warmingAn everyday object takes on playful airs when it’s blown up to Brobdingnagian proportions. Here it’s a 1960s globe salvaged from a London airline office.
blown up to Brobdingnagian proportions. Here it's a 1960s globe salvaged from a London airline office.
Add a mobile mapIf you don’t want the permanence of map wallpaper, but definitely have the travel bug, try a moveable feature instead. There’s something delightfully retro about this freestanding
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Sofa: Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, circa 1960s, Salvation Army; coffee table: Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller, circa 1960s
Milo Baughman’s Design Classic 825 Sectional reflects his affinity for a relaxed style that fosters an aura of gregariousness and warmth. In a 1971 lecture at Oregon
the open room and directs the eye toward the deck and its view. Sofa: Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, circa 1960s, Salvation Army; coffee table: Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller, circa 1960s
Few things say 1960s mod more than Eero Aarnio's Ball Chair. A simple molded form and bright color combine to create a chair that's also a "room."
Ball Chair de Eero Aarnio - 1960
Few things say 1960s mod more than Eero Aarnio's Ball Chair. A simple molded form and bright color combine to create a chair that's also a "room." Current models are available
Finnish designer Eero Aarnio rose to worldwide fame in the 1960s with his now-iconic Ball Chair, a deceptively simple piece of furniture that he thought of as “a room within a room.” The chair was introduced at the
Alexander Michael & Assoc
Home in an ICBM Missile Silo
intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) silos designed to withstand the impending nuclear threat brought on during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the 1960s.The Crisis lasted fewer than two weeks, and most silos were decommissioned by 1964 – but not this one. Since he bought it in 1996, Michael has worked
Michael says he’s not a Cold War enthusiast or military fanatic. Rather, as a designer, he’s interested in such a utilitarian structure designed specifically for function. “I find things like these silos and military bunkers extraordinary in their focus on purpose,” he says. “They’re designed with nothing
nuclear missile silo?”He’s spent more than 15 years restoring the silo, financed by his work as an architect and the sale of a one-bedroom apartment in Sydney. “I didn’t like that apartment, so I thought I’d buy a nuclear missile silo instead,” he says. “I can’t tell you how much joy it’s given me.”The front
A Musician's Vintage Style Brings a Cottage to Life
he says.The hutch, which the home’s owner left behind, is topped with a vintage Southwest-inspired bowl and vases from Pickerel’s former work as an art director’s assistant. The reproduction matador art is faux Spanish — one of many such works ubiquitous in the 1960s. “I don’t care at all that it was
like this, I see it as part of our past. I consider it a gold mine.”Bowl: Yesterday’s Village in Yakima, Washington; guitar: Prairie Song (late 1960s), Emerald City Guitars; cowboy boots: Nocona (1950s); sofa: Macy’s
midcentury-style home could feel a little over-polite. But the rug, with its large-scale squares, picks up on the 1950s and 1960s shades and gives them a bit more ‘oomph’. It’s like a 1960s artwork for the feet.
Peter McIntyre, Peter and Dione McIntyre House - 1955
originally made of compressed straw — an experimental product at the time. However, the house got too cold in winter, so the material was replaced in the 1960s.Photo by Flickr user Rory Rory