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If good design is a balance of aesthetics and utility, the craft peaked in the years between 1945–1970.
This era of modernism hit the design sweet spot: functional beauty. Finding harmony between the natural and the manmade, designers made objects that serve their purpose with organic grace.
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“Norman Cherner Illustration”, recently submitted to our photo group by Scott Lindberg
This has so much character, you really get a feel for the space. I love it.
Judging by the view, this must be representing apartment living? It is a very long room. Is it typical to have only the one window for such a room? My brain wants to know where the bedroom(s) and kitchen are from this room and do they follow the same rectangular room arrangement? I am fascinated by apartments with only one light and view source. I’m not sure I could live that way. Lovely rendering.
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This site is a tribute to the mid-century modern movement as both a historical milestone and a living ideal, reflected in today’s best furniture, architecture, and design. Read more »
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