Mid-Century Modern Lust Objects


Flip Clocks Inspired by the Solari Dator 5

Countless calendar clocks are inspired by the Dator 5 designed by Gino Valle and manufactured by Solari Udine in the mid- to late ’60s. Here is some tasty eye candy for flip clock fetishists.

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Flickr Pick of the Week: Vintage Bavarian Sign

Prof. Michael Stoll writes: This signage from the ’60s I got from eBay a few years ago. It’s 2.60m wide and 0.5m tall. “Medicus” is the name of an orthopedic...

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Box Sofa by Autoban/De La Espada

Don’t read too much into it — the number is completely random (just used whatever I liked best in FF Oxide , actually) — but anything that tops my list of covetable items, or those things which you should get me for Christmas, will now get this label. ... The big question on everyone’s mind when seeing something this square, with a back this low, and padding this spare: can I sit on it for more than a few minutes?

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