Mad about the '60s
But even if this means goodbye to advertising super-salesman Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper and Partners agency, it won't be the finish of retro style. Some of today's Big Ben alarm clocks evoke the decades even before Mad Men, the 1930s and ...
April 11, 2015
New York's new hotels: From Central Park to Madison Avenue
Colourful interiors are offset with retro desk lamps and cartoon-style images of the Manhattan skyline on the walls. Some of the rooms in the 21-storey Housed in a 41-storey former clock tower opposite Madison Square Park, the 273-room hotel will ...
April 10, 2015
All 109 Sleater-Kinney Songs, Ranked
Tucker's shaky vocals work best when she's unleashing a torrent of passion at a target, but on this Dig Me Out track, her restrained phrasing and cookie-cutter lyrics (“I'll stop the clock / I'll touch the sky”) can't keep “Things You Say” from being a ...
April 1, 2015
An Ideal Platform to Buy Modern Retro Furniture Online
range of modern retro furniture that includes furniture's for indoors such as dining tables, chairs, storage, stools, sofas, couches, coffee and side tables, occasional based chairs and lounges, display cabinets, bedside tables, beds, lamps like ...
March 31, 2015
Bon Appétit Moves to a New Home and Into the Kitchen You've Always Wanted
At 3 p.m. each day, the magazine's senior staff gathers at the 515-square-foot tasting room, sitting on Minotti chairs, silverware and cloth napkins set out along a custom-built walnut dining table. A midcentury modern credenza by BDDW, Steampunk-style ...
March 10, 2015
Recreating the Iconic Photo by Slim Aarons, 'Poolside Gossip'
symbol of modernism as the Richard Neutra home that was its setting. Open a few shelter magazines and you're likely to come across the photo hanging in someone's house — a piece of hip retro décor like the Barcelona chair or the lacquer Parsons desk....
February 19, 2015
The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele
The inner sanctum offered a hodgepodge of instruments on display: ukes fashioned from indestructible polycarbonate and painted in retro pastels, cigar-box ukes, and the classic natural wood Hawaiian models. Participants lapped up advice on ...
January 25, 2015
Still, she did insist on a stunning raspberry-coloured glass splashback to her sleek induction hob, which matches the kettle, a toaster and two funky stools under the Again slightly retro is a wall clock, while quite an extravagant central light... More to the liking of serious clock collectors will be the 150 mantel, bracket, wall and tall case clocks, wristwatches and pocket watches at the start of the sale, which begins at 1 p. m. Among them is an eight-day, 54-inch-high, musical... This funky brushed steel wall clock with red hands is the right size and costs €64. 99 from www. Wall decals, decorative clocks, candle wall sconces â€” gone are the days wall vases with dainty flowers, or a funky wall applique that speaks your mind can breathe new life into a room. “People feel they are not qualified (to hang wall art A lime green glass windbreak leads into a room rich with wooden panels, lush and exuberant lighting, and funky touches such as a wall of clocks and another wall dedicated to Life Magazine covers. A young designer puts his company's wood scraps to good use with funky office accessories under the brand name He invites you to jazz up your workplace with such quirky items as a round wall clock, waffle-like wall hooks and a ceiling light...
First impressions : The day before our departure to Chiang Rai, we overheard a girl in our hostel recounting her brief experience of the city, which she described as dirty and dull. Therefore, visiting less touristy areas provides both a nice break from this, and an insight into modern Thai life. But for us, Chiang Rai lacked both the fast-paced excitement of big cities like Bangkok and Chiang Mai, and the small town charm of places like Pai. Accommodation: Luckily, our hostel (happynest) was an absolute gem, a bright open plan building with a shabby chic theme, complete with quirky touches such as typewriters and retro bicycles: . . Soft beds and an included breakfast were also a... We were fortunate enough to meet some lovely people during out stay here, which brightened up our time in Chiang Rai. The main attraction that draws people to Chiang Rai is the white temple. Constructed in 1997, a temple with a modern twist, it provides an interesting alternative to the many wats you see in Thailand which can begin to blur into one. Nightlife: To summarise the nightlife situation, on our first evening in Chiang Rai we asked the guy on the front desk of our hostel for a map of the area. This is the clock tower.
Everyone needs that space they can call their own. In light of that, we’ve put together a few items that no “Man Cave” should be without, especially if you’re a geek. The Bang & Olufsen UHD BeoVision Avant 85” TV. First things first, no geek’s room can be complete without a state-of-the-art home theatre set up and what better company to go with than B&O. Their all new BeoVision Avant, in its gorgeous 85 inch... Ultimate Audio Chair. If you’re going to enjoy watching your movies or playing console games in your own space, you may as well do it in style and comfort. To that effect, we’re prescribing the Ultimate Audiochair that comes with all the bells and whistles you’d need for your personal zone. To start off with, it’s a pretty comfortable recliner that’s fitted with space inside each arm rest – one to hold and cool your beverage of choice, the other a storage space for your tablet, phone, remotes, books, what have you. [Available at Ultimate-Audio-Chair ]. The Emperor 1510. Speaking of the ultimate chairs, here’s one that will blow your mind – enter the MWE lab’s Emperor 1510 work station.
Mad about the '60s
Westclox ad, midcentury • Alarm clock ... modern fridge doubles as an all-purpose bulletin board, cartoon repository and children's art gallery thanks to a gadget that caught on about the time that Mad Men depicts -- the refrigerator magnet. • Desk ...
April 10, 2015