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A ramble through domestic history in the 20th Century

Coloured Exteriors of the 50s and 60s

If you look around 50s and 60s housing estates, they often have an incoherent and dowdy feel. Much of the joy of housing design of this era lay in the … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Woven Paper Furniture (1961) – British Pathe

They don’t say this is a Lloyd Loom factory, but I’m certain it is. This is the Lloyd Loom process which is patented – and they did have a factory … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Verner Panton Chairs (1962) – British Pathe

Nice views of chairs but no sound on this video

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Lino Promo (1958) – British Pathe

Absolutely fantastic video for a little glimpse into 50s decor.

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