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1960s Design: Modern White Seating

Sep 15, 2013 |  Retro Staff No Comments

I’m a sucker for AMC’s Mad Men, and I’ve always adored dark wood office furniture. But there’s something about Roger Sterling’s modern white office, with its trippy walls and orange and green throw pillows, that just tickles my fancy. I’d love to have a space like this, though it would most certainly have to include

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Mad Men Season 6 Premieres April 7th

Apr 04, 2013 |  Retro Staff No Comments

The highly-anticipated sixth season of AMC’s period drama series, Mad Men, airs April 7, 2013 with a two-hour episode called “The Doorway”. Hollywood Reporter calls it an episode “preoccupied with death” as Don Draper and Roger Sterling spend time trying to figure out why they’re living. Sources, including the press, are pretty tight-lipped about the

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Retro Google Search (Mad Men Style)

Mar 18, 2013 |  Retro Staff No Comments

In the 1960s, office machines required a great deal of human input. The traditional clicking and clomping sounds of printing devices echoed throughout office floors, as executives sat in private offices, doors closed. It was the “Mad Men” era – a common reference based on the modern-produced television show. And anything Mad Men is considered

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Retro TV, Movies, Music & Video Games

Oct 28, 2011 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Turn on your radio or TV and it’s a sure bet you’ll find something that looks and sounds awfully familiar.  Now more than ever, what’s old is new, yesterday is today and if it was good then, it’ll be better now.  Retro is everywhere! Why?  Lots of reasons, really.  We’re getting older and living longer,

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