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Monday, April 27, 2009

Star Trek & Sixties Design, 4: Poppies, My Pretty

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"Take your pleasure seriously."
--Charles Eames, mid-century American designer







Marimekko's "Unikko" poppy pattern was designed by Maija Isola (of Finland) in 1964, as well as the "Kaivo" pattern, bottom right.

"The Trouble with Tribbles," aired 1967. Screenplay by David Gerrold, who said, "STAR TREK’S very existence said, 'There will be a future! And we must learn how to make it the best of all possible futures!'”

The fiberglass-shelled 1966 Dash Ninety-Nine chair, designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller.

4 comments:

bink said...

Here's the cover page for your new book.

fresca said...

Yes!

poodletail said...

More, please!

fresca said...

I'd love to do nothing else. But... work, you know. Cruel world.