The MadMen Effect: The TV Show's Mid-Century Impact on Home Decor

by Chris Gardner

The MadMen Effect: The TV Show's Mid-Century Impact on Home Decor

As AMC's Mad Men emerged as one of television's most beloved and well-recieved dramas, its stylish, 1960s aesthetic crept into our lives in other ways: women's dresses moved towards the high-waisted, eyeglasses became fuller and more austere, and many developed a new interest in the classic cocktails and high-balls from the two-martini lunch era.

And of course, the wonderful set dressing and styling has had quite the impact onto trends in home decor.   

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Inspiring Archives: House and Garden Magazines from 1959-1964

by Chris Gardner
Inspiring Archives: House and Garden Magazines from 1959-1964

Amy Shutt from Day-Lab DIY shares her recent find: mid-century issues of House and Garden Magazine.

"[I pick up] older issues when I come across them at an affordable price and in reading condition:



This particular group contains magazines from 1959 through 1965. And even though I have only had time to flip through them and just scan articles...I am already in love.

Articles can be found on:

-Amazing design and architecture, (house and...

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