A blog dedicated to the The Mid Century Modern era, approximately 1945-1975. Posts will feature real estate (residential and commercial) designs, fashion and furnishings from that era. Couture Academy projects will be highlighted at least once a month if not more. Enjoy!
Typing on a typewriter. It's a great hobby. One that everyone should have for mental health reasons. Mad at the boyfriend or the boss? Punching typewriter keys and writing angry copy feels so good. Feeling sad? Same thing. Putting all down on paper via a typewriter can feel so good, which brings me to this latest round-up of all things typewriter:
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Modernism and MidCentury Modern isn't just about houses or even real estate. It's a lifestyle - it touches on just about everything - fashion, design, graphic design, photography and a whole lot more.
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Less you think I'm just about MidCentury Modern homes, you couldn't be more wrong.
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That's it have a great MCM week, friends.
Just a round-up of typewriter-related links you might enjoy:
That's it for now. If you're in the middle of the Midwest's snowstorm, have a hot cocoa and a very MCM day.
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Friends, if you've decided you need a typewriter and the prices on Facebook Marketplace are freaking you out, don't despair. Try looking for the typewriter of your dreams the old-fashioned way - garage sales, estate sales, antique shops, thrift shops. They're everywhere once you start looking. Or put the word out that you're in the market. I've been offered old typewriters for free twice in recent weeks. Twice. Free! So it does it happen. While you're on the hunt, here are some links you'll want to bookmark:
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The Tom Hanx effect on the sales of vintage typewriters continues. Here's what I found for my Google alerts on typewriters:
Back to work typing birthday cards, daily journaling on my 1964 Signature 440 typewriter. Over and out.
Photo: Julius Shulman
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That house above? It's The Kilbury House located in Palos Verdes, California and designed by architect Richard Neutra in 1961.
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