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Southwestern Art Deco

Art Deco had many regional variants. Hoover Dam is the Southwest’s greatest Deco structure but other styles exist like Pueblo Deco. It’s fun to see Deco survive around the region. The first two photos are bridge abutments near Burro Creek … Continue reading

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Art Deco Design from Singapore

Vario in Singapore has designed what they call their Empire Art Deco Mechanical Watch. They say they got their inspiration from New York’s Empire State building which is late Deco. They put an etching of the building on the back … Continue reading

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To All The Bands Corporate Radio Never Played

Sci-Fi CaperĀ (internal link), a power trio who has a chance at success with the rise of the internet. I can’t express how suffocating it was to go through the 70s and 80s with radio playlists controlling which bands got on … Continue reading

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Modern Art Deco?

NB: All links unsponsored. No monetizing here! Modern Art Deco? In my last post I looked at some watches ascribed to modern Bauhaus design. (internal link) Which got me to thinking. Are there any watches inspired by Art Deco? A … Continue reading

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Styling Today in the Bauhaus Way

NB: Links are unsponsored and developed on my own. Bauhaus design lives on. These two German watches show it off. And a third might qualify with imagination. This first is a Nomos Orion which retails for between $1,800 and $4,000 … Continue reading

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Good Clip Art Goes A Long Way

While searching my paper files and folders I came across this graphic I did in the mid-1990’s. I had gone to Def Con II the previous summer and I was getting ready to go again. Dark Tangent called for poster … Continue reading

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So When Did The Color Rust Become Popular?

I don’t recall rust, copper, or terra-cotta as colors for buildings and ornamental pieces when I was growing up. Do you? Somehow, somewhere, it started happening in my part of California in the the 1980s. I think. It’s certainly a … Continue reading

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