Category Archives: Then&Now

Vintage Photos- Interior Space #3

Orange chair c. 1955-1965

Risom Rocker c. 2009 (available at DWR)

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Vintage Photos- Interior Space #1, #2

Then&Now: Chairs By Eames

Mid-Century Modern Chairs

A Page From…The Classic Book ‘Guide To Easier Living

Then&Now: George Nelson’s Modern Classics

Vintage School Photo #5

Long before texting, there was the ‘talking tree‘ where students tacked hundreds of messages to each other. This one was on the campus of the University of Chicago c. 1950.

A Page From…

…Vanity Fair Magazine, 1997.

The kitchen of restauranteur Keith McNally.

(Photo- James Mortimer)

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A Page From…The World Of Interiors Magazine, May 1991

~candid spaces~

Summer Camp Kitchen

Dorm Room

Vintage dorm room photos c. 1977.

Interior details- Rugby striped curtain, five drawer dresser, Grover, granny square afghan and  alarm clock.

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Vintage Photos- Interior Space #1, #2

White/On/White

Looking back at Spring 1981- Wing collared ruffled blouse by Margaret Howell worn with vintage lace vest & Kamikaze white jodhpurs.

Looking forward to Spring 2012- Eyelet embellished blouse & linen pants (special order) from Chloé.

(Top photo- Barry Lategan for British Vogue, 1981. Bottom photo- Daniel Jackson for Harper’s Bazaar, 2012)

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Large Scale Knits

Chic Weekender

A Page From…

...Queen Victoria’s Journal, 1840.

In this entry, Queen Victoria wrote about her upcoming nuptials to Prince Albert. She even did a quick sketch of her wedding head wreath & veil (left).

(Photo- Royal Archives)

Vocabulary #52: Rolodex

rolodex- a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses and telephone numbers.

Vintage Hollywood agent’s rolodex c. 1960 -1979.

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Vocabulary Series

Fireplace Mantel Idea #3- Desk Set

Get The Look #5: Tiny Home Office