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by Miami Modern
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Playboy Townhouse
Replies: 15
Views: 2555

I was also blown away by this townhouse, (looks like Derek Flint's pad)though I'm glad I searched for it before posting a duplicate thread. Anyway, *BUMP* and enjoy! ***
by Miami Modern
Sun Jan 25, 2009 4:58 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Style During the JFK Era (1961-63)
Replies: 4
Views: 2703

*BUMP*

Looks like AMC's Mad Men TV show has proven to be a blessing! It begins in 1960, so if the show is accurate, I can get a good idea of how fashions were. Of course, there's always the actual early-1960s movies...
by Miami Modern
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Films with loads of cool mid century furniture/design sets
Replies: 6
Views: 1802

For Starters...

Our Man Flint (1966)
Marriage on the Rocks (1965)
Guide For the Married Man (1967)
Boys Night Out (1962)
Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
by Miami Modern
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Is there a certain smell that takes you back?
Replies: 26
Views: 5252

As already mentioned, cardboard LP sleeves. Plus, Catholic churches, old comic books, Carvel Ice Cream stores, old books, and my grandparents house had a wonderful scent; it also happened to be perpetually stuck in 1962, which is when they first bought it! Overrall, the scent that takes me back is a...
by Miami Modern
Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOW to post IMAGES?
Replies: 6
Views: 6908

Help! I try uploading an avatar from my computer, but it doesn't let me. The jpeg is within the size parameters, so how do I upload my avatar?
by Miami Modern
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Disney Treasures: Secrets, Stories & Magic DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Disney Treasures: Secrets, Stories & Magic DVD

I just received the latest (released Dec 11) in the Disney Treasures series and for us MidMod appreciators, there's much to, well, appreciate! There are three episodes of Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color and one of them is "DisneyLand Goes To the [1964] World's Fair." I'll get more d...
by Miami Modern
Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Soundtrack Release: Sex & the Single Girl
Replies: 2
Views: 609

I know you'd like this, Futura Girl! The same label has some similarly swingin' soundtracks in the little known films Hotel/Kaleidoscope which is more of the swingin' 60s a little bit later on in the decade. Check out the cue called "Airport" on HOTEL. Very "Bustling City Metropolis&q...
by Miami Modern
Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:56 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Soundtrack Release: Sex & the Single Girl
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Soundtrack Release: Sex & the Single Girl

Just wanted to let everyone know that back in October, Film Score Monthly (FSM) issued the original soundtrack to the 1964 film Sex and the Single Girl/ The Chapman Report as a CD "two-fer." The Tony Curtis-Natalie Wood film is a midmod treasure, with the score being of the loungey Henry M...
by Miami Modern
Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:44 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Style During the JFK Era (1961-63)
Replies: 4
Views: 2703

Thanks so much for your reply. I have seen most films from the time period, including the Hudson/Day vehicles. You're right about the 1950s still being around circa 1961-63. I guess the "Mod" Sixties didn't really begin until about 1965, and IMO there's a mini-decade from 1968-73 because w...
by Miami Modern
Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Do you have a favorite "MCM mood" music?
Replies: 28
Views: 5137

OF COURSE, We all need our recommended daily allowance of the iconic Ultra Lounge series by Capitol. http://img.101cd.com/muzeimguk/1014729.jpg http://www.ultralounge.com/ This is a most enjoyable compilation! I bought it in 1999 and only recently(!) have I begun to go nuts over "Bossa Novavil...
by Miami Modern
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Do you have a favorite "MCM mood" music?
Replies: 28
Views: 5137

It's from 1963 and is the best synthesis of laid-back cool and strings that you'll ever hear. No vocals, however, but that's a good thing!
by Miami Modern
Thu Feb 08, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Shadow of Your Smile
Replies: 1
Views: 978

Yes, it's one of the great songs of the Sixties that won the Academy Award, back when there were songs worthy of the award! I also put 1968's "The Windmills of Your Mind" in this category of great songs of the Sixties (for grown ups; not the rock stuff). ***
by Miami Modern
Thu Feb 08, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mimo: Miami Modern Revealed
Replies: 5
Views: 1983

by Miami Modern
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: "I'm getting sick of seeing mid-century sofas"
Replies: 7
Views: 2619

It's interesting to note the differences in view between the Baby Boomers and subsequent generations. Whereas the Boomers rejected much of their parents' values and accomplishments, the Gen-X (or Y) embraced their grandparents' accomplishments and recognized the optimism in MidMod. Well, yes and no...
by Miami Modern
Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mimo: Miami Modern Revealed
Replies: 5
Views: 1983

Thanks for the heads up! Inventory is now minus one. It's a great read, even if the font is a bit on the light side. But I, as a native Floridian, learned mucho about my hometown. Glad you ordered it. Any chance of adding this book to the "Must Have Reading" section of Lottaliving?
by Miami Modern
Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:17 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: "I'm getting sick of seeing mid-century sofas"
Replies: 7
Views: 2619

It seems to have down here in Florida. Local news, which always has tons of commercials for furniture companies has one with a "Loungey"
Bossa Nova piece playing while trying to sell commercial-weary me MIdMod-inspired sectionals and the like.
by Miami Modern
Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:28 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mimo: Miami Modern Revealed
Replies: 5
Views: 1983

Mimo: Miami Modern Revealed

Just wanted to let you know that the excellent book Mimo: Miami Modern Revealed , which was published in 2004 is currently selling at $5.00 at Barnes & Noble's website! It's normally a $40.00 book, but it's on clearance (new; hardcover) and I can't reccomend this book enough for MidMod lovers. G...
by Miami Modern
Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: "I'm getting sick of seeing mid-century sofas"
Replies: 7
Views: 2619

I don't watch the show, but apparently a lot of other people don't either, as The O.C. has been cancelled. That'll teach 'em to insult MidMod! :evil: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6231603.stm You'll also see many, many commercials catering to the so-called "Generation X" with Mi...
by Miami Modern
Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:08 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 461640

Thanks for the welcome! I'm an employee at the college, so I get paid (though not much :( ) to work in an environment featuring goldenrod terrazzo flooring and floating staircases! I'm a lifelong south Floridian and the ironic thing is, that while I was growing up, there was nothing but scorn for wh...
by Miami Modern
Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 461640

Hello, everyone! I'm a Mimo (Miami Modern; hence the username!) enthusiast who's also becoming interested in southern California architecture. I see that many here are on the West Coast. Are there any other East Coasters here at the forum? I work at a Mid-Mod college campus in Miami, too. My college...
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