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by Truro
Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie in Finland?
Replies: 6
Views: 1069

I'm not lying! Look here (track 14):
http://www.amazon.com/D-I-S-C-O-Album-V ... B0000W3ZOG
(incredible...)
by Truro
Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie in Finland?
Replies: 6
Views: 1069

Actually, the two constructions didn't get my attention in the first place, although my eyes are at least 1960s-specifically sharpened so that I would spot a retro <whatever> in a shop. Perhaps it's a bit like in one of these movie scenes where the person doesn't even realise that he is standing at ...
by Truro
Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie in Finland?
Replies: 6
Views: 1069

Googie in Finland?

Now look at this: http://s1.directupload.net/images/080325/h6gek9wo.jpg http://s1.directupload.net/images/080325/8u7llsxw.jpg That's in Jyväskylä, where I currently live. Don't know whether it has anything to do with Googie, but undoubtedly futuristic looking. The first picture shows also nicely t...
by Truro
Tue Feb 19, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie style's stomping ground
Replies: 17
Views: 2394

by Truro
Sat Feb 09, 2008 2:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie style's stomping ground
Replies: 17
Views: 2394

by Truro
Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie style's stomping ground
Replies: 17
Views: 2394

Thanks for the hints so far, I hope you don't forget the actual topic / questions! At least to my third question I feel by now capable of answering it myself, although amendments are always desired: a) More than Googie the style in question could be called (generally) futuristic - although I don't k...
by Truro
Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 421558

I took the Announcement board, because I saw there other new members having said hello.
http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11479
by Truro
Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Googie style's stomping ground
Replies: 17
Views: 2394

Googie style's stomping ground

Hi! I introduced myself in the Announcements section, for your information. http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11479 I have had lot to do with Googie style and other 1960s style, but more passively in the sense of watching preferredly this kind of movies, for example (Pink Panther, I Drea...
by Truro
Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Short first introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

You can give me your e-mail and I will send you a bunch of Finland photos, including a "Googie" water tower... ;) P.S. Hmm, actually I meant it as a joke because I thought every water tower would look like that, but just I noticed that they look very different. So the mushroom-shaped water...
by Truro
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:55 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Short first introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

Short first introduction

Hi! I'm a new member of this board and I will going to tell you shortly how I got here. I happened to notice that there is really a name for the 1960s style I love so much - Googie. I have some books about 1960s design, but in those there is only partially the style that I have been looking for, but...

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