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by dilettante
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: insomnia + home improvement
Replies: 11
Views: 2419

My wife really hated the panelling. She just wasn't expecting it to come down so soon. She woke up, looked at it, and said "might as well do all of it. Start on the next room tonight." I love that woman.... Perhaps the greatest happiness available to any man is the love of a good woman. Y...
by dilettante
Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: CITROEN DS - The "frog mouth"
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: CITROEN DS - The "frog mouth"

I don't know how many people are familiar with this car in the US, but being from Europe, I remember admiring this truly unique and advanced car for its age... really cool mid-century design and great ride due to its advanced hydro-pneumatic suspension, where you practically don't feel the road. A ...
by dilettante
Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 449501

Hello, I was excited to discover this website a week ago and have enjoyed the solid information members contribute to the forum. It seems like a very nice community! I live in the small city of Orinda, just over the Berkeley hills in the East Bay area of Northern California. Although Orinda is too h...
by dilettante
Sun Aug 20, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Mid Century Modernism DEFINITION
Replies: 16
Views: 26582

PortlandModern, What an excellent speculative exposition! Integrating site and space to create natural flows from outside to inside and then within the spaces, while using technologies and materials that facilitate that flow seems at the heart of the organic modern that I most appreciate. I don't kn...

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