If you've been following our Home of the Future, or if you've visited us here, you've probably noticed that a lot of what we feature here seems to carry a slightly retro tinge. That might seem counterintuitive, but it's not unintentional—in fact, it's often by design.
Daft Punk recently released this slick and stylish photo shoot set in a famous LA modernist house, though we here at Architizer think there’s more here than meets the eye. What other “Daft Punkitecture” is out there in the world waiting to be found?
Pet furniture is typically tasteless and tacky: cheesy prints, strange shapes, unfortunate materials. And nothing ruins the aesthetic of a well-appointed powder room quite like a cheap plastic litter box—every one is an eyesore.
The typing table is a sleeper piece of mid-century industrial furniture. It's simple, minimal, and versatile. It has sidewings that fold down and wheels which lock in place. But what I like most about it is that it's all metal.
I disdain corporate shilling as much as the next guy, but once in a while there comes a commercial too beautiful not to post. In the case of Citroen's Anti-Retro campaign, by director Jonathan Gurvit, there are three.
Over the weekend at the Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles, Designer Joe Wilkerson displayed his newest furniture creation, the M21 Flat Panel. The name might not be that telling, but this beauty is a mid-century themed console that houses a 42" plasma screen. Apparently this updated retro-console was attracting a…