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Abide: Lessons From a Northwest Mid-Century Architect

Paul Kirk is The Dude. Abide. Paul Kirk, one of the Northwest’s most influential mid-century architects, knew what he was doing in those post-war years. He was laying the groundwork for Northwest architecture that is still admired and applied to … Continue reading

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George Nelson: King of Mid-Century Mod

                    Ball clocks and bubble lampshades…these items truly define mid-century mod living, and were designed by the “original mad man”, George Nelson (1908-1986), in the 1950s. Nelson’s specialty was creating functional … Continue reading

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A Mid-Century State of Mind

I am passionate about mid-century homes. I’m a mid-century boy (born in 1955) who lives in a mid-century home (built in 1955). Mid-century roughly comprises the years between 1945-1965…the post-WWII, Baby Boomer years, and is responsible for the modern, retro look … Continue reading

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