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Farmer’s Cottage is made from combination of laminated pine and polished stainless steel with UV protected polycarbonate tinted windows.

Farmer’s Cottage is made from combination of laminated pine and polished stainless steel with UV protected polycarbonate tinted windows.

In 1964 Andre Courreges launched the ‘space-age’ look. His success was followed by Paco Rabanne’s 1966 interpretation of the futuristic theme.

In 1964 Andre Courreges launched the ‘space-age’ look. His success was followed by Paco Rabanne’s 1966 interpretation of the futuristic theme.

19 retro sweets that need to be brought back IMMEDIATELY

19 retro sweets that need to be brought back IMMEDIATELY

I think I was banned from eating this as there were rumours that some kids died from it! It was a kind of orange sherbet dust that popped and sizzled in your mouth. Would it pass health and safety standards in this day and age? Unlikely!

The mid-60s saw a lot of new innovations and sources of inspiration in fashion.  The “space age” look became all the rage with lots of metallic and unusual materials.  Also popular was the Mod movement, which took inspiration from trendy high fashion European designers.  The Mod look was well-tailored, with clean lines and very slim silhouettes.

The mid-60s saw a lot of new innovations and sources of inspiration in fashion. The “space age” look became all the rage with lots of metallic and unusual materials. Also popular was the Mod movement, which took inspiration from trendy high fashion European designers. The Mod look was well-tailored, with clean lines and very slim silhouettes.

More English model Jean Shrimpton in Harper’s Bazaar Space Age fashion, April 1965, by Richard Avedon

More English model Jean Shrimpton in Harper’s Bazaar Space Age fashion, April 1965, by Richard Avedon

Linda Morand, 1966 photo from the book "Pierre Cardin: Past, Present, Future"   Space Age Helmut

Linda Morand, 1966 photo from the book "Pierre Cardin: Past, Present, Future" Space Age Helmut

Vintage Futuristic Ray Guns - toys from Buck Rogers, and others during the 30s and 40s

Atomic Design – Luna’s 50’s Inspired Ukes

Vintage Futuristic Ray Guns - toys from Buck Rogers, and others during the 30s and 40s

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