A selection of simple and functional vintage furniture by Danish design couple Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel. The two designers established a joint office in Copenhagen, in 1946 and received through the years many prizes and recognitions for their work in furniture, jewellery, kitchenware, glasses and fabrics. Nanna Ditzel was also a cabinetmaker, a background that gave her the fundamental understanding of furniture making prior to its design.
the daybed Perle originally designed in 1951, above relaunched by Kitani, Japan.
Wooven cane Basket Chair, designed in 1950 (image source)
Oda or the Nursing armchair, designed in 1953 (image source)
Lacquered wood dinning table, designed in 1960 (image source)
Original NASA publications from a recent auction of manuals, guidebooks, press kits, reports, brochures, etc at the Space Exploration Signature Auction 2013 by Heritage Auctions.
“Skateboarding, as the old saying has it, is not a crime. But as these pictures show, riding a deck can sure feel criminally fun.” / Skateboarding in New York, 1965. / LIFE magazine
Brutally uncaring tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Once upon a time, not so long ago, in the land of liberty and opportunity...
“Boys Beware“, a chronicle of the various ways gay men of 1961 stalked their young prey, commissioned by the Inglewood Police Department, California (!)… a film shown to all 60’s pubescent boys in classrooms across USA.
This ”educational film” warns the little American boys that the homosexual can be anywhere, and he just isn’t happy unless he’s sodomizing a naive teenager. Boys Bewere was also to help those young, tender, blond boys recognize the dangers of the mentally ill homosexual, and points out some warning signs. (full film here)
A Girls Bewere version was available too..