Vintage Los Angeles..

Passing by the Carolina Pines hotel and coffee shop & Standard Oil before it became Chevron. Labrea and Sunset in 1965.  midcenturymodernfreak vintagelosangeles: Manhattan Beach, California 1957 by A Box of Pictures The heat is on!..Muscle Beach 1953 Faye Dunaway on the morning after her Oscar win for NETWORK at the Beverly Hills Hotel on March 29th, 1977. Hey …

Stunning Mid Century Modern Home.

  No one does mid century modern better than Californians. This home epitomises a mid-century vibe, thanks to the stellar design work of Jamie Bush. Located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, this 5,000 square foot modern oasis is quite the spot, with a look and style that’s so incredibly unique. Here’s a photo tour… http://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-2/html/container.html#xpc=sf-gdn-exp-2&p=http%3A//airows.com

Vintage Ads From The Glory Days Of Airlines…

  Cast your mind back to mid century circa 1975, when air travel was the pinnacle of luxury and glamour.  Advertising targeted towards big spenders were deployed as marketing and the art direction and creative force behind most of it was flat out perfect. The message was always elegant, the look was prestigious, and the art …

Move to Finland.. Quickly…

  Finland-based companies Avanto Architects and Kekkilä Garden teamed up to produce this modular greenhouse-and-storage-shed combination that can be used as beautiful green space or an enchanting natural escape. The versatile structure — half wood panels, half glass panels — can be enlarged or contracted based on model choice and the owners’ needs for space. …

Pod based hotel in Japan. Photo Tour..

No private rooms? communal bathroom and closet areas?..  This hotel in Kyoto Japan is full blown minimal and a demonstrates the shape of things to come.  It’s a look that’s perfect for travelers just needing a place to crash while adventuring around town during the day. There’s even a sleep system in each pod that …

Need To Escape? Try this..

Feel that constant need to Escape during winter? Not to worry, so do we..  To keep spirits up until spring offers its sympathy, we found inspiration in dreaming of simple escapes, such as to the Italian retreat Eremito, which is on our list of must-visit places since its launch last year.  As retreats go, this looks …

Why Mid Century Modern Matters.

Defined in the years between 1933 and 1965, mid century modern was a defining era for architecture, graphic design and interior. Celebrated in so many formats through books, hotels and TV shows i.e. MadMen we take a look at this era through the work of mid century modern enthusiast Chris Nguyen. Here’s a few incredible shots …

Norwegian Wood…

This mountainside lodge-style home designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter is all sorts of contemporary cool. The gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows with magnificent views throughout really make the place sing and the design is so different and unusual compared to most ski-side lodges that feel like they were built with Lincoln Logs. Enjoy the photo tour…  

Illustrations of the worlds best nightclubs..

From Berghain to Razzmatazz, Fabric to La Machine, Spanish graphic designer Pablo Benito has created an illustrated homage to his favourite nightclubs around the world. Benito started creating images of clubs after producing a print of Valencia’s Sala Barraca as a present for his mother – the long-running venue, formerly a country house, opened in …

Sci Fi Movie Posters.. 70s and 80s..

We all remember them.. Growing up, looking at them with an air of apprehension, fear, excitement and make believe.. 70s and 80s sci fi movie posters boomed in the late 70s partially due to Stars Wars success. Largely forgotten now, heres our favourites and why 2010.. The year we make Contact.. Featus, darkness , planets.. …

SANTA DRESSED LIKE A BOSS… WE LOVE THIS..

Santa’s an old rogue isn’t he? What with his rosy cheeks and his big fat belly. Still, he’s an enduring icon of Christmas whether we like it or not and as such he’s fair game when it comes to creative interpretations of the festive season. So the good people over at Joint London took old …