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Where Is Yucatan? Julius Shulman at Chichen Itza


Julius Shulman photographs the Yucatan, mecca for the midcentury consumer. More»

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Long Live Tiki, the Whimsical Soul of Midcentury Modern

3505 Artesia Blvd. in Some Los Angeles Apartments / Ed Ruscha
© Ed Ruscha

Tiki is the style that refuses to die, and its endurance tells us something about Southern California design. More»

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