Things of Beauty: The Politics of Postmillennial Nostalgia for Mid-century Design

Rachele Dini

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    This piece aimed at an informed general audience examines the relationship between the mid-century period drama and the market for mid-century vintage objects and repros in relation to the broader socio-economic context of Great Britain and the United States between 1970 and 2020.


    • mid-century design
    • nostalgia
    • American history
    • American culture
    • interior design
    • television
    • cinema
    • 1950s
    • 1960s
    • postmodernism

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