Populuxe

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Populuxe was a consumer culture and aesthetic in the United States popular in the 1950s and 1960s. The term comes from a combination of popular and luxury.[1] The work of various artists, designers, graphic designers, furniture designers, interior designers and architects is associated with the movement. It is associated with consumerism and overlaps with mid-century modern architecture, Streamline Moderne, Googie architecture (Doo Wop architecture) and other futuristic and Space Age influenced design aesthetics that were optimistic in nature, futurist and technology focused.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Populuxe by Thomas Hine 192 pages Fine Communications September 1999 ISBN 978-1567313161

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