Sunday, January 24, 2016

There Must Always Be A Cave Of Cool

1963 … In the 1960s, Motorola commissioned a series of ads for Life magazine,  illustrated by the late Charles Schridde, with a running theme of the “house of the future”. These futuristic paintings are amazingly detailed. Viewed from an architecture / interior design angle, they really give an insight to the American imagination of that period. Swanky bachelor pads, spiral staircases, indoor scuba diving pools – you name it. Schridde’s vision of the future plays out like a romanticized, more realistic version of The Jetsons (all that’s missing is Rosie the Robot).  (Description from

1 comment:

Jordan said...

Hey Cal, you've got a dead link there on Charles Schridde.