Mad Men Is Stimulating Consumerism In The Midst Of A Recession

Each week, Mad Men » 8/12/08 1:00pm 8/12/08 1:00pm has been killing me softly with its wardrobe and set design. That era of early to mid-'60s is undeniably attractive, particularly all the Eames-style furnishings and wall art. But it's the waist-cinching, curve hugging dresses that really get me. They only further prove my point that tent dresses…

"My New Baby Is Cute, But She Doesn't Go With My Chairs"

Last week's New York Times touched on mamas-to-be and home renovation projects, but in today's Independent focuses on décor. We're introduced to one Fiona Rattray, who writes, "My new baby is destroying my perfect designer home." How's a mid-century modern mecca of a home to survive something so, ugh, nouveau as a… » 3/31/08 4:30pm 3/31/08 4:30pm