Tagged with 1960s

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off today. How about we revel in a few mid-century memories? “The Olympic Games are a great international festival of the youth of the world which is made possible by the contribution of the services of thousands of amateur sportsmen, competitors and officials alike, from nearly every civilized country.” 1955 Charter from The Olympic … Continue reading

Have a Mid-Century Inspired Thanksgivukkah

Have a Mid-Century Inspired Thanksgivukkah

Get ready for a holiday mash-up…Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. For the first time since 1888, the two holidays overlap. Mr. Roger combed through the internet to find the most interesting mid-century finds for a festive holiday feast to properly celebrate Thanksgivukkah. First, you need a retro-inspired banner.   A 1950s turkey platter is perfect for the … Continue reading

JFK Airport: Mid-Century Modern Marvelous-ness

JFK Airport: Mid-Century Modern Marvelous-ness

This Sunday, if you are flying to/through JFK Airport, you’ll want to stick around or have a long layover! On October 13 the TWA Flight Center will be open to the public through openhousenewyork weekend. The terminal, designed by Eero Saarinen and built in 1962 is an epic and iconic mid-century modern structure. The National Trust … Continue reading

Mr. Roger Goes Window Shopping…Online

Mr. Roger Goes Window Shopping…Online

With the typical fall weather making an early appearance here in Seattle (hello, buckets of rain!), I decided to hunker down inside and do some window shopping online. What better portal than Etsy? Dreaming about Seattle’s Indian summer which is coming soon (right?), I chose a color palette of rich golden yellows. Following is a … Continue reading