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Atomic Ranch: Remodeled Marvels: Jickie Torres, Anne C. Brink, Dick  Burkett: 9780578872995: Books - Amazon

From the authority in Mid Century Modern home renovation, restoration and interior design comes a guide to understanding, planning and designing your next mid century remodel. Looking to upgrade or revive your mid century diamond in the rough? Ready to make over your home with the Mid Century Modern cool you’ve always envisioned? Atomic Ranch: Remodeled Marvels equips you with everything you need to know to tackle your renovation dreams, avoid project nightmares and craft the stunning modernist gem you’ve always wanted—all in a beautiful, inspiring tome that will look perfect on your coffee table. Inside you’ll visit some of the best and most inspiring remodeled and restored Mid Century Modern homes and take a room-by-room look at how smart renovations, timeless style and a preservation spirit come together in mid mods that are remade to last into the future. We’ll help you get started and tell you everything you need to consider before embarking on your home project. You’ll learn how to pull your coveted mid century wishlist into one cohesive design plan, sure to deliver perfect results. Listen to USModernist's interview with author Jickie Torres.

$39.95, includes shipping anywhere in the continental US, a free subscription to the USModernist newsletter,  and a free 3-month membership in the Mod Squad!  To order, click here, choose general donation, and donate $39.95.  It's that easy!

Star Trek: Designing the Final Frontier: How Midcentury Modernism Shaped  Our View of the Future: Chavkin, Dan, McGuire, Brian: 9781681885629: Books  - Amazon


Listen to a special message to USModernist fans from co-author Dan Chavkin!

Where No Furniture Has Gone Before!  Celebrate Star Trek’s distinctive Midcentury modern design that would change design – and television –forever. Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-1969) was the first installment of one of the most successfuland longest-running television franchises of all time. Today, Trek fans champion its writing, progressive social consciousness, and aesthetic. Designing the Final Frontier is a unique, expert look at the mid-century modern design that created and inspired that aesthetic. From Burke chairs to amorphous sculptures, from bright colors to futuristic frames, Star Trek TOS is bursting with mid-century modern furniture, art, and design elements—many of them bought directly from famous design showrooms.  Together, mid-century modern design experts Dan Chavkin and Brian McGuire have created an insider’s guide to the interior of original starship Enterprise and beyond. Listen to USModernist's interview with authors Dan Chavkin and Brian McGuire.

$39.99, includes shipping anywhere in the continental US, a free subscription to the USModernist newsletter, and a free 3-month membership in the Mod Squad! To order, click here, choose general donation, and donate $39.99.  It's that easy!