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Another Piece of Analog Technology Bites the Dust

Another Piece of Analog Technology Bites the Dust

I can’t help but admire the design and functionality of the IBM Selectric, a groundbreaking typewriter at the time it was introduced in 1961. Its smooth, organic, mid-century curved design  calls up images of the Mad Men secretary pool. The functionality and level of design seems remarkable, even timeless. I came across this non-working gem that somebody had put out with the trash today, and brought it home for a polishing and final photo before …

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Stanley J. French, Architect

Stanley J. French, Architect

My grandfather, Stanley J. French, worked as an Architect for several decades. Read some bios: Modern San Diego San Diego Union

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