Free Download PDF Star Trek: Designing the Final Frontier: How Midcentury Modernism Shaped Our View of the Future
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-1969) was the first installment of one of the most successful and 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, midcentury modern design experts Dan Chavkin and Brian McGuire have created an insider’s guide to the interior of original starship Enterprise and beyond, that is sure to attract Star Trek’s thriving global fan base.
From the Publisher
Learn about the source of the design for Zefram Cochrane’s cabin from Season 2 of Star Trek: The Original Series.
Why did Dr. McCoy’s cardiac monitor look like a 20th century microphone? As you guessed, that is exactly what it was.
The perfect gift for the Star Trek fan.
Publisher:Weldon Owen (August 3, 2021)
Item Weight:2.45 pounds
Dimensions:10.5 x 0.7 x 9.5 inches