Retro Future

Yesterday’s visions of tomorrow. They are exciting, mysterious and a wonderful place of imagined optimism.

This is such a serene image of a mother coming home with the shopping in her saucer car, although I keep feeling that the daughter really aught to be sitting down and wearing a seat belt.

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This picture has it all. Domed cities, transport tubes, flying saucers, people hovering with jet packs in jump suits.

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Where’s my helicopter?… air traffic control and parking issues you say.

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This animation is a wonderful example of 1950s futurism. It shows futuristic transportation concepts to a generation of Americans just being introduced to the Interstate road system.

Internet shopping, while being a classic 50’s stay at home mum.

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