Mad Men Design

If you're like me you were happy to hear that Mad Men is coming back for a fifth season. When we put in our new front door, we're are definitely still planning on copying the Mad Men door knob.

In celebration of all the fantastic mid-century design we'll see in the fifth year, here's an inside look at the set and production design:

The LA Times has a piece with Amy Wells (Mad Men's set decorator) where she gives a tip about buying and restoring mid-century furniture:
"Old wooden furniture, particularly American walnut and Scandinavian teak, is so forgiving," said Wells, who swears by an oil-based rub-on and wipe-off product called Restor-A-Finish sold at hardware stores and antique centers.
And if you check out the last page of the article there's a list of her favorite places to pick up pieces. Very helpful, if you happen to live in California.

Update: It's been pointed out that if you're reading this post in a feed reader you can't see the video. Here's a link.

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