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Hawaii Modernism


For those of you who don’t know what mid-century modern is, it refers to modern design in the middle of the twentieth century (1940s to 1970s) with the essence of the design fabricated in 1950s. This design spread throughout the world, including Hawaii.

Mid-Century modern design’s focus, minimalism, took the world by surprise with a less-is-more attitude. Designers world wide were coming up with repetitive patterns and script text combination for building facades. Here’s a mid-century modern building facade erected in the 1950s in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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