One of the most stylish TV shows on air at the moment must be Mad Men. Walk through the suits department of any of the major retail stores & you’ll see the sharp fitting, thin lapelled suits that Don Draper sports. Interestingly, few of the fashions worn by the female actors in the earlier series appear to have been so popular with today’s fashion designers – perhaps because few women want to return to wearing corsets! However, as the series entered the 1960s the women’s clothes have seen spin offs in today’s high street.
However, another area where the Mad Men style has been influential is in the home interior & office furniture styles. George Nelson and Eames chair designs featured prominently in the opening two series.
In later series, the office furniture has taken a more contemporary look, with pieces from Saarinen amongst others. Roger Sterling’s office in series 6 is a case in point as Saarinen Tulip Tables & stools take centre stage.
Another feature of the mad Men offices are the sofas & chaise lounge that feature in almost every office – not surprising given the long, liquid lunches that appear a fixture of their working day. Don is often seen reclining on a Florence Knoll Sofa Reproduction or Le Corbusier sofa after yet another long lunch or meeting.
Using Pash Classics to create your own Mad Men style office.
Our replica Eames Executive Chair is a stylish and high quality office chair reproduction in full Italian leather. A perfect combination of form and function, you could easily imagine Don Draper working his magic while sitting in one.
Our replica Saarinen Tulip Table is a reproduction of the main table seen in Roger Sterling’s office seen bottom right in figure two.
We also have the companion Marble Tulip Table inspired by Eero Saarinen that Roger Sterling’s character can be seen seated at.
Another iconic piece from the Mad Men era is our replica LC4 Chaise Lounge inspired by Le Corbusier. It’s the perfect “relaxing machine” for quiet contemplation or for recovering from the rigours of another marathon meeting.
If you need a proper lay down, as Don seems to in every episode, the our PK31 Sofa, inspired by Poul Kjaerholm will fit the bill. The two or three seater sofa, covered in full Italian leather, comes in a variety of colours. A matching PK31 chair is also available.
Finally, a George Nelson wall clock adds affordable style to any office or home interior. This replica Petal Clock inspired by George Nelson is a softer realisation from his usual angular designs.
So, while the Mad Men offices exude a sense of timeless sophistication and luxury, you can reproduce its stylish look at affordable prices from Pash Classics. And we offer free UK mainland delivery. So visit our website today.