The Challenge of Space Design: A Vast, Devoid Canvas As mankind teeters on the cusp of a new era, a more stylish and well-proportioned era, one in which we boldly venture beyond the confines of our delightfully decorated planet, a most pressing question arises: How shall we bring the principles of tasteful design to the cold, merciless vacuum of space? After all, we cannot expect our celestial brethren to take us seriously if we arrive in ships that clash with the cosmic background radiation! Space Aesthetics: What Would Charles Eames Do? Let us embark on a journey to the stars with the same verve and panache as the pioneers of mid-century modernism. Imagine, if you will, a spaceship commissioned by Charles and Ray Eames, or a lunar habitat designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
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