Rome has Romanesque, Paris has Gothic, and Southern California has: Googie. Space fascination, technological advancement and the atomic age, inspired Googie design, which took flight, predominately, in the 1950’s Southern California, aerospace engineering-hotbed area. Stars, atoms, boomerangs, and other geometric space shapes define Googie. We can take inspiration from the optimistic Googie movement, launching our web designs into orbit with a kitschy, futuristic feel. Reach for the stars and a brighter tomorrow with Googie inspiration.
Reminiscent of the 1950’s, space themes ignite current conversations. For 2012 space related attractions, check out:
Spaceport America (New Mexico) – $200K will buy you a ticket aboard a Virgin Galactic flight into outer space.
Star Wars Miniland (Legoland, San Diego, CA) – Seven re-created Star Wars scenes made out of Lego.
Griffith Observatory (Los Angeles, CA) – Planetarium show, “Time’s Up,” about time, cosmic history and December 21, 2012.
Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial (Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA) – First Asian American in space, who died in the 1986 Challenger voyage.
Have a blast this summer!