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Old June 26th, 2013, 07:00 PM   #1
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timeless design?

how can you say design is timeless?

have you ever think of breaking a "timeless design"?

or how will you transform timeless design into a new design?
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Old June 26th, 2013, 07:06 PM   #2
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Something that looks good when it was first made, and still looks fashionable today.
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Old July 13th, 2013, 10:39 AM   #3
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some examples for me, imo.

One Astor Plaza, New York (1972)


277 Park Avenue, New York (1964)
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Old July 14th, 2013, 03:32 AM   #4
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Pretty much anything built prior to 1945
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Old July 14th, 2013, 06:18 AM   #5
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Your definition of timeless contradicts itself. It it wasn't timeless, it would still be fashionable to build to this day, which it's not. Sure, old ones have more surface detail, but so did victorian-era ballroom dresses any nobody wears those anymore.


Leather jackets are timeless, for example. Looked good since the early 20th century and it still is worn to this day. Some of the few old architectural styles I can imagine being timless are Romanesque and Greek style (or neo-variations that do not deviate much from the original styles) , which were built for thousands of years and still continue to this day. The rest are stuck in their respective time periods.

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Old July 14th, 2013, 07:35 PM   #6
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I beg to differ





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Old August 4th, 2013, 08:44 PM   #7
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1920's buildings are timeless to me, fell in love with the Roosevelt in NY!
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Classical architecture is timeless imho.
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Structures built upon the successes of previous styles while creating their own. Styles that you don't have to be "taught" to find attractive when in reality they are ugly.

Styles that appeal to human nature and mimic the ornamentation and beauty of nature, rather than rejecting and neglecting our needs as people.
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Pyramids are timeless


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pyramid di L O T U S, su Flickr
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Interesting definition of timeless, nice thread.
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Old August 16th, 2013, 04:47 PM   #12
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Lever house, modern and sleek in 1952



Modern and sleek today:

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