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The Memphis Design: The Origin of the 80s Aesthetic

How a Bob Dylan song helped created the style of a decade

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When you picture a style or aesthetic to the 1980s what do you picture? It might be that image above or something similar. But what is this style, and where does it come from?

The Memphis design was created in 1981 by the Italian design and architecture group called the Memphis Group. They…



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