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A Love Letter to The Golden Age of Corporate Kitsch

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From shimmering skyscrapers and astro-turf carpets to monotonous rows of grey computer boxes offset by dusty pink walls, the Instagram account @__________office has all of the workplace tropes we grew up seeing in movies and on TV, but didn’t get to experience ourselves.

Dedicated to the documentation of the ostentatiously retro interior design of the late ’80s and early-mid ’90s—the Microsoft 95 era—this account offers a passage through time to the corporate scenery of the late 20th century. Thet archivist behind the account—they would prefer to remain anonymous—scans images from an array of vintage books and magazine sought out from second-hand book shops; a second-hand market in the curator’s small home town in Italy is another creative source.

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