Star Trek (1966-1969) was the first installment of one of the most successful and longest-running television franchises of all time. Today, Trek fans champion its writing, progressive social consciousness, and aesthetic. Star Trek: Designing the Final Frontier is a unique, expert look at the midcentury modern design that created and inspired that aesthetic. From Eames chairs to amorphous sculptures, from bright colors to futuristic frames, Star Trek is bursting with midcentury modern furniture, art, and design elements—many of them bought directly from famous design showrooms.
Author and midcentury modern design expert Dan Chavkin and Star Trek fan Brian McGuire have created an insider’s guide to the interior of the original starship Enterprise and beyond that is sure to attract Star Trek’s thriving global fan base.