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  • Born in Karachi, she was given the nickname Googie by her Indian nanny and it stuck. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph 2011

  • I call it technogoogie -- a 21st century update of the coffee shop modern look aka Googie architecture from the '50s, but without so much orange and brown.

    You do want fries with that! - BatesLine 2005

  • Instead, the 1950s utility architecture known as Googie, still seen in American bowling alleys, dance halls and Miami Beach hotels, proved an inspiration for bringing some fun to a powerful theme of the summer 2012 collections: streamlining.

    NYT > Home Page By SUZY MENKES 2011

  • Might have added to the "roadside architecture" and "Googie" - ness of it.

    Hello Beautiful! 2009

  • He declared the style "Googie" in a 1952 House and Home magazine article.

    Franklin Avenue 2008

  • He declared the style "Googie" in a 1952 House and Home magazine article.

    Archive 2008-05-01 2008

  • It is a very interesting example of the retro-50s "Googie" style.

    FOOD REVIEW: Diner on Main (Alhambra, CA) Ron Buckmire 2008

  • He’d called Googie the moment he got off the phone with her.

    Venom Joan Brady 2010

  • When you wander around Los Angeles, you still see plenty of those mid-century, much-denigrated styles like "Googie" and "programmatic" architecture.

    theartblog brandon joyce 2010

  • Whenever I walk by I admire the unique "Googie" style 60s roof that fits in so well with similar design elements of nearby landmarks like Key Arena and Seattle Center.

    Seattle Daily Photo Kim 2010


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  • A futuristic or space-age style of architecture from the 40's to 60's.

    February 7, 2015

  • Perfectly complemented by the musical stylings of Googoosh

    February 7, 2015

  • Also see comment on googie.

    January 30, 2023

  • Is it froogie (frugie) too or was that a dance craze in the mid-sixties? (or perhaps it is a frug puppy?)

    February 9, 2023