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is arguably one of the best-remembered attributes of the movement. From Michael Graves Kettle to Charlie Sheen’s apartment in Oliver Stone’s 1987 movie Wall Street, these pieces of design bent the boundaries of functional design, to create something much more emotive and playful. Many designs of Postmodern products went against Bauhausian principle of form follows function. The Modernist movement was a period in history, which bore terrible scars from two consecutive world wars. The simplistic, functional design referenced the need for recovery and simplicity after the horrors of the war. However, the Postmodernist movement turned this ideology completely on its head and it was now time for a serious change in design and its associated attitudes.

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