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AUTOMOBILES OF THE INTERWAR ROMANIA

The interwar period for Romania is a special period that included Greater Romanian Kingdom, the development of arts and technologies, and massive industrialization. Only in the interwar period cars became popular in Romania, especially because more and more people could afford such luxury. I decided to talk a little about the situation of drivers at that time, but also to present some vintage pictures (badly) colored by The Bunget.




The statistical data is available only from 1926, but according to the book Automobile in Romania: History and Technique written by Chiriac Vasiliu, between 1922-1926 the import of cars strongly grew with an annual average of over 2000 units, so the number of cars in Romania was 11308 in 1926 (despite those 1,000 units in the pre-war period). In the next five years, the number of cars will almost reach 26,000, the increase being due to higher market involvement of foreign manufacturers such as Ford, Chevrolet, Renault, Fiat or GM. They began to offer install…

STREAMLINE MODERNE DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE IN FALLOUT 4

Paquebot buildings, streamline moderne furniture and airstream vehicles in an open-world game about the post-apocalyptic life after the nuclear war



Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Released worldwide on November 10, 2015, it is the fifth major installment in the Fallout series. The game is set within an open world post-apocalyptic environment that encompasses the city of Boston and the surrounding Massachusetts region known as "The Commonwealth". The main story takes place in the year 2287, ten years after the events of Fallout 3 and 210 years after "The Great War", which caused catastrophic nuclear devastation across the United States. 


An element of the game which I like a lot is the presence of the streamline design, or paquebot design, of some buildings, of the furniture and the cars. I tried to select some beautiful examples of this kind of architecture and design and I found some great stuff. 










Fallout 4 takes pla…