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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Outer Space Furniture (1964)


OFFICE FOR OUTER SPACE features chairs with push-button comfort control and walnut-topped desk which is anchored to the floor.

Boing Boing just turned me on to the news photography archive of the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News, run by UCLA. It has an amazing collection of photos from a vast array of categories and decades. The picture above is from the June 22, 1964 Los Angeles Times.

American Version of Postcards Showing the Year 2000 (circa 1900)

Automobiles Without Wheels (1958)