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FIT’s Take on How Style Tells the Story

Mad Men, the TV show about a Manhattan ad agency in the 1960s—the delight of multitudes of obsessive fans—airs its final seven episodes this spring on AMC. And design enthusiasts are already mourning. Because, despite the complex characters, delicious plot twists, and mordant humor, Mad Men has captivated audiences on another, more surface level: it’s…

Mad Men’s Top Five Elevator Scenes

  Matthew Weiner et al.’s Mad Men is the greatest work of elevator art ever, in all media. There are contenders—Miwa Yanagi’s Elevator Girls photo series, Colson Whitehead’s novel The Intuitionist, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Louis Malle’s New Wave thriller Elevator to the Gallows (though perhaps not his wife Candice Bergen’s elevator-heavy sitcom Murphy Brown), the…