If you’ve been reading Mirror80 over the past couple of weeks, you’ve probably figured out that I’m a bit smitten with AMC’s new ’80s tech series Halt and Catch Fire. Kate here, and today I’m sharing more design inspiration from the show. Last week we revealed our top reasons to watch, and this week I’m zoning in on the way series creators have meticulously re-made the 1980s, from the interiors to the fashion!
Anyone else already hooked on AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire? This new series follows a trio of tech-savvy pioneers who reverse engineer an IBM computer in the hopes of joining the PC revolution and transforming 1980s tech culture in the process. Yes, this show occupies the time slot that Mad Men left behind. Is it possible that AMC got wind of our dream ’80s television series, Rad Men? OK, not so likely. But that doesn’t mean we don’t already love their newest foray into the realm of pop culture history. There are many reasons to watch Halt and Catch Fire. Here are our top four: