Donald Francis "Don" Draper may be a fictional character played by John Hamm on AMC's Mad Men, but his apartment is still pretty plush, even if it is ridiculously outdated by today's standards.
Based in New York and put together by set decorator, Claudette Didul, Apartment 17-B, is "in a high-rise that feels like it was built in 1960 with a white-carpeted sunken living room and a fascinating fireplace and a Case Study-style kitchen with two pass through windows."
It also sports walnut cabinetry with a built-in television set and one of those new-fangled-for-the-time push-button phones.
Didul said Draper's love of sleek modern lines and high-tech gadgetry and manly appointments (leather lounge chair, countertop cocktail bar with a drum-shaped ice bucket) is contrasted with his new wife Megan's youthful taste and love of color.
"I imagine she might've dragged Don through Bloomingdale's to see the model rooms," Didul said.
The set decorator also took inspiration from two books by 1960s bestselling interior design author Betty Pepis and "Decoration U.S.A.," a 1965 collaboration between Jose Wilson and Arthur Leaman. "The colors of the rooms and furnishings are so vibrant in those books they almost make your teeth rattle," Didul said.
You can take a look at all the pictures from Don's pad from AMC's Mad Men in the gallery above.
SOURCE: LA Times