End of the Plain Plane: Braniff International Airline's Groovy Years (The Glass Box)

End of the Plain Plane: Braniff International Airline's Groovy Years (The Glass Box)

End of the Plain Plane: Braniff International Airline's Groovy Years (The Glass Box)

Pucci's "Space Bubble," 1967

... I'm not sure what to do, but I do not know what to do, and I do not know what to do. more than 6 months, Girard & Pucci started 17,543 changes. We have the most beautiful airline in the world. " Braniff's "End of the Plain Plane" campaign

Plane "print ad

In 1965 Braniff International Airlines, based in Dallas, Texas, became the epicenter of cool design! "End of the Plain Plane" was launched with a seemingly unlimited budget to take the idea of ​​luxury travel, for the masses, to a new level. Braniff sought out two of the most popular designers of the day-famed American textile, architectural, & amp; industrial designer Alexander Girard, & amp; illustrious, Italian fashion designer Emilio Pucci. They were essentially given free reign for a total re-design over anything and everything that represented Braniff International Airlines.

Girard's new Braniff logo , 1965

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End of the Plain Plane: Braniff International Airline's Groovy Years (The Glass Box)

c. 1967

two Braniff Pucci looks from the 60's


Pucci's "Rain Dome",
aka "Space Bubble" with Pucci scarf I love this look! Does not this model look a bit like David Bowie?


Braniff Hostesses modeling Pucci II, c. 1966-67 check out the shoes! too cool.

Even though Braniff Airlines went on business in the 1980's, their legacy was fueled by unbridled enthusiasm to be inventive, cutting edge, hip, beautiful, and extraordinary will forever be on the minds of those who love the bold designs of the 1960's.

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