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AMC Mad Men Design

Pentagram unveils ‘Mad Men’ bench in New York

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By Nesh Pillay | Reporter

March 27, 2015 | 2 min read

Design firm Pentagram has unveiled its latest design - a bench which serves as an ode to popular AMC series ‘Mad Men.’

The bench sits outside the Time & Life building, which is where the show's fictional 1960's ad agency was located. It features the silhouette of protagonist Don Draper, cigarette in hand, with his arm slouched around the metal bench. The familiar image is also featured in the opening of each episode.

The project, commissioned by AMC to coincide with 5 April premiere of the show’s final season, was designed by Pentagram’s Lorenzo Apicella, Michael Bierut, and Emily Oberman, and made by Design Communications.

The sculpture is open to the public, allowing fans of the show to interact and take pictures with it.

The bench is expected to remain on display until the summer.

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