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May 13, 2010

Concrete Kitchen design


Concrete Kitchen from Steininger Designs. No fuss, no muss. I love, love, love!

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April 13, 2010

Eichler 101

Inside an Eichler home Granada Hills, and a source for Eichler homeowners and enthusiasts.

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April 02, 2010

Exhibition at New York School of Interior Design

The work of 22 faculty members at the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is being featured in an exhibition devoted to photographs and drawings of both residential and non-residential projects.

The exhibition runs through May 6th at the 69th Street Gallery, Monday - Friday, 9 am – 5pm. Admission is free!

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March 08, 2010

Must See Mid-Modern Listings

Mid-Modern fans in San Fransisco have the chance to snap up any of these three bright mid-modern masterpieces currently on the market...


Mid century modern architecture for sale.


Eichler Homes

Mad Modern

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March 04, 2010

Modern Architect Paul Rudolph

Documenting architectural losses could produce enough work to fill all of New York's galleries. Here's just one, sad example...


A masterfully poignant new photography show featuring images of abandoned, soon-to-be destroyed homes designed by modernist maestro Paul Rudolph is now on display at Auburn University's Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. "After You Left, They Took It Apart: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes," running through April 17, consists of 15 digital C-prints taken between 2006 and 2007 by architectural photographer Chris Mottalini.  

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February 16, 2010

Hotel gets Green Design

-1 A lesson in good hotel design from Massimo Iosa Ghini in his own words...

Hotels become more and more places of dwelling, they are spaces in strong bond with a culture of sustainable living, always looking for a new aesthetic identity still suffering from inadequate and obsolete models.

The hall 'Sustainable but beautiful' is a piece of architecture, opening to visitors with a portal emphasized by two large installations.

The entrance welcomes and green invites the clients into a new dimension. The space is enclosed by thick vegetation and spectacular walls telling quality and comfort. 

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January 20, 2010

Up & Out

Their two-level, three-bedroom house just wasn't enough for Damon and Claudia Smith -- so they grew up & out.

Seattle home

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December 29, 2009

Concrete Digs

Cool concrete, warm textiles & color, and an active family make this Los Angeles house a home.

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October 19, 2009

Philip Johnson House Resurrected


In the fall of 2008, Victoria Lyon of Victoria Lyon Interiors in Old Greenwich, CT., invited a group of artisans, artists and furniture makers to collaborate on bringing an empty Philip Johnson modern house back to life and showcase it as an example of how a small but iconic mid-century modern house could be adapted for life in the 21st century.

A number of remarkable artists, including some whose work has been exhibited at the MOMA, the Met and the Louvre, contributed their work.

The houses now stands as a reminder of the importance of saving modern architecture which continues to be threatened by the proliferation of the McMansions that replace them.


Glass House Opens to Public

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Furniture of a Better Glass

Philip Johnson, Dean and Dickens of Architecture, Dies

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October 09, 2009

Pre-Fab Clubhouse


Fans of prefab design can now pass their affinity on to their children via Modern Cabana’s newest addition to their collection of modern living spaces — the KIDDO Cabana. Dubbed the “ultimate choose-your-own-adventure” dwelling space, kids will adore turning the blank canvas of the KIDDO into their own unique playhouse.

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