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Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design

I always include as many as museums possible in my itinerary when I travel. Museum of Arts and Design in New York was one of the few I didn’t have time to visit when I visited New York City a few years back. When I heard about the “Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design” […]

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Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis

Last month I posted a review of a documentary film on Julius Shulman, “Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman.” Since then, two books on Julius Shulman were published: Julius Shulman: The Last Decade by Kehrer Verlag and Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis by Sam Lubell and Douglas Woods (Rizzoli […]

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Neutra by Barbara Lamprecht

My first encounter with Ricahrd Neutra’s architecture was the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, California. My husband and I made a day trip to Palm Springs while visiting his grandparents in Long Beach. Only a several hours to spare, the Kaufman House was to me the “must-see” place among all the  great things in Palm […]

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HANDCRAFTED MODERN: At Home with Mid-Century Designers

HAND CRAFTED MODERN: At Home with Mid-Century Designers

Have you ever wondered what your favorite mid century modern designers’ personal living spaces look like? I have – I often daydream about visiting these mid century modern designers’ homes and having some tea or being a child of theirs and growing up in it (how cool is that!). I am curious to see how […]

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Make It! Hardware Store Decor

I was very excited when I got an email from Curbly, the DIY Design Community informing there was going to be a new Make It! book. Just by looking at the title, “Make It! Hardware Store Decor,” I knew I would just love this new book – I love hardware stores. This book is the […]

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Palm Springs Mid-century Modern by Dolly Faibyshev

Palm Springs Mid-century Modern

“Palm Springs Mid-century Modern” by a New York based photographer Dolly Faibyshev features a stunning photographic collection of mid century modern architecture in Palm Springs, California. The book includes 178 color and black/white photos of residential, municipal, and commercial buildings designed by mid century modern architects including Donald Wexler, E. Stewart Williams, William Krisel, Albert […]

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Mid Century Modern Books

There are countless books on mid century modern design, furniture, architecture, etc. Below is a list of my favorite 10 mid century modern books. I think anyone who is interested in the subject can enjoy these books as well. Chances are you may already own some (or all?) of these books. If you are just […]

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