The Geo Vacuum Flask from Normann Copenhagen wins Red Dot “Best of the Best” award.
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture design. Best-known as the founder of the German art school...
Industrial designer Russel Wright helped define American postwar living through his tableware, books, and furniture.
We highlight Italian architect Renzo Piano, winner of the Pritzker Prize and one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
A look back at the iconic modernist buildings designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
Julius Shulman was a famous American photographer known for his residential photography of modernist residences in midcentury Southern California.
The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.
One of the most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th century, Japanese-American designer and sculptor Isamu Noguchi fashioned a future of organic shapes and clean lines, an elegant fusion of trends...
Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the footnotes of design history, is finally getting the deserved recognition as one of the pioneers of mid-century modernism in both Sweden and California.
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte Perriand turned lofty ideals into revolutionary living spaces. Her...
Without any architecture training, Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents Modernism’s playful side in bloom. His iconic buildings, from the Gateway Arch...
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.
Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Design House Stockholm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and we sent a few questions to founder Anders Färdig to let us in on a few snippets about what separates the Swedish company from...
The best part of traveling is rarely the hotel. Sure, you'll suffer a tatty travelers flop if it means an extra day wandering the streets of Seoul, but in the main, hotel stays, and hotel decor,...
Architecture in San Diego—from newly built homes to modern classics like Kahn's Salk Institute—blends tradition and innovation in an exciting new way.