Designs on Film by Cathy Whitlock
- Beginners, a new film by Mike Mills starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent, takes place in the Los Angeles of Richard Neutra, Deco hotels, humble Spanish bungalows, and…
Furnished with Bauhaus chairs, tables, couches, and other furniture, this temporary lounge at MoMA accompanies the soon-to-close exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity. There's a wide selection of books and catalogues to peruse, as well as screenings of documentary films that trace the history and development of the school, including Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballet (1927) and the film of the reconstructions of Schlemmer's Bauhaus Dances of the 1920s (1982/84).
Added bonus: On Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., visitors can play chess on a set designed by Bauhaus sculptor Joseph Hartwig.
- Matthew Hufft is the principal and founder of Hufft Projects and the fabrication stuido MAKE, both young Kansas City, Missouri, firms that we've been keeping an eye on here at Dwell.
- The San Francisco Chronicle boasts one of our nation's best architecture critics in John King.