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Exhibit Brings Midcentury California Design to Massachusetts
An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury...
A Hexagonal Midcentury Residence in Southern California Offered at $3.3M
Surrounded by eucalyptus and oak trees, this well-appointed Pasadena home by architect Roland Russell benefits from a central...
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
The 2010 California Design Biennial
Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an...
Mid-Century Textile Design
Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.
Snag This Midcentury Stunner in Southern California For $799K
Long stretches of glass and sunny courtyard spaces characterize this modernist treasure, which was once photographed by the...
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Exhibit Columbus: A New Era of Celebrating Design
The unique energy of Columbus, Indiana, continues to resonate thanks to the efforts of a dedicated local community.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
A New Modern Hotel Brings Midcentury Miami to Tulum, Mexico
Explore a new stylish and surprisingly affordable boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, that offers midcentury-Miami vibes in the...
A Midcentury-Modern Home in L.A. Designed by Richard Banta Is For Sale For $899K
For those looking for that perfect midcentury-modern house in the hills of Southern California, this 1962 gem designed by Richard...
The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner
Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her...
A Midcentury Home For Sale in L.A. That Was Originally Designed For a WWII Pilot
This beautifully preserved midcentury gem in Southern California hits the market for $1.8 million—original charm intact.
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
Offered at $899K, a Restored Midcentury Abode Shines in Southern California
Built in 1963 by architect John Andre Gougeon, this two-bedroom, three-bath property in Glendora, California, embodies the...
Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract...
Bosch Brings Refined European Design to the Kitchen
Steeped in the principles of Bauhaus, Bosch kitchen appliances prize functionality without sacrificing beauty.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.

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