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Ralph Walker Renaissance
To Frank Lloyd Wright, Ralph Walker was “the only other honest architect in America,” and to The New York Times, he was…
Harlem Renaissance
In her book Parisian Views, critic Shelley Rice hauntingly evokes the dislocating effects that the near-complete…
Brooklyn Renaissance
Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income…
Three Buildings: Noah Walker
We published architect Noah Walker's first project—a handsome renovation of a Hollywood bugalow—this summer, but…
Des Moines Brownstones are a 'Walker's Paradise' for Young Professionals
'Walkability' and ‘sense of community' are among the benefits attracting younger buyers to townhomes in urban…
Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the…
This Century-Old Bungalow Is an Eternal Work-in-Progress
Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.
Steel Life
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's…
Why mid-century modern design is never going out of style
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or two, really - the mid-century renaissance won’t have…
Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers of St. Louis Suburban Modernism
A retrospective puts the work of Ralph and Mary Jane Fournier at the fore of modern suburban design in post-war St.…
Loll Designs Rapson Rocking Chair
Toby Rapson, son of midcentury architect Ralph Rapson, collaborated with outdoor furniture designer and manufacturer…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Mobile Eateries
With street food enjoying a renaissance across the United States, it may no longer be necessary to steer clear of…
5 Cool Design Events this Week
Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen…
Sixteen Ways of Looking at a Bedouin Tent
Architect, systems designer, Cradle to Cradle founder, and sustainability guru William McDonough talks entropy, Walker…
Friday Finds 02.24.12
On this Friday, we take you on a food tour of San Francisco, share a clip from the new Ralph Fiennes film, and…
National Geographic: The United States of America
Traverse all 50 states and 100 years of American history with National Geographic's two-volume tome, The United States…
A Wilder Wallpaper
There's been a wallpaper renaissance in the last few years. Design-savvy decorators came through their single-color…
Emeco Debuts Starck 'Broom' Chair
Pennsylvania-based Emeco is known for iterations on one theme: virtually indestructible chairs made from recycled…
Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid…
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