Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
10 Modern Iconic Masterpieces
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Charles Gwathmey, we revisit some of the most memorable midcentury-modern homes from a range of iconic...
Design Icon: Jean Prouvé
The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.
The Iconic Home That Still Looks as Good as New
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated
The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline.
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
The Tallest: Iconic Design Writ Large
There’s just something deeply compelling about building ... up.
13 Iconic Buildings Designed by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry's recognizable designs are often cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture.
Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...
7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie...
Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...
Celebrating 100 Years of Grand Central Station
In celebration of Grand Central's one-hundredth anniversary this month, W. W. Norton has reissued the incredible photographic...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Iconic Perspectives: John Lautner’s Garcia House
Though not everyone agrees on exactly how iconic architecture should be preserved, there are those who take a real shot at it,...
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
Iconic Perspectives: Greene & Greene's Gamble House
Appropriately enough, the first home we toured during the Iconic Houses Conference is actually the oldest of the bunch, and is...
Iconic Perspectives: Harry Gesner’s Sandcastle
The entire lineup of this year's Los Angeles Iconic Houses tours was filled with irreplaceable works of architecture, but the...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings By Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.

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