Design Icon: Jean Prouvé
The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.
Jean Prouvé's Design Legacy
An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s...
The Home Jean Prouvé Designed for His Daughter Is Now Up for Sale
The groundbreaking residence, built in 1962 and overlooking the commune of Saint-Die-des-Vosges in the French countryside, is...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Design Icon: Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...
Design Icon: Eileen Gray
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.
Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...
Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...
Design Icon: C. Howard Crane
Even without any architectural training, C. Howard Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
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A Midcentury Jean Prouvé Prefab on the French Riviera Asks $7.5M
Designated a historic monument in 1991, this midcentury masterpiece on the coast of France marries indoor/outdoor living with...
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: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Design Icon: 8 Works by Buckminster Fuller
Buckminster Fuller's focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Jasper Morrison has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
Design Icon: 8 Buildings by Hans Hollein
The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.
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...
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Virgil Abloh Just Dropped Another Dazzling Homage to Jean Prouvé
With a new colorway, Abloh updates two of French designer Jean Prouvé’s designs to striking effect.
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's International Style was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
An Expanded Monograph Looks Back on the Life and Career of Modern Master Jean Prouvé
Ten years after its original publication, historian Raymond Guidot’s tome gets an extensive update.
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
“The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the...
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Jean Prouvé’s Villa Seynave in Saint-Tropez Is Seeking a New Owner for €3.5M
The midcentury prefab was originally designed to be transportable—although who could imagine removing the home from its pristine,...
Design Icon: 8 Avant-Garde Buildings by Ricardo Bofill
A new monograph by gestalten shines a light on the visionary works of Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, whose bold forms often...
A Midcentury Time Capsule Captures an Architect's Love For Iconic Design
Midcentury architect Alden B. Dow was known for many things—midwestern modern style, the internationally recognized John Whitman...
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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...
Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design
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You Can Stay in One of Jean Prouvé’s Demountable Prefab Homes on the French Riviera
Designed by the self-taught architect in 1944, the Maison Démontable 6×6 sits tucked away in the garden of the newly opened...
Queen of the Curve: 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid
When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy.
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