via Art museum marks Gateway Arch’s 50th anniversary – The Edwardsville Intelligencer : News. St. Louis has some marvelous examples of mid-century architecture, the most amazing of which is the Gateway Arch by Eero Saarinen. To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Arch, the Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting an exhibition of modern […]
via MCA – Exhibitions: Pop Art Design. An exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (Dec. 19 – March 27) purports to display the influences on modern design by Pop Art. With objects from the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, “…Charles Eames, George Nelson, Ettore Sottsass, Achille Castiglioni, and Robert Venturi were just […]
via Larry Millett makes the case for saving midcentury architecture | MinnPost. An interesting article in the MinnPost about saving mid-century architecture in Minnesota, which really is applicable to anywhere. Here is a list of vintage, retro and mid century modern resources in Minneapolis. And Danish Teak Classics… Forage Modern Workshop… MidModMen+Friends… Spinario Design.
via HGTV star Brian Patrick Flynn adds whimsy to his midcentury modern East Lake abode – Atlanta Magazine. Incredibly nice house. On the busy side for my taste, but certainly has the Mid Century Modern Groove. Of course, not even in the mid-century did a majority favor the minimalist, rectilinear style that I favor. Here […]