Dymaxion House by Buckminster Fuller 1933

Domes: The Geodesic Kind

When we look back on the artistic accomplishments of the mid 20th century, many times we neglect the significance of the geodesic dome. Not only was this design original, but it served as a symbol of the modern impulse of glorifying technology and science and refined the image of modern humanity as the accumulation of […]

Frey House by William Krisel

So cool, Portland to Palm Springs: Modernism Week, midcentury home tours and more (photos) | OregonLive.com

William Krisel via So cool, Portland to Palm Springs: Modernism Week, midcentury home tours and more (photos) | OregonLive.com. This is an article in OregonLive about Modernism Week in Palm Springs. Unfortunately, it closes tomorrow. However, this occurs every February and is a nice respite from the harsh winters elsewhere. Much like here in Phoenix, […]

Bar Table by Howard Bosler

Bar Table and Cube Chair

I’m getting closer to finishing converting my furniture designs that I have made and use in my house from drawings to digital, 3D models. Even though I have beds, bedside tables, chests of drawers, desks and side tables, many of these fit the definition of minimalist, and therefore, hardly need the transition. For instance, a […]

The above featured image for this article, Amedeo Modigliani, Nu couché (Reclining Nude) (1917–18), received £113 million.

Are the Telegraph and Christies Seeing the Same Thing!

News in the Art World Are the Telegraph and Christies Seeing the Same Thing! ALL About Art Sales in February Don’t read the art news. The art world news has become like reading “Tiger Beat”. It is all about the celebrity of the month and who is cool and who isn’t. Let’s talk and talk […]

"De Stijl" furniture design.

Modern Furniture Design: My House

The following furniture designs were created and built for my house: Digital Design Documentation Having drawn out many modern furniture designs by using the old tools of the architect, the t-square, triangles and ruler, some of the designs I have come up with need placing among the cloud. I no longer use the old tools […]

A Tale of Two Houses

The work of Frank Lloyd Wright is well documented and so is his history, but his nod to modernism, the Guggenheim Museum, retains many of the elements of a Wright structure in his later years. Originally, with his prairie style houses, long stretches of horizontal lines and rectilinear patterns found favor as seen in the […]