Quonset Hut: A Modern Dwelling

I remember as a child traveling in the car with my parents in the direction of what are called the Foothills in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma, situated on the Colorado River on the border with California and a stone’s throw from Mexico,  was only around 14,000 people at the time and surrounded by a true desert […]

Philip Johnson's the Wiley House

The Wiley House: A Philip Johnson Masterpiece

It is a shame that the architect can not emulate Monet and build one building after another in experimentation and variation. The Wiley House leads to one creative idea after another, and not just in the form of the house, but also in the use and types of materials. The fact that the design follows […]

Paul McCobb

Paul McCobb

[1]Paul McCobb (June 5, 1917 – March 10, 1969), like a few other famous American designers, did not start out creating furniture. He desired the life of an artist and studied drawing and painting at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston, Massachusetts. Although in actuality art and design intimately embrace, art schools rarely […]

mid-century-interior

5 Tips to Add Mid Century Modern Style

So you live in an Arts and Crafts style home or a traditional Victorian? Not everyone who prefers modern over anything else can choose the house that one lives in. Some houses are easier than others to remodel into a MCM style. The ranch house that dominates the Southwestern area of the country comes to […]