Mel Smilow may be a name you’ve never heard, however, when it comes to midcentury modern designers, Mel Smilow is a name you should know for many reasons. His incredibly successful career and thick portfolio should have led to more recognition in the MCM space, and yet, he is often overlooked.
The exact reasons why the Eames Chair design became such a powerful and lasting design throughout the years are hard to pinpoint. However, as with all fine art, whether it be music, sculpture, painting, or design, there is something within each that resonates with the time and throughout the ages.
John Meunier’s first significant building design, the Meunier House provides a look at his unique style. Composed of two intersecting squares, the home is a demonstration of what Meunier described as “an English Brutalist version of a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house.”
A house with several names, the Richard Foster House in Wilton, CT is also known as the Spaceship House, the Round House, or the Circambulant House. How does one come up with such an interesting design?
It’s the most wonderful time of year again and the right midcentury modern decor will make your home feel cozy and inviting. If you’re an MCM enthusiast, this is a […]
A rather unique style, Googie architecture comes from the 1950s and 1960s. The style offers a look at the “futuristic” design with influences of Atomic Age, Space Age, car culture, and jets.