Is it art? Is it sculpture? Is is furniture? These are questions we find ourselves asking when admiring the works of Paul Evans. One of America’s most controversial furniture designers, Evans is known prominently for the contributions he made later in his career to the American Craft Movement.
Today, A-frames still conjure associations with vacation homes and picturesque ski chalets perched atop remote mountain landscapes. But what about a modern A-frame for the 21st century?
The mid-century modern design era was and still is one of the most influential design eras in history. Many famous architects and designers emerged during this period bringing along with them unique, bold, and beloved designs.
Designers were no longer choosing between old conventional construction versus attempting to be environmentally conscious. The choice became levels of distinction. How green should the building be? LEED buildings were celebrated, and rigor was being applied to the levels of LEED.
Thirty years ago someone was taking out a mortgage that they just paid off. That would be a marvel if they never refinanced considering the prime interest rate was nine […]
Modern design has done an impressive job at remaining modern, even after 50 years. Dig into architecture magazines from 1969. There’s a refreshing amount of familiar material, and then there’s […]