A great read not only for architects! After many trips to the West Coast, when we think of architects from the Mid-Century Modern era who all built in California, many names come to mind such as John Lautner, Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, Albert Frey, William Kreisel, Pierre Koenig or Craig Ellwood and these are just…… Continue reading Catch of the Week: Notes From Another Los Angeles!
Tag: Richard Neutra
Good to be back! (Or better not?)
As the world is slowly reopening, easing lockdown measures, everyone is adapting to new realities – so do we! Traveling between Italy and Austria is still impossible. For this reason we want to share a list of interesting exhibitions (re)opening soon. If you are currently or soon in one of these great cities don’t miss:…… Continue reading Good to be back! (Or better not?)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! RICHARD NEUTRA EXHIBITION IN VIENNA 2020!
Yesterday sad news reached us from California as the LA Times reported Dion Neutra’s death at the age of 93! In addition to his own work, as the son of legendary architect Richard Neutra, he waged a decades-long war to save his father’s iconic buildings. During our journeys to California we’ve visited some great buildings…… Continue reading MARK YOUR CALENDARS! RICHARD NEUTRA EXHIBITION IN VIENNA 2020!
Survival Through Design
Over the past years many great documentaries and architecture films like Infinite Space – The Architecture of John Lautner had the big screening out in the valley during Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California. This year’s edition features another world premiere on February 17th, 2019 @4pm: “Neutra – Survival Through Design” Neutra – Survival Through…… Continue reading Survival Through Design
Yes! Modernism Week 2019 is near!
We still can’t believe that nearly one year has passed since our last trip to Palm Springs, California. Yes, Modernism Week 2019 is near! From February 14-24, 2019 people from all over the world will visit the valley, its hip and iconic architecture and will choose from a constantly expanding offer of home tours, films,…… Continue reading Yes! Modernism Week 2019 is near!
Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985
For us here at our studio, the California Mid-Century Modern Style which is admired until today is already impressive and inspiring when thinking of the Case Study Houses, Palm Springs or all the other great structures, furniture and materials out there but the current exhibition at the LACMA even goes a step further and deals…… Continue reading Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985
Catch of the Week: The Creative Architect – Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study
Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California is the perfect place for book hunting! Here you can find lesser known or brand new publications in many places and shops around town. One of our latest finds we purchased at the Modernism Week Camp in Downtown this February we would like to present today: The Creative Architect…… Continue reading Catch of the Week: The Creative Architect – Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study
The Oyler House – Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat
While searching for interesting buildings to visit in Palm Springs and Los Angeles during our 2017 trip we found an interesting film of a home designed by famous architect Richard Neutra – The Oyler House, a desert retreat. In 1959, a government employee named Richard Oyler, living in the tiny desert town of Lone Pine,…… Continue reading The Oyler House – Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat
Mid-Century Modern in Italy and California – Then and now
Here in Italy people and authorities don’t think much about Mid-Century Modern architecture having failed completely to protect important buildings and hidden gems in the past – nationwide. 1960’s and 1970’s are mainly wiped off the map and more like candidates set to be demolished or replaced by anonymous, functional buildings without any sense for style and without…… Continue reading Mid-Century Modern in Italy and California – Then and now
Windshield: A Vanished Vision
During Modernism Week 2017 in Palm Springs, California a series of interesting films will be shown, many of them U.S. or West Coast premiers. Here’s the first one we would like to recommend: West Coast Premier of Neutra Film, “Windshield: A Vanished Vision” February 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Camelot Theatres 2300 E. Barista…… Continue reading Windshield: A Vanished Vision