Sliding glass doors made the outdoor room possible

Admit it. When you look at the picture to the left, don’t you see yourself with a tall glass of  sweet tea? Maybe you prefer to sip a mint julep as you slowly swing on the wicker bench? After 30 years of being frozen out of trendy architecture, Modernism is...

Should we save brutalism? Who cares?

On June 29th the New York Times reported that  Orange County Government Center in Goshen, N.Y. received the go ahead  to renovate its brutalist building designed by Paul Rudolph. Edward A. Diana, an Orange County executive complained that the flat-roofed concrete...

How iconic 1950 pottery links to virtual art

In 1950, if you  lived outside of New York, Chicago, or Boston before the age of Amazon.com, touching the newest most Modern designs was almost impossible. Now, anything that can be pictured on a computer screen can be  delivered overnight to your doorstep. Alexandra...