Monday Link Roundup

mondaylinkroundup11Herman Miller’s new video series “Why Design” aims to “explore the world through the eyes of our designers, and share something of why we value their point of view.”
Why Design – Herman Miller

An interview with Heywood-Wakefield furniture manufacturer, Leonard Riforgiato, who is reviving this stylish Mid-Century brand for a new generation.
Heywood-Wakefield furniture — still made new today in the USA

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation recently hosted it’s 6th annual  Mid-Century Modern Tour. At their website you can find photos of the event as well as brochures for all their previous events. The sites well worth a visit if you want to know more about the history of Mid-century design in Canada.
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Mid-Century Modern Tours

Also worth a read, this article about the tour from the Vancouver Courier.
Lookie-loos go gaga over Mid-Century Modern homes

Many Eichler neighborhoods are celebrating their 50th & 60th anniversaries this year. Adam Martin’s latest post for the Eichler Network discusses some of the events being planned in the Bay Area to honor Eichler and celebrate the homes he designed.
Middle-Aged Eichler Neighborhoods Are Ready to Party

Last week was the 36th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death and while I was roaming around online reading various tributes to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll I came across this interesting video tour of Elvis’ incredible Palm Springs Honeymoon Hideaway originally built in 1962. Elvis stayed here with his new bride, Priscilla, in 1967.


For more info about the house visit this link: Elvis Presley’s Honeymoon Home

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