Monday Link Roundup

– At the Minneapolis StarTribune, Lynn Underwood has continued to highlight mid-century homes in her area all week while profiling enthusiastic owners who appreciate vintage design. Lots of great photos! Vintage Vibe – Alex at Modern Kiddo regularly attends Tiki Oasis, which took place last week and she recently offered up a sneak peak at…

Monday Link Roundup

– From Mid-Centuria: Alcoa Care-Free Homes – From the Rochester Institute of Technology Frans Wildenhain Exhibition (1950-1975: Creative & Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century). The official site devoted to the exhibit taking place in New York at the Rochester Institute of Technology between Aug. 20 – Oct. 2.

Betty Pepis & Interior Decoration A to Z

I recently found a copy of Betty Pepis’ 1965 book Interior Decorating A to Z at a used bookshop. It’s a great publication filled with lots of pictures illustrating various design terms alphabetically beginning with “Accessories” and ending with “Wall Treatments” (apparently Betty ran out of designer terms when she got to ‘W’). I hadn’t…

Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors

One of the first things I did after buying my home was subscribe to Atomic Ranch magazine. It’s become my “go to” source for new information about old homes.

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

The new documentary, Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter premieres nationally Monday, December 19th on PBS – American Masters. If you didn’t have a chance to see it in theaters this year, this is your opportunity to catch it on TV. More information about the film can be found at the PBS…

Ice Cube on Eames

In case you haven’t heard, Southern California is currently playing host to Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945 – 1980. This ambitious six-month long exhibition celebrating mid-century design and post war art opened in late September and runs through March 2012. More than 60 institutions in Southern California are participating in the event, which…

Jason Statham’s Mid-Century Home

I’m fond of the handsome British action star, Jason Statham. He’s appeared in a lot of lackluster films but I get a kick out of The Transporter movies and loved him in films like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and The Bank Job. Apparently his taste in architecture is a bit more refined than…

Sascha Brastoff

Apologies for the lack of updates. I’ve been really busy lately and every time I decide to post an update Blogger starts acting up and I can’t seem to log in or post anything. Today things seem to working just fine around here so I thought I’d quickly share a link to an article I…