Monday Link Roundup

There’s were lots of good updates posted at Retro Renovation this week but my favorite post was a detailed look at this mid-century bathroom installation: – Nanette and Jim’s vintage blue bathroom An interesting overview of James RW Cornetet new book Facadomy: A Critique on Capitalism and its Assault on Mid-Century Modern Architecture can be…

Monday Link Roundup

Herman 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. –…

Monday Link Roundup

If you didn’t make it to Palm Springs for Modernism Week earlier this year, you can still look forward to Mod-Palm Springs. This new event “celebrating a serving of all things Mid-Century Modern carefully blended with retro Tiki culture (the Polynesian kind so prevalent in the 50´s & 60´s)” takes place October 11th through the…

Monday Link Roundup

The California Modernist Adam Martin takes us on a “A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today.” – A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today. Ikea is planning to reissue a copy of their incredible 1956 Lövet table, which launched their “flat-pack” assemble-it-yourself furniture line. The new table is called the Lövbacken and it’s sure to…

Monday Link Roundup

The Latest issue of the Eichler Network’s CA-Modern Magazine was recently released and it has a great article on Tiki Culture. In conjunction CA Modernist blogger Adam Martin decided to share some of his favorite Tiki Cocktail Recipes. Need a cool tropical drink to enjoy this summer? Check out Adam’s latest post: – Five Personal…

Monday Link Roundup

– Eartha Kitsch has been documenting her own ranch house restoration at her blog Ranch Dressing and she’s recently dealt with some horrific plumbing problems as well as nightmarish encounters with unskilled contractors. Her posts are well worth a read if you’re considering (or in the middle of) your own vintage home restoration. But be…

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.

Monday Link Roundup

From The New York Times: Karl Benjamin, Rebel of Midcentury Art Scene, Dies at 86.

From The Guardian UK: The 10 best Eames designs – in pictures.