Ten things to know about the mainstream modernist.
You know the Fontainebleau and the Eden Roc. You might even know the Algiers, the DiLido, or Biltmore Terrace. All are MiMO icons. And all were designed (or reworked) by Morris Lapidus.
But did you know that Lapidus, the legendary architect of America's midcentury pleasure palaces, got his start as a storefront designer?
Could this be the most beautiful library you've ever seen?
claass HAUS is finally back this week with Denver's Skyline Park.
claass HAUS is heading to the mountains again this weekend. Time to revisit Black Mountain College.
Scrambling for a last minute Father's Day gift? Today on claass HAUS, we have some ideas guaranteed to please all of those design-admiring dads.
The dramatic U.K. vote last week got me thinking- how is London’s Eero Saarinen-designed U.S. Embassy (1955-1960) faring these days? And just like the election results, this one is a real stunner. It's also today’s midMOD monday.
I hope you aren't feeling hungover from all of the #FLW150 celebrations/postathons over the last month because I have one more Wright-influenced post to close out your week.
It seems like everyone is celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday this week (his birthday is actually June 8), so as an architectural historian I feel some obligation to pay tribute to America's favorite architect. Today on claass HAUS, we take a closer look at Wright's Depression-era masterpiece, the S.C. Johnson Headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin.
We're back in North Carolina today for the first midMOD monday of June.
This architectural historian cannot stop thinking about buildings, food, and that vintage rug she found online.