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  • Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye

    Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye
    Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
  • Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect

    Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
  • House Proud

     
    Style, spirit and taste—and premier designer Jane Hallworth—define the late Laura Ziskin’s Santa Monica home...
  • A hilltop Encino house where circular logic works

    A hilltop Encino house where circular logic works
    People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. And if that glass house has two 12-sided, almost circular, mostly door-less structures with precious few straight interior walls? Then hanging art, relying on conventional right-angled furniture...
  • Greta Magnusson Grossman retrospective to open in Pasadena

    Greta Magnusson Grossman retrospective to open in Pasadena
    At a Van Nuys auction house earlier this month, bidding on a seemingly simple 1940s aluminum and brass floor lamp by Greta Grossman rose to $10,000, then with the crowd buzzing, climbed past $15,000. Then $20,000. And $25,000. By the time the gavel fell...
  • Find one-of-a-kind cultural items Chicago's museum stores

    Find one-of-a-kind cultural items Chicago's museum stores
     More years ago than I'd like to say, I moved into a charmless cinder block dormitory on the campus of a land-grant university about eight hours away from my suburban Chicago home. To assuage homesickness and spruce the place up a bit, I hung a print of...
  • 'Like finding lost Rembrandts'

    'Like finding lost Rembrandts'
    Peter Mullin cracks open the door of a 1935 Voisin Type C25 Aerodyne at the back of the auto museum bearing his name. He points out the intricate details of a vibrant Art Deco interior, restored to its original luster. A small ashtray hangs on the inside...
  • Hansen: Curvaceous peace in architecture

    Hansen: Curvaceous peace in architecture
    There are a few ramshackle stretches of Coast Highway in Laguna Beach cluttered with tired buildings and bad imagination. You become immune, driving by in a daze because there's nothing much to look at. But then you notice the curve. It's an organic,...
  • New Haven's Beinecke Library is Swept Up in a Wave of Modernism

    New Haven's Beinecke Library is Swept Up in a Wave of Modernism
    When did we become "modern"? Two tantalizing exhibitions at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library raise this important though probably unanswerable question. They are Architecture in Dialogue: The Peter Eisenman Collection at Yale and...
  • Sori Yanagi dies at 96; pioneer of Japanese industrial design

    Sori Yanagi, whose designs for stools and kitchen pots brought the simplicity and purity of Japanese decor into the everyday, has died. He was 96. The pioneer of Japan's industrial design died Sunday of pneumonia in a Tokyo hospital, Koichi Fujita of...
  • Park La Brea, 70-year-old design still feels the love (and hate)

     
    Conceived 70 years ago, Park La Brea has managed to remain relevant in a city that seems to grow ever-young....
  • Iconic LC1 sling chair remade for outdoors

     
    LC1 sling chair for outdoors: Design Within Reach has begun selling the iconic 1928 chair by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand in an outdoor version with materials better suited to withstand rain and sun....