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  • 'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces

    'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces
    Set in and around Berkeley, "Parenthood" unfolds principally in three family residences that vary in architectural style. The first is the house of Zeek and Camille Braverman (Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia). "They have lived there 30 years, filled...
  • Prentice Hospital debate goes deeper than surface appearance

    Prentice Hospital debate goes deeper than surface appearance
    Bertrand Goldberg did not believe in preservation. He said so. If he were still here we would be having a disagreement. Goldberg was, of course, the architect of the original Prentice Hospital as well as the much-loved Marina City; he died in 1997. It'...
  • Dutch architect and educator is IIT's next architecture dean

    The Illinois Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it has named Dutch architect and educator Wiel Aretsas the new dean of its architecture school. Arets, currently a professor of building, planning and design at the BerlinUniversity for the Arts,...
  • Set Pieces: Inside the homes of 'Parenthood'

     
    Like the sets of "Modern Family," the fictional homes in “Parenthood” not only use interiors to express character but also give wider exposure to popular looks in home decor. In the home of Camille and Zeek Braverman (Bonnie Bedelia and Craig T....
  • The Deal: Knoll classics go on sale Friday

     
    Constructed of simple woods and natural cotton webbing, Jens Risom's 1941 lounge chair for Knoll is a design classic, inspiring knock-offs by manufacturers such as Ikea. Beginning Friday, those in the market for a designer original can get 15% off the...
  • The 'Parenthood' painting everybody wants

     
    Our "Set Pieces" post last month on the family houses in NBC's "Parenthood" triggered reader questions about artwork in the home of Julia (played by Erika Christensen). "Obsessed" seemed to be the key word, as in: "I too am obsessed......
  • Set Pieces: The look of 'Tron: Legacy'

     
    They had me at the trailer. For weeks now, the previews for "Tron: Legacy" have offered a striking look at what digital-age decor could look like. Though the film, which opens this weekend, unfolds in a virtual landscape know as......
  • Set Pieces: Hollywood excess and Malibu modernism in Showtime's 'Episodes'

     
    For Sean and Beverly Lincoln (Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig, above), the sophisticated but hapless London TV writers at the center of Showtime's comedy "Episodes," nothing is as it seems. Brought to Los Angeles to Americanize their hit British series,.....
  • Jasper Johns is first studio artist in 34 years to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    Obama to confer 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday; arts honorees are Yo-Yo Ma and Jasper Johns, the first visual artist to win since 1977....
  • The Deal: Knoll Classics sale begins Monday

     
    Timeless designs by Harry Bertoia, Marcel Breuer, Florence Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen, among others, will be on sale as Knoll offers 15% off retail prices for one week only. Bertoia side chairs with vinyl seat......
  • Monster Mash: Composer Daniel Catan remembered; Acropolis Museum in Greece is a tourist hit

     
    A remembrance of composer Daniel Catan...
  • Cappellini hits sweet spot with Candy table, Lace lamp

     
    Giulio Cappellini is the artistic director of Cappellini, the Italian funriture manufacturer known for over 30 years for discovering and producing works by cutting-edge international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec and...