News

This Weekend’s Packed Slate
April 18, 2012
You choose: a tour of Marin modern homes or an art show in an Eichler tract—or both?
Amazing Colossal Eichlers!
April 6, 2012
Inside Joe’s original two-story homes—rare beauties that don’t upset neighbors
Push-button Living is Here
March 27, 2012
Owners of a ‘smart’ Eichler home love the convenience and luxury automation brings
Dig in for Spring Gardening
March 24, 2012
Modern pots, low-cost lights, pared-down plants make for an ideal setting to entertain
Something Shady in the City
March 17, 2012
Craftsman Robert Fine of S.F.’s Meteor Lights turns out lampshades oozing with ‘retro cool’
Blowing Sweet and Hot
March 3, 2012
New exhibition opens Saturday to explore studio-glass art from its mid-century birth
Millard Sheets Tour March 18
March 3, 2012
Banks, a trend-setting mall, and much more tell the story of California’s major mosaic artist
L.A. Celebrates the ‘60s Hits
February 25, 2012
Los Angeles Conservancy reveals the sixty best-loved modern buildings from the 1960s
Rethinking the Ranch
February 18, 2012
Exhibition opens Sunday to explore Cliff May and his open, glass-walled houses
Jobs' Likeler No Eichler
February 12, 2012
For the record: Steve Jobs wasn’t raised in an Eichler—but partner Steve Wozniak was.
Week Filled with Modernism
February 4, 2012
John Lautner’s Elrod house, films, talks and more to keep fans busy in lively Palm Springs
Jewels from a Modern Master
January 28, 2012
Innovative work by Margaret De Patta goes on display Saturday at the Oakland Museum
Action Central in a Box
January 21, 2012
MCM owners agree—nothing gets them up and moving faster than a vintage jukebox
Decorating by Design
January 7, 2012
Our new article offers fresh inspiration for interior design and top furnishing sources
Going Retro for the Holidays
December 10, 2011
From an aluminum tree to ‘Santa Baby’—let’s have a merry mid-century Christmas
Eichler-inspired Glass House
December 4, 2011
Artist Mildred Howard’s ‘Clear Story’ is a light-filled delight made of bottles
Eames Film’s NorCal Debut
November 26, 2011
New documentary delves into careers of architect Charles and painter Ray Eames
Textile Artists Get Personal
November 19, 2011
Eight designers use fabric to explore their own issues for San Jose exhibit
Usonian Spectacular
November 13, 2011
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s rare Bay Area homes is on the market in Orinda
Rethinking Bay Area Modern
November 5, 2011
Author-historian Alan Hess to share his new research in a lively lecture Nov. 17