Features

CollectorMANIA
How the thrill of the hunt for mid-century paraphernalia moves collectors to put a personal stamp on their homes
Blocks of Beauty
When stylish concrete walls of myriad patterns exploded into the mid-century’s popular culture
Everyday Art
‘Low brow’ flirts with high times and MCM for the paintings of San Francisco rising talent Emily Fromm
Showtime in the Ozone
After thousands of its kind have fallen away, the drive-in theater yearns for a renaissance
Harmony in the Hills
Oakland Eichlers’ historic charm inspiration for us all
Staged for Living
Enhancing interior design aptitude to make your home look as special as it really is
Jewels of the Earth
Moved by the natural world, Bay Area artist Milton Cavagnaro nurtured his creative spirit with painting, jewelry and the landscape
Learning from the Land
Obie Bowman’s warm, homey houses grow from their sites—and from their designer’s fanciful imagination
Pride Runs Deep
‘Eichler Homes of Saratoga’—an enclave where appreciation and respect have never gone away
Aura of the Era
Coolest of the cool television sets from the mid-century eye a cozy comeback stage inside today’s modern homes
Light as a Stone in Flight
South Bay sculptor Ken Matsumoto evokes nature and man in an earthy, Zen-like aesthetic
8 Great Modern Masters
Mid-century architects of Southern California who pioneered an international movement
When God Went Mod
Once despised, modern churches have thrived—designed by many of the same architects who shaped mid-century suburbia
Something in the Air
How the Eichlers of San Jose transformed an impromptu art-filled happening into the ambitious Fairglen Art Festival
Architecture in Fabric
Bay Area textile artist Ealish Wilson painstakingly mixes digital and traditional techniques for a unique, new look
Grounded in Nature
Rising trends in home flooring
Slipping Away
The Eichlers of Atherton and Hillsborough—living dangerously in a peaceful world
Old Burners Never Die…
Owners who sing the praises of original cooktops and ovens to the tune of ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’
Carving It Up
Once merely a summertime beach hobby, sand sculpting has hit high tide—as fine art and an international phenomenon
Vinyl's Final Fling
Music lovers celebrate as old-school phonograph records continue their surprising comeback