Lifestyle

Mid-century modern art, culture, and living at its finest

The Body Beautiful
Two jewelry designers, their ‘wearable art from the heart’ and an ambitious show built on California mid-century modern
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
All the Comforts of Home
How the well-designed home office makes it easy to get to work
Sounding the Depths
Breaking through in the mid-century and pioneered by modern designer Harry Bertoia, the way-out world of sound sculpture and sound art is booming today
Adventure on Wheels
With imaginations running wild, designers of the mid-century wowed America with sleek, ultramodern 'dream cars' slathered with chrome and fins
Art in the Air
Hovering in harmony with modern homes, today's mobiles energize and calm living spaces with ever-changing views
Modern Pets: Wild at Heart
Doggone right—glass houses make happier homes for the pets we love and pamper
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
Modern Architecture: Pyramid Power
Swayed by their architect to go New Age, Streng brothers have a cosmic energy fling
Modern Gardening: Rooted in Chinese Culture
Chi-minded gardening dynamo turns her Davis Streng home into a tranquil healing haven
The Streng 'Atrium'
Transforming Eichler's atrium vision into 'Streng magic' under the hot Sacramento sun
Signature Singular Sparks
Using fantasy, surprise and whimsy, Carter Sparks' lively homes are like nothing else
Choice Window Treatments: Curtain Call for Comfort
Reducing exposure to unwanted glare, heat and the eyes of the world
Wall Art: The House Awakens
Taking on the challenge of dressing your modern home with 'Eichleresque' art
Pet Therapy: Modern Pet Accessories
Modern accessories to keep those furry and feathered sidekicks (and you!) happy
Outdoor Furnishings
Sprucing up the great outdoors: furniture designs and tips to awaken your patio and garden
Hot Trends in Home Theater
New technology and pricing make the ultimate media room an inviting proposition
Kids Go Modern
How your children and your home's modern design can live happily together
Modern Furnishings
Make a personal statement with furnishings destined to enrich your modern home
Shake, Rattle...and Retrofit
Protecting your home and family against the next major earthquake