More Archived Blog Stories

Breaking Boundaries
November 6, 2013
Woodworker Brendon Farrell brings varied wares to Nov. 16-17 West Coast Crafts fair
Pots for the People
October 30, 2013
Sacramento's Crocker Museum focuses on pioneering ceramicist Warren MacKenzie
'Cult of Pacifica': a Look Back
October 22, 2013
Talk keys on the 1939 Exposition's effort for harmony on both sides of the Pacific
Design Classics of the Future
October 17, 2013
Exhibit at the Museum of Craft and Design focuses on innovative West Coast work
Secret to Raising Happy Kids
October 2, 2013
As promised long ago, mid-century modern homes continue to be ideal for family living
Power Up for Hi-Tech Living
September 27, 2013
Readying our homes for today's appliances and electronics is a challenge—but worth it
Doelger's Streamline Moderne
September 19, 2013
Upcoming lecture focuses on builder Henry Doelger's impact on the Bay Area and more
Skater Babes with Attitude
September 4, 2013
Their names may evoke fantasy—but these hot roller derby queens battle it out for real
10 Homes Slated for AIA Tour
September 4, 2013
American Institute of Architects' S.F. tour set with a lineup of mostly modern homes
A Film that Touches the Soul
August 28, 2013
Coast Modern documentary finds new fans with impressive new DVD and downloads
Solid Month of Architecture
August 21, 2013
All September, architects turn S.F. into a showroom and lecture hall for their dreams
Celebrating Concrete
August 13, 2013
With its future in jeopardy, Mario Ciampi's Berkeley Art Museum focus of Aug. 24 talk
Rhythms and Rhymes in Steel
August 8, 2013
Famed sculptor Fletcher Benton reveals the sounds, smells and secrets of his SF studio
Handwrought Modernism
August 1, 2013
Woodworker Jared Rusten's fine furniture—celebrating material and modern design
Cinemagic of Jacques Demy
July 20, 2013
French director who caught the essence of 1960s style gets a retrospective in Berkeley
MCModerns Hooked on Art
July 5, 2013
Taking the plunge and collecting original art can transform your life—and your self
Tiki A-Go-Go the Modern Way
June 26, 2013
Tiki experts pose 10 ways—right here in California—to find Polynesian paradise
‘Stories from Herman Miller’
June 20, 2013
Museum of Craft and Design’s upcoming exhibit focuses on iconic furniture maker
On the Rise…Passion in 3-D
June 12, 2013
Michelle Bickford’s art channels music and emotion with a quirky space-age sensibility
Miles Davis Show of ‘Cool’ Art
June 8, 2013
Legendary trumpeter didn’t just blow—he painted, too—and his art is now an exhibit