More Archived Blog Stories

Ultimate MCM Xmas Tree!
December 8, 2012
One family’s holiday design comes alive—tree of wonder with shimmering rings
Zany Xmas Coming to Town!
December 1, 2012
Charles Phoenix brings his fun mid-century slide show to San Francisco’s Chinatown
Swinging the Incredible
November 25, 2012
Quartet San Francisco tackles the amazing animated music of Raymond Scott Dec. 7
Big City Modern Rediscovered
November 17, 2012
Michael Murphy’s ‘travel poster’ art keys on ‘forgotten’ S.F. architecture for AIA exhibit
‘Playing with Fire’ a Hot Show
November 11, 2012
Oakland Museum celebrates 50 years of California studio glass with new exhibit
Learning from the Masters
November 4, 2012
Free Nov. 9 talk offers advice on furnishing in the true spirit of the Eames-era designers
Inventor of the Modern Ranch
October 27, 2012
Author Daniel Gregory showcases the work of Cliff May for Neutra House Speaker Series
Cutting-edge on the Peninsula
October 20, 2012
Dwell magazine’s Nov. 3-4 home tour—where you can even meet the architects
Heat that Can’t Be Beat
October 5, 2012
Eichler radiant heat is heavenly, but a new boiler ups energy efficiency, lowers costs
Modern Living Goes to School
September 29, 2012
Stanford is an Eichler museum—homes from every phase of Joe Eichler’s career
Exploring a Pioneer Modernist
September 23, 2012
Paul Adamson’s October 18 lecture delves into the architecture of Gardner A. Dailey
Is Your Kitchen a Champion?
September 16, 2012
Call for entries: CA-Modern contest seeks out the best mid-century modern remodels
Form, Function, and Fun Tour
September 8, 2012
Local architects show off San Francisco modern in AIA’s home tour this weekend
You Could Do Worse!
September 1, 2012
Frontrunners beware—perennial presidential challenger Alfred E. Neuman is looking good
Tiki Gods at a Hot Rod Hop
August 25, 2012
Hot rods, rockabilly and sexy pinups come to Alameda’s favorite tiki lounge Sunday
Modern Wonders in Wood
August 18, 2012
Top woodworkers bring together work that’s shapely, sinuous, simple and sleek
Eichler Film Debuts Sept. 21
August 11, 2012
New video documentary shines a light on the builder and people who love his homes
This Saturday’s Sharp Homes
August 4, 2012
East Bay home tour brings together green design with glass walls and butterfly roofs
Route 66 ‘Wigwam’ a Winner
July 28, 2012
Wigwam Motel continues to wow travelers after being added to the National Register
Shining Light on Dark Matter
July 21, 2012
Artist Harry Powers evokes primal societies and interstellar space with new Triton show