Midcentury Modern - Festival of Britain anniversary so buildings relisted, including beautiful bus station, and glorious church in Coventry. https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2021/aug/05/historic-england-re-lists-nine-sites-to-mark-70th-anniversary-of-festival-of-britain …pic.twitter.com/BWQH5Y4xFN
My only two pieces available on
@opensea are part of my Moving Midcentury Geometric series. All are 1/1s inspired by airport runway maps and animated. The series isn't done yet, but I only have a couple more I want to do. Here is 'final approach' https://opensea.io/assets/0x495f947276749ce646f68ac8c248420045cb7b5e/60576002746252885897387130570909740139052422622255687354120276079029056962561/ …pic.twitter.com/rHpsc3PbHj
i've written about my obsession with lea stein, midcentury designer of wild acetate jewelry (and a fave of madeleine albright). occurs to me: WHAT A TIME to search ebay for her cicada pins. https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/community/articles/jewelry-designer-lea-stein …pic.twitter.com/x76jLeefiy
A NYT review summarized Hollander's account of the gullibility of midcentury left-wing intellectuals viewing communism abroad. It well applies to 21st century right-wing intellectuals on their tours of their fantasy lands https://www.nytimes.com/1981/10/11/books/through-red-colored-glasses.html …pic.twitter.com/PKMTRPjfk8
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#architect Calvin C. Straub (1920-1998)
The house was known in the 1950s as Mr. and Mrs. George Brandow Residence; the architects maintained the midcentury post-and-beam construction and Japanese-inspired details
#Straub #MCM #Californiapic.twitter.com/WCmjWi9ZL3
"Celebrate Star Trek: The Original Series and the show’s distinctive Midcentury modern design that would change design– and television–forever." Neat subject for a new Trek book https://twitter.com/DaveBlass/status/1422758498450898945 …
The Algorithms know I’m moving so I get ad after ad for shitty reproduction midcentury furniture and it’s honestly too spot-on that Millennials are being sold shoddy versions of the good stuff our parents grew up with
"The Administration has made a clear commitment to decarbonize transportation fuels by midcentury & ensure farmers have a seat at the table in the climate discussion."
We're positioning ethanol as part of the climate solution, learn more at
#ACECONF21 -http://ow.ly/JSlS50FKmUg pic.twitter.com/ofYxvqmh5f
[writing a facebook marketplace listing when i feel a gun in the small of my back] "say it's midcentury modern" "b-but it's literally just an ikea coffee table" [gun presses harder] "just do it"