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Jean Balmer / Garden Forms

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Jean Balmer Ceramic Garden Forms
Jean Balmer Source: Objects USA

Voulkos / ACC

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Aileen Osborn Webb and Paul J. Smith with a Peter Voulkos sculpture at the International Ceramics Exhibition in Ostend, Belgium, 1959.
It's hard to tell if they like it. 
Source: America Craft Council

Heath / Archives

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Heath Ceramics donated the companies archives to the Environmental Design Archives (EDA) at UC Berkeley. The EDA is uncovering the history of Heath Ceramics and the lives of Brian and Edith Heath. Read more at the Heath Blog
“Useful Objects for the Home” at the Akron Art Institute, 1947
Source: Brian and Edith Heath Collection from the Environmental Design Archives, via the Heath Blog

Art Disposal Service

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Dean Santner / ACC

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Dean Santner in his booth at the American Crafts Council Pacific States Crafts Fair in 1976  Source: American Crafts Council
Every house should have a Santner wood cutting board. Source: LAMA

Farnsworth had the same wine rack. 

Palm Springs

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Hanging Eames At Hedge
1960s Russian Jet Fighter Suit Studio 111
Rudolph Schindler mailbox, Maryon Tool House, 1947 Architecture viewing is best done in the day.
104 °F

Knock / Knock

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Paul Soldner Source: Craftsmen Builder  
Wood door by Eric Hoglund
Kitty door
Svetozar Radakovich door, 1966  (Greg Strangman collection) Source: San Diego's Craft Revolution: From Post War to California Design 

Svetozar Radakovich, in collaboration with Carl Ekstrom Fiberglass Doors California Design 10
John Kapel door Source: Handcrafted Modern, Leslie Williamson 
C. Fletcher Coddington
Studio Door by Malcolm Leland Source: Studio 111

Kay Whitcomb Enamel Doors Source: Reform Gallery
James Hubbell hardware

Coffee

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Vacuum coffee maker at La Fonda Del Sol  Source: ALEXANDER GIRARDby Todd Oldham & Kiera Coffee
Chemex at the Eames House
Alexander Girard with his press Source: ALEXANDER GIRARDby Todd Oldham & Kiera Coffee
Chemex at a Gordon Drake house
La Gardo Tackett and Kenji Fuji
Dr. Peter Schlumbohm and his Chemex coffee makers (1949) Source: Life via Kaufman Mercantile

LBC / Vets

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Caught another Tackett
BAT-1 : Barber Armchair Tilt - Upholstered
Kitchen Supplies

901 Washington Blvd

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Eames Office, 1976 Source: The Story of Eames Furniture, Marilyn Neuhart with John Neuhart
Eames Office Model, built by John Neuhart Source: The Story of Eames Furniture, Marilyn Neuhart with John Neuhart
Eames Office Model, built by John Neuhart Source: Wright
Eames Office Model, built by John Neuhart Source: Wright
Bay Cities Garage, 1943 Source: The Story of Eames Furniture, Marilyn Neuhart with John Neuhart
901 Today


June Schwarcz

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June Schwarcz's house in Sausalito, CA
Nice Espenet dining set
Sculpture by Tom Hill, paper objects by Kay Sekimachi, and carved sticks by Dominic Di Mare
Wood spoons carved by Leroy Schwarcz, June's late husband.

2011 enamel piece by June 
June Schwarcz, still looking good at 93. She might even be 94 now.  Her birthday is this month. Here is the full article on the American Craft website: The Seeker All photos are by Leslie Williamson