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Weekend / Stuff

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Deborah Sussman-designed pin from the '84 Olympics.  I've complained about picking over the holidays in the past and this year is no exception.
I came up on a weed pot score.
Maurice Grossman and Robert Maxwell.

Gross Wood / Wrought Iron

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Bowl by Gross Wood Floor legs
Table legs
the Pitts 

Eugene Weston / Architecture

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Eugene Weston Jr. Residence (1951) in La Canada by Eugene Weston III

 Another Weston house on StoneGlen in La Canada
A house Weston built for himself in 1955. It's been messed with a bit. 
A house in Eagle Rock Weston designed for Norman Bilderback (1953). Bilderback was the director of design at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art at the time. It is now in the safe hands with Scott, Joanna and Clay of 10 Ten.

Tackett / Thursday

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The Holiday Edition

Weekend / Stuff

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Eugene Weston table for Modern Color Inc.
The Good Design group from 1950 is now complete.
The Good Design Selection,  Modern Color Inc.
I picked up another piece by Karl Lightfoot. This time it's a table to go with an upholstered chair I have.
This is the kind of goofy stuff I get into. 
Lightfoot Studio, 1949
Metal wastepaper basket by Grethe Kornerup-Bang for Torben ├śrskov
Smalls

Tackett / Thursday

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Weekend / Stuff

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Smalls 
La Gardo Tackett / Architectural Pottery
It was a Tackett / AP sort of a weekend. 
From the Architectural Pottery Pro Artisan catalog: “….a pleasing sculpture, David Cressey provides a form that functions equally well for cigarettes or as a holder of clips, rubber bands and other desk-top requirements.” It was raining Ferris Shacknove baskets this weekend.  Designed by Andree Ferris and Reta Shacknove.
The literary section


Karl Lightfoot for Lightfoot Studio
Lightfoot Studio, 1949

Tackett / Thursday

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Paolo Soleri / Architecture

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Arcosanti (1970- )
An Urban Laboratory


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Cosanti (1956-1974)




See what's inside--here.
A super special assembly. 

Barrel Vault at Cosanti (1968-71)
Gates in front of the DeConcini house in Phoenix, Az by Paolo Soleri (1981)

See more here.
Paolo Soleri Bridge and Plaza (2010)

More on the bridge here