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Tackett / Thursday

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Crazy legs Tackett

Taliesen / San Diego

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Model by Sim Bruce Richards Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy in San Diego: the Taliesin Architects at the La Jolla Historical Society frames the remarkably rich portfolio of work with architectural drawings and models; period and contemporary photographs; as well as objects and ephemera.
Furniture by Sim Bruce Richards


Sim Bruce Richards children's table and sofa.
Tile prototypes by Sim Bruce Richards and Rhoda Lopez The table was designed with a "milk-retaining edge".
Jane Chapman pillows

Loch Crane rendering for Crane II in Point Loma
The Onion House by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg and Bill Slatton in Kona, Hawaii (1961–62)
Vincent Bonini, Bonini House (La CaƱada, CA), 1955 Vincent was fiends with Eugene Weston, who lent him furniture for this Julian Shulman photo shoot--hence the Weston table. He would later join the firm of Liebhardt & Weston in San Diego. More information can be found at Modern San Diego.© J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10) 

Vincen…

Weekend / Stuff

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Sori Yanagi and Tony Paul Slim pickings, but I'm not complaining.

Tackett / Thursday

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Frank Gehry / Museum of California Design

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The Museum of California Design will present Frank Gehry with the Museum’s Henry Award for his outstanding contributions to American design -- will include the installation, Frank Gehry: Forty Years of Product Design 1972-2012, the first-ever survey exhibition of Gehry-designed furniture, lighting, jewelry and objects. The event will be hosted at JF Chen.More information and tickets can be found at MOCAD. A related article can be found here.

Weekend / Stuff

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Eames
50's Plywood

Tackett / Thursday

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PS Modernism / Fall

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The Fall Palm Springs Modernism Show was held at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
Archive
PCH Modern
l really liked this David Shaner hanger
Funkis
Space 20th Century Modern - Eames and Max Gottschalk

Weekend / Stuff

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Boyd, Cressey, Heath, and AP
Japanese Lamp

David and Gladys Wright House / Preserved

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The David and Gladys Wright House (1952) by Frank Lloyd Wright
The house was originally designed in wood, but Frank's son David, who commissioned the house, was in the concrete block business. Pops agreed to the change. The spiral design is a precursor to the Guggenheim Museum in NY.
The pool, which was part of the original design, will be reinstalled. So will the planter boxes on the ramp.
Source: (Courtesy of the Frank LloydWright Foundation) via the application for landmark status.

Wright adapted the design for the carpet from of a series of Liberty Magazine covers in 1926-28 entitled "March Balloons". The rug in the house now is a replacement. Ling Po, Frank Lloyd Wright's chief renderer and graphic artist, who drew the March Balloons rug based on Wright's sketches was used to remake it. The original sold at LAMA in 2010 for $20K. It ended up with film producer and FLW collector, Joel Silver. The original furniture was also removed from the house, but exact repli…