Theresa Poulton

January 12, 2014 in Interior Design & Architecture, Visual Art

Theresa Poulton is a hard-edged, abstract geometric painter who makes works which fluctuate between the historical tradition of canvas painting and ‘painting in the expanded field’.

Klasema Collection of Modern Art

May 24, 2013 in Interior Design & Architecture, Sculpture & Contemporary Art Glass, Visual Art

Stumbling upon the Klasema Art Collection is like stumbling upon a treasure trove, an encyclopedia of modernist art. All abstract and predominately geometric in nature – the collection as a whole is fascinating and inspiring in its vision while remaining accessible and educational in its overall approach.

Neo-Plasticism & De Stijl

December 22, 2012 in Culture, Interior Design & Architecture, Visual Art

The movement in art history, Neo-Plasticism/De Stijl (The Style), was developed by the duo Piet Mondrian and Theo Van Doesburg (1917-1928). Characterized by the strict use of primary colors, in addition to black, white and greys and the addition of horizontal and vertical lines – the movement has influenced art and design culture for decades to come.

Cassandra C. Jones

August 4, 2012 in Interior Design & Architecture, Visual Art

It is no wonder why we are instantly attracted to the work of Cassandra C. Jones. Her bodies of work are composed of borrowed and collected imagery that has been deconstructed and constructed in numerous compositions that allow the viewer an opportunity to experience the work on multiple levels. Jones presents the viewer with her own iconographic style where further inspection often leads to delightful surprises, but more so down a path of investigation into our on common cultural habits.

Memphis Milano: The Dennis Zanone Collection

May 21, 2012 in Culture, Interior Design & Architecture, Product Design, Sculpture & Contemporary Art Glass, Visual Art

Unfamiliar pairings of materials, vivid pattern with borrowed and reissued design esthetics Ettore Sottsass set out to redefine what was thought of as “Popular Design” by going against everything that was popular at the time (1981-1988). Dennis Zanone of Memphis, Tennessee shares his love and passion for the now dismantled movement and let’s us peer into his home and world-class collection.

The Bentwood Chair

March 1, 2012 in Interior Design & Architecture, Product Design

Typically, when one thinks of wood, the mind does not wander into the realm of sensual, curvaceous lines – certainly not an element for bending and molding. This is not the case when exploring the world of the bentwood chair. Here we have a brief survey of this chair’s history and future – and plenty of photos.

The Wire Chair

February 2, 2012 in Interior Design & Architecture, Product Design, Sculpture & Contemporary Art Glass

Sturdy, architectural, near limitless possibilities in design – explore the concept of the wire chair from its mid 20th century mass-production to its future conceptual designs. The chair has captured the imagination of engineering minds throughout time – here we take a brief tour of where this object made entirely out of metal wire gained popularity, their present and their future.

Adrian Pearsall Ranch

January 22, 2012 in Interior Design & Architecture, Product Design

This story begins in the early 1950’s with a healthy dose of American grit. Like so many millennials today, Pearsall decided to leave a stagnate position in the field of his professional training (architecture) and try his own thing.

Gonked Glooked Slurped

December 12, 2011 in Interior Design & Architecture

Follow along as two collectors – Valery & Tony from Decatur, GA – sift through cultural debris, renovating their mid-century modern home and creating their own miniature Xanadu in the process.