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Harry Bertoia's 100th birthday to be celebrated next week at Parron Hall who has sold his designs
since they were released.

Wednesday April 29, 2015

A new show, ‘Radakovich: A Retrospective, Yugoslavia to Encinitas 1939-1992,’ is now open through May 31 at the Encinitas Library Gallery. Consider attending the opening reception and panel discussion with Dave Hampton, James Hubbell and Arline Fisch this Saturday, May 2 between 1-4pm. Check out their site HERE.

After speaking with Bill Slatton about his time with Frank Lloyd Wright (between 1956-59), I am trying to piece together bio-summaries for both William Lumpkins (whom Bill worked for briefly) HERE and Slatton himself HERE. Please let me know if you know any more than I do.


Read about 'Modeltown', an exhibit featuring Richard Neutra and Lloyd Ruocco HERE.
Photo courtesy of the San Diego History Center

Saturday April 18, 2015

Our Craig Ellwood designed house made the cover of the Spring 2015 issue of CA Modern Magazine HERE.

On view through April 26, at Woodbury University's WUHO Gallery, is a new show Gregory Ain: Low-cost Modern Housing and the Construction of a Social Landscape. Learn more HERE.

Join us in welcoming author Daniel Ostroff to San Diego for this Special Event: An Eames Anthology: Author Presentation and Book Signing on Saturday, May 30 between 1-3pm at Boomerang for Modern

Darren Bradley trained his lens on Cal State Dominguez Hills and highlights the work of A. Quincy Jones HERE.


The Russell Crane Residence (1948, additions ca. 1960) by architect Loch Crane

Saturday April 11, 2015

Join Modern San Diego TODAY for a pre-MLS viewing of architect Loch Crane's house for his brother. The Russell Crane Residence (1948, additions ca. 1960) will be offered for the first time since it was constructed. Join us TODAY - Saturday, April 11- between 4-7 pm at 3344 Poe Street in Point Loma. We are co-listing this property with Rachel Collins Friedman of Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty. You can find more photos and text about the house HERE.

The new owners of photographer Julius Shulman's personal residence by Raphael Soriano (1950) have been working on it for a while now. Check out the renovation HERE.

A new book, Sacred Spaces, profiles modernist religious buildings. Read the review HERE.


Interior- and furniture designer Dillard Harwell. More to come in late April after a special gathering...

Friday April 3, 2015

Our Craig Ellwood designed house was profiled in Midcentury Home Magazine HERE.

RIP Robert Schuller patron of Richard Neutra, Philip Johnson and Richard Meier. Read more about his interest in architecture HERE.

The author of a new book, An Eames Anthology, will hopefully be down here for a book signing in May. More details to come. I hope you can join us for the event.

Modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes is the subject of an exhibition at New York’s Katonah Museum of Art. A Home for Art: Edward Larrabee Barnes and the KMA presents an overview of Barnes’ career and role in modern architecture, including a close look at the many Westchester homes he designed. See images HERE.

Modern San Diego will bring the film, Design for Modern Living: Millard Sheets and the Claremont Art Community 1935-1975, to San Diego this fall. More details to come.

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