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a restored Lautner house

It’s summer, so I’ve become fixated again on windows, views through windows, breezes through windows. In my inbox recently from Dwell, this house in Desert Hot Springs caught my eye, built by architect John Lautner, a protege of Frank Lloyd … Continue reading

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enter the dragons

What they say about good bones for faces and houses applies to gardens too. Good bones will see you through some tough times. I’ve posted just a couple photos on this sweet little house and garden before. The front facade … Continue reading

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1/24/13 Thursday Garden Talk with Lili Singer

I had the belated, long-postponed, very intense pleasure of attending one of Lili Singer’s Thursday Garden Talks held by the Los Angeles County Arboretum, a tradition going back ten years. Lili Singer has long been so embedded and enmeshed in … Continue reading

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an afternoon at the museum

“Modern design was born from the marriage of art and industry.” – “The Architect and the Painter,” Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey I was worried the exhibit would be over by the time I finally scooted over to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern Madness

Yesteday, the Modernica sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A couple wire, Eiffel-Tower-base chairs were tentatively on my list, like these: But the sale itself was such an amazing spectacle of Mid Century Modern mania that I lost my focus, … Continue reading

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