All Posts in Category Design Research

Remembering Design Research

Remembering Design Research  With legendary D/R co-owner Jane Thompson and Marimekko historian  Susan Ward   Sunday April 26th 3-6 pm Bemis Hall, Lincoln Mass.       Tickets $27 (tax-deductible)   D/R, the iconic Harvard Square  modern design store (1953 – 1979) has been called “the most influential force in 20th-century America in creating an awareness and appreciation for modern…

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A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

Click any photo, and click again to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (except for the vintage newspaper shot). “Architecture should be exciting; living is exciting.” Earl Flansburgh Nestled up on a knoll in the pines of Lincoln, on a lot peppered with colorful sculptures (see list at end of post), the Modernist Flansburgh House epitomizes the…

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A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

Click any photo, and click again to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (except for the vintage newspaper shot). “Architecture should be exciting; living is exciting.” Earl Flansburgh Nestled up on a knoll in the pines of Lincoln, on a lot peppered with colorful sculptures (see list at end of post), the Modernist Flansburgh House epitomizes the…

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Ben Thompson, Jane Thompson, and Design Research

  Ben Thompson in front of his house on Moon Hill Road. Photograph by Phillip A. Harrington used by permission.   Ben Thompson was one of the key partners of The Architects Collaborative and one of the founding residents of the Six Moon Hill neighborhood here in Lexington. Then he went on to become a “shaper…

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