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The Peabody Essex Museum Presents California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

On view from March 29 to July 6, 2014 From the press release sent by PEM: SALEM, MA – The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way, an exhibition of more than 250 mid-century modern design objects. A diverse array of works including furniture, textiles, fashion, classic vehicles and much more celebrates the…

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AD20/21

It’s that time of year. AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries and The Boston Print Fair will take place March 21-24, 2013, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston’s South End.  AD20/21 features 36 galleries specializing in modern to contemporary furniture, glass, ceramics and decorative arts alongside…

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AD 20/21

Omnibus Sectional sofa by Vladimir Kagan, from Machine Age, and exhibitor at AD 20/21 AD 20/21 Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries & The Boston Print Fair will be returning to the Cyclorama, at the Boston Center for the Arts for it’s 5th year March 15-18, 2012. Building on the success of…

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Dieter Rams

A piece here on the SFMOMA retrospective of the work of designer Dieter Rams. It is fun tracing the lineage of good, clean, modern industrial design from Apple, to Polaroid (we just sold the house of an erstwhile Polaroid designer), to Braun, and Bang & Olufsen.  

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