Sunday, June 29, 2008

Johnson's Alice Ball House Saved

The New Canaan News-Review reports on the deal that will save Phillip Johnson's Alice Ball House from the wrecking ball. From the story, it sounds like the the home will now serve as a pool house.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Modern Design for Modern Pets

I'm not a pet person, but my brother is. He forwarded me a link to this site that sells modern furniture for cats and dogs. Check out more info on the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired abode pictured above.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Cool House, but Good Investment?

Something to think about as you shop for that multi-million modernist abode. Slate's Daniel Gross explores whether the modernist houses being sold, or auctioned, as pieces of art are good investments or money pits for preservation organizations and individuals alike. He also notes at the end of his pieces that the recent sale of Richard Neutra's Kaufmann House in an auction has fallen through.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Herman Miller Sale

Ten percent off. Free shipping. Well, with gas prices going through the roof and the stock market getting crushed, I guess any savings will help. Authorized Herman Miller dealers such as DWR, Highbrow Furniture and Jules Seltzer are marking down Eames, Nelson and Noguchi classics starting today and running until June 21.