A Conversation With Paul M. Galvin, Chief Executive of SG Blocks
Mr. Galvin, 52, is the chairman, chief executive and a founder of SG Blocks, a publicly traded company that repurposes maritime-grade steel cargo shipping containers into green building blocks for use in commercial, industrial and residential building ...
April 14, 2015
Long Weekend in Bisbee, Arizona
In the spirit of Bisbee tradition, a top spot for carousing is the Stock Exchange Saloon, which is set within the century-old stock exchange building (the stock board is still affixed to the wall) and serves craft beers and small-batch bourbons. Across ...
April 22, 2015
Design of the Times
parts of the Aladdin are still buried inside Planet Hollywood. Each era has left its imprint, not only in how modern casinos look, but in what they do and how they do it. Elegant mid-century neon signage helps lure Las Vegas visitors off Las ...
April 23, 2015
Art Alliance treasures for sale on South Lake Avenue: Larry Wilson
The late local classical music advocate Estelle Schlueter's incredible custom dining table and much more this time around that would be perfect for your Mid-Century Modern. A Fender acoustic guitar. I discovered a framed fabric heart by big-time ...
April 14, 2015
Rago Arts, Lambertville, New Jersey
Most of the prices for mid-century modern were less than $2000; the top lot was a Russell Woodard patio furniture set consisting of a pair of settees, three lounge chairs, and an ottoman. From the Sculptura series, they are made of enameled steel and ...
April 24, 2015
One of South Haven's most well-known shops, Gwen DeBruyn's Bayberry Cottage features home furnishings and accessories which include furniture, wall décor, rugs, florals and bath and body products. Interior design This is where antique meets modern ...
April 20, 2015
The DVD Wrapup: Babadook, Big Eyes, Happy Valley, Tale of Winter, Odd Man ...
He selects “Mister Babadook,” a slim illustrated volume that one day mysteriously appeared in his bedroom and features sinister poetry and spooky pop-out characters. It's at this point that things really begin to bump in the night for the .. While ...
April 17, 2015
The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University has acquired Lisa Baskin’s women’s history collection. Baskin’s collection of approximately 8,600 rare books, as well as manuscripts, journals, ephemera, and artifacts, was one of the most significant women’s history collections in private hands. “I am delighted that my collection will be available to students, scholars and the community at Duke University, a great teaching and research institution,” Baskin said in a Duke University press release. ” Baskin’s collection includes a large selection of letters and manuscripts from anarchist Emma Goldman, correspondence between important suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Emmeline Pankhurst, and Lucretia Mott, decorated... According to New York Public Library (NYPL) officials, eight books--seven bibles published between 1692 and 1861 and Benjamin Franklin’s printshop accounts book, known as “Work Book No. 2”--have been seized pursuant to a grand jury subpoena.
Once former guests of the Orbit In, Kevin Miller and his wife, Jinny Park, took their enthusiasm for the Palm Springs property and became its owner in 2007. Built in classic midcentury modern courtyard style by Herbert Burns, the builder/designer... The Frey Lounge, Room 108, honors Palm Springs architect Albert Frey - one of nine rooms to choose from. The outdoor shower on the rear patio gives a majestic view of Frey House II, while photos by architectural photographer Julius Shulman hang on the interior walls. The Orbit In was Shulman's preferred place to stay in Palm Springs. The Orbit In was among the first inns to offer a complimentary “Orbitini” cocktail and wine hour. Kevin and Jinny are often the ones pouring drinks and entertaining guests. Make sure to stop by the office to see the display case of vintage items and cruise the DVD, game, and record stacks for an in-room entertainment night. If you want to cruise the streets of Palm Springs, complimentary daytime use of bikes is available.
Make it mod with mid-century furnishings
Mid-century modern is classically defined as spanning the years from ... These include such classics as the sunburst mirror or wall clock, metal bowls and vases, and metal accents on furnishings, such as chairs with metal frames like the Modrest Altair.
May 2, 2015