An Eichler home tour is an excellent opportunity for both owners and enthusiasts to see examples of different models, and the improvements and renovations made by the owners kind enough to let us view their homes.
The San Mateo Highland Eichler ho
Mark Your Calendars! July 27th is the date for the annual Greenridge neighborhood garage sale featuring over 50 homes. Keep in mind that a lot of people who live on the hill have been her since the 60’s, so you never know what treasures you might f
I want to start this post by saying that I have a massive respect for the integrity of the Eichler home and love properties in original condition. However, I am also practical and realize that a home needs to accommodate life in the 21st as well as
A new year-long exhibit opens tomorrow (February 23) at The California Museum in Sacramento, devoted to Ray Eames, the understated (and often misidentified) wife in the famous duo with husband and partner Charles. Celebrating her centennial, "Ray Eam
If you missed the debut of American Masters - Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect & The Painter on PBS tonight, you can look for the reruns (through Dec 27) on KQED on this page - or go see it in the cinema at The Balboa in the City this week for a
General admission tickets are $85 (discounts available for AIA members, st
Congratulations to our Greenridge neighbors Mark Yin & Sharon Young, who are being honored by the Hayward Area Historical Society for the beautiful, period-appropriate renovations they completed on their Eichler!
They'll be feted at Stonebrae Count
A lovely tongue-in-cheek infographic from CoreToons explaining how to describe your furniture for sale. From: http://www.core77.com/blog/cartoons/core-toons_how_to_describe_your_used_furniture_on_craigslist_18103.asp
Just thought I'd share this great retro-modern style video intro for local SF artist Brian Barneclo's latest and most ambitious work, Systems Mural Project being planned down by the Caltrain station in San Francisco. I've written about his work befor
There's just something about MCM, architecture and LEGOs - besides the official LEGO Architecture sets, there's that Nelson Bench, and now a scale model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater built by a Croatian architecture student. Read more about it
We know everyone loves a peek into some lovely examples of mid-century modern homes. The first-ever Sacramento MCM home tour will take place on Saturday, June 26 and features over 20 beautiful examples of some of the best that our state capital has
I'm not quite sure why I'm on the Design Within Reach email list for events when they neglect to send notification about the one we care about: the famed DWR warehouse sale! Just heard that it's happening this weekend, March 27 & 28, in the Potrero H
This is pretty incredible. Someone has built the familiar George Nelson bench (retail about $700 depending on what size you get) out of LEGO plastic toy blocks. And it looks great!
Although initially this project was prompted by the cost of the be
The Wright auction house of Chicago, which specializes in modern design, is holding an Eames Auction April 8, featuring not only many of the classic chairs, room dividers and shelving units, but also more esoteric items including photos, items from t
Curbly.com is starting out 2010 right, by dubbing January "Mid-Century Modern Month" and gathering posts on home decor, architecture, crafts and the like under that theme. To be honest, they're also promoting their new book, "Make It! Mid-Century M
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