Designers Setting the Stage for the 20 Century

  • Sir Charles Barry (1795-1860, British)
  • John Henry Belter (1804-63, German/American)
  • Gustave Courbet (1819-77)
  • Gustave Caillebotte (1849-94, French)
  • Charles Dickens (1812-1870, British)
  • Jean-Louis-Charles Garnier, (1825-98, French)
  • Henry Mather Greene (1870-1954, American)
  • Charles Sumner Greene (1868-1957, American)
  • Emile Gallé (1846-1904, French)
  • Richard Morris Hunt (1827-95, American)
  • Claude Monet (1840-1926, French)
  • William Morris (1834-96, British)
  • Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939, Czechoslovakian)
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928, Scottish)
  • Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-64, British)
  • Augustus Welby Northmore (A.W.N.) Pugin (1812-52, British)
  • Sir George Gilbert Scott (1811-78, British)
  • John Singer Sargent (1856-1925, American)
  • Calvert Vaux (1824-95, British-American)

  • Designs of the Period

    The Stone Breakers, Gustave Courbet
    Crystal Palace, Sir Joseph Paxton, 1851.  London.
    Crystal Palace, interior
    Furniture examples at the Crystal Palace Exhibition.
    Houses of Parliament, Sir Charles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin, London
    Houses of Parliament, Members Lobby, Sir Charles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin, London.
    St. Pancras Station, Sir George Gilbert Scott
    Gare Saint-Lazare, Claude Monet, Paris.
    Street in Paris, A Rainy Day., Gustave Caillebotte, 1877,  oil on canvas, The Art Institute of Chicago.
    Paris Opera (Palais Garnier), Jean-Louis-Charles Garnier, 1861-74,  Paris.
    Mrs. Knowles and Her Children., John Singer Sargent, 1902. Oil on canvas.  Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.
    Marble House, Richard Morris Hunt, Newport, RI
    Marble House, Gold Room.
    Winchester Mystery House, Richard Morris Hunt, 1884-1922.  San Jose.
    Olana., Calvert Vaux, 1870-91,   Hudson Valley, New York.
    Archbishop’s Mansion, parlor,, Frank Shea, 1904, San Francisco.
    Sofa in parlor of "Rattle and Snap", John Henry Belter, c. 1850-1855,  Laminated rosewood.
    “Strawberry Thief” fabric, WIlliam Morris, 1883
    Morris adjustable chair, William Morris, 1886
    Gamble House, Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, 1908  Pasadena
    Gamble House, front door
    Gamble House, living room
    Advertisement for Job cigarettes, Alphonse Mucha, 1896,  Colored lithograph.
    Incense burner, Emile Gallé, 1900,  Cameo glass and silvered metal
    “Aube et Crépuscule” (Dawn and Dusk) bed
    “Aube et Crépuscule” bed, detail, Emile Gallé
    Glasgow School of Art, board room, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1899 and 1907, Glasgow
    Hill House, ladderback chair and wardrobes, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1904, Helensburgh, Scotland.

    Designers and Influencers

  • Paul Cézanne (1839-1906, French)
  • Henri Matisse (1869-1954, French)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973, Spanish)
  • Carlo Carrà (1881-1966, Italian)
  • Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968, French)
  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938, German)
  • Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980, Austrian)
  • Robert Henri (1865-1929, American)
  • Alfred Barr (1902-1981, American)
  • Elsie de Wolfe (1865-1950, American)
  • Jeremiah Goodman (1922- , American)
  • Tony Duquette (1914-1999, American)
  • Max Ingrand (1908-69, French)
  • Syrie Maugham (1879-1955, British)
  • Cecil Beaton (1904-1980, British)
  • John Fowler (British)
  • Nancy Lancaster (1897-1994, American/British)

  • Designs of the Period

    Paul Cézanne, The Bathers.    c. 1900-06.
    Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat (Madame Matisse).      1905.
    Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.      1907
    Carlo Carrà, The Red Horseman. 1913
    Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2).       1912
    Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q. 1919.  Color reproduction of the Mona Lisa with pencil.  Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Self-portrait with Model.  1907. 
    Oskar Kokoschka, The Bride of the Wind (The Tempest).1914. 
    Robert Henri, Snow in New York. 1902. 
    Alfred Barr, art history movements diagram, from “Cubism and Abstract Art” catalogue. 1936.
    Photo of Elsie de Wolfe.
    Elsie de Wolfe, Irving Place, dining room (before). 1897.  New York.
    de Wolfe, Irving Place dining room (after)
    de Wolfe, Colony Club, Trellis Room.1905.  New York
    Jeremiah Goodman, Tea Room at the Colony Club, by Elsie De Wolfe.  1985. Gouache and mixed media on board.
    de WolfeVilla Trianon.Versailles, France.
    de WolfeVilla Trianon, Pavilion of Music.c. 1913.
    William Rankin, painting of Pavilion of Music.1922.
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, octagonal sitting room.
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, mirrored room
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, library Mural by Étienne Drian (1885-1961, French)
    de WolfeVilla Trianon, bathroom.
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, long gallery.
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, sun room
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, striped dance pavilion
    de Wolfe, Villa Trianon, striped dance pavilion
    de Wolfe, interior of striped dance pavilion
    de Wolfe, Sutton Place, sitting room. c. 1921.  New York
    de Wolfe, Sutton Place, sitting room
    de Wolfe, Hampton-Brulatour Residence, dining room. 1935.  New York
    de Wolfe, Hampton-Brulatour Residence, second-floor drawing room
    de Wolfe, Hampton-Brulatour Residence, bedroom
    de Wolfe, “After All.” - the home of Elsie and her husband Sir Charles Mendl.  1942.  Beverly Hills.
    de Wolfe, After All, living room
    de Wolfe, After All, bar
    de Wolfe, After All, second-floor hall.  (Light fixture by Tony Duquette.
    Tony Duquette (1914-1999, American), cabinet for living room of After All
    de Wolfe, Lucite chair with leopard-print seat
    de Wolfe, leopard-print tabouret.  c. 1926.
    Max Ingrand, mirrored all-front secretary. c. 1929.
    Photo of Syrie Maugham
    Syrie Maugham, King’s Road residence, drawing room (“White Room”). 1927.  London
    Cecil Beaton (1904-1980, British), Baba Beaton in White Room
    Beaton, Gertrude Lawrence in Syrie Ltd. c. 1934
    c. 1934.
    Maugham, Chesham Place residence, entrance hall.  c. 1936.  London.
    Maugham, Paravicini residence, dining room. 1936, London
    " Maugham, Whigham residence, bathroom.  1935.  London.
    Maugham, Whigham residence, living room
    Maugham, Park Lane residence, entrance hall.       1939.  London
    Ten Chimneys, dining room.   c. 1930s.  Genessee Depot, Wisconsin.
    Maugham, chest of drawers. 1920s
    Maugham, armchair
    Regency-style slipper chair.  Regency “dragon couch”.   c. 1815
    Maugham, sofa.
    Maugham, breakfront dresser.  1930s
    Maugham, mirrored screen. 1935.  Silvered wood and mirrored glass
    Photo of John Fowler
    John Fowler (British), King’s Road showroom.       1937.  London
    Fowler, Bruce Residence, drawing room.  1960s.  London
    Fowler, Bruce Residence, drawing room. 
    Fowler, Syon House, alcove. Middlesex, England
    Photo of Nancy Lancaster
    Fowler and Nancy Lancasterinterior, Avery Row.1950s-60s.  London
    Lancaster, bedroom, Avery Row.
    Lancaster, Haseley Court, interior.      1950s-60s.
    Haseley Court, salon.
    Lancaster, Coach House.      England
    Coach House, sitting room. 1970s
    Colefax and Fowler, chintz document pieces.
    Colefax and Fowler, Horsted Place, sitting room.   England.

    Designers of the Vienna Secession Movement

  • Joseph Emmanuel Fischer von Erlach (1693-1742, Austrian)
  • Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656-1723, Austrian)
  • Hans Makart (1840-1884, Austrian)
  • Otto Wagner (1841-1918, Austrian)
  • Kolomon Moser (1868-1918, Austrian)
  • Othmar Schimkowitz (1864-1947, Austrian)
  • Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867-1908, Czech/Austrian)
  • Gustav Klimt, (1862-1918, Austrian)
  • Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956, Czech/Austrian)
  • Adolph Loos (1870-1933, Czech)
  • Josef Urban (1872-1933, Austrian)
  • Dagobert Peche (1887-1923, Austrian)
  • Robert Mallet-Stevens (1886-1945, French)
  • Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill (1882-1961, Austrian)
  • Otto Prutscher (1880 – 1949, Austrian)
  • Karl Klaus (1889-1925?, Austrian)
  • Mathilde Flögl (1893-1950, Czech/Austrian)

  • Designs of the Period

     1.  Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach and Joseph Emmanuel Fischer von Erlach Karlskirche.1716-37.  Vienna. 
     2.  Hofburg Palace.  13th - 20th centuries.  Vienna.
     3.  Bedchamber of Empress Elizabeth, Hofburg Palace.      2nd half of 19th century.  Vienna.
     4.  Hans Makart, Bacchus and Ariadne.  1873.  Oil on canvas.  Galerie Belvedere, Vienna.          
     5.  Photos of Otto Wagner, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Kolomon Moser, Gustav Klimt (holding cat) Josef Hoffmann, and Dagobert Peche.   
     6.  Photos of Maria Strauss-Likarz, Gudrun Baudisch, Mathilde Flögl, and Vally Wieselthier.
     7.  Otto Wagner, Imperial Pavilion of the Metropolitan Railway. 1898.  Vienna.
     8.  Wagner, Imperial Pavilion of the Metropolitan Railway, Emperor’s Waiting Room with  detail of radiator cover.
     9.  Wagner, Karlsplatz Station of the Vienna Stadtbahn (subway station). 1898.  Vienna.
    10.  Wagner, detail of interior of Karlsplatz Station.
    11.  Wagner, Majolikahaus, 40 Linke Wienzeile. 1898.  Vienna.
    12.  42 and 40 Linke Wienzeile.
    13.  Wagner, 40 and 38 Linke Wienzeile, detail of roofline.
    14.  Wagner, Apartment building, 38 Linke Wienzeile.  1898.  Vienna.
    15.  Kolomon Moser, Apartment building, 38 Linke Wienzeile, detail of medallion.
    16.  Wagner, 38 Linke Wienzeile roof figure.
    17.  Wagner, Majolikahaus staircase and elevator lift.
    18.  Wagner, detail of Majolikahaus staircase and elevator lift
    19.  Wagner, Austrian Post Office Savings Bank. 1904-06; 1910-12.  Vienna.
    20.  Othmar Schimkowitz, Austrian Post Office Savings Bank, roof figures.
    21.  Wagner, Austrian Post Office Savings Bank, interior.
    22.  Wagner, Austrian Post Office Savings Bank, detail of heating ducts.
    23.  Joseph Maria Olbrich, Vienna Secession Exhibition Building.  1897-98.  Vienna.
    24.  Olbrich, Vienna Secession Exhibition Building, detail of cupola.
    25.  Vienna Secession Exhibition Building.
    26.  Vienna Secession Exhibition Building, detail of owls on façade.
    27.  Gustav Klimt,Theseus and the Minotaur, poster for the first  Secessionist Exhibition.  1898.  Colored lithograph.
    28.  Interior of Vienna Secession Exhibition Building, Beethoven Exhibition. 1902.
    29.  Klimt, Hostile Forces (detail from the Beethoven frieze). 1902
    30.  Josef Hoffmann, Palais Stoclet. 1905-11.  Brussels.
    31.  Palais Stoclet.
    32.  Palais Stoclet, details of façade.
    33.  Palais Stoclet, detail of façade. 
    34.  Palais Stoclet, tower and figural group.
    35.  Palais Stoclet, dining room.
    36. Klimt, Expectation, Tree of Life, and Fulfillment friezes for the Palais Stoclet dining room.
    37.  Klimt, Fulfillment, frieze for the Palais Stoclet dining room. 1905-09.  Watercolor, gouache, paper on wood.
    38.  Palais Stoclet, main hall.
    39.  Palais Stoclet, main hall.   
    40.  Palais Stoclet, bathroom.
    41.  Hoffman, Purkersdorf Sanitorium. 1904-05.  Vienna. 
    42.  Purkersdorf Sanitorium, interiors.
    43.  Wagner, Steinhof Church (St. Leopold’s). 1902-07.  Vienna.
    44.  Wagner, Steinhof Church.
    45.  Steinhof Church, figure of St. Leopold.
    46.  Schimkowitz, Steinhof Church, figures of angels.
    47.  Steinhof Church, interior.
    48.  Steinhof Church, pulpit.
    49.  Steinhof Church, detail of the high altar.
    50.  Adolph Loos, Steiner House. 1910.  Vienna.
    51.  Steiner House.
    52.  Hoffmann, Room at the International Art Exhibit in the Mannheim Kunsthalle.  1907.  Manheim, Germany.
    53.  Klimt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.  1907.  Oil, silver, and gold on canvas.  Neue Galerie, New York.
    54.  Hoffmann, drawing room for Alfred and Mileva Roller apartment. c. 1906.  Vienna.
    55.  Josef Urban, Wiener Werkstätte showroom, entrance.  c. 1922.  New York.
    56.  Urban, chairs and table for Wiener Werkstätte showroom. c. 1921.  Varnished wood, mother-of-pearl, natural linen, and silk. 
    57.  Dagobert Peche, living room for the Wolko Gartenberg apartment. 1921.  Vienna. Peche, “Regenbogen” (rainbow) fabric. c. 1919.
    58.  Robert Mallet-Stevens, Villa “Les Roses Rouges” entry hall.   1913.
    59.  Wiener Werkstätte trademark and monograms.
    60.  Hoffmann and Antoinette Krasnik, cake slicer and tongs. c. 1905.  Silver.
    61.  Hoffmann, inkstand. c. 1905.  Silver-plated white metal.
    62.  Hoffmann, notebook (carnet de bal). Hoffmann, inkstand. c. 1905.  Silver-plated white metal.1909.  Gilt white metal.  Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill, box. c. 1909.  Brass.
    63.  Hoffmann, “Flat Model” cutlery set.  c. 1903-04.  Silver.
    64.  Hoffmann, lidded box.  c. 1910.  Repoussé silver with ebony interior.
    65.  Peche, coffee pot.  1922.  Silverplated white metal with ivory knob and handle.
    66.  Peche, boxes in the shapes of birds.  1920.  Silver.
    67.  Otto Prutscher (1880 – 1949, Austrian), stem glasses.  c. 1912.  Glass with cameo cut decoration. 
    68.  Karl Klaus (1889-1925, Austrian), vase.  c. 1912.  Painted faience.  Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
    69.  Hoffmann, vase.  1911-12.  Glass.
    70.  Mathilde Flögl (1893-1950, Czech/Austrian), vase. c. 1920.  Glass with black, grey, and green enamel.
    71.  Klaus, compote.  c. 1911.  Glazed earthenware.
    72.  Klaus, clock.    c. 1910.
    73.  Hoffmann, side chair.  c. 1906.  Beechwood and stained mahogany.
    74.  Hoffmann, Sitzmachine (“sitting machine”).  c. 1905.  Beechwood and stained mahogany.
    75.  Kolomon Moser, armchair.  1903.  Painted beech and cane.  
    76.  Hoffmann, chair and sofa.  c. 1911.
    77.  Peche, chair.  1912-1913.  Ősterreichisches Museum fűr Kunst und Industrie, Vienna.
    78.  Peche, “boudoir chair for an elegant lady.”  1912.
    79.  Moser, cabinet.  1902.  Wood veneers with elm, rosewood, ebony, mother-of pearl and ivory marquetry, with  silver-plated fittings.
    80.  Detail of cabinet.
    81.  Wimmer-Wisgrill, chest of drawers.  c. 1910-14.  Beech with mother-of-pearl, boxwood, and ebony marquetry.
    82.  Hoffmann, armoire.  1905.  Lacquered wood.
    83.  Peche, cabinet.  c. 1913.
    84.  Peche, vitrine table. 1913.  Ősterreichisches Museum fűr Kunst und Industrie, Vienna.
    85.  Peche, dressing table.  1918.
    86.  Peche, “Schwalbenschwanz” (swallowtail) fabric.  c. 1913.
    87.  Pechefabric “Pan” fabric.  1920-21.
    88.  Peche, “Viola” wallpaper.  c. 1922.
    89.  Peche, “Blumenhorn” (cornucopia of flowers) wallpaper.  c. 1912.
    90.  Peche, “Epheu” (ivy) wallpaper.  1922.
    91.  Moser, print.

    Designers of the Art Deco Movement

  • A. M. Cassandre (1901-1968, Russian/French)
  • Abel Faidy (1894-1965, American)
  • Albert A. Rumschik
  • Albert C. Martin
  • Albert Raymond Walker (1881-1958, American)
  • Armand-Albert Rateau (1882-1937, French)
  • Auguste Perret (1874-1954, French)
  • Bernard Paradise
  • Cartier
  • Cedric Gibbons (1893 – 1960, Irish)
  • Charles Clyde Ebbets (1905-78, American)
  • Claud Beelman (1883-1963, American)
  • Clayton B.Frye
  • Clément Rousseau (1872-1950, French)
  • Donald Deskey (1894-1989, American)
  • Donald Parkinson (1895-1945, American)
  • Douglas Honnold (1901-1974, Canadian)
  • Edgar Brandt (1880-1960, French)
  • Eileen Gray (1878-1976, Irish)
  • Erik Magnussen (1884-1961, Danish)
  • Gaston Priou (1913-1982, French)
  • Georges Beau (1892-1958, French)
  • Georges Fouquet (1862-1957, French)
  • Georges Tribout (1884-1962, French)
  • Gérard Sandoz (1914-1988, French)
  • Gilbert Stanley Underwood
  • J. Sloan
  • Jacques Delamarre (1906-1986, American)
  • Jacques Doucet (1853-1929, French)
  • Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann (1879-1933, French)
  • Jean Lambert-Rucki (1888-1967, French)
  • John Parkinson (1861-1935, British/American)
  • Joseph Feil
  • Joseph Hiriart (1888-1946, French)
  • Jules Leleu (1883-1961, French)
  • Karl Emmanuel Martin "Kem" Weber (1889-1963, German/American)
  • Lacloche Frères
  • Lee Lawrie
  • Leland A. Bryant (1890-1954, American)
  • Leon V. Solon
  • Lloyd Wright (1890-1972, American)
  • M.T. Robertson
  • Maurice Dufrêne (1876-1955, French)
  • Maurice Picaud (1900-1977, French)
  • Milton J. Black (1905-70, American)
  • Oscar Graubner
  • Paul Colin (1892-1985, French)
  • Paul Frankl (1887-1958, Austrian/American)
  • Peter Müller-Munk (1904-1967, German/American)
  • Pierre Patout (1879-1965, French)
  • Raoul Dufy (1877-1953, French)
  • Raymond Mathewson Hood (1881-1934, American)
  • René Lalique (1860-1945, French)
  • Robert Bonfils
  • Robert Vincent Derrah
  • S. Charles Wiltern
  • Samuel A. Marx
  • Stiles O. Clements (1883-1996, American)
  • Suzanne Guiguichon (1901-85, French)
  • William van Alen (1882-1954, American)

  • Designs of the Period

    1.  Robert Bonfils, poster for 1925 Paris Exhibition.
    2.  Throne of Tutankhamen.  c. 1325 B.C.  .
     3.  Edgar Brandt, Central gate of the Port d’Honneur, 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes 1925.  Paris.
     4.  Joseph Hiriart, Georges Tribout, and Georges Beau, La Maîtrise pavilion of Les Galeries  Lafayette. 1925.  Paris.
     5.  Maurice Dufrêne, La Maîtrise pavilion interior.
     6.  Pierre Patout, Hôtel d'un Collectionneur. 1925.  Paris.
     7.  Patout, Hôtel d'un Collectionneur. 1925. Paris.
     8.  Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Grand Salon in the Hôtel du Collectionneur.  1925.  Paris.
     9.  René Lalique, sculpture for Parfumerie Française display in the Grand Palais. 1925.
    10.  A.M. Cassandre, poster for the Compagnie Général Transatlantique,.1925.Poster for Nord Express,.1927.
    11. Vogue Magazine cover. 1926.
    12. Paul Colin, poster of Josephine Baker for “Le Tumulte Noir.” 1927.  Lithograph.
    13.  Auguste Perret, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. 1913.  Paris. 
    14.  Perret, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
    15. Maurice Picaud, Folies Bergère. 1920s.  Paris.
    16.  Picaud, Folies Bergère, details of façade.
    17.  Ruhlmann, Musee des Arts Africains et Océaniens, salon.  Fresco by Louis Bouquet.1931.  Paris.
    18.  Eileen Gray, Rue de Lota apartment. 1922.  Paris.    
    19.  Gray, Block screen.  c. 1922.  Black lacquer.
    20.  Jacques Doucet, studio.  1929.  Neuilly.  Red leather armchair by Pierre Legrain; ebony and shagreen table by Rose Adler
    21.  Doucet, stairwell in studio.  Metal bird sculpture and banister by Joseph Csaky
    22. Armand-Albert Rateau, bathroom for Jeanne Lanvin. c. 1920s.  Paris.
    23. Brandt, L’Oasis screen. 1924.  Wrought iron and brass.  Private collection. 
    24. Brandt, U-shaped table. 1933.  Gilded steel and marble.
    25. Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, pair of side chairs. 1920s.
    26. Ruhlmann, “Chinoise” model vanity table and “Défences” chair. Lacquered by Jean Dunand. 1927.
    27.  Ruhlmann, Lit Soleil.  Macassar ebony.  1923.
    28.  Dunand, “L’Offrande” screen. 1920s.  Lacquered panel.
    29. Clément Rousseau, side chair.Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
    30.  Jules Leleu, cabinet. 1920s.  Tortoiseshell with gilt-bronze key plaque.
    31.  Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, chest.  Amboyna wood with ivory. 1920s.
    32.  Gaston Priou, “Histoire de l’Adolescente de I’lle de Cristal” cabinet.  c. 1933. 
    33.  Ruhlmann and Jean Lambert-Rucki, cabinet. 1925. 
    34.  Brandt, floor lamps.       1920s.
    35.  Brandt, andirons.       1920s.
    36.  Brandt, bookends.       1920s.
    37.  Cartier, clock.       1927. 
    38.  Cigarette cases.       1920s.
    39.  “Etincelle” cigarette case.        1920s.
    40.  Gérard Sandoz, “Semaphore” brooch.   1925. 
    41.  Brooch.  1920s.  Diamonds, jet, and coral.
    42.  Georges Fouquet, dress ornament.       c. 1923. 
    43.  Lacloche Frères, bracelet.    c. 1922. 
    44. William van Alen, Chrysler Building, spire. 1928-31.  New York City.
    45.  Oscar Graubner, Photo of Margaret Bourke-White in Chrysler Building gargoyle. 1934.
    46. Van Alen, Chrysler Building, elevator doors.
    47.  Van Alen, Chrysler Building lobby.
    48.  Chrysler Building Observation Deck.
    49. J. Sloan and M.T. Robertson, Chanin Building. 1929.  New York.
    50. Jacques Delamarre, Chanin Building, radiator grill.      Elevator details.      1929. 
    51. Delamarre, Chanin Building, executive suite bathroom.
    52. Raymond Mathewson Hood, et. al., Rockefeller Center. 1930-33.  New York.  (View of RCA Building with statue of Prometheus by Paul Manship, 1930.)
    53.  Charles Clyde Ebbets,, Lunch Atop a Skyscraper. 1932. 
    54. Lee Lawrie and Leon V. Solon, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, triptych, “Wisdom, Light, and Sound.” c. 1930.  New York.      Detail of “Wisdom.”   
    55. Donald Deskey, office above Radio City Music Hall. c. 1931. 
    56.  Clayton B. Frye and Albert A. Rumschik, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.        1930.  Syracuse.
    57.  Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, “Spirit of Light” sculpture.
    58.  Dietel, Wade & Jones, Buffalo City Hall. 1929-31.  Buffalo.
    59. Stiles O. Clements and S. Charles Leewiltern, Wiltern Theater, stage. 1930.  Los Angeles.
    60. Gilbert Stanley Underwood, Wilshire Tower. 1928.  Los Angeles.
    61. Claud Beelman, Eastern Columbia Building. 1930.  Los Angeles.
    62. Eastern Columbia Building, entry.
    63.  Albert Raymond Walker and Percy Augustus Eisen, Oviatt Building.  1927.  Los Angeles.
    64.  Joseph Feil and Bernard Paradise, Oviatt Pentouse, living room.       1927-28.  Los Angeles. 
    65.  Oviatt Penthouse, bedroom.
    66.  Oviatt Penthouse, library.
    67.  Oviatt Penthouse, hallway.  
    68.  Oviatt Penthouse, bathroom.  Detail of tile.
    69.  Oviatt Penthouse, bar.
    70.  Streisand Center (Ramirez Canyon Park), interior. 1970s.  Malibu.
    71.  Streisand Center (Ramirez Canyon Park), interior.
    72.  Leland A. Bryant, Sunset Tower Hotel (formerly the Argyle Hotel). 1929.  West Hollywood.
    73. Lloyd Wright, Samuels-Novarro House. 1926.  Los Angeles.
    74.  Samuels-Novarro House, view of pool.
    75. John Parkinson and Donald Parkinson, Bullock’s Wilshire Department Store. 1928.  Los Angeles.
    76.  Bullock’s Wilshire, tower
    77. Bullock’s Wilshire, bronze gates.
    78. Bullock’s Wilshire, Perfume Hall.
    79. Herman Sachs, “Spirit of Transportation” ceiling fresco in the Bullock’s Wilshire  porte-cochère. 1929.
    80. Albert C. Martin and Samuel A. Marx, May Company Department Store (now LACMA West). 1939.  Los Angeles.
    81. Robert Vincent Derrah, Coca-Cola Bottling Plant. 1936.  Los Angeles.
    82.  Morgan, Walls & Clements, Jefferson High School.  1936.  Los Angeles.
    83.  Milton J. Black, apartment building.  c. 1939.  Los Angeles.
    84. Cedric Gibbons and Douglas Honnold, Dolores del Rio House. 1929.  Santa Monica.
    85.  Dolores del Rio House.
    86.  Dolores del Rio House, living room.
    87.  Dolores del Rio House, den.
    88.  Dolores del Rio House, master bathroom.
    89.  Dolores del Rio House, dining room.
    90. Abel Faidy 5, American), “Skyscraper” settee. 1927.
    91. Paul Frankl, “Speed” lounge chair. 1930s.  Leather.
    92. “Kem” (Karl Emmanuel Martin) Weber, chair.       1937.  Leather and chrome.
    93. Frankl, cabinet. c. 1938.  Lacquered wood with silver- and gold-plated metal.
    94.  Dressing table and bench. c. 1929.  Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York.
    95.  Desk set from Paramount Theater, Oakland.  c. 1930.
    96. Deskey, screen. 1929.    
    97. Deskey, “Man’s Smoking Room,” 1928 American Designer’s Gallery Exhibition, New York.
    98. Erik Magnussen, “The Lights and Shadows of Manhattan” coffee service.  1927.  .
    99. Peter Müller-Munk, “Normandie” pitcher.   1926.  .
    100.  Cocktail shaker and smoking set.  1920s.  Electroplate (cocktail shaker) and chrome (smoking set).
    101.  Weber, “Zephyr” digital clock.    c. 1922.  Brass and copper.
    102.  Pierre Pozier “Les Gazelles aux Bois” fabric for F. Schumacher & Co.       1927.  Damask.
    103. “Mosaic” fabric.   1931.  Cotton and rayon.  France.   Duncan Grant for Allan Walton Textiles, fabric. 1936.  Cotton velvet.
    104.  Vicke Lindstrand for Elsa Gullberg, “Afrika” fabric.  1926.  Screen-printed linen.  Eileen Hunter for Warner and Sons, “Trees” fabric.  1933.  Block-printed rayon velvet.  England.
    105. Eric Bagge for Lucien Bouix, “L’Orage” fabric.    1929.  Block-printed linen.  France.
    106.  Raoul Dufy, textile design.   c. 1920.
    107.  Suzanne Guiguichonfor Galeries Lafayette, carpet. 1925-27.  France.
    108. Bradbury & Bradbury, “Volute” wallpaper.       “Zenith” wallpaper.

    Designers of the Romantic Revivals

  • Spanish Colonial Revival:
    • Arthur B. and Nina Ziwell
    • Arthur Kelly (1878-1959, American)
    • Carl Lindbom
    • Fernando de Casas y Novoa (Spanish)
    • George Washington Smith, (1876-1930, American)
    • Henry Lenny and Jeffrey Gorrell
    • Lester Scherer
    • Marc Appleton
    • Paul Williams (1894-1980, American)
    • Pedro de Ribera (c. 1681-1742, Spanish)
    • Richard Kiehnel
    • Stiles Oliver Clements (1884-1966, American)
    • Walker and Eisen
    • Wallace Neff (1895-1982, American)
    • William J. Gage
  • English Tudor Revival:
    • L.A. Smith
    • Lewis Bowman
    • Robert W. Robertson
    • Hart & Shape
    • Charles Schneider
    • Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959, American)
  • French Normandy:
    • John Lautner (1911-94, American)
  • Storybook Style:
    • Henry Oliver

    Designs of the Period

    1. Spanish Governor’s Palace. 1749.  San Antonio.
     2. Spanish Governor’s Palace, doorway.
     3. Spanish Governor’s Palace, keystone over doorway. 
     4. Spanish Governor’s Palace, interior.
     5. Fernando de Casas y Novoa (Spanish), Catedral Santiago de Compostela. 1738-1750.  Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
     6. Pedro de Ribera, Hospicio de San Fernando. 1722.  Madrid.
     7. Alcázares Reales de Sevilla, interior. 14th century.  Seville, Spain.
     8. Mission San Xavier del Bac. 1778-1797.  Tucson.
    9. Mission San Diego de Alcalá. 1769.  San Diego, California.
    10. William J. Gage, Beverly Hills City Hall. 1932.  Beverly Hills.
    11. Albert Carey Martin, St. Vincent de Paul Church. 1923.  Los Angeles.
    12. Spanish Colonial Revival style house. c. 1925.  Los Angeles.
    13. Spanish Colonial Revival style house. c. 1925.  Los Angeles.
    14. Carl Lindbom, Casa Pacifica. 1927.  San Clemente.
    15. Casa Pacifica, doorway.
    16. Arthur Kelly, La Loma de los Vientos. 1927.  Newhall, California.
    17. La Loma de los Vientos, living room.
    18. La Loma de los Vientos, staircase.
    19. Walker and Eisen, La Casa Nueva. 1927.  City of Industry, California.
    20. La Casa Nueva, doorway.
    21. La Casa Nueva, entrance hall.
    22. Arthur B. and Nina Ziwell, Andalusia Courtyard Apartments. 1926.  Hollywood.
    23. Wallace Neff, American), Niblo House patio. 1926.  Beverly Hills.
    24. Paul Williams, Edelbrock House. 1927.  La Cañada.
    25. Richard Kiehnel, El Jardin (now Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart). Coconut Grove, Florida.
    26. Lester Scherer, Casa de las Campanas, living room. 1926-28.  Hancock Park.
    27. Mission style furniture.
    28. Henry Lenny and Jeffrey Gorrell, Battistone House. 1991.  Santa Barbara.
    29. Battistone House, interior balcony.
    30. Marc Appleton, Spanish Colonial Revival style house. 
    31. Monterey style house. c. 1925.  Los Angeles.
    32. George Washington Smith, Casa del Herrero. 1922-25.  Montecito.
    33. Casa del Herrero, interior.
    34. Casa del Herrero, crest.
    35. Casa del Herrero, dining room.
    36. Casa del Herrero, living room.
    37. Casa del Herrero, octagonal book tower.
    38. Casa del Herrero, octagonal book tower, detail.
    39. Casa del Herrero, powder room.
    40. Casa del Herrero, patio.
    41. Casa del Herrero, water channel.
    42. Casa del Herrero, water channel, detail.
    43. Casa del Herrero, fountain.
    44. Casa del Herrero, fountain.
    45. Stiles Oliver Clements, Adamson House.      1929.  Malibu.
    46. Adamson House, hallway.  (Trompe l’oeil “Persian carpet” by William Handley.)
    47. Detail of “Persian carpet.”
    48. Adamson House, stairway.
    49. Adamson House, dining room.
    50. Adamson House, kitchen.
    51. Adamson House, courtyard.
    52. Adamson House, detail of courtyard arches.
    53. Adamson House, fountain.
    54. Adamson House, fountain.
    55. Adamson House, dog wash.
    56. Adamson House, fountain.
    57. Tudor House.  1492.  Southampton, Hampshire, England.
    58. L.A. Smith, West Adams Gardens. 1920.  Los Angeles.
    59. Lewis Bowman, Sullivan House. 1920s.  Bronxville, New York.
    60. Bowman, Rappaport House. 1921.  Bronxville, New York.
    61. Rappaport House, entry hall.
    62. Robert W. Robertson, Blantyre Castle. 1903.  Lenox, Massachusetts.
    63. Blantyre Castle, living room.
    64. Hart & Shape, Smith Pirie House. 1929.  Lake Forest, Illinois.
    65. Smith Pirie House, doorway.
    66. Charles Schneider, Stan Hywet Hall. 1912-15.  Akron, Ohio.
    67. Stan Hywet Hall, living room.
    68. Stan Hywet Hall, bedroom.
    69. Stan Hywet Hall, dining room.
    70. Frank Lloyd Wright, Nathan Moore House. 1895-1923.  Oak Park, Illinois.
    71. Nathan Moore House, detail.
    72. Pigeoniere. France.
    73. French Normandy house. 1928.  Long Beach.
    74. Swanson House. 1920s.  Hollywood.
    75. Swanson House, turret.
    76. Wolf’s Lair.       1927.  Hollywood Hills.
    77. Wolf’s Lair, fountain.
    78. Wolf’s Lair, living room, with detail of ceiling.
    79. Wolf’s Lair, dining room.
    80. John Lautner (1911-94, American), Wolf’s Lair, gatekeeper’s residence. 1950s. 
    81. Henry Oliver, Spadena House (“Witch’s House”). 1921.  Beverly Hills.
    82. Spadena House, interior.
    83. Storybook Style house, Los Angeles.

    Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright

    1. Photograph of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1950s.
    2. Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. 1889-95. Oak Park, Illinois.
    3. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, exterior detail.
    4. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, dining room.
    5. Dana-Thomas House. 1902. Springfield, Illinois.
    6. Dana-Thomas House, reception area.
    7. Dana-Thomas House, bedroom.
    8. Wright, Dana-Thomas House, interior.
    9. Robie House. 1909. Chicago.
    10. Robie House, entrance
    11. Robie House, living room.
    12. Robie House, interior
    13. Unity Temple. 1906. Oak Park, Illinois.
    14. Unity Temple, interior
    15. Unity Temple, light fixture and ceiling panel.
    16. Unity Temple, interior.
    17. Unity Temple, altar.
    18. Larkin Company Administration Building. 1904. Buffalo. (Demolished in 1950.)
    19. Larkin Company Administration Building, interior.
    20. Desk and chair for Larkin Company Administration Building.
    21. Taliesin. 1911. Spring Green, Wisconsin.
    22. Taliesin, living room.
    23. Taliesin, drafting room.
    24. Barnsdall House (Hollyhock House). 1921. Los Angeles.   
    25. Barnsdall House, details.
    26. Barnsdall House, entry and front door.
    27. Barnsdall House, living room.
    28. Barnsdall House, dining room.
    29. Millard House (La Miniatura), 1923. Los Angeles.
    30. Storer House, 1923-24. Los Angeles.
    31. Storer House, interior.
    32. Freeman House, 1924. Hollywood, California.
    33. Ennis House, 1924. Los Angeles.
    34. Ennis House, driveway.
    35. Ennis House, detail of block.
    36. Ennis House, interior.
    37. Ennis House, interior.
    38. S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building. 1936.  Racine, Wisconsin.
    39. S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building, interior.
    40. S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building, furniture.
    41. Edgar J. Kaufman Sr. House (Fallingwater) 1936. Bear Run, Pennsylvania.
    42. Fallingwater.
    43. Fallingwater.
    44. Fallingwater, fireplace room.
    45. Fallingwater, fireplace room.
    46. Fallingwater, interior entry to stairs.
    47. Fallingwater, stairs. 
    48. Taliesin West. 1937-1959. Scottsdale, Arizona.
    49. Taliesin West, pillar.
    50. Taliesin West, Garden Room.
    51. Sturges House. 1939. Los Angeles.
    52. Sturges House, interior.
    53. Hanna House. 1936. Stanford, California.
    54. Hanna House, interior.
    55. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. 1946-59. New York City.
    56. Guggenheim Museum, interior.

    Designers of the DeStijl and Bauhaus

  • Adolf Meyer (1881-1929, German)
  • Alma Buscher (1899-1944, German)
  • Anni Albers (1889-1994, German)
  • Erich Consemüller (1902-1957, German)
  • Gunta Stölzl (1897-1923, German)
  • Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud (1890-1963, Dutch)
  • Joost Schmidt (1893-1948, German)
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969, German)
  • Marcel Breuer (1902-1981, Hungarian)
  • Marianne Brandt (1893-1983, German)
  • Oskar Schlemmer (1888-1943, German)
  • Walter Gropius (1883-1969, German)
  • Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (1888-1964, Dutch)
  • Pieter Cornelius (Piet) Mondrian (1872-1944, Dutch)
  • Robert van’t Hoff (1887-1979, Dutch)
  • Truus Schröder-Schräder (1889-1985, Dutch)
  • Vilmos Huszár (1884-1960, Hungarian)

  • Designs of the Period

    1. Pieter Cornelius (Piet) Mondrian, Composition in Red, Yellow and Blue.  1921. 
    2. Mondrian, The Red Tree. 1908.  Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands.
    3. Mondrian, The Grey Tree. 1912.   Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands.
     4. Mondrian, Blossoming Apple Tree. 1912.  Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands.
     5. Vilmos Huszár Front Cover for DeStijl newspaper, c. 1918.
     6. Photos of Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (1888-1964, Dutch),  and Truus Schröder-Schräder (1889-1985, Dutch).
     7. Rietveld,Schröder House.  1924. Utrecht, Netherlands. (Sometimes referred to as the Schröder-Schräder House.) 
     8. Schröder House 
     9. Schröder House
    10. Rietveld, Schröder House, interior.
    11. Schröder House, dining room.
    12. Rietveld, Schröder House, study.
    13. Rietveld, Red and Blue Chair.   1918.  Painted beechwood.
    14. Rietveld, Zig Zag chair,  1934.  Wood.  Museum of Modern Art, New York.
    15. Rietveld, Utrecht chair, 1920s.
    16. Rietveld, Schröder Table. 1924.  Painted beechwood.
    17. Rietveld, sideboard, 1919.  Stained beech wood and veneered plywood.
    18. Rietveld, hanging lamp,  1920. Wood, glass, and tubular bulbs.  Museum of Modern Art, New York.
    19. Robert van’t Hoff, Villa AB Henny, 1916.  Huis-ter-Heide, Netherlands.
    20. Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud, Color draft for the façade of the  Café De Unie (in Rotterdam).   1924.  Nederlands Documentatiecentrum voor de Bouwkunst, Amsterdam.
    21. Oud, Café De Unie.   1925.  Rotterdam
    22. Photo of Walter Gropius .
    23. Gropius, Fagus Shoe Factory.   1910.  Alfeld an der Leine, Germany.
    24. Gropius, Fagus Shoe Factory, interior office.
    25. Gropius and Adolf Meyer, Sommerfield House. 1920-21, Berlin.
    26. Sommerfeld House interior. Furniture by Marcel Breuer
    27. Joost Schmidt ,  Sommerfield House, front door and heating cladding.
    28. Gropius, Bauhaus Building. 1925-26. Dessau, Germany.
    29. Gropius, Bauhaus Building, interior walkway.
    30. Gropius, Masters’ Houses (duplexes). 1925-26.
    31. Gropius, interior of Masters’ houses.
    32. Office of Walter Gropius 1923.
    33. Schmidt, Poster for 1923 Bauhaus Exhibition.
    34. Photo of the metal workshop at the Weimar Bauhaus.  1923.
    35. Karl J. Jucker and Wilhelm Wagenfeld, table lamp. 1923-24.  Glass and metal.
    36. Otto Rittweger and Wolfgang Tümpel, tea infusers and holder.   1924. Nickel.
    37. Marianne Brandt , “Kandem” flexible bedside light. 1928. 
    39. Brandt, teapot.  1924.  Brass, ebony, silver-plated interior.
    40. Brandt, ashtray. 1924.  Brass and nickel-plate.
    41. Brandt, tea and coffee service. 1924.  Silver and ebony.
    42. Brandt, “smoker’s companion.” 1920s.  Metal and plexiglass.
    43. Photo of Marianne Brandt. wearing “Jewelry for a Metal Festival.”
    44. Gunta Stölzl , hand-loomed rug.   1926-27.
    45. Anni Albers, hand-loomed rug. 1926.
    46. Breuer, Cesca chair. 1928.  Tubular steel, bentwood, and caning.
    47. Breuer, Wassily chair (also known as Model B3 Club Chair). 1925.  Tubular steel and fabric.
    48. Erich Consemüller , photo of Bauhaus student.  Oskar Schlemmer , mask.
    49. Breuer, chair. 1935-36.  Bent plywood.
    50. Consemüller, photo of Marcel Breuer and His “Harem (Martha Erps, Katt Both, Ruth Hollos). 1927.
    51. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Brno chair. 1930. 
    52. Breuer, nesting tables. 1925-26.  Chrome-plated tubular steel and wood panels.
    53. Alma Buscher building blocks. 1924.

    Designers of the International Style

  • Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999, French)
  • Eileen (Kathleen Moray) Gray (1878-1976, Irish)
  • Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) (1887-1965, Swiss)
  • Lilly Reich (1885 – 1947, German)
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969, German)
  • Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967, Swiss)
  • Richard Neutra (1892-1970, Austrian)
  • Rudolph Michael Schindler (1887-1970, Austrian)

  • Designs of the Period

    1.  Photograph of Le Corbusier.
    2.  Le Corbusier , L’Esprit Nouveau Pavilion.   1925. France  Sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz
    3.  Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967, Swiss), L’Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, interior.
     
    4.  L’Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, interior.
    5.  L’Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, interior.
    6.  L’Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, interior; exterior.
    7.  Le Corbusier,  Domino House project, Marseilles. 1914. Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris.
    8.   Le Corbusier and Jeanneret, Villa Savoye 1928-31.  Poissy-sur-Seine, France.
    9.   Villa Savoye, first floor windows.
    10.  Villa Savoye, interior staircase.
    11.  Villa Savoye, living room.
    12.  Villa Savoye, rooftop terrace.
    13. Villa Savoye, bathroom.
    14.  Le Corbusier, Plan Voisin 1925.
    15.  Le Corbusier, House 14/15 in the Weiβenhoff Estate  1927. Stuttgart.
    16.  Le Corbusier, Unité d’Habitation 1947-1953. Marseilles.
    17.  Unité d’Habitation, roof.
    18.  Unité d’Habitation, roof.
    19.  Unité d’Habitation, interior.
    20.  Le Corbusier, Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut 1950-55. Ronchamp, France.
    21. Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut.
    22.  Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut. 
    23.  Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut.
    24.  Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut, light well.
    25.  Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut, interior.
    26.  Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut, interior.
    27.  Le Corbusier, LC-2 Petit Confort sofa and chair. 1928.
    28.  Le Corbusier, LC-4 Chaise Lounge.   1928-29.
    29.  Photo of Charlotte Perriand.
    30.  Charlotte Perriand , Le Corbusier, and Jenneret, B306 chaise lounge. 1928.  Leather and tubular steel.
    31.  Perriand, dining room, Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.  1928.  Paris.
    32.  Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Jenneret, B302 swivel chair.  1928-29.  Leather and tubular steel.
    33.  Perriand, dining room, Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. 1928. Paris.
    34.  Photos of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich
    35.  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German Pavilion for the International Exhibition at Barcelona. 1929. Barcelona.
    36.  Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich, German Pavilion, interior.
    37.  German Pavilion, interior.
    38.  German pavilion, inner courtyard. (“Der Morgan” sculpture by Georg Kolbe.)
    39.  Mies van der Rohe and Reich, Barcelona Chair and Stool.   1929.
    40.  Mies van der Rohe, Tugendhat House. 1928-30.  Brno, Czech Republic.
    41.  Mies van der Rohe and Reich, Tugendhat House, interior.
    42.  Tugendhat House, interior.
    43.  Tugendhat House, interior.
    44.  Tugendhat House, interior.
    45.  Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House. 1946-50. Fox River, Illinois. 
    46.  Farnsworth House, views of interior.
    47.  Farnsworth House, interior.
    48.  Farnsworth House, interior.
    49.  Farnsworth House, view into bedroom.
    50.  Farnsworth House, kitchen.
    51.  Mies van der Rohe, Illinois Institute of Technology, Crown Hall (Architecture School).  1952-56.  Chicago.
    52.  Mies van der Rohe, Seagram Building. Window treatments in the Four Seasons Restaurant. 1954-58.  New York.
    53.  Photo of Eileen Gray.
    54.  Eileen (Kathleen Moray) Gray, E1027 (house). 1926-29. Roquebrune, France.
    55.  E1027.
    56.  E1027.
    57. E1027.
    58.  E1027, lightwell.  Bakelite (exterior).
    59.  E1027, interior.
    60.  Gray, Bibendum chair.  c. 1924.
    61.  Gray, Transat chair. 1927. Leather, lacquered wood, chrome-plated metal.
    62.  E1027, interior.
    63.  Gray, E1027 table. c. 1929. Tubular steel and glass.
    64.  Gray, chest of drawers.
    65.  Le Corbusier, E1027 mural. 1938-39.
    66.  Le Corbusier, E1027 mural.
    67.  Photo of Le Corbusier painting mural at E1027.
    68.  Photo of Rudolph Schindler.
    69.  Rudolph Michael Schindler, King’s Road House. 1921.  West Hollywood.
    70.  King’s Road House, living room.
    71.  King’s Road House, Schindler’s office.
    72.  King’s Road House, bedroom.
    73.  Photo of Richard Neutra.
    74.  Richard Neutra, Lovell House. 1929. Los Angeles.
    75.  Lovell House, roof garden.
    76. Lovell House, staircase.
    77.  Lovell House, living room.

    Designers of the Glamour Years

  • Carleton Varney (1937 - , American)
  • David Adler (1882-1949, American)
  • Dorothy (“Sister”) Parish (1910–1994, American)
  • Dorothy Draper (1889-1969, American)
  • Frances Elkins (1888-1953, American)
  • Harriet Powers (1837-1911, American)
  • William Haines (1900-1973, American)

  • Designs of the Period

    1.  Photo of Frances Elkins.
    2.  Casa Amesti. 1830s.  Monterey, California.
    3.  Frances Elkins, Casa Amesti, living room. 1918.
    4.  Casa Amesti, bedroom for David Adler.
    5.  Casa Amesti, solarium.  1944.
    6.  Griffin residence, living room. 1926.  Pebble Beach, California.
    7.  Griffin residence, dining room.
    8.  Reed residence, gallery. 1929.  Lake Forest, Illinois.
    9. David Adler (1882-1949), American. Reed residence, staircase.
    10.  Elkins, Reed residence, dining room.
    11.  Reed residence, library.   
    12.  Reed residence, “Ivory Room.”
    13.  Reed residence, “Ivory Room.”
    14.  Reed residence, bathroom for “Ivory Room.”
    15.  Robinson residence, loggia. 1944.  Beverly Hills.
    16.  Elkins residence, kitchen. 1948.  San Francisco.
    17.  Winslow residence, dining room.  1948.  Pebble Beach, California.
    18. “Loop” chair. c. 1934.
    19.  Photo of Dorothy Draper.
    20.  Dorothy Draper Exhibition “In the Pink” at Museum of the City of New York. 2006.
    21.  Dorothy Draper, Hampshire House lobby.   1937. New York.
    22.  Hampshire House doors.
    23.  Hampshire House doors (from the MCNY exhibit).
    24.  Drake Hotel, Camellia House Restaurant doorway. 1941. Chicago.
    25.  Camellia House Restaurant.
    26.  Menu cover for Camellia House Restaurant.
    27. Coty Salon at Rockefeller Center. c. 1941. New York.
    28.  Fairmont Hotel lobby. 1950s. San Francisco.
    29.  Fairmont Hotel lobby.
    30.  Roman Court Restaurant, Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1954. New York.
    31.  Roman Court Restaurant, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    32. “Bird-cage” chandelier for Roman Court Restaurant (from MCNY exhibit)
    33.  Greenbrier Hotel interior. 1948. White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia. 
    34.  Carleton Varney, Greenbrier Hotel interior.
    35.  Carleton Varney, Greenbrier Hotel interior.
    36.  Draper, Victorian Writing Room, Greenbrier Hotel.
    37.  Fabric for Greenbrier Hotel.
    38.  Plate for Greenbrier Hotel.
    39.  Furniture for the Greenbrier Hotel.
    40.  Quitandinha Hotel, gallery. 1944. Petrópolis, Brazil.
    41.  Quitandinha Hotel, gallery.
    42.  Quitandinha Hotel, reading room.
    43.  Commode for Quitandinha Hotel.
    44.  Cabinet.
    45.  Dresser.(For España series for Heritage.) 1940s.   
    46.  Sketch for Convair airline interior.  c. 1957.   
    47.  Book covers.
    48.  Photo of William Haines.  
    49.  William Haines, Warner home, foyer. c. 1937. Beverly Hills.
    50.  Warner residence, ladies’ sitting room.
    51.  Pair of Italian Polychrome-painted Blackamoor pedestals. Venetian painted and parcel-gilt mirror with Blackamoor children. Late 19th century.  
    52.  Regency ebonized and parcel-gilt spoonback chairs. Early 19th century.  Louis XV style red-painted confidente with pale yellow velvet.
    53.  Warner residence, living room.
    54.  George III pier mirror, in the manner of Matthias Lock with Ho-Ho birds and crouching rabbit. Mid-18th-century.  Giltwood. George III lady’s writing table. 1765. Mahogany.
    55.  Haines, McMartin home, bedroom.   c. 1940.  Hollywood.
    56.  Crawford residence, living room. 1949. Brentwood.
    57.  Bloomingdale residence, library. c. 1958. Holmby Hills.
    58.  Winfield House, reception room. 1969. Regent’s Park, London.
    59.  Winfield House, reception room. 1969. Regent’s Park, London.
    60.  Winfield House, reception room. 1969. Regent’s Park, London.
    61.  Interior. c. 1950s.
    62.  Interior. c. 1950s.
    63.  Haines office. 1954.  Beverly Hills.
    64. “Conference” chair. 1949.
    65. “Hostess” chair. 1930s.
    66. “Drum” chairs.1952.
    67. “Seniah” chair. 1955.
    68. “Swing-top” bedside table.  
    69.  May residence. 1952.  Holmby Hills. “Ice crystal” sconce.   1953.
    70.  Photo of Sister Parish.
    71.  Dorothy (“Sister”) Parish, Parish Residence, living room. Manhattan, New York.
    72.  George III-style girandoles. 19th century. Giltwood.
    73. Parish Residence, bedroom. Islesboro, Maine.
    74. “Bible quilt.” After 1865.  National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.
    75. Parish Residence, sitting room.
    76. Parish, White House, Yellow Oval Room.c. 1963.  Washington, DC.
    77.  Samuel Marx, bombe chest. 1950s.  Silver-leaf.
    78.  Marx, chest. c. 1940. Crackle lacquer.
    79.  T.H.(Terrence Harold) Robsjohn-Gibbings, Klismos chairs. c.1950. Honduras mahogany.
    81. Photos of Tony Duquette
    82.  Tony Duquette, Dawnridge interior.
    83. Dawnridge interior.
    84. Dawnridge interior.

    Designers of Mid-century Modernism

  • Alexander Girard (1907-1993, American)
  • Arieto (Harry) Bertoia (1915-78, Italian)
  • Arne Jacobsen (1902-71, Danish)
  • Charles Deaton (1921-1996, American)
  • Charles Eames (1907-78, American)
  • Charlotte Perriand (1903-99, French)
  • Cliff May (1908-1989, American)
  • Eero Saarinen (1910-91, Finnish-American)
  • Florence Knoll Bassett (1917- , American)
  • George Nakashima (1905-90, Japanese/American)
  • George Nelson (1908-86, American)
  • Isamu Noguchi (1904-88, Japanese/American)
  • Jean Prouvé (1901-84, French)
  • John Lautner (1911-1994, American)
  • Julius Ralph Davidson (1899-1977, German/American)
  • Paul Revere Williams (1894-1980, American)
  • Paul Wright (1916-2007, American)
  • Pierre Koenig (1925-2004, American)
  • Poul Henningsen (1894-1967, Danish)
  • Ray Eames (1912-88, American)
  • Richard Neutra (1892-1970, Austrian)
  • Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985, Finnish)
  • Vladamir Kagan (1927- , German)

  • Designs of the Period

    1.  Photo of Charles and Ray Eames with John Entenza.        1949. 
     2.  Ray Eames , Arts & Architecture magazine cover.        April 1943.        
     3. Charles Eames, Eames Studio Complex (Case Study House No. 8).   1947.  Pacific Palisades. 
    4. Eames Studio Complex. 
     5.  Eames Studio Complex, living room. 
     6.  Eames Studio Complex, office interior.     
     7. Charles and Ray Eames, chairs.   1960.        
     8. Eames, LCM (“Lounge Chair Metal”) chair and LCW (“Lounge Chair Wood”) chair.   1946.   
     9.  Eames, lounge and ottoman.   1956.   
    10. Eames, storage unit.   1950.   
    11.  Ray Eames, “Crosspatch” fabric design.   1945. 
    12.  Julius Ralph Davidson and Paul Wright  Case Study House #1, interior.    1945-48.  Toluca Lake, California. 
    13.  Pierre Koenig, Stahl House (Case Study House No. 22).   1960.  Los Angeles.   
    14.  Case Study House No. 22.   
    15.  Case Study House No. 22, kitchen.      
    16.  Case Study House No. 22, interior. 
    17.  Koenig, Bailey House, interior (Case Study House No. 21).         1956-58.  Los Angeles.   
    18. Richard Neutra, Kaufmann House.   1946-47.  Palm Springs.   
    19.   Kaufmann House.      
    20. Kaufmann House, walkways.      
    21.  Kaufmann House, interiors.     
    22. Kaufmann House, interior.    
    23. Cliff May, Ranch-style house (Sunset Magazine cover).   1957. 
    24. Paul Revere Williams, Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball Residence.   1954.  Palm Springs.     
    25. Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball Residence, pool.   
    26. Williams, Frank Sinatra residence, interior.   1956.  Los Angeles.   
    27. Frank Sinatra Residence, interior. 
    28.  Charles Deaton, Sculptured House.   1963.  Genesee Mountain, Colorado.   
    29.  Sculptured House.   
    30.  Sculptured House.    
    31.  Sculptured House, interior.      
    32.  Sculptured House, staircase.    
    33.  John Lautner, Sheats-Goldstein House.   1963.  Los Angeles.   
    34.  Sheats-Goldstein House, interior.      
    35.  Sheats-Goldstein House, interior view of roof.   
    36.  Sheats-Goldstein House, view of roof.   
    37.  Sheats-Goldstein House, shower.   
    38.  Sheats-Goldstein House, windows looking into pool.    
    39.  Sheats-Goldstein House, bedroom.   
    40. Lautner, Malin House (Chemosphere).  
    41.  Malin House, interior.     
    42.  Lautner, Elrod House, living room.    1968.  Palm Springs. 
    43. Williams, et. al., Los Angeles International Airport Theme Building.     1960.  Los Angeles.   
    44. Ahmet & Davis, Norms Restaurant.   1957.  West Hollywood.   
    45.  William Pereira & Associates, Union 76 Station.   1965.  Beverly Hills.   
    46. Cosmic Age Lodge, interior        c. 1940s-50s.  Anaheim, California.  (Demolished)   
    47.  Eero Saarinen, Tulip chair.  1955-56.   
    48.  Erwin and Estelle Laverne, Champagne chair.   1947.  Molded Perspex seat shell on aluminum base.   
    49.  Saarinen, Womb chair and ottoman.         c. 1948.  
    50.  Arieto (Harry) Bertoia (1915-78, Italian), Diamond lounge chair.  1951-52.       
    51.  Arne Jacobsen, Egg chair.          1958.         
    52.  Jacobsen, Ant chair.     1952.  Plywood, steel.   
    53.  Charles Eames, “La Chaise.”         c. 1948.  Molded fiberglass, steel, and oak.   
    54.  George Nelson (1908-86, American) Associates, Marshmallow sofa.  c. 1955. Tubular steel frame, latex foam cushions upholstered in vinyl.   
    55.  Vladimir Kagan , Long Island sofa.   c. 1940s.   
    56.  Kagan, sofa.    1950s.  Walnut.   
    57.  Florence Knoll Bassett, sofa.   1954.   
    58.  George Nakashima“Conoid” bench.         1970s.   
    59.  Isamu Noguchi
    coffee table.     1946.  Walnut and glass.   
    60.  Tapio Wirkkala,
    tables.    c. 1958.   
    61.  Nakashima, buffet.     1965.  Walnut.   
    62.  Nakashima, cabinet.    1965.  Walnut.   
    63.  Knoll, sideboard.   c. 1950s.  Walnut, lacquer.   
    64.  Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé, bookcase.   1953.     
    65.  George Nelson Associates, Saucer lamp.          1947.   
    66.  Poul Henningsen Artichoke lamp.         1958.   
    67.  George Nelson Associates, clock.   c. 1950.   
    68.  Charles and Ray Eames, “Small Dots” fabric design.         1950.      
    69.  Alexander Girard (for Charles and Ray Eames), “Names” fabric design.         1957.        
    70.   , “China Shop” fabric design.    1950.  
    71.  Nelson (for Charles and Ray Eames), “Pavement” fabric design.    1950.

    Designers of Pop, Post-modern & Contemporary

  • John Henry Burgee, 1933- , American)
  • Andy Warhol (1928-87, American)
  • Arata Isozaki
  • Behnish & Partner
  • Bernard Tschumi (1944- , Swiss)
  • C. Y. Lee (1938 - , Chinese), Taipei 101.
  • Charles Jencks (1939 - , American)
  • Charles Vandenhove 1927- , Belgian)
  • Eero Aarnio (1932 - , Finnish)
  • Ettore Sottsass (1917- 2007, Austrian/Italian)
  • Frank O. Gehry (1929- , American)
  • Gaetano Pesce (1939- , Italian)
  • George Sowden
  • Helmut Swiczinsky (1944 -, Polish)
  • Hiroshi Hara (1936- , Japanese)
  • John Henry Burgee (1933- , American)
  • Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
  • Maggie Keswick (1941 - , Scottish)
  • Masanori Umeda
  • Michael Graves (1934- , American)
  • Minoru Yamasake (1912-86, American)
  • Pedro Friedeberg (1937- , Mexican)
  • Peter Shire
  • Philip Cortelyou Johnson, 1906-25, American)
  • Piero Gilardi
  • Richard Meier (1934- , American)
  • Robert Venturi (1925- , American)
  • Santiago Calatrava (1951- , Spanish)
  • Shiro Kuramata
  • Susan Golden
  • Tadao Ando (1941- , Japanese)
  • Takefumi Aida (1937 - , Japanese)
  • Verner Panton (1926-88, Danish)
  • Wolf Dieter Prix, 1942 - , Austrian)

  • Designs of the Period

    1.  Andy Warhol Blue Marilyn.      1962. 
     2.  Verner Panton , Wire Cone chair.       1960.  Chromed steel.  
    3.  Panton, Cone table.  1960s.  Formica and steel.
     4.  Panton, Panton chair.        1968.  Plastic.
     5.  Panton, Zurich showroom.       1961.
     6.  Pedro Friedeberg , Hand chair.       1962.  Mahogany.
     7.  Gaetano Pesce UP5 chair and UP6 ottoman.       1969
     8.  Eero Aarnio , Ball chair.       1966.
     9.  Aarnio, Bubble chair.       1960s.  Plexiglass, chrome, and leather.
    10.  1960s interior.  
    11.  Minoru Yamasake , Pruit-Igoe Housing.       1952-55.  St. Louis.
    12.  Robert Venturi , Tucker House.  1975.  Katonah, New York.  
    13.  Michael Graves San Juan Capistrano Public Library.  1981-83.  San Juan Capistrano, California.  
    14.  Johnson/Burgee Architects (Philip Cortelyou Johnson, and   John Henry Burgee, AT&T Building.    1978-82.  New York.    
    15.  Frank O. Gehry Loyola Law School.
    16. Loyola Law School.
    17. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Trafalgar House Condominiums.  1984-87.  New York.
    18. Charles Vandenhove , Portico to Place Tikal.  1980.  Hors-Château, Liège, Belgium.
    19. Vandenhove, Renovation in Hors-Château.  1985.   Liège, Belgium
    20. Hiroshi Hara , Yamato International.  1984-87.  Tokyo.
    21. Graves, Walt Disney Headquarters.  1988-90.  Burbank, California.
    22.  Beetlejuice” house.   1988.  
    23.  Postmodern interior.  Lamp by Terry Ferrill .
    24.  Takefumi Aida restaurant interior.
    25.  Charles Jencks , and Maggie Keswick ,        Jencks House (“Thematic House”), dining room.   1985.  London.
    26.  Thematic House, living room.  
    27.  Thematic House, kitchen.  
    28.  Thematic House, library.  
    29.  Thematic House, bedroom.
    30. Ettore Sottsass , “Carlton” room divider (for Memphis). 1981.
    31. Robert Venturi, “Art Deco” chair (for Knoll International). 1984.  
    32. Peter Shire, “Bone Air” chair.  1984.
    33. George Sowden, “Cadiz” and “Saragosa” chairs (for Pier-Luigi Ghianda).  1985. 
    34. James Irvine, “Console” (for Memphis).  1986.
    35. Gaetano Pesce, “Sunset in New York” sofa. 1980.
    36.  Shiro Kuramata, chest of drawers.  1970.  Lacquered and ebonized ash.
    37. Arata Isozaki, “Marilyn” chair.  1972.  Bent laminated wood and beech frame.
    38. Piero Gilardi, “Capitello” chair.  1971.
    39. Susan Golden, “Boomerang” chair.  1989.  Enameled aluminum.  
    40. Masanori Umeda, “Moonlit Garden” chair.  1990.  Velvet-covered polyurethane foam.
    41.  Frank O. Gehry , Gehry House.         1978.  Santa Monica.
    42.  Brian Murphy, Hopper Home and Studio.  1988.         Venice, California.
    43.  Hopper Home and Studio.
    44.  Hopper Home and Studio interior.
    45.  Richard Meier , Ackerberg House.         1986.  Malibu.
    46.  Ackerberg House.   
    47.  Behnish & Partner, University of Stuttgart Hysolar Research Institute.         1987.  Stuttgart.
    48.  Coop Himmelblau (Wolf Dieter Prix, , and Helmut Swiczinskyroof conversion for a lawyer’s office.          1983-88.  Vienna.
    49.  Coop Himmelblau, Central Los Angeles Area High School #9.        2008.  Los Angeles.   
    50.  Central Los Angeles Area High School #9, tower.
    51.  Bernard Tschumi , Parc de la Villette.          1984-89.  Paris.
    52.  Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Shanghai World Financial Center.          2002.  Shanghai.
    53.  C. Y. Lee, Taipei 101.        1997-2004.  Taipei.
    54.  Taipei 101, interior.
    55.  Tadao Ando , Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.         2002.  Fort Worth.
    56.  Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Café Modern. 
    57.  Santiago Calatrava , Milwaukee Art Museum Quadracci Pavilion.   2001.  Milwaukee.
    58.  Milwaukee Art Museum, interior.
    59.  Gehry, Guggenheim Museum.         1991-97.  Bilbao, Spain.
    60.  Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall.         2003.  Los Angeles.
    61.  Walt Disney Concert Hall, interior.