Lifestyle

Mid-century modern art, culture, and living at its finest

Choice Window Treatments: Curtain Call for Comfort
Reducing exposure to unwanted glare, heat and the eyes of the world
Wall Art: The House Awakens
Taking on the challenge of dressing your modern home with 'Eichleresque' art
Pet Therapy: Modern Pet Accessories
Modern accessories to keep those furry and feathered sidekicks (and you!) happy
Outdoor Furnishings
Sprucing up the great outdoors: furniture designs and tips to awaken your patio and garden
Hot Trends in Home Theater
New technology and pricing make the ultimate media room an inviting proposition
Kids Go Modern
How your children and your home's modern design can live happily together
Modern Furnishings
Make a personal statement with furnishings destined to enrich your modern home
Shake, Rattle...and Retrofit
Protecting your home and family against the next major earthquake
Arts & Architecture: Magazine with a Mission
Arts & Architecture—infused by publisher John Entenza—was about much more than the Case Study houses
Bossa Nova: Music of Modern Love
Reaching back to the 1960s to the cool, sultry sound that riveted Brazil and seduced the world
East Meets West: Asian Aesthetic
Four Eichler households find some inner peace being at home with the Asian-Japanese aesthetic
On the Road Again: Trailers
With a renaissance underway, broken-down travel trailers return to reclaim their modernist roots
Let's Have a Party: Is Your Home Ready?
Your home looks ready—but do you have the nitty-gritty ingredients for a swinging soiree?
Shimmering Nostalgia: The Aluminum Christmas Tree
The aluminum Christmas tree makes a comeback as the cool yule centerpiece that's a natural in the modern home
Home-Run Pursuits: Working at Home the Modern Way
An ambitious breed of California creatives finds their modern residences ideal, natural workplaces
Mid-Century Breakthrough: "Third Stream" Music
When a meeting of classical and jazz in the 1950s sparked controversy and an era of new exploration
From Russia with Modernism: Theremin
Born nearly a century ago, the enchanting theremin is still ahead of its time—struggling to be heard
Mid-Century Modern Art: Shag's World
Where bottomless cocktails and hedonic cool are served up with mid-century style and optimism
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Art Imitates Life: Artists Inspired by Modern Architecture
Passionate fine artists and the mid-century modern architecture that inspires their compelling canvases