News

‘Cool’ Stroll for Mother’s Day
May 3, 2013
Singer Kathy Kosins evokes mid-century ‘Ladies of Cool’ for beachfront jazz May 12
Berkeley’s Four Modern Days
April 19, 2013
Berkeley Library hosts film, lectures and workshop of mid-century design for May
Cooking up a Winning Kitchen
April 7, 2013
It’s up to you: vote for the ‘best of the best’ in our popular kitchen remodel competition
Spring Cleaning Super Tips
March 30, 2013
Silk microfibers, kitchen cream, even robots can help a modern home get clean as can be
When Willie Wasn’t Welcome
March 23, 2013
S.F. Giants star Willie Mays faced housing discrimination—then turned to Joe Eichler
Learning from Orange County
March 16, 2013
Tours and talks on modernism, and more, at May’s California Preservation Conference
Fashion that Flatters
March 2, 2013
Fashionistas flock to the Vintage Fashion Expo for quality and fit as well as nostalgia
Meow Century Modern
March 2, 2013
Young designer solves a need you never knew you had—for cool pet furnishings
Inside the Homes of Designers
February 23, 2013
Photographer who focuses on designers of the past to speak in Marin and Pasadena
Postwar Suburbia Gets a Boost
February 17, 2013
New report could make it easier for modern neighborhoods to get historic designation
Celebrating Ray Eames
February 9, 2013
Sacramento exhibit shows designer was no ‘second banana’ to her celebrated husband
Desert Modern as Video Stars
February 3, 2013
New film takes fans of modern architecture to Palm Springs’ loveliest Alexander homes
Palm Springs’ Week to Shine
January 26, 2013
Tours, exhibits, parties and lectures turn Modernism Week into worldwide attraction
Those Dirty, Rotten Beams!
January 12, 2013
CA-Modern report underscores the cure to avoid getting eaten out of house and home
Showtime for Modern Homes
January 6, 2013
Organized house tours swell in popularity as emerging organizers eye big business
Dreamin' of an MCM Xmas...
December 22, 2012
Ultimate MCM Xmas Tree!
December 8, 2012
One family’s holiday design comes alive—tree of wonder with shimmering rings
Zany Xmas Coming to Town!
December 1, 2012
Charles Phoenix brings his fun mid-century slide show to San Francisco’s Chinatown
Swinging the Incredible
November 25, 2012
Quartet San Francisco tackles the amazing animated music of Raymond Scott Dec. 7
Big City Modern Rediscovered
November 17, 2012
Michael Murphy’s ‘travel poster’ art keys on ‘forgotten’ S.F. architecture for AIA exhibit