Eileen Gray, Architect: The E.1027 House

The E. 1027 House The Architect as a Woman The story of this building, innocently named E.1027, reads like a novel–with heroes, villains, vandalism, and victims. The beginning of this saga was ordinary enough, a famous designer decided to design and built a...

Eileen Gray, Designer of Art Deco, Part Two

Eileen Gray (1878-1956) Art Deco Furniture Design, Part Two The story of Eileen Gray, who vanished from history, leaving behind some of the most famous and iconic designs of the early twentieth century, is a strange one. She possessed many names, Kathleen Eileen Moray...

The Art Deco Posters of Cassandre, Part One

 Cassandre: The Face of Art Deco Posters and Fonts One of the major artists to emerge at the International Exposition of Decorative and Industrial Arts in 1925 was the man who won the first prize for his graphic design, an artist known as “Cassandre.” The significance...

The Fate of Fonts, Part Seven

 The Fate of Fonts Typography and Danger in Germany, Part Three In the history of the Nazification of all things “German,” the suppression of the modern fonts might be a footnote to the destruction of modern art if it is mentioned at all. However, as was...
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