12 Apr
A two-volume exploration into 1950's Madison Ave.

Capitalism saw its true boom in America from the 1950’s into the 1960’s. Advertising gained importance in design, presentation and overall execution, demographics would be specified and targeted, and the phrase “always be closing” would ring in the ears of business men across the states. TASCHEN America’s own Executive Editor Jim Heimann and contributing author […]


1 Nov
A look behind the curtain of the mid-century modern maestros

Charles and Ray Eames are almost as synonymous with Los Angeles — namely Venice Beach where their studio was located — as Frank Lloyd Wright was to Chicago. They made their indelible mark as monumental designers inextricably linked to the fields of modern architecture and furniture for over a half century. The Eames Office, widely […]


19 Jan
Taschen collects the landmark architect's 300 buildings

Taschen has collected all the great work architect Richard Neutra has done in this country — including nearly 300 private homes, schools and public buildings — and compiled them into a 464-page hardcover tome aptly titled Neutra Complete Works. Born in Vienna, Neutra settled in the US in the early 1920s after initially studying under […]


7 Jan
Namechecking Eames, Terry Gross, Evan Williams bourbon and Clark Grizwold...New Orleans style

By all accounts, Generationals seem custom made for Lost In A Supermarket. First off, before forming Generationals Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner were in a band called the Eames Era. While naming your band after a Mid-Century Modernist legend would be enough to prick our ears, there are the additional points that he loves bourbon […]


11 Aug
Bring a little mid-century class to your wardrobe

Los Angeles label Band of Outsiders has created and designed a stylish saddle shoe that brings a little mid-century charm into your everyday wardrobe. Available in tan leather or white/dark blue versions, this classic shoe features mis-matched leather outsoles done quite tastefully. These shoes are available in store now at any Band of Outsiders retailer, […]