• Tag: modernism

    Event Report // Palm Springs Modernism Week 2014.

    25th March

    Armchair tourists, we’re off to California! I recently had the luck to attend this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs, with my good friends. With a rented house in the Movie Colony, a bagful of tickets, and heads full of dreams (which is to say we were jetlagged and only half awake), we were primed for a great week. Palm Springs (or as I came to think of it, ‘Hot Bowral’) duly delivered.

    e15 Ferdinand Kramer Collection at Living Edge.

    23rd October

    Earlier last year at Salone Internazionale del Mobile, e15 unveiled an exceptional collection of re-editions by renowned modernist German architect and designer Ferdinand Kramer®. Working closely with Kramer’s family and the archives, twelve iconic pieces from various creative periods were showcased from 1925 to 1959. The good news is that the two coffee tables from this stunning collection are now available in Australia exclusively through Living Edge…

    5 Revolutionary Principles of Modern Architecture by Le Corbusier [TV].

    7th August

    This must-see animated video demonstrates Le Corbusier’s 5 revolutionary principles of modern architecture, in an easy to follow 2min recap.

    Design Free Thursday // Bauhaus Food Photography by Nicky&Max.

    20th June

    Nicky&Max is a blog run by British photographer Nicky Walsh and German chef Max Faber. I am positively in love with one of their latest projects Bauhaus, a food photography series inspired by the German design school from the early 20th century…

    Daft Punk at Lautner’s Sheats Goldstein Residence in LA.

    23rd May

    I realise that Yellowtrace is not a music blog, so we shall leave Daft Punk’s brand new album “Random Access Memories” alone, while I draw your attention to something else. I’m talking about their recent slick photo shoot set in a famous modernist house in Los Angeles – Sheats Goldstein Residence, designed by celebrated American modernist architect John Lautner…

    Oh Kappetain, My Kappetain // Los Angeles Home of Architect Ray Kappe.

    19th March

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – LA houses like this are what happens when modernist ideas go to the coast, unwinds by the beach, and unravels in all this louche, approachable brilliance. This is the sort of modern house you’d want to be your friend…

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    Video // Joseph Dirand’s Paris Apartment.

    A home tour of architect Joseph Dirand's luxuriously minimal Paris apartment where he discusses his preference for function over form in decoration.
    Bureau Betak’s Knockout Mirrored Installation for Felipe Oliveira Baptista.

    The genius that is Alexandre De Betak of Bureau Betak strikes again (and again). This time with a knockout mirrored kaleidoscopic installation for Portuguese...
    Rwanda Education Centre by Dominikus Stark Architekten // Nyanza, Rwanda.

    Bricks. They’re probably my favourite. Bricks skillfully dispersed around a beautiful courtyard – ding dong! We’re journeying into the heart of darkness today, to...