The Surprising Source Of MidCentury Modern Design

Dated: 06/08/2014

Views: 1033

Here is a fascinating article by Steven Heller in the Atlantic that explains how Jewish designers and architects fleeing Nazi Germany had a profound influence on the Mid-Century Modern design esthetic. These were practitioners of what Hitler called "degenerate art" as has recently been brought back into the spotlight by the George Clooney movie "Monuments Men." 

You can read the full article in the Atlantic here:http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/06/the-jews-who-designed-the-american-home/372208/

Phil Mount

Phil Mount is an agent at Front Street Brokers in Boise, Idaho. Phil became a licensed REALTOR in August 2009 after a 25 year career as a technology marketing professional. In his first year as an a....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

Get Money Back From Idaho Power With Renewable Energy

Renewables and Net Metering(less than 100 kW)PrintIdaho Power's Net Metering tariff allows Idaho and Oregon customers to install small-scale renewable generation projects on their property and

Read More

Free Idaho Power Shade Tree Project

Get your free trees from Idaho Power!  I now have two BEAUTIFUL oak trees in front of my home.  All of your planting instructions come with the trees.  https://www.idahopower.com

Read More

Cozy 3 Bed 2 Bath Single Level Meridian Home

Cozy 3 Bed 2 bath Single Level Meridian Home  1180 W. Kingswood Ct. Meridian, Idaho 836461,352 sq. ft.Contact: Jared Cozby (208) 830-3715  $184,900Perfect cul de sac location

Read More

Upgrades Galore In This Custom Built Home 271 S Barkvine Wy MLS 98666252

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind home!  271 S Barkvine Way, Star  MLS 98666252.  This Gorgeous Home was custom built as the 2014 St Jude Dream Home!!  Located in a desirable Star

Read More