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Though Frank Lloyd Wright may have exemplified the spirit of Wendingen through his embodiment of its founding ideals, he was far from the only inspiration for the Amsterdam School. Many...
03. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 8 no. 12, 1927, New Ceramics.
Uniforms marketed specifically for female hotel elevator operators. With changes in societal attitudes and the need for men on the frontlines of World War I, a great number of women were entering the...
01b. [Fabric samples]. Angelica Jacket Company; Saint Louis, MO; 1919.
By the mid-1930s the subdued hues and all-whites popularized in the 1920s were beginning to fade out of style as color was once again associated with modernity.
06. "Things are Looking Brighter with 'Bright-Ons.'" Evans Product Company; Portland, OR; c.1975.
Fireplaces and mantels harken back to one of humankind’s earliest and most indispensible rituals: the fire gathering. Moving indoors, it evolved into the hearths of medieval Europe, and then...
01b. "Demotte." George Joseph Demotte [antiquities]; New York, NY; c.1920s.
The invention of the skeleton frame encouraged designers to reexamine the potential nature of the exterior wall. Freed from structural functions, the walls need only operate as a building’s "...
07. "Architectural Aluminum Report: Aluminum in Curtain Wall Systems." The Aluminum Association; New York, NY; 1958.
Like many other early-20th century artistic movements, the Amsterdam School was greatly influenced by Asian cultures. The very binding of the magazine demonstrates this influence, as they are all in...
05. Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. Color photomechanical prints.
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