Simon Alliott

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Rare Neutra Destroyed

The dragon of demolition recently took a bite out of the ravaged body of California mid-century modern when architect Richard Neutra’s Largent House …

Barber & Osgerby, dynamic design duo

The men at the top of one of Britain’s leading design firms tell Becky Sunshine how it all came down to collaboration<p>Award-winning designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby met at the Royal College of Art in 1992, where they were studying architecture. But it turned out that neither was really …

The Masterful Photo Compositions of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Ever wonder what it is that makes Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” photos “work”? Photographer Tavis Leaf Glover put out a two-part video …

Cartier-Bresson: 'Red China' in Color, 1958

The cover of the January 5, 1959, issue of LIFE, notable not only because it features a color photograph by Henri Cartie<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Henri …

Syrian Scouts helping to rebuild Aleppo

Syrian Scouts helping to rebuild Aleppo.

Secrets of Edward Weston's Photography

In this episode, Marc Silber takes us inside the home of famous photographer, Edward Weston. Weston's grandson, Kim is our tour guide. Watch and …

The Modernist Next Door

Exploring the multifaceted story of modernist architecture in America, from regional gems to forgotten midcentury architects<p>Close your eyes and picture a midcentury modern home. For many, the vision might be a striking example of California cool: glass walls, cantilevered balconies with a …

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Damaged from Flooding

Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous house, Fallingwater, was the recipient of minor damage after heavy rainfall caused the creek that gives the house …

Well-preserved 1970s Encino house with conversation pit seeks $875K

One of the home’s architects studied and worked with midcentury master A. Quincy Jones<p>In the 1992 film <i>Encino Man</i>, a caveman is discovered in a backyard, perfectly preserved in a block of ice. Ice did not preserve this 1970 Encino house, but like that caveman, it has been frozen in time.<p>From the …

Pristine midcentury modern hitting the market for first time since 1956 asks $13.9M

The minimalist home sits on land that was once part of Charlie Chaplin’s Beverly Hills estate<p>On the market for the first time since it was built in 1956—and not altered since—is this midcentury modern in Beverly Hills. The time capsule has held up well. It is the design of renowned Texas architect …

David Newell-Smith: the art of the newspaper photographer

Photography,News photography,Art and design,The Rolling Stones,GNM archive,Culture,Media,Newspapers & magazines,David Newell-Smith<p>Photojournalist David Newell-Smith, who has died at the age of 80, joined the staff of the Observer in 1964. For two decades, his work graced the pages of the paper and …

Jamboree unites Scouts, reinforces universal foundation of Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Scout Jamboree 2017 kicked off earlier this week at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West …

Sustainable Development Goals

The Most Famous 1950s Model You’ve Never Heard Of

Once upon a time, somebody stopped a lanky teenager on a sidewalk in Brooklyn, and said: “You should be a model”. <i></i>These days, that’s pretty much your …

A Virtual Look Inside the Case Study House #3 by William W Wurster & Theodore Bernardi

The third <i>Arts & Architecture</i> Case Study House has a noticeably different sensibility to that of many of the other designs in the series. While …

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …

Art Galleries

Iconic 1955 English house on the market for first time

Alison and Peter Smithson designed the home for Derek and Jean Sugden<p>A 1955 home designed by English architects Alison and Peter Smithson—oft-cited as the leaders of the New Brutalism movement in Great Britain—is on the market for the first time ever.<p>Located in the town of Watford in Hertfordshire …

An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M

Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.<p>More expansive than earlier Joseph Eichler models, 247 Bliss Court is a 2,435-square-foot Claude Oakland-designed, H-shaped residence that magnifies everything we love about Californian midcentury modernism.<p>Built around 1969, …

Laundry Rooms

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Scouts end their 160 mile canoe trek in Omaha

On Friday, their trek came to an end.<p>"It was hard, sometimes I wanted to quit," said one scout.<p>They did not give up. This group of scouts spent five …

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PM delivers late king's speech on Thai Scout Day

BANGKOK, 1 July 2017 (NNT) – The Prime Minister delivered remarks made by His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of the 106th …

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A Look Inside James Moore's Must-Have Fashion Photography Book

The legendary fashion photographer's best work is highlighted.<p>If you love 1960s fashion, you've probably seen James Moore's iconic photography for <i>Harper's BAZAAR</i> during the boundary-breaking era of style. Moore had a significant influence on modern-day fashion photography, shaping many of trends …

An essential guide to French jazz on vinyl

<b>No country in Europe has so successfully assimilated jazz into its musical history as France.</b><p>For many American jazz musicians, France was something …

Vinyl Records

Elegant Black and White Fashion Photography by Markus Hoppe

<b>Markus Hoppe</b> is a talented photographer and retoucher currently based in Essen, Nrw, Germany. Markus focuses on portraiture, he shoots amazing …

Photography

Big Dumb Button: Why My Hasselblad is Priceless to Me

My wife Sara and I used to have this running joke leading up to her birthday each year. Each year I’d say, “Honey! What would you like for your …

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Hoy cumple años Manuel Rangel!!! De parte de todos en el Grupo #Scout Impeesa te deseamos el mejor de los días, miles de felicidades y que la pases genial rodeado de tus familiares y amigos. 🎊🎁🎉🎂🍼

We're off! Good luck #scouts. Stay safe. @DerbyMRT @Buxton_MRT @fourinns #fourinns https://t.co/ZHmn57HJ6X