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MOD-7 Craig Ellwood: Furniture

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By Keith York
MOD-7 Craig Ellwood: Furniture
MOD-7 Craig Ellwood: Furniture
MOD-6 The Sensuous Environment: Sim Bruce Richards, Architect
MOD-5 Julius Shulman: Modern La Jolla
MOD-4 Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego
MOD-3 Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego
MOD-2 The Bobertz Residence
MOD-1 Paradise Found 2004 Calendar

BOOKS

Craig Ellwood: Furniture (MOD-7, 2024) Buy HERE
This publication is the first monograph to document Craig Ellwood's furniture designs. Told through vintage photography by Marvin Rand (among others) as well as drawings and correspondence from the architect's archive.

The Sensuous Environment: Sim Bruce Richards, Architect (MOD-6, 2023)
Buy the hard cover edition HERE
or the soft cover edition HERE

This book on the artist/architect shares its title with the 2023-2024 exhibition held at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park.

Julius Shulman: Modern La Jolla (MOD-5, 2019) SOLD OUT
This 28-page book accompanied my exhibition hosted at the La Jolla Historical Society.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego (MOD-4, 2019) Buy HERE
This 32-page exhibition catalog accompanied my exhibition at the San Diego Central Library Gallery.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego: The Taliesin Apprentices (MOD-3, 2015) SOLD OUT
The 16-page catalog accompanied my exhibition at the La Jolla Historical Society.

The Bobertz Residence: Craig Ellwood and the Legacy of Arts & Architecture in San Diego (MOD-2, 2015) Buy HERE. This book tells the story of Craig Ellwood's Bobertz House (1953-55) which I owned between 2000-2017.

Paradise Found: Modern Architecture of San Diego (MOD-1) Buy HERE
This 12-month wall calendar of Julius Shulman's fantastic images of San Diego projects was produced (in 2004) in collaboration with the photographer (while he was still alive). Features photographs of Louis Kahn's Salk Institute, Edward Killingsworth's Case Study Houses and Richard Neutra's Airman Memorial Chapel.

COMING IN 2024

Craig Ellwood: Remembering the Thin Man (MOD-8)
This inside view of Craig Ellwood comes from an unpublished manuscript by his first employee, Ernest Jacks, and will feature a number of previously unpublished photographs of Ellwood and his early projects. To be released in 2024.

COMING IN 2025

Southern California Modern: The Photography of John Hartley (MOD-9)
In the same spirit of the work photographers Julius Shulman and Marvin Rand, John Hartley captured projects across Southern California by architects and designers in the decades following World War II.

Craig Ellwood: Life is a Bottomless Barrel (MOD-10)
Collated and published in its entirety for the first time since its completion in 1992, Ellwood's autobiographical manuscript will be accompanied by vintage and contemporary images illuminating his life and career.

Modern San Diego: 20th Century Modernism At The Edge of the Pacific (MOD-11)
Many years in the making, this will be the first survey of 20th Century modern architecture throughout San Diego County.

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