Scaasi Spectacular at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
As a guest of Jean and Frederic Sharf, I spent this past weekend celebrating the Arnold Scaasi exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Museum’s recent acquisition of his archive and more than 100 of his designs. Festivities commenced at the Sharfs’ home in Brookline, with a delectable dinner for nearly 70...
Recounting The Genesis of Design Research
On September 21, Cooper-Hewitt and Chronicle Books celebrated the publication of Design Research: The Store that Brought Modern Living to American Homes, by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange.     The evening commenced with a touching introduction by Jane Thompson, recounting the genesis of Design Research, the postwar emporium in Boston that introduced advanced designs...
Design Life Now in Boston
On September 28, Design Life Now will open at the Boston Institute of Comtemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, where it will be on view through January 6. The installation is being designed by Michael Meredith, who is featured in the exhibition. Hear Michael talk about his work on our Triennial podcast. For those of us...