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Eero Saarinen

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  • Party in grand style, on a budget

    As a self-described "nice Jewish girl," Ruth Handel gets a little verdutzt when it comes to home entertaining: "I'm always asking myself, is there enough food? Is there enough to drink? Does the house look good enough?" Enough already. These days...
  • Architecture critic finds no regrets

    Architecture critic finds no regrets
    Everyone has had the experience of disagreeing with a critic, but do critics ever second-guess themselves? We asked Calendar's critics whether there are any reviews they regret. One in a series of occasional articles. Regret -- nostalgia turned upside...
  • Homeowners dig down for more space

    Homeowners dig down for more space
    COME ON DOWN, Stefan Lemperle says. Here, 13 feet under the ground, there's sunlight and fresh air, an open-to-the-sky patio with a rock-lined pond, a high-ceilinged lounge and a media room large enough to host dozens of friends. Lemperle's new glass...
  • Modern's everyman

    JENNIFER CABALQUINTO and Howard Joyce already had put a deposit on a house in a gated golf community when their Realtor steered them to yet another new home, which she said was by architect William Krisel. "We'd never heard of Krisel," recalls...
  • Helsinki, Finland's Modern approach to design

    Helsinki, Finland "I'd prefer to face indoors," I said to my friends Christopher and Dirk, who had taken me out for dinner on my first night in Finland's capital last October. We were about to be seated at Lasipalatsi, the "glass palace" restaurant....
  • Architecture review: The new U.S. Embassy in London

     
    : The architecture of American embassies has been stuck lately in a predictable tug-of-war between a desire to express openness and an obsession, in an age of terrorism, with security. The design for the new U.S. Embassy in London, released......
  • Home Tour: Lara Spencer trades traditional Greenwich for California modern

     
    Lara Spencer (pictured left) and David Haffenreffer traded more than time zones last year when they moved from Greenwich, Conn., to Beverly Hills. They crossed architectural decades. Spencer, host of “The Insider” celebrity news show on CBS, and...
  • Set Pieces: Eye-popping Deco and Pop interiors of Almodovar's 'Broken Embraces' now on DVD

     
    Pedro Almodovar's "Broken Embraces," which made its DVD debut on Tuesday, weaves a complex tale of love, betrayal and regret. For design fans, it's simply another example of the Spanish director's brilliant eye for interiors.Penelope Cruz, above right,...
  • Reader Mail: '60s decor, grandkids, mice and more

     
    Y'all aren't shy, that's for sure. Readers have been sounding off on home and garden articles, weighing in on parenting and grandparenting strategies, remodeling techniques, even the best places to buy agaves. We published Al Martinez's first-person...
  • Finalists named in competition for Gateway Arch site

     
    Five finalists have been named in one of the most intriguing design competitions now underway in any American city: the effort to design a new park to help re-energize the area surrounding Eero Saarinen's 1965 Gateway Arch in St. Louis.......
  • The Deal: Knoll classics go on sale Friday

     
    Constructed of simple woods and natural cotton webbing, Jens Risom's 1941 lounge chair for Knoll is a design classic, inspiring knock-offs by manufacturers such as Ikea. Beginning Friday, those in the market for a designer original can get 15% off the...