20th century architecture and design

What about architecture? F.L. Wright’s Guggenheim and Mies’ Seagram Building each drew on classical precedents to create beauty in the modern city.


Josef Hoffmann Flatware 1905
While many artists and architects in the early 20th century were drawn to the notion of the total aesthetic environment, perhaps no movement embodied it more than the WW.

The Wiener Werkstätte



brutalism grid
One might consider Brutalism as the ‘marmite’ of architectural history: it is a style that is systematically loathed and revered.

What is: brutalism?