Author Archives: Noah Fleisher

Modernism: New era propelled furniture design

Modernism is the stuff of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair “Century of Progress,” the boundless optimism of post-World War II America, the sleek comic lines and manic music of Tex Avery’s MGM 1949 “House of Tomorrow” cartoons, and the ever-present acres of the suburban ranch house that subsequently spread endlessly across...

From the Editor: Inhabiting history

About a year before we were married, my wife Lauren and I bought a little house in New York State in the Hudson Valley. The tiny hamlet of Lafayetteville, to be exact. A saltbox Greek revival, it was charming as all get-out and, more than likely, one of the...

From the Editor: Home improvement

This is what the spring is all about: Grabbing a rake, a broom and whatever else we could find in the garage, my wife and daughter and I took to the garden last weekend and started moving the ground.