Mid-century Modern Hudson Valley Blog Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture Is Closing After 88 Years The School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT), founded by Frank Lloyd Wright, is closing its doors this summer after 88 years of educating aspiring architects The Bauhaus, 1919–1933 Founded by Walter Gropius, the Bauhaus School firmly established the design esthetic that would become Mid-Century Modern Charles and Ray Eames For more than four decades, American designers Charles and Ray Eames helped shape nearly every facet of American life. Farnsworth House Discover Mies van der Rohe’s pivotal work that has come to epitomize the International Style in America Mies van der Rohe’s Iconic chairs Discover Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona, MR20, and Brno chairs What is Mid-Century Design? . . . design aesthetic that is characterized by simplicity, openness, and sensitivity to site and nature. Frank Lloyd Wright Tours This is Frank Lloyd Wright at his absolute best and definitely worth a few extra days next time you’re in the Chicago area. The rebirth of Westcott House Springfield, Ohio’s Prairie Style Westcott House (1908) now magnificently restored. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House Frank Lloyd Wright’s revolutionary idea of building decentralized, affordable communities in harmony with nature led to the celebrated “Usonian” house. Keeping “Modern” Going When it comes to historic preservation, every generation is dismissive of buildings from the recent past . . .