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Keith Haring Icons

Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-like painting, initially on the black paper used to cover discontinued billboard advertisements in the New York subway. After after a feverish 1980’s style career of surging popular success and grudging critical attention, Haring died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 31.Read More →

French Art Deco Rattan Chairs Design Jean-Michel Frank for Ecart International

After World War I, he worked as a cabinetmaker at Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann’s studio in Paris, where he met decorator Adolphe Chanaux, who had collaborated with André Groult and Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann on the 1925 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes.’ Read More →

Schoen's table in the ladies' powder room in the RKO Roxy Theatre

He set up his architecture practice in New York in 1905 and, after visiting the 1925 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes.’ He began offering interior design services. In 1931, he became a professor of interior architecture at New York University. He sold his own and imported textiles and furniture and Maurice Heaton’s glassware in the gallery he established.Read More →

American Designer's Gallery featured image

The American Designer’s Gallery was founded in New York in 1928 to promote high aesthetic standards in the modern decorative arts and support designers’ professional standing. Its headquarters were located at the gallery of interior designer and decorator Paul Frankl.Read More →

Flashlights 1983 by Emilio Ambasz

Emilio Ambasz is an Argentinean who studied architecture at Princeton University from 1960 to 1965, worked at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York from 1970 to 1975 as Curator of Design arranged the landmark Italy: The New Domestic Landscape Exhibition in 1972.Read More →

Manhattan's Carlyle Hotel unveils big changes after three-year refurb

Overseen by award-winning architectural design firm tonychi, The Carlyle’s reimagined guest rooms and suites are “inspired by the glamour and beauty of Manhattan’s pre-war era, the Upper East Side, and the glamourous guests whose footsteps have graced the hallowed halls of this hotel residence for over ninety years”.Read More →

Call me crazy, but I’ve always imagined how much fun it would be to live in a tiny flat. Small, although not in the sense of a prison cell, but by American standards. Read More →

Dorothy Draper interior

Dorothy Draper (1889 – 1969) was an American interior designer. She was born in Tuxedo Park, New York. Draper’s upper-crust upbringing, Tuxedo Park was one of the first gated communities in the United States. Dorothy’s parents were part of an old New England family with longstanding social connections. Dorothy’s childhood was spent playing in high-ceilinged ballrooms.Read More →

Museum of Modern Art MOMA

The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York houses one of the world’s most important collections of modern art, with six curatorial departments: Architecture and Design, Drawings, Film and Media, Painting and Sculpture, Photography, and Prints and Illustrated Books. Read More →

The NY Public Library’s Collection of Weird Objects

On March 28, 1941, Virginia Woolf took her final walk to the River Ouse near her home in Sussex. She did it with her trusty cane in her hand, the very cane that can be seen in the video above in New Yorker alongside other Woolf-related artefacts. Its five minutes provide a brief introduction to the “weird objects” of the Berg Collection of the New York Public LibraryRead More →

Gateway arch by Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen (1910 – 1961) Finnish architect. He was born in Kirkkonummi. He was professionally active in the USA. The son of Eliel and Loja Saarinen.Read More →

stadt-archeitecture

STADTArchitecture was established in 2016 with the goal of providing our clients a sophisticated yet attainable design vision. For each project, we tailor a unique solution that addresses both a client’s specific needs and the unique qualities of each location upon which we build.Read More →

On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In aRead More →