Tag Archives: Architectural Pottery
Initially created from a class project in 1949, Architectural Pottery brought the outdoors inside through mass-produced geometric earthenware, which quickly became a staple in modern living. Designers, including Malcom Leland, David Cressey, John Follis, and Rex Goode, each created their own distinctive forms designed for “small plants to large trees”.
Today we examine model G-99 and G-99L designed by Rex Goode, more colloquially known as …Continue Reading >> May 12, 2011
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The recent passing of Max Lawrence, co-founder of L.A.’s Architectural Pottery, has left us with a feeling of void, for we know that this iconic, influential mid-century modern thinker and businessman cannot be replaced.
In the 1950s modernism came to define the way of living in Los Angeles. Captivated by the inviting climate and newness of land, architects and …Continue Reading >> August 2, 2010
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More from the A. Quincy Jones collection, and this time it is not books. We bring to you three pots by David Cressey for Architectural Pottery that resided in the atrium of the home of A. Quincy Jones and Elaine K. Sewell Jones. The three matching stoneware pots are detailed with intersecting lines that have a harmonious randomness. The plants inside the pots are equally …Continue Reading >> February 9, 2010
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