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New Angle: Voice

May 31, 2023

I picked up a free glossy real estate magazine with an enticing photograph of summer leisure pursuits under the title Sag Harbor: A Whale of a Good Time. We traveled out there in early spring, collecting voices of preservation, community, celebrity, and long tenured summer families as we searched for Amaza...

Apr 19, 2023

Anyone who writes about American architecture of the mid twentieth
and early 21 st century measures their critical achievement with the
yardstick drawn by Ada Louise Huxtable. With countless articles for
two great daily newspapers, this petite New Yorker had a gigantic
influence on our understanding of the work of...

Mar 8, 2023

New Angle: Voice is back! We kick off Season Two with Ray Kaiser Eames. Many know Ray Eames as the small, dirndled woman behind her more famous husband. In this episode, we uncover the talented artist who saw the world full of color, the industrial designer bending plywood in the spare bedroom, and the visionary who...

Mar 14, 2022

With her legendary unerring taste and a total commitment to produce absolute perfection in her self, her work, her products, and how she would be remembered, Florence Knoll is generally recognized as the single most powerful figure in the field of modern design.  


As an architect, Florence was the force behind the...

Mar 14, 2022

Norma Sklarek had many “firsts”.  She was often credited at the start of her career as the first Black Women architect to be licensed in the United States.  That distinction actually goes to Beverly Greene – Norma was the 3rd.   But it didn’t matter.   Young black girls read her name in the likes of...