Win a copy of “Making LA Modern: Craig Ellwood—Myth, Man, Designer”!

            <img src="" border="0" />An icon of California midcentury modernism, architect Craig Ellwood exemplified refined decadence &mdash; whether it was his lifestyle or the luxurious spaces he designed throughout Southern California in the 1950s and '60s.&nbsp;&ldquo;MAKING L.A. MODERN: Craig Ellwood&mdash;Myth, Man, Designer&rdquo;, edited by designer Michael Boyd, is the first book in over a decade to examine the architect's glamorous life and design legacy. Thanks to publisher <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Rizzoli New York</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies to our readers!
© Making L.A. Modern: Craig Ellwood edited by Michael Boyd, Rizzoli New York, 2018. Photograph © Richard Powers.
Featuring Ellwood's photographic collaborations with Julius Shulman and others, this hardcover, 240-page book explores the architect's brand of “playboy architecture”, depicted in the nostalgic, dreamy paradise of midcentury Los Angeles — palm trees, Herman Miller furniture, the Pacific Ocean, fashion models. His minimalist, glamorous designs suggested the coveted laidback lifestyle of ...

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