The Cool House: raymond loewy
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Showing posts with label raymond loewy. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


What did The Guy do while I was enthusing over the gardens on our mini-vacation? He did what guys are supposed to and admired this 1964 Avanti that is mid-way through its restoration. This is the same model that Alice Cooper once owned that was recently for sale on ebay.

The Studebaker Avanti was designed by Raymond Loewy in 1961 and despite the demise of Studebaker it remains in production today. But it's those early futuristic sports cars that capture the imagination and have enthusiasts forming owners' clubs and spending thousands to bring them back to their original state. And, of course, have grown men drooling over them in the streets.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Speaking of Raymond Loewy

In one of those serendipitous moments, details of this original Raymond Loewy Associates 1951 "Look" Kitchen appeared on my desktop. The metal mid-century modern kitchen in good condition and is available from Little Paris Antiques in Los Angles, CA for $7800.

The "Look" kitchen is so iconic it's featured in the Library of Congress. How cool is that? Almost as cool as being responsible for this car or working for NASA.