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by AJ Fisher
Thu Dec 13, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: "Midcentury" Gate
Replies: 33
Views: 4285

"Midcentury" Gate

I agree with googieagog, that the above gate has an asian feel to it. I have read that Frank Lloyd Wright was influenced by japanese house design. The suspended rectangle reminds me of a panel or lantern detail. I am a designer/metal worker and have built several pieces of custom furniture for clien...
by AJ Fisher
Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Herman Miller chairs - labels, ID marks, etc.
Replies: 2
Views: 1566

Herman Miller chairs - labels, ID marks, etc.

Okay, so I am replying to my own post. Here is an example: http://eugenemodern.org/objects/hmtag001.jpg date unknown, fabric tag, chair is not embossed with HM name & logo http://eugenemodern.org/objects/hmtag002.jpg 1975, paper tag, chair is embossed with HM name & logo
by AJ Fisher
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Herman Miller chairs - labels, ID marks, etc.
Replies: 2
Views: 1566

Herman Miller chairs - labels, ID marks, etc.

Hey everybody, Does anyone know of a comprehensive, online reference for identifying and dating Herman Miller chairs? I know of the Herman Miller consortium collection, but it doesn't address labeling and maker's marks. I found a white, fiberglass chair (left side of image below) yesterday while thr...
by AJ Fisher
Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original, urban sculpture by AJ Fisher Design
Replies: 0
Views: 377

FS: Original, urban sculpture by AJ Fisher Design

http://www.erganic.com/images/ajf2.gif AJ Fisher Design produces fine art for display in both public and private spaces. AJ is a 1996 graduate of the University of Oregon. Major influences include industrial, modern, and graphic design. The following original, metal sculptures are for sale: http://...
by AJ Fisher
Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: ID request - original Bay Area paintings from the 50's?
Replies: 1
Views: 1612

ID request - original Bay Area paintings from the 50's?

Hey all, I purchased these paintings at a local thrift store and am seeking help from the community to learn more about their origins: http://eugenemodern.org/objects/sf_paintings_small.jpg The paintings show 2 San Francisco locales; the Market Street cable car turntable and the entrance to the Japa...
by AJ Fisher
Tue Oct 09, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Lake Wilderness Lodge - Maple Valley, WA
Replies: 0
Views: 2841

Lake Wilderness Lodge - Maple Valley, WA

http://www.eugenemodern.org/images/maple_valley.jpg Name: Lake Wilderness Lodge Architect: Young and Richardson Year: 1950 Street: 22500 SE 28th Street City: Maple Valley State: WA Zip: 98038 Country: USA Phone: (425) 432-9953 Type: Recreation Center Style: Post and Beam Lodge Status: Safe; owned a...
by AJ Fisher
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: ID request - unusual dresser. Vista Furniture?
Replies: 0
Views: 1122

ID request - unusual dresser. Vista Furniture?

http://www.eugenemodern.org/objects/dresser03_banner.gif this dresser is a recent find. there are no labels or marks. i've seen this dresser online (below). it has an interesting combination of materials; a steel frame, pressboard and wood body, and a white formica surface. this piece was partially...
by AJ Fisher
Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Joe Romania Chevrolet - Eugene, OR (Googie Architecture)
Replies: 6
Views: 5588

Joe Romania Chevrolet - Eugene, OR (Googie Architecture)

http://eugenemodern.org/images/then.jpg http://eugenemodern.org/images/now.jpg From the Collection of TBG Architects/Planners Inc. Grant Seder, Architect Name:(former) Lew Wiliams/Joe Romania Chevrolet auto showroom Architect:Balzhiser, Seder & Rhodes Year:1959 Street:2020 Franklin Boulevard Ci...
by AJ Fisher
Wed Sep 26, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: ID request - Space-Age "ball" lamp
Replies: 2
Views: 1656

ID request - Space-Age "ball" lamp

Hey all, the lamp in question is shown below: http://www.ajfisherdesign.com/vintage/images/039.jpg I found the image below on the internet. Mine is exactly like the table lamp pictured below, however mine clearly has orange balls instead of the black ones shown here (It's also missing the clear plas...
by AJ Fisher
Sat Sep 22, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Lotta Living Member Websites
Replies: 60
Views: 42024

Site Name: Ellendale http://www.eugenemodern.org/ellendale/images/ellendale_banner.gif URL: http://www.eugenemodern.org/ellendale Site Author: AJ Fisher What you'll find there: Ellendale is a ten-phase, mid century housing development in the Friendly Neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. The original Elle...
by AJ Fisher
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Thrifters, Pillagers, Estate Salers..post your top 5 finds!
Replies: 26
Views: 8303

Seems to me like my "collecting success" goes in cycles. I've had a long dry spell with no finds, but recent months have been very productive. http://eugenemodern.org/images/grossman.jpg 1. Greta Grossman 6-drawer dresser for $4.99 http://eugenemodern.org/images/chairorange.jpg 2. Orange v...
by AJ Fisher
Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 433649

Hello Neighbors

-Eugene, Oregon. My name is AJ Fisher. I have been interested in modern design my whole life. My grandparents owned a furniture store and their interest in design rubbed off. I am a 1996 graduate of the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). I studied bronze casting and figure studies. I work as a metal ...

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