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Robert Metcalf’s Home is for Sale

The longtime home of architect Robert C. Metcalf at 1052 Arlington, in Arbor Hills, is now for sale. According to Gregory Saldana, Curator for a University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture Exhibit in 2010 that that celebrated Metcalf’s work: [caption id="attachment_22768" align="alignright" width="203"] Bob Metcalf building...

Book Signing on March 20

We are extremely delighted to welcome and host Brian Conway, the State of Michigan Historic Preservation Officer, to talk about and sign copies of Michigan Modern:  Design that Shaped America, the beautiful book that he and his colleague Amy Arnold have edited.   Our reviewer has...

Detroit Area Art Deco Society Events

The Detroit Area Art Deco Society invites you to the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies’ World Congress on Art Deco - and the Pre-Congress stop in Detroit from May 10 through May 13! This bi-annual World Congress is coming to Detroit prior to its Cleveland Congress....

Robert C. Metcalf Obituary

We were deeply saddened to learn that Robert C. Metcalf passed away on January 3, 2017 at the age of 93. It is impossible for us to overstate Bob’s contributions to Ann Arbor’s rich heritage and collection of mid-century modern architecture and to A2Modern. In addition...

36th Annual Michigan Modernism Exposition

The Detroit Area Art Deco Society is sponsoring a Michigan Modernism Exposition Preview party on Friday, April 8, 2016. The 36th Annual Michigan Modernism Exposition will feature premier national dealers offering furniture, decorative and fine arts representing all design movements of the 20th century. Each year the...

2015 Michigan Modernism Exposition

  This event will take place on Friday, April 24, 7pm-10pm Charge: advance ticket, $75 available online at daads.org Location: Southfield Civic Center, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 It's part of a ten day to salute Michigan's contributions to the Modern Movement which takes place April 16 – 25, 2015....

Nancy Marie Deromedi

We are deeply saddened to post that Nancy Deromedi, one of the founders of a2Modern, passed away at home on Oct 13 at age 52 after saying her good-byes to her loving family and close friends.  She had bravely waged a year-long fight with esophageal...