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Frankl’s Autobiography Wins Book Design Award

look-inside-Frankl2Earlier this year, our latest title Paul T. Frankl | Autobiography was selected as one of the five most beautiful books designed in Austria in 2013! (Die Schoensten Buecher Oesterreichs 2013)

We would like to take a moment to thank and congratulated our talented designer Peter Duniecki for his exceptional work on this compelling and beautiful book.

Barbara Lambrecht and design scholar Christopher Long.

Photos from March 2014 Frankl Events in Los Angeles

Our Press and VIP event was hosted by DOCOMOMO at the Historic Village Green. Last month, we were pleased to host Christopher Long, design scholar and editor Paul T. Frankl | Autobiography, and Paulette Frankl, the daughter of Paul Frankl, at a series of book events in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.

We would like to take a moment and thank Steven Keylon and Katie Horak at DOCOMOMO for hosting a wonderfully intimate event with Christopher Long and Paulette Frankl at the historic Village Green in Baldwin Hills.

The first issue of The Nomadic Journal

Liat Yossifor, The Americans, 2013Since the inception of DoppelHouse Press, we have wanted to launch a Journal in which we can explore the many topics that interest us. 2014 marks the first year of The Nomadic Journal. Our first issue features a conversation with painter Liat Yossifor and a film review by Seph Rodney.

ESCAPE HOME Santa Monica Lecture Now ONLINE

Screen Shot 2013-11-17 at 1.46.51 PMIf you missed Charles Paterson and Carrie Paterson at the Santa Monica Library on July 21, 2013, you can now view the entire lecture here or on our YouTube page.

Organized by: Society of Architectural Historians, Southern California Chapter. Video editing: Dino Dumandan

Frankfurt Rights – The Private Adolf Loos

NOTE: CZ RIGHTS AVAILABLE, AS WELL AS ALL OTHER LANGUAGES. Lively and often humorous vignettes by the last wife of the early Modern architect Adolf Loos are featured in an intimate biography by Claire Beck Loos. “Snapshots” of the last years of Loos’ life (1929–1933) reveal the personality and philosophy that helped shape Modern architecture in Vienna and the Czech lands. An introduction and biographies frame the first English translation of the work, which was originally published in German in 1936. Supplemental texts and photographs also included. PRAISE The theatrical… Read more Frankfurt Rights – The Private Adolf Loos

Frankfurt Rights – A Room with a Darker View: Chronicles of My Mother and Schizophrenia

A daughter breaks the family silence about her mother’s schizophrenia, reframing hospitalizations, paranoia, illness, and caregiving through a feminist lens. 272 pages.August 2020. Paperback.Ebook also available. $18.95 | 9781733957908   Claire Phillips’ elegantly written and unflinching memoir about her mother, an Oxford-trained lawyer diagnosed in mid-life with paranoid schizophrenia, challenges current conceptions about mental illness, relapse and recovery, as well as difficulties caring for an aging parent with a chronic disease. Told in fragments, the work also becomes a startling reflection on mother-daughter relationships during the evolution of 20th-century feminism.… Read more Frankfurt Rights – A Room with a Darker View: Chronicles of My Mother and Schizophrenia