“Escape Home is the memoir of Charles Paterson (born Karl Schanzer), Aspen architectural designer and owner of the famous Boomerang Lodge…. Even the book’s considerable length is barely able to cover the astonishing life of its author….”
March 8, 2014. Design scholar Christopher Long lectures on Paul T. Frankl, his extraordinary life and his contributions to the formation of American Modernism, with stunning visual examples of Frankl’s furniture and interior design work.
Book Review for Paul T. Frankl Autobiography Read This Article “This is a page turner! Anyone who has read Christopher Long’s essential book Paul T. Frankl and Modern American Design (Yale,… Read more Paul T. Frankl Autobiography – Review by Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine →
The Exile Library at the Literaturhaus in Vienna welcomed DoppelHouse Press authors Charles Paterson and Carrie Paterson on June 4 to give a book presentation. Thanks to Ursula Seeber for organizing this heartwarming event, which was also a chance for many friends and relatives of the Patersons to meet each other. We are grateful Philipp Heinz caught these moments on camera for all of us.
We asked artist Susan Logoreci about a recent encounter she had in Montreal with Adrian Paci’s work, which resonated with her on personal and aesthetic levels. Image: Home to go, 2001, courtesy Peter Blum Gallery, New York.
Here’s an excerpt from her article:
Paci’s exhibition is a meditation on how fate shapes our emotional lives and how people hold on to strength as they are laid bare. It alternates between the beauty people create as well as the violence they are capable of, between powerful people and compliant ones. As a person who grew up with his personal freedom obliterated, Paci creates subtle work…
“What is the measure of a life well lived?” asks Karina Wetherbee of the Summit Daily in an April 5 book review of Escape Home: Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss. “Rare is the person who does not look back on a lifetime with some sense of marvel… Some people live lives so large they seem to pack many existences into their brief time on this planet. Longtime Aspen resident Charles Paterson is one such person.”
Earlier 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.
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.