LIPSTICK BUILDING (REALLY?)

Its official name is 53rd at Third, but is popularly known as the Lipstick Building  (the lipstick). The elegant elliptical shape of the building is different from its surroundings. This is the second post-modern contribution of Philip Johnson to the Manhattan...

MS MUFFET’S SPIDER

Did you know little Ms Muffet sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey? Along came a great spider and sat down beside her and  frightened Ms Muffet away. Sci-Fi writers, take note. Never before had a great spider jumped on Ms Muffet. It had only been a small...

GRAND STAND

The Grand Stand of design happened in the early 20th century. The guilty? The Bauhaus. So, what came before? Gradual economic and social changes in the 18th and 19th century caused by the Industrial Revolution. Because of those events, the  Bauhaus, a school of...

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