September 30, 2001
'We live in an artistic outpost in the middle of a commercial district. It's humming, buzzing and chugging with industry.' Norman Lloyd//44/sculptor and toy prototype specialist Gabor Kalman/66/filmmaker/professor > vital stats: 3,000-square-foot loft is above Cirrus Gallery, a former furniture warehouse. > previous digs: 1925 Tudor apartment in West Hollywood. > on loft living: "We love the 18-foot ceilings, old brick walls and windows on three sides with views of the L.A. skyline."--N.L.
October 11, 1998 |
When Clint Eastwood romanced Meryl Streep in "The Bridges of Madison County," he swept her right off her linoleum floor. That's because the film's set designer knew that the smooth, washable floor covering, being used extensively in battleships and factories, was also ubiquitous in home kitchens and bathrooms of the time. First produced in England in the middle of the last century, linoleum is the latest in a line of retro materials to be rediscovered and fashioned anew.