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Fantasy land in San Francisco

One of the most memorable features of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco was its color.  Lush gardens of beautiful flowers and clever lighting effects on buildings and fountains made an impact on more than … Continue reading

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The eclectic modernism of the fairs

Designing Tomorrow co-curator Laura Schiavo has said that the exhibition contains a lot of information, but at its heart it really answers a few big questions: What did the “modern” world’s fair of the 1930s look like?   How was modernism … Continue reading

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