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Jane Thompson AICP: New research on Design Research

A retrospective of the life of the Design Research stores in Cambridge, New York and San Francisco (1955-1978), this presentation by 2010 National Design Award winner Jane Thompson encompasses the larger story of modernism in architecture and everyday objects, evolving from the 1920s German Bauhaus into the midcentruy vocabulary of American buildings, interiors, useful objects, textiles and graphics. Introduction by Elizabeth Padjen FAIA, editor of ArchitectureBoston magazine. For more on Design Research, Ben Thompson and modernism, visit

This event was part of the Boston Society of Architects Lecture Series.