Designing Home: Press

Visual Moment//Pink phones, midcentury modernism & more
Moment, September/October 2014

Robert Fulford: The surprisingly Semitic roots of modernist design
National Post, August 12, 2014

How Jews Created American Modernism
The Daily Beast, August 1, 2014

Pierluigi Serraino visits Designing Home Jews and Midcentury Modernism at Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
The Architect's Newspaper, July 10, 2014

Modernism's Jewish Connection

Architectural Record, June 20, 2014

Thoroughly Modernist Jewish Design: San Francisco Show Highlights Mid-Century Ethos
The Jewish Daily Forward, June 20, 2014

How Jews Designed the Modern American Home
The Atlantic, June 5, 2014

Post-WWII Jewish designers draft a brave new world
The Times of Israel, May 27, 2014

Joe Eichler is featured in Exhibit about Jews and Modern Design
Eichler Network, May 14, 2014

Designing Home: Jews and Mid-Century Modernism at The Contemporary Jewish Museum
California Home + Design May 14, 2014

Modernism is Calling
Bay Area Reporter May 1, 2014

Designing Dreams
San Jose Mercury News, May 1, 2014

Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism
Dwell, April 28, 2014

What Bay Area curators love in their own homes
San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2014 

Jewish Designers and Modernism
The New York Times, April 23, 2014 

CJM Explores Mid-Century Modern Life
Tango Diva, April 23, 2014 

Designing Home at the CJM: Did Jews Design Mrs. Cleaver's Kitchen?
SF Weekly, April 23, 2014

‘Mad Men’ furnishings and much more at CJM
The Examiner, April 23, 2014

'Designing Home' focuses on Jewish designers, architects
SFGate, April 23, 2014

Jewish contributions to modern architecture and design
KTVU, April 22, 2014

Modern Home: CJM spotlights midcentury Jewish designers
Jewish News Weekly, April 17, 2014 

CJM Celebrates Jewish Contributions to Midcentury Modernism
SF Arts, April 2014

Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism
Houzz, April 2014













Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism is organized by The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Major sponsorship for this exhibition is provided by Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt, the Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, Osterweis Capital Management, the Seiger Family Foundation, and the Jim Joseph Foundation. Patron sponsorship is provided by Phyllis Cook, Alison Gelb Pincus and Mark Pincus, and The Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation. Supporting sponsorship is provided by AIG Private Client Group, an Anonymous donor, Judy and Harry Cohn, Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg, G2 Insurance Services, Peggy and Richard Greenfield Foundation, Siesel Maibach, Dorothy R. Saxe, and Barbara and Howard Wollner. Participating sponsorship is provided by Alvin H. Baum, Jr., T Beller and Philip S. Schlein, Susan and Joel Hyatt, Carol and Alan J. Pomerantz, Shelli Semler and Kyle Bach, Ruth and Alan Stein, and Roselyne Chroman Swig.

Additional support is provided by The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Bernard and Barbro Osher Exhibition Fund.

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Essential support for catalog publication has been provided by Fred M. Levin and Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation, in memory of Ben and A. Jess Shenson.

Media sponsorship is provided by Dwell magazine.


Major support for The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s exhibitions and Jewish Peoplehood Programs comes from the Koret Foundation.



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