a momentary vignette | a brief, beautiful glimpse of architecture, design, and art!

a Momentary Vignette

[ v2.01 | 01.03.2000 ]

[ prologue ]

welcome to a momentary vignette!

A Momentary Vignette wishes to thank all our visitors during the past year...



[ a closer look ]

The Whitney Museum presents a stunning online exhibit, The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000. This interactive exhibit utilizes Flash and RealPlayer technology to lead visitors on a detailed timeline of 20th Century design... complete with significant events that shaped the century, as well as noted works from the museum's collection. Beautiful, informative, and fun!


[ event horizon ]

its all about sharing good design...

Share an electronic postcard of architecture, design, and art with friend. Now featuring more cards including details of Saarinen's Cranbrook Academy and Paco Park in the Philippines.


[ worth reading ]

An essential reference to 20th Century design, the Look of the Century examines the objects, designers, and styles that have shaped our lives. Both informative and beautifully illustrated, this compact book explores the works of noted designers including Raymond Loewy and Norman Bel Geddes... to master architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Alvar Aalto.


[ fading vignettes ]

a collection of the most recent vignettes...

[ Sparton Radio ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/010300.html
[ Akari ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991227.html
[ Gustave Eiffel ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991215.html
[ Edvard Munch ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991212.html
[ Andrea Palladio ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991130.html
[ Rene Magritte ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991121.html
[ Thermos ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/991119.html

for a full listing of past vignettes, please visit the archives!

[ want more? ]

please visit one of these informative sites...

[ Loggia ] http://www.loggia.com
specializes in quality sites exploring the arts and humanities... visit the Loggia Forums to join discussions about architecture, design, and art!

[ mythography ] http://www.loggia.com/myth/myth.html
featured as Netscape and ProjectCool site of the day, Mythography explores Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology and art!

[ the last word ]

it is like a thousand points of light...

a mosaic composed of multicolored glass rods, 'millefiori' literally means 'a thousand flowers'. The glass rods of millefiori are bundled, fused together, and then cut to create a brilliant mosaic of glass that resembles a colorful collection of flowers.

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