A Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes
Designer and weaver Dorothy Liebes (1897–1972), who introduced handcraft and brilliant color to the modern interior, was among the most influential designers of the 20th century. This digital platform explores how the “Liebes Look”—which combined vivid color, lush texture, and often a glint of metallic—became inextricably linked with the American modern aesthetic. Choose a topic to explore her impact on mid-20th-century interiors, fashion, film, and industrial design, and meet some of the studio weavers who contributed to the success of the Dorothy Liebes Studio.
Your journey so far
Doris Duke’s Shangri La
Frank Lloyd Wright
Samuel A. Marx
The Decorative Arts Display at the Golden Gate International Exposition
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel & SS Lurline