Research & Collections News
April 4, 2012
Cellophane: Antiquated Packaging Material or Renewable and Earth Friendly?
Food, grocery, and other packaging materials have evolved substantially over the past 100 years, and they continue to change, faster than ever.Some of the current change is accelerated by awareness of environmental issues like sustainability and the biodegradation (or not) of plastics.
March 1, 2012
The Forum of the Twelve Caesars: An Interior Design Masterpiece by William Pahlmann – 1957-1975
In 1956, renowned interior designer William Pahlmann (1900-1987) was approached by Jerome Brody of Restaurant Associates, Incorporated to help create a new upscale restaurant to be located at 57 West 48th Street in New York City’s Rockefeller Center.