Aidlin Darling Design Revamps San Francisco's Modernism Gallery

Modernism, a San Francisco gallery by Aidlin Darlin Design, recently showed mixed-media canvases by Gottfried Helnwein. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Signcore: Door Material.

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A canopy of 3⁄4-inch-thick painted steel shades the entry. Photography by Matthew Millman.

One end of the desk is a bookcase. Photography by Matthew Millman.

For the reception desk in the main gallery, blackened steel meets Douglas fir, echoing the ceiling joists. Photography by Matthew Millman.

Existing skylights received a UV coating. Photography by Matthew Millman.

Framed exhibition posters line the board-formed concrete anchoring the stairs from the mezzanine down to the galleries. Photography by Matthew Millman.

In the smaller gallery, a sliding door concealing storage also supports Walkabout, an oil on canvas by Naomie Kremer. Photography by Matthew Millman.

The floor plan of the gallery's updated layout.

A Helnwein work, Head of a Child III, hangs against painted plasterboard. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Cassina: Desk.

Knoll: Armchair, Table.

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Damian Elwes’s mixed-media on canvas Picasso’s Bateau Lavoir Studio accompanies Le Corbusier’s desk and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s guest chair and table in the director’s office. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Cassina: Lounge Chairs.

Forms + Surfaces: Door Pull.

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In the office of the president-owner, chairs by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, and Charlotte Perriand gather beneath an oil on canvas, Tea Kettle, by Alexander K. Bogomazov. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Forms + Surfaces: Door Pulls.

B-K Lighting: Sconces.

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Signage in stainless steel stands out against the facade’s plaster. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Knoll: Chairs.

Vitsoe: Shelving.

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The meeting area features Mies van der Rohe chairs. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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Cassina: Chair.

Vitsoe: Shelving.

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Elwes’s Cy Twombly’s Studio (Gaeta/Italy, 2007), a mixed-media canvas, and Gerrit Rietveld’s chair join the library’s shelving by Dieter Rams. Photography by Matthew Millman.

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