Jennifer Golub and Anna Brockway

Celebrate the release of Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 5:00pm


Sliding scale ($0-$100)

Jennifer Golub discusses hew new book Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga with Anna Brockway, co-founder and president of Chairish.

“The book fills in the gaps, from how the house evolved to Mary’s involvement. It’s a new deeply considered way to understand the collaborative work. It’s a beauty.” John Danzer, Munder Skiles, emeritus board of directors, Manitoga\Russel Wright Design Center. 

This event will be streamed on our Crowdcast channel.


About Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga

Best known for American Modern dinnerware, Russel and Mary Wright were at the forefront of American mid-century industrial design. Mary’s role as a partner, designer and entrepreneur is explored here for the first time. Multiple archives have been synthesized exploring the innovation of Russel and Mary Wright’s  design practice, their home and the extensive 77 acres of Woodland Paths at Dragon Rock, Manitoga.

Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga is an immersive experience evoking the individuality of these artists, the spirit of  architecture and design in the mid 20th century and their ethos which continues to flourish.  

About the participants

Jennifer Golub is the author of Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga.  Her previous publication was Albert Frey Houses 1+2, also published by Princeton Architectural Press. She has produced award winning branded content for the likes of Apple, Adidas, Levi’s, RayBan, and directed and produced Apple’s  Emmy award winning “Think Different”. She is the founder of A-Frame Content, generating memorable communications at the intersection of art and social impact. She has served on boards and developed content for various foundations including the XQ Institute, Conservation International, Virgin Unite, (RED), Rock the Vote, Feeding America and Phillip Johnson’s Glass House. She was commissioned by LACMA to  produce a  film for Ed Ruscha, and the architect Frank Gehry. She resides in Los Angeles, West Marin, and New York City. 

Anna Brockway is the co-founder and president of Chairish. Along with her co-founders, she launched San Francisco-based Chairish in 2013 as the indispensable online source for chic and unique items for the home. Anna's vision has led to Chairish’s growth to offer nearly 600,000 exceptional vintage, antique, contemporary and made-to-order products, millions of sophisticated design aficionados, and a community of verified design professionals. Chairish was named one of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur and cited by Architectural Digest as the “#1 can’t live without decorating app” that will "change the way you shop for furniture online.” Prior to founding Chairish Inc., Anna was the VP of Worldwide Marketing at Levi Strauss & Co. She holds a BA in Art History from Columbia University. Known for her marketing expertise, taste-making style and “let’s try it” attitude, Anna lives in San Francisco with her husband and Chairish co-founder Gregg and their three children.

Russel and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga Cover Image
ISBN: 9781648960192
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - December 7th, 2021