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Barbara Stauffacher Solomon (born 1928) is a landscape architect and graphic designer well known for the large scale interior Supergraphics and exterior signage at Sea Ranch in Sonoma County, California.

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Early life and education

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As a young woman Solomon studied and worked as a dancer, as well as studying painting and sculpture at San Francisco Art Institute. In 1948 she married Frank Stauffacher. Solomon moved to Basel, Switzerland in 1956 after Stauffacher's death to study graphic design at the Basel Art Institute with Armin Hoffman. She later studied Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.

Career

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On her return to San Francisco she designed the monthly program guides for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In the short period of its existence from 1970 until 1971 she was art director of Scanlan's Magazine.

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Solomon was an instructor at Harvard and Yale. She later set up an office as a graphic designer in San Francisco.

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In 1995, she designed a large outdoor art installation called "Promenade Ribbon" for the city of San Francisco.

In 2002, Solomon was a member of the San Francisco Art Commission.

In 2015, Solomon works as a landscape architect.

Solomon is the author of the book Why? Why not?.

Books

  • Green Architecture: Notes on the Common Ground (Design quarterly 120), 1982
  • Green Architecture and the Agrarian Garden, 1989
  • Good Mourning California, 1992
  • Why? Why Not?, 2013
  • Utopia Myopia, 2013
  • References

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