The Decked Halls of the Miller House

The Decked Halls of the Miller House

By Connie Nimmo Thorn  Every year, The Miller House decks the halls in glorious fashion paying homage to J. Irwin and Xenia Miller’s eye for modern design. The Millers commissioned some of the best architects and designers to design their home in 1953. From nativity...
Hometown Hero, Clessie Cummins

Hometown Hero, Clessie Cummins

By Connie Nimmo Thorn  Columbus, Indiana, is home to many big names, but one name has defined the entrepreneurial spirit of the community: Cummins. Clessie Lyle Cummins’ story starts in rural Indiana where he built his first steam engine at 11 years old. A few years...
A Community of Dancing Cs

A Community of Dancing Cs

By Connie Nimmo Thorn  Art, architecture and design are around every corner in Columbus, Indiana. Nothing envelopes the city more than the Dancing Cs. Paul Rand gave Columbus its most beloved icon back in the 1970s that lives on today all over Columbus. Rand was a...
One-of-a-Kind Public Art

One-of-a-Kind Public Art

By Connie Nimmo Thorn  Step into Columbus, Indiana, and you’ll notice all the vibrant colors, awe-inspiring architecture and everywhere art. There’s one artist whose colorful forms are a favorite of ours. Dale Chihuly is an American sculptor, known for his...