Jake Gorst

Jake Gorst has spent the past two decades researching and documenting mid-century modern architecture, including the work of his grandfather, architectural designer Andrew Geller, in print and film. Gorst is an Emmy® award winning documentary filmmaker and the Director of Mainspring Pictures Ltd.

Recent films directed by Gorst include The Nature of Modernism: E. Stewart Williams, Architect (2014, Design Onscreen), Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island (2012, Design Onscreen), William Krisel, Architect (2010, Design Onscreen), Journeyman Architect: The Life and Work of Donald Wexler (2009, Design Onscreen) and Desert Utopia: Mid-Century Architecture in Palm Springs (2006, Design Onscreen). His films Farmboy (2006, Jonamac Productions), and Leisurama (2005, Jonamac Productions), have been in national U.S. public television distribution.

Gorst has also a contributing writer to VOX Hamptons, HOME Miami and Modernism magazines.