Athina House is a modern and minimal, splendid-yet-serene, 3800 SF single-family residence in San Diego, CA’s North County.
Mid-Century Home features contemporary homes and buildings designed by some of the most influential modernist architects of the 20th century and built during the mid-century period: Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler, Craig Ellwood and John Lautner are few of them.
Every day we curate a selection of the most representative mid-century and contemporary style homes, to inspire and make you dream but also to share the story of their architects and owners.
We choose homes designed by architects who we believe respected the modernist principles of building, influenced their generation and set the bar for the architects to come.
When this split-level bungalow in Toronto, Canada, designed in 1955 by British-born architect Basil Capes, was listed for sale architecture buffs Anda Kubis and her husband Dean Martin just had to take a look.
Loader Monteith has carefully restored High Sunderland, the 1957 modernist icon designed by Peter Womersley for internationally-renowned textile designers Bernat and Margaret Klein, which required sensitive and complex restoration after weather and fire damage in 2017.
Nestled in a wooded, urban lot, in Lawrence, Kansas, this authentic midcentury modern home underwent an extensive renovation to modernize the surfaces and systems while preserving the charm and essence of the original structure.
Traditionally, regardless of orientation, the Australian suburban block is longer than it is wide. Typically, dwellings are built to the side boundary setback in order to maximise the floor plate along its length.
The client set about converting an existing carport into a liveable office space. With minimal intervention, she conceived a space that accommodates four to five team members, and has the potential to adapt into a granny flat in the future.
The architects were hired to design a new addition to the rear of a beautiful 1900’s-built home in the East Nashville Historic District, Tennessee.
The Fournier residence, located in Fairway, Kansas, was originally designed by Ralph Fournier, a well-known St Louis modern architect. The design was for a semi-prefabricated home for the Modular Homes Company based in St Louis.
This jazzy Modernist Penthouse – nicknamed Modo Pento – interior was a treat to design and a sensory delight from the outset.
Boomerang House in Portland, Oregon, underwent a full remodel. We had the chance to speak with the architects of this renovation to learn more about this project and its challenges and end result.
This coastal holiday home is located in Sorrento, a small town on the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour and a half drive away from Melbourne, Australia.
This home displays a class midcentury modern palette, through its layers of rich timber floorboards, to oak cabinetry and darker hues.
Perched on Palmero Drive and originally built in 1955, the newly reimagined 8,400-square-foot home unfolds against a backdrop of the iconic Los Angeles skyline.
This renovation honors the original open concept of the house while raising the level of the home with a crisp, more streamlined aesthetic.
This is the full remodel of a 1951 mid-century modern home in Los Angeles. A narrow living room, dining room, and den were combined and enlarged to create a new foyer and spacious great room open to the backyard.
Exemplifying spatial clarity and the hallmarks of pure geometry and materiality that would come to define his larger commissions, architect Louis I. Kahn’s Margaret Esherick House represents one of nine houses built from his designs.
This home is located in the historic Huntridge neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nevada and was built in 1958. We had the chance to tour the home and meet the owners during the Home + History Las Vegas Tour as part of Nevada Preservation.
Located in Sunnyvale, California, a quiet residential community in Silicon Valley, the Twin Gable House is a thoroughly renovated Eichler Home originally designed by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons in 1962.
Mi shack pays homage to the iconic early modernist and mid-century architects to create simple, smart, sophisticated and affordable shacks.
This 1963 midcentury home near Piestewa Peak was originally designed by Architect Fredrick Fleener as a McCall’s Magazine ‘Certified’ home.
Nestled in the Upper North Shore of Sydney, this home fuses modernist influences with a signature sense of ease and adaptability.
This home in Encino, California, built in 1959, had just one original owner. Prior to the renovation, the home felt like a 1960s time capsule with wood paneling, bright red carpeted floors, and large tile retro flooring.
The renovation project took place in one of the houses designed by Jorge Zalszupin, a Polish-born Brazilian architect who became an icon of Brazilian modernism.
This fresh take on a midcentury modern low-slung ranch in the Meadowbrook neighborhood of Seattle brings in tons of natural light and showcases the simple forms of a high ceiling with contrasting dark beams, and abundant wood.
This past summer, Barbara Rourke and Jason St John, founders of LA-based design studio, Bells + Whistles, completed Marrow Midcentury, a residential project in Palm Springs, CA.