A stroke of luck hit Chris and Susanna when an old family friend noticed an iconic midcentury home being vacated in a spectacular Los Angeles neighborhood.
Who are the people whom so carefully restored and decorated that mid-century house? Who’s the architect that designed the contemporary Modernist retreat that amazed us and what inspires him/her during the design process?
These are only few of the questions we ask ourselves when interviewing the house owners, architects and various professionals you will find in this section of Mid-Century Home.
We scratch the surface a little bit to bring you a different perspective on houses, buildings and people we find interesting and love.
In the attempt to escape city life and connect with nature, the clients were on a hunt for a modest and minimal home that would carry the warmth of midcentury style.
This midcentury tropical villa is not a typical design for Bali.
After vowing to never go down the full renovation road again, Melissa Norris and her husband found themselves in the middle of a complete midcentury home renewal.
Lucy Spartalis and Alastair Innes of She Takes Pictures He Makes Films stumbled upon their dream home.
In the fall of 2016, after a two year search, graphic and interior designer Robert Maurer acquired his stunning 1974 Streng Bros. “Transitional Plan” home designed by Architect Carter Sparks.
It’s not rare for us to hear about sudden change of plans after stumbling upon the perfect midcentury home.
After an extensive search for an Eichler that would feel like their own, Michelle Wahlen and Thierry Zamora found their perfect midcentury home in Marin County, CA
This 1956 midcentury home was originally designed and built by noted Austin architect Arthur Dallas Stenger.
The Horseshoe Bay project sought to facilitate a natural, relaxed environment that would combine the outdoors with the indoors of this ranch-style home in Texas Hill Country.
Designed and built by Austin-based architect AD Stenger in 1964, the clients turned to architects Rick & Cindy Black design with the hopes of a refreshing take on modern living.
This iconic midcentury home by Theodore Pletsch is one of more than a thousand houses he designed in and around San Gabriel Valley, California.
Surrounded by plenty of green created by palms, pines, and olive trees, among others, Villa Aloha rests in solitude on the French Riviera, within the peaceful residential area Tour de Mare.
Situated in Midland, Michigan, Hallet’s 1962 Midcentury McArdle House paints a picture of this design philosophy.
Sitting by the peak of Mt. Merina near Hudson, NY, this contemporary home design serves as a weekend retreat for a young family living in the bustling city of New York.
Landscape Design shapes our everyday life. Case in point: The Tin House Project.
Joseph Eichler’s iconic homes featuring low-sloping A-framed roofs, clean lines and light-filled spaces have become highly sought after homes.
Modern architecture often finds inspiration in midcentury period design, from creating fluidity to absorbing elements to highlight the surrounding landscape.
Sometimes the natural environment of a location presents a perfect backdrop for designing a landscape to sync with a home.
Just as with home environments, the composition of an office space makes a world of difference to its overall atmosphere.
This 1961 midcentury house by German architect Alexander Diepenbrock was about to be taken off the market when current homeowner Ed Polish and his wife stumbled upon it.
The story of this Portland midcentury renovation takes us back to 2009, when homeowner Aaron Cain purchased the charming midcentury residence situated on a hillside forest in Portland, Oregon.
This modern home by Seattle Architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi in Palo Alto, CA, is filled with light and air while enjoying a deep indoor/outdoor connection.
Resting calmly on a hillside surrounded by trees, this midcentury modern home was crafted by Georgia native, Macon architect Jackson Riley Holliday.
Midcentury modern architecture leans heavily on the concept that good design must be accessible, functional and follow an indoor/outdoor connection.