When furnishing and planning interiors for modernist homes, there are a few design principles we followed. It also occurred to us that there is no ‘rule’ for how to ‘wow’ your interiors. Some people prefer luxe, a fusion of old and new, or cool sharp […]
All posts tagged: mid century modernism
Coast Modern, the film
I want to share our all-time favourite little documentary film about mid-century houses in the US. It’s a great backgrounder to the architecture of modernist and mid-century homes now loved by so many. Whenever I’m feeling a bit defeated, I sit back with a cup […]
Lap, kidney, rectangle: The pool dilemma
When I grew up in Sydney’s west, the dreamiest dream in the world was to have a pool. A few people we knew had one, but not many. Worst of all, it was deliriously hot the further you got away from the ocean and Sydney’s […]
Philip Johnson’s Glass House: Where is the doorbell?
We’ve been fortunate to see some wonderful buildings and places on travels over the years. With the tourist stuff out of the way, we usually look for more interesting sights when returning to a city we’ve visited before. Philip Johnson’s Glass House has always been […]