Tag: mid-century modern

An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel
Architecture Iconic Visit

An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel

In the fifth and final article of our brief series on Modern Chapels we explore Eero Saarinen's Kresge Chapel on the MIT campus, a unique mid-century modern building that still brings architects from across the country to study.

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Reserve Right Now
Architecture Featured Properties Visit

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Reserve Right Now

Frank Lloyd Wright designed a variety of beautiful, mid-century homes around the country, many of which you can actually stay in. Spanning from Michigan to Hawaii, these Wright masterpieces are sure to give you a vacation to remember.

The Most Iconic Modern Chairs of All Time
Design + Decor Iconic

The Most Iconic Modern Chairs of All Time

Many internationally-revered architects designed chairs that were just as iconic as the buildings they created. From the Wishbone to the Tulip chair, let’s take a look back at some of the most iconic chair designs in history.

Tune into your new favorite Holiday Playlist (and thank us later)
Iconic

Tune into your new favorite Holiday Playlist (and thank us later)

There are a few things that really define the holidays, but nothing elevates the season quite like great music. And when that tone also happens to align with the vibe that made the mid-century modern era so iconic, well, that's just holiday perfectio

Give Your Home A Mid-Century Twist This Holiday Season
Design + Decor

Give Your Home A Mid-Century Twist This Holiday Season

To help you elevate your holiday look this year, we rounded up our favorite mid-century modern decorations, spanning from vintage ornaments and stockings to retro wrapping paper and tree skirts.

In His Own Words - An Interview With Matt Bliss, Founder of the Modern Christmas Tree
Design + Decor

In His Own Words - An Interview With Matt Bliss, Founder of the Modern Christmas Tree

Featured everywhere from architecturally iconic homes to the Disneyland Hotel, these timeless trees have caught the attention of design lovers near and far. Join us for an interview with creator Matt Bliss, and find out how to order your tree today.

A Miesian Masterpiece of Simplicity: "The God Box"
Architecture Iconic Visit

A Miesian Masterpiece of Simplicity: "The God Box"

The second in our brief series on Modern Chapels in the U.S. spotlights the Carr Chapel at IIT - a simplistic, mid-century design by Mies van der Rohe who intended that visitors to the chapel would feel "the hope of finding oneself."

Killingsworth’s Case Study House #25 Hits the LA Market
Architecture Featured Properties Iconic

Killingsworth’s Case Study House #25 Hits the LA Market

Recognized as "one of the most important homes in Long Beach," Edward Killingsworth's unique Case Study House #25 is currently for sale. Explore the history of this unique mid-century modern home and why it remains so iconic today.

Inside Architect James Evans’ Currently Listed Mid-Century Hillside Home
Architecture Featured Properties

Inside Architect James Evans’ Currently Listed Mid-Century Hillside Home

Explore the history and controversy behind James Evans' personal mid-century modern residence in New Canaan, CT, which is currently on the market.

An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross
Architecture Iconic Visit

An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

In spite of our focus on the design of 20th & 21st century homes, one of our favorite architectural structures in the country has always been a little mid-century modern chapel on the southern edge of the Coconino National Forest in Sedona, Arizona.

Step Inside Case Study House #4: The Greenbelt House
Architecture Featured Properties Iconic

Step Inside Case Study House #4: The Greenbelt House

Noted as “the most innovative of the unbuilt Case Study House projects,” Ralph Rapson's Case Study House #4 had tremendous influence on future design -despite the fact that it was never constructed.