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Cube House by AR Architects

The Cube House by AR Architects is a great exercise in restraint and need. The long concrete bench that runs the length of the house and then continues into the exterior courtyard is my favorite part of this clever house. The way the home opens to the exterior makes this smaller house bigger, expanding its living space. I would probably have to throw down a few rugs as there are plenty of hard surfaces in this home but I guess that is a matter of preference.

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cube house, ar architecture, modern house,design
 

Edward Larrabee Barnes renovation by Bodron + Fruit

Bodron + Fruit has done some amazing renovations but this Edward Larrabee Barnes home stood out to me. The first picture almost looks like a painting or illustration because of the color blocking and minimalist approach to the house. The interiors are pretty outstanding with some beautiful key pieces. You know that Finn Juhl Egyptian chair dinning set made me green with envy. The lower level is immensely open giving the owners enough space do display their collections. More about Edward Larrabee Barnes

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edward Larrabee Barnes, modern,architecture,design,bodron fruit
 

Richard Neutra’s Pitcairn House

What can you buy for 5.4 Million? How about Richard Neutra’s Pitcairn House. This might be old news but I recently came across the listing and saw my dream house. For me, and most MCM fans, Neutra’s work is the pinnacle of mid century residential architecture. Most MCM houses that are amazing or pedigreed still have one room or element that makes me say in my mind “I would have to change that”. Not the case here, I could move right in and take this home to my grave, so much amazingness. I will save you all of the details as you can read it in the listing.

Richard Neutra's Pitcairn House,architecture,mcm,mid century

Richard Neutra's Pitcairn House,architecture,mcm,mid century
 

An architect in South Africa

I love to see architecture in different countries and this interview with Gwen & Gawie Fagan, an architect in South Africa is great. I hope some day I will be able to design my own house and grow old in it. Freunde von Freunden always has some of the best interviews of creative people from around the world. Make sure to click over and read the interview.

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architect in South Africa, design,architecture
 

Office interior design by HelleFlou

HelleFlou has done an amazing job with this office interior design for DANSK MODE & TEXTIL. The color palette of grays, whites and pinks with a few black highlights is so soothing and sophisticated. I am also liking the large washed plan flooring. Even the cubicles are pretty cool. I love how in the third picture the guy is wearing the perfect matching outfit.

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office interior design, HelleFlou,design,interiors
 

Portraits by Vonn Sumner

I was so struck with…really a loss for words as I looked through the works of Vonn Sumner. I love the characters changing personas with a simple prop. Some of my favorites are the works that have a monochromatic feel to them. I would assume that Vonn is living out some of his imagination through his work as most of these subjects look quite similar to himself. I also appreciate the restraint when it come to color blocking and leaving the focus to one subject.

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vonn sumner,modern art, paintings,artist
 


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