Husband and wife Brin Reinhardt and Nathan Ursch were in the search for the perfect rug. “After considering many domestic options, their hunt led to Morocco, where they discovered the unique combination of tribal history and modernity found in Berber textile arts. The vintage Moroccan Beni Ouarain rug they purchased instantly became the hearth of their home, giving warmth, texture, and soul to their industrial urban space.” I love the story of how BREUCKELEN BERBER got started. As you can see these rugs are simply pieces of art. I don’t know that I would want to walk on them or hang them on the wall. These rugs go amazingly well with mid century, as you can see they teamed up with Herman Miller on the Alexander Girard exhibit. Make sure to check out their site. The different colors and patterns are insanely beautiful.
This Brooklyn Artist Loft by BW Architects has such a nice volume in the interior spaces. My favorite part of the loft has to be the kitchen and dinning area. There are so many amazing things going on. The stair case is a piece of architectural art in my opinion. The kitchen is simple and clean with the wood providing some warmth in an otherwise cool space. Love the use of Cherner chairs both dinning and bar.
“This dramatic conversion of a light manufacturing warehouse to an artist live/work loft studio juxtaposes the gritty, industrial character of the building exterior with warm, expansive interior spaces flooded by natural light.”
Mid century perfect would be the phrase I would use to describe The Ridgewood house. Built in 1959 by Atlanta-based Jerry Cooper, the co-founder of Cooper Carry architecture firm. The outside is certainly beautiful on its wooded and gated lot but the interiors… The interiors of this home are nothing shy of stunning. The collections of art and furniture are certainly the stars of the show but you have to give credit to the “canvas”. The “canvas” is the structure or the permanent pieces. The cabinetry and all of the windows add to the setting and overall appeal. Someday when I grow up I want to live in a house like this.
This modern rowhouse by KUBE Architecture has been renovated into an amazing family home. The family wanted a chefs kitchen and wanted it to be the focal point of the house. I can’t believe how open the inside of the house is, the volume is fantastic. The white painted brick wall is one of my favorite elements. The project was named the salt and pepper house due to the fact that the clients wanted a black and white color palette.
This small mid century house is known as the Lamolithic House, designed in 1948 by Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell. It was built using a monolithic reinforced concrete structural system developed by John Lambie. Even at 1k square feet the house feels so open and inviting, mostly due to the open floor plan. Being it Florida, the pool and deck probably double the size of the living area. I really like the simplicity of the house and its furnishings. Having a home this small would really force on to do some serious editing if you were an MCM collector.
How to hang a table on the wall, well at least part of it. Last week I went into a consignment shop not really expecting to find anything. Just when we were ready to leave I looked down and saw the top of this tile coffee table. I was instantly enthralled with it. With no price I asked how much, the price was a little more then I wanted to pay. My thought process went like this: The price is high enough that I can’t flip it, I have no room for a coffee table but I have to have it. Then it hit me, ditch the ugly rattan legs and hang that sucker on the wall.