What a fun find! Thanks to my friend Bill Bowersock, I can share with you these fabulous four fun tissue boxes crafted to emulate classic Midcentury Modern homes and buildings. Created from MDF and produced locally in Southern California, the designs fit standard low count regular rectangular tissue boxes. Read more
Respectfully and lovingly restored by Michael LaFetra as close as possible to the way original architect John Lautner intended, the Stevens House, built in 1967-8 and declared a California State Landmark in 2010, is on the market for $22 million dollars. Read more
The Sunset Plaza Residence by David Thompson and Kevin Southerland of Los Angeles-based architecture, development and sustainability design firm Assembledge+, is high up on my list of dream homes. Read more
Can Houses Be Sold Like Art?
In a closely watched test of the concept of selling a house as art, a restored modernist home in Palm Springs, Calif., fetched $15 million this week at Christie’s prestigious evening sales — a record for a home sold at an art-house auction. Read more