Miniature Mid-Century Modern Homes Made of Clay

miniature mid-century homes

Artist John Brickels has been working with stoneware clay for over 30 years. Based in Lowell, Massachusetts, his works range from series of steampunk machines, cars and robots to architectural buildings. But it’s his miniature Mid-century Modern homes that I want to share with you today. Read more

The Surreal Architecture Paintings of Andrew Beck

Andrew Beck's Surreal Paintings
Don’t go 2019, Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 101.5 cm

Presently living and working in Ottowa, Canada, artist Andrew Beck was born and raised in England graduating from Coventry University with a BA in graphic design. He began his career as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, but since emigrating to Canada in 2015, he has taken up painting full time. The self-taught artist with a passion for architecture has a series of surreal paintings that combine mid-century modern architecture with figures that appear transplanted from a different time and place. Read more

More Sophisticated Than Lego and Cooler Than A Jigsaw Puzzle. Model Building Kits by Little Building Co.

Little Building Co. Architectural Model Kits

If you’re tired of jigsaw puzzles, have outgrown LEGO and have an affinity for architecture, Australia’s Little Building Co may be the ultimate adult craft project for you. A series of impressive, but not too difficult, small wooden model kits based on some of the most architecturally significant buildings in the world. Read more

Mid-Century Modern Dog Houses That Rival Human Ones.

Custom mid-century modern doghouses

These aren’t just dog houses. These are architectural masterpieces for canines. And priced as such. Designed and built by Pijuan Design Workshop, the Ranch style, Eichler-inspired and other Mid-century Modern Dog Houses are crafted with care and those shown here cost upwards of $3500 each. Read more

Classic Cliff May House Replaced With Mega Mansion Complete With Ballistic Safe Room, Retracting Roof and Chef’s Kitchen by Nobu.

Pacific Palisades Mega Mansion Replaces Cliff May House

Pacific Palisades Mega Mansion Replaces Cliff May House.
What was once a classic California home designed in the Spanish Colonial style by legendary architect Cliff May has since been torn down and replaced with this giant mega mansion from Los Angeles-based design and construction firm Arya Group, Inc. The newly listed home in Southern California’s Pacific Palisades is a whopping 20,000 square feet, has 6 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms (11 full and 7 half) and is available to lease for $350k a month. It’s loaded with the types of high tech features you might see in a James Bond movie combined with the kind of over-the-top luxury you’d expect to find in a Kardashian home. Read more

More MidCentury Modern House Tissue Box Covers for 2020!

MidCentury Modern House Tissue Box Covers

We were so excited when we first learned about these, made for Palm Springs Modernism week in 2018, but they had sold out immediately and were hard to find. Now they are back for this year’s Modernism Week and have added a few new ones to the collection. The best part? You can now buy them on Amazon! Read more

Artist Inserts Modern Architecture In Thomas Kinkade Paintings

Damn, these are hilarious. On August 17th, Architect Donna Sink issued a challenge via twitter: “does anyone do paintings of modern buildings in the style of Thomas Kincade? And one talented twitterer dared to answer.

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Cool Architecture, Wild Homes and Unusual Room Designs

We love architecture. Big, small, residential, commercial, in the trees, below ground… if it’s different, beautiful or controversial, we usually pin it to one of our awesome Pinterest Boards that are followed by millions of people. Read more