mid-century modern architecture

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.
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. (more…)

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More MidCentury Modern House Tissue Box Covers for 2020!

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! (more…)

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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. (more…)

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Kate Ballis Depicts Palm Springs As Hypercolour Fantasy With Infrared Filters.

By now the homes and pools of Palm Springs have taken on a legendary iconic status beyond that of simply Mid-Century Modern Architecture. A frequent subject for artists of all types, we’ve seen paintings of the desert area by Danny Heller and Carrie Graber, nighttime photography by Tom Blachford, even tissue boxes  and wall shelves inspired by the popular California vacation destination. (more…)

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