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

Midcentury Modern Architecture Tissue Box Covers!

midcentury modern tissue boxes

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

John Lautner’s Stevens House Gets Lovingly Restored And Is On The Market For $22,000,000 (Over 30 Photos)

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

Sustainable & Spectacular Home In The Hills. The Sunset Plaza Residence.

sunset plaza residence

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? Neutra Kaufmann Home Sells For Less Than Expected

Kaufmann house by neutra

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, yet far less than expected for some. Read more