Mid-century modern

Love modern architecture? 3 reasons you should be a member of Docomomo US/MN

1. “Before there was Mad Men, Design Within Reach, or Dwell there was Docomomo“… an international non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of...
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Trend Alert… noticing a rise in INDOOR brick flooring

Photograph by Agnes Sanvito, from Kitchen of the Week: An Architect’s Labor-of-Love Kitchen, Art Gallery Included. In keeping with the theme of Earth Day which was this week, an article...
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Defining Mid-Century Modern Style

I am a long-time lover of the mid-century modern style, and curate a list of mid-century/modern homes listed for sale in the MLS each week as part of my weekly...
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Joseph Eichler’s mid-century modern showpiece

Joseph Eichler is known as one of the fathers of Mid-century modern design… one of the most influential developers of the Mid-century modern style tract housing for the masses, building some...
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Buying an architect designed mid-century modern… mission accomplished, after nearly a year of searching

In April 2023 I got an email from the couple in the photo above… After digging through many google pages I stumbled across the brief but insightful article on your...
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Stunning MCM house by Henry Hoover, pioneer of New England modernist architecture

from Mid-Century Home – Henry Hoover’s Germeshausen house in Weston, MA Modernism Week in Palm Springs wraps up this weekend, and although we aren’t there this year I keep getting...
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Design Trends to watch for in 2024… from paint colors to MCM ideas to what’s in and what’s out

It seems that I have been seeing lists everywhere about the colors of the year and what design trends are in and out for 2024. A common theme is more...
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Buying a Mid-Century Modern via FaceTime

When this buyer contacted me she said they weren’t planning to move until next spring/summer, but they really wanted to buy a Mid-Century Modern home and contacted me because she...
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