Architecture Photographed by Grant Mudford

Architecture Photographed by Grant Mudford

This is a prime example of two creative subjects coming together to form a great marriage, as seen here with this series of photography based on architecture by Grant Mudford. Incredible to see such great photography coupled with the admiration for the buildings themselves and how they’ve been designed, you really do see them in a whole new light. Grant is a Los Angeles based photographer who first studied …

Inside the Eames House

Inside the Eames House

After much thought and deliberation I decided to do a small post on the Eames house, also known as Case Study House No. 8 since it was an experiment in American residential architecture sponsored by the Arts & Architecture magazine. They commissioned major architects of the day, such as Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen and Richard Neutra to design and build inexpensive and efficient model homes for the Unit …

Joseph Erlanger’s House by Phillip Kalantzis

Joseph Erlanger’s House by Phillip Kalantzis

This morning I decided to bring across some photography by Phillip Kalantzis, a New York city based photographer, who took these fascinating pictures of professor Erlanger’s House in Urbana, Illinois. Erlanger was the head of contemporary Dance Division at the University of Illinois, with the house being designed for as little upkeep as possible since the Professor’s busy schedule left no time for …

Mark Borthwick’s Townhouse in Brooklyn, New York

Mark Borthwick’s Townhouse in Brooklyn, New York

Pacha Design are made up of a partnership, Glenn Rushbrooke and Samantha Robb, who both make contemporary furniture thats simplistic in its approach and could be seen as wabi sabi in a lot of ways, beauty in imperfection. They have a great little journal that gets regular updates on furniture that they like and also any work that they are showing or selling …

Alvar Aalto: In the Master’s Home

Alvar Aalto: In the Master’s Home

You may have seen me mention Alvar Aalto before, whether it be here or on my personal website, and over the weekend Nowness created this fantastic feature showcasing photography of the interior and exterior of the Alvar Aalto house in Helsinki, Finland. Alvar was a Finnish architect and designer, and was probably the most important Finnish architect of the 20th century. Not only did he design buildings, he …

Maurizio Zucchi, Life Among Cacti

Maurizio Zucchi, Life Among Cacti

I’m not one to check on women’s fashion magazines, but Elle Korea did a fantastic piece on Maurizio Zucchi and his home so I couldn’t help but go hunting for some imagery to present to you all. Mr Zucchi is the from the Zucchi company, a famous and well known Italian label that make luxury household linen. This ‘Botanical’ type …

Lost & Found Furniture

Lost & Found Furniture

Beijing based store Lost & Found really caught my attention, particularly the photography of the furniture on their …

FrenchTrotters Portrait #01 Carole

FrenchTrotters Portrait #01 Carole

Parisian store FrenchTrotters have been working on a short video series titled “Portrait” which looks at people in …

NORM Architecture and Design

NORM Architecture and Design

I found this really nice multidisciplinary design studio called NORM based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. They focus on …