How to explain the enduring appeal of fifties and sixties design? The mod silhouettes? The ability to look at home amid the new and the antique? The built-to-last construction? In this week’s issue, we’ll be exploring these questions—and also taking an appreciatory look at some almost-forgotten design stars.
- Julie spotlights a midcentury masterpiece in London in today’s Architect Visit.
- Four defunct midcentury American design studios have been revived of late by the sons and daughters of the originators. Watch for Tuesday’s Favorites post.
- Steal This Look: The Hatch house in Wellfleet on Cape Cod, a Remodelista all-time favorite (and it’s available for rent via the Cape Cod Modern House Trust).
- Eames had some great cohorts; in Wednesday’s Vintage furniture post, Margot rounds up under-the-radar midcentury California design stars worth knowing about.
- This sixties-inspired Scandinavian kitchen is a pro Ikea hack that’s sold in a range of options. Stay tuned for Kitchen of the Week.
- Discovered via Instagram: A New York fashion couple has been restoring a 1950 ranch using original plans and photos as their guide. We had to see it for ourselves.