With Mid-Century Modern designed homes, there is always an emphasis on the outdoor and living spaces. Places where we…
October 17, 2015
August 17, 2014
Case Study homes are a required search topic for any new or old MCM enthusiast. If you haven’t yet fallen down the rabbit hole of this subject we at EichlerSoCal recommend allowing yourself plenty of time and keep a notepad handy as some might make it onto your must-visit bucket list. The Case Study house program was run by Arts and Architecture magazine from 1945-1966.
July 3, 2014
Not in L.A. or maybe just not into paying the cover charge to attend last week’s Dwell on Design conference? We feel you. But in the spirit of journalism, and design (and free press passes), we went anyway. What we found: prefab of the now (and prefab of the future), mid-century modern re-imagined and an answer as to where Workshop in Palm Springs scored their amazing patio chairs. Read on for all the details.
June 2, 2014
Nobody thinks of Orange County, Calif. and envisions post-and-beam construction, atriums, or really anything that brings mid-century modern real estate to mind. We typically leave that privileged stereotype to Palm Springs, Calif.
May 28, 2014
Mid-Century Modern Architecture Design in the movies It’s not just Mad Men making MCM look good When we close…
May 20, 2014
In the warmer months, hosting an outdoor party is a great way to get friends together. Whether you’re hosting a Cinco de Mayo party, a Memorial Day shindig, or an Independence Day celebration, doing it outside is one of the great joys afforded to Eichler homeowners. Plus, there’s just nothing like the California climate.
May 7, 2014
When Thom Vernon and his wife were making plans for their dream beach house, they wanted every detail to be true to Mid-Century Modern design, down to the refrigerator
March 10, 2014
Lighting is such a huge part of Mid-Century Modern design, and interior design specifically. Cliff May designed his homes in order to let the light from the outdoors in. Clerestory windows, transom windows, and the panes of glass that make up large expanses of Cliff May home facades are designed to flood the space with light. But, even these homes need a lighting boost.