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The Sleepy Poet Antique Mall, located at 4450 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28209, is great for your Mid-Century Modern Christmas shopping! No Rhyme or Reason. Just Cool Stuff. Sleepy Poet was voted “Best Antiques of Charlotte” by the Charlotte Magazine …
DECEMBER 16 Architecture + Film The Bechtler will be screening Koolhaas HouseLife. Built in 1998, the Maison à Bordeaux by Rem Koolhaas. Reception at 6 p.m. Presentation and film at 7 p.m. Visit the Bechtler website for more information.
Over thanksgiving Mark and I escaped to Atlanta for the weekend. While there we visited the High Museum of Art where they are displaying the Picasso to Warhol exhibit (October 15, 2011 – April 29, 2012). The display showcases fourteen …
Are you obsessed with keeping YOUR house mid-century modern? Give your little girl the same passion with these magnificent doll houses. These houses look so real it will make you jealous. The time and effort put into these little models …
This mid century modern time capsule home in Foxcroft is a rare find, indeed! This unique 1960′s brick home is original inside and out, with great surprises around every corner! Outside you will find a two car carport with decorative concrete blocks, private patio looking out onto a 1.3 arcre yard with pecan trees, vegetable garden and grape arbor. Inside you will find natural wood accents and built-ins throughout, large cozy masonry fireplace in den, cedar lined closets, original tiles in baths, and very cool kitchen with interesting angles and mini mirrored sliding door compartments.
I know I’m not the only one who drives past the J.N. Pease Building at 2925 E. Independence Blvd. and marvels over the awesome decorative concrete blocks across the entire facade of the building. Either in landscape design or architecture, these stone screens add interest to any building or make an area of your yard private while still allowing light and welcoming breezes to pass through.
Are you dreaming of escaping off into the fall colors, surrounded by nothing but nature or the sound of bubbling brook? Are you thinking of buying a little piece of land nestled in the mountains and building a private little modern getaway? Modern cabins are starting to pop up all around us. Here are just a few that I ran across – WOW.
Let’s start with the Hill House by David Coleman Architecture.
Here’s something for all the retro laminate lovers out there! The interiors of the Wilson house feature extensive use of decorative plastic laminates and stands as one of the best residential examples of the mid-century modern style in the state of Texas.
Few things compare to relaxing near a crackling fire and there’s just something about the fireplace that warms the body and soul – it’s relaxing, romantic, and just plain beautiful. If you don’t have fireplace in your home, it’s not too late. There are lots of options out there for anyone who wants to "heat it up". If it’s retro, modern or mid century you crave, there are lot of options out there for you!