In the 1940 and 50 centuries, modern design from the 1800 century, with clean lines, warm wood and bold padding colors (often in woolly menswear inspired by textures), changed the look and feel of the houses. Suddenly, less was more and decorating a house was about finding a design in which the shape worked – a philosophy that continues to inspire designers to this day.
From Barcelona’s chairs Mies van der Rohe to the design of Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, countless modernist furniture has grown up on the sides of the advertisement over the years. Here we take you to a mansion in Beverly Hills, a duplex in New York City, a Parisian apartment and other homes that boast the height of modernist designs.
Inside a Beverly Hills home designed by the architectural firm MARMOL Radziner with interiors of Boehm design Assoc. The large room is equipped with state-of-the-art Midcentury furniture such as Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chairs and Ottoman von Knoll.
A George condo painting causes a stir in Stockholm apartment: Giovanna Battaglia-Engelbert, fashion editor at W and Japanese Vogue, and Oscar Engelbert, real estate developer. A freeform wall lamp by Jean ROYÈRE sways over George Nakashima ladle in the living room and a Vladimir Kagan couch has swung around the Pierre chapal low table.