Posts tagged modernisthouse
Defining Modern
 
Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe

Villa Tugendhat designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and built in 1929–1930, is a monument of modern architecture, and is the only example of modern architecture in the Czech Republic inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites.

Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
 
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Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
 
Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
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Villa Tugendhat by Mies van der Rohe
 
 

Photography by Alexandra Timpau

California Dreaming
 
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture

Based around simple geometry, clean lines and airy construction - the Kaufmann House is one of the most famous buildings by Richard Neutra. Its prominent features include slatted metal walls, which create breezy indoor-outdoor spaces alongside landscaping with large boulders, cacti, palms and sandy gardens. A color palette of gold ochers and smoggy desert hues evokes Southern California’s paradise and land of opportunity.

 
 
Floor-Length Dress in Cotton Prefall 2019 Look from The Row

Floor-Length Dress in Cotton
Prefall 2019 Look from The Row

 
 
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture
 
 
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Oversize Tunic & Utilitarian Pants in Cashmere
Prefall 2019 Look from The Row

 
 
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture
 
 
Silk-Charmeuse Maxi Dress by Deitas

Silk-Charmeuse Maxi Dress by Deitas

 
 
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture
Photograph Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture
 
 

Photographs Courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architecture

Amazonia
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The scenic landscape amid the mountainous topography and dense vegetation of the Amazon rain forest in São Paulo – is the backdrop for the Jungle House – designed by Brazilian Studio MK27 to optimize the connection between nature and the architectural elements.

 
 
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Studio MK27 Jungle House
 
 
Favela Chair by Fernando and Humberto Campana. Pin (Brazilian pinus wood). Produced by Edra for the Salone del Mobile, Milan, 2003

Fernando & Humberto Campana

Favela Chair
Natural Brazilian Pinus Wood
Produced by Edra, Italy (2003)

The Campana brothers are among Brazil’s foremost contemporary furniture designers. Inspired by their country’s vernacular culture, they combine everyday objects in unexpected ways, often waste materials like rope, cardboard, plastic tubing, and aluminum wire, to make their singular creations.

 
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José Zanine Caldas | Wood | Brazil, circa 1970

José Zanine Caldas

Sculpted Solid Wood Chair, Brazil, (ca. 1970)

A self­-taught artist, designer and architect, best known for his signature style transforming wood into organic, sculptural pieces.

 
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Geatano Pesce | Resin Vase

Gaetano Pesce
Spaghetti Vase in Resin
New York/Italy, (1995) for Fish Design

Known for his imaginative use of shape and color, Pesce's exuberant work is characterized by its individuality and experiment with industrial materials like polyurethane foam, resin, and plastics.

 
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An artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson illuminates the concrete stairwell.

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Joaquim Tenreiro | Cane and Rosewood Armchair | Brazil, circa 1958

Joaquim Tenreiro
Cane and Rosewood Armchair, Brazil (ca. 1958)

Referred to often as the father of Brazilian Modernism, Tenreiro championed furniture that was “formally light” working in wicker and tropical hardwoods to suit the hot climate of Brazil.

 
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Photography is by Fernando Guerra

Studio MK27