Joseph Eichler on NPR

PHOTO FROM NPR There’s a great  Eichler story this morning on NPR. You can find it here. I love hearing from the original home owners of the 50’s.  I find the same person who bought these different homes then buys them now; artistic, creative, well-traveled, nature lover. There’s an Austrian woman in our neighborhood who I adore and…

12 Days of Christmas

Letterpress greetings card by designer Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting. Did you know that the official 12 days of Christmas begin December 26 and end January 6th with the coming of the Wise Men. In my Latin culture January 6th is another day of gift giving, as the Magi came bearing gifts.  I personally love…

A Mid-Century Renovation

  I see a home renovation in our neighborhood and I can’t help but be politely curious. However, if it’s a Mid-Century home I am an all out stalker.  This house is about 5 blocks away from us.  I’ve been watching it for a while. It went on the market for about a day and…

Nelson Clock

A year ago we bough a Nelson Clock from here.  For $80 + shipping I thought it was a steal.  It’s not an original but for right now I’ll take what I can get.  This one piece, coupled with our Eames dining table, has really changed the feel of the living/dining space.  It’s taken me a…

The Farnsworth House

Last month we took a trip to Chicago to visit our dear friend Anthony.  He planned the most amazing trip!  We saw so much from the perspective of not just a local but an architect.  The best part was we never felt rushed.  In fact, it was so mellow (albeit in the end exhausting for everyone)…