mid-century modern perfection: john lautner's elrod house in palm springs

Talk about space-ship-galactic-mid-century-modern perfection! Take a look at this living room! (John Lautner's Elrod House, Palm Springs, CA)

Mid-century modern carpet ad, 1961. "Hey baby, step into the conversation pit in my sunken living room. Check out my floating fireplace and my pink and yellow color-blocking. You know you'll love it." ("It sure is swell," the hapless, innocent man replied.)

Mid-century modern carpet ad, "Hey baby, step into the conversation pit in my sunken living room. Check out my floating fireplace and my pink and yellow color-blocking." ("It sure is swell," the hapless, innocent man replied.

Mid century modern. One panel of glass all the way to the raked ceiling. Entire wall is glass except for columns. Dropped ceiling area to one side

PAVING Unabashedly modern California house designed by A. One of the most distinctive themes of mid-century modern homes is the concept of inside/outside living. This is one of the appealing aspects of living in a mid-century modern home

TWA terminal at JFK (1962), New York, New York, designed by Eero Saarinen - gorgeous!

Stunning Images of Mid-Century Modern Airport Interiors

TWA Flight Center, Idlewild Airport, 1962 [via The Design Observer Group] - Stunning Images of Mid-Century Modern Airport Interiors

50/60/70 Iconic Australian Houses  #loft #mezzanine

One of my favourite books is Iconic Australian Houses: Three Decades of Domestic Archi.

The post I wrote last week about groovy 70s furniture got me thinking about conversation pits. I'm convinced that conversation pits were the pinnacle of architectural evolution, and it's all been downhill from there. Maybe we're just afraid of that kind of greatness. But it's 2015, y'all. We've accomplished so much, and we've come so far. I think it's time to bring the conversation pit back.

Let's Bring Back the Conversation Pit

Gissing House by Harry Seidler

Casa sobrevive quase intacta desde 1972

Mid-Century revival

Discover Bentley Tibbs architect designed Mid-Century Modern Home and see all photographs of Langdale House.

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Hunter & Casie's "Redneck Modern" Eichler Home

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