Nicholas P Kelly

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20 Of America's Greatest Frank Lloyd Wright Creations

After Frank Lloyd Wright died in 1959, an obituary described him as “the great radical of American architecture.”<p>During his lifetime, Wright condemned the “lust for ugliness” he saw in the sky-scraping landscapes and boxed suburban sprawls of the United States. “Mr. Wright scathingly condemned the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Thorn Residence Modern Home in Salt Lake City, Utah by Imbue Design on Dwell

The modern architect's mantra is form follows function. In the case of a house, function is very much determined by lifestyle. Therefore, if you live differently, your home should probably look, function, and act differently. To know a home is very much to know its owners. This home is beautifully …

Salt Lake City

In Palm Springs renovation, a little color goes a long way

Great color pay off<p>An Alexander Construction Company-built midcentury home in—where else?—Palm Springs has gotten a bright and cheery makeover thanks to interior designer Michelle Boudreau.<p>While the building itself was also refurbished, it’s the period-but-contemporary flourishes that bring the …

Palm Springs

165 Street Artists Took Over an Abandoned Building in Berlin, and the Results Are Wild

Part funhouse, part haunted house, and part adult ball pit filled with touchable temporary work: come visit THE HAUS.<p>What happens when 165 street artists take over a single building in Berlin? The result is a five-floor urban art labyrinth boasting the work of creators from over 70 countries. …

Germany

Mill Valley midcentury masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann asks $2.7 million

The remedy for Eichler overload<p>Under the tutelage Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Liebermann assisted with the construction of the famed Marin County Civic Center (1962). But he’s since come into his own right as an iconoclastic architect, designing a slew of homes. This unique midcentury-modern gem in …

Plant-filled courtyards create natural enclaves in Brazilian home by AMZ Arquitetos

São Paulo firm AMZ Arquitetos has built a home in the city that expands onto a verdant lawn, while a series of planted spaces open to the sky …

Architecture

10 Must-See Houses Designed by Master Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Celebrate the architect's 150th anniversary by sleeping in one of the many homes he created.<p>Architecture enthusiasts are making pilgrimages to homes …

Architecture

Billionaire Boys Club Teases Takashi Murakami Collaboration

Billionaire Boys Club has a new collaboration with Takashi Murakami in the works. The news was revealed today via an Instagram post from the …

Streetwear

Robin Boyd-designed midcentury gem heads to auction near Melbourne

Glass walls galore<p>If you’re a little tired of seeing fabulous midcentury homes for sale around the U.S. (though our hunch is that you aren’t), here’s a dazzling ‘50s property going up for auction soon in Australia, first spotted by The Design Files.<p>Located in Chirnside Park, a suburb about 20 miles …

Tranquil midcentury post and beam in Fryman Canyon asks $4.85M

Great bones with contemporary updates<p>This 1951 post and beam has classic lines and midcentury style on the outside, but updated finishes and a downright contemporary look on the inside. With its huge glass windows and neutral exterior, the dwelling blends into a landscaped half-acre lot in Studio …

George Clooney

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Living Rooms

Palos Verdes Art Center is raffling a jaw-dropping midcentury modern

Designed by Aaron Green, a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright<p>Saving for a down payment is a big hurdle towards home-ownership. But what if all you needed was $150?<p>That’s the cost of a ticket in the Palos Verdes Art Center’s dream house raffle, where the grand prize is the Anderson House, a midcentury …

Architecture

pejac's gravity-defying sneakers create surreal scenes on the streets of london

<b>spanish artist pejac is asking londoners to look up at his surreal street art installations spread across the city.</b> the familiar image of sneakers …

This Hotel Asked Some Of The World’s Top Architects To Design Rooms

You can sleep in rooms designed by Pritzker Prize winners like Peter Zumthor, Thom Mayne, and Tadao Ando.<p>As archaeological fragments have shown, hot springs around the alpine town of Vals, Switzerland, have lured visitors since the Bronze Age. Fast forward a few thousand years, and today’s tourists …

Tea House

10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium

Belgium is a beautiful country, rich with history and full of amazing architecture and design. Whether you're in a large city like Brussels, or a smaller city like Bruges, you will always find a diverse mix of old European and modern architecture, making the country a melting pot for design …

Architecture

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Real Estate

Modernism at the Movies: The Design Drama Behind the Famous Farnsworth House

A film exploring the complicated (and, ultimately, litigious) relationship between renowned 20th century architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his …

Avant-garde

Amazing green-roofed school melts into the mountains of France

In the 1960s, the Jean Moulin High School in Revin, France was artfully tucked into the town’s grass-covered hills. However, over the years, the old …

Design

Unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright chapel comes to life in new visualizations

Due to a massive misunderstanding, the 1958-designed Trinity Chapel was never built<p>Spanish architect David Romero has added a new visualization of a Frank Lloyd Wright design lost to time to his portfolio. This time, however, instead of recreating a once-standing building, Romero brought to life a …

10 beautiful illustrator portfolios and why they work

If you’re working as an illustrator, it’s not absolutely vital to have a bespoke portfolio website: services like Behance, DeviantArt and Cargo …

Beautifully restored Neutra in West Covina returns asking $1.8M

“On a parklike 3.5-acre setting”<p>Well, well, well, if it isn’t the J.M. Roberts Residence! Welcome back, old chum. Things were looking a little dicey for the Richard Neutra-designed midcentury modern when it last came to market in 2014, its listing copy sprinkled with ominous phrases like …

Architecture photography corner – in pictures

In 2014, Sheffield-based photographer and graphic designer Dave Mullen Jr started Geometry Club, a collaborative Instagram project in which people submit images of buildings forming carefully composed triangle shapes. Mullen is now creating an app to simplify the meticulous formatting process, and …

Photography

Massive Spray Paintings Turn Tagger Tools into Fine Art Ammo

Katharina Grosse's energetic paintings owe the tagger's aerosol bottle for its unique textures.<p>At first glance, each work in a series of color-filled and linearly-appealing artworks seem worked over by the nimblest brushstrokes, producing gauzy dashes that collapse into neat alignment. The true …

Art

Product Design: Portable Wireless Keyboard by Orée Artisans

We would like to share this cool product design made by Orée Artisans, what they built is a range of lasting technology like accessories for your …

Industrial Design

1955 charmer with forest views asks $510K

It’s got all of the windows<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Vestavia, Alabama<p><b>Price:</b> $510,000<p>Here’s a well-preserved midcentury modern home in …

Midcentury hilltop jewel box with lake views asks $800K

The Weston, CT home was designed by Edward Lloyd Flood<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Weston, Connecticut<p><b>Price:</b> $799,999<p>This all-white …

Mid-Century modern

Beautifully preserved midcentury home in Florida asks $1.4M

It was designed in 1952 by Jack West<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Sarasota, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $1,395,000<p>This beautifully preserved midcentury …

The World's First Tesla Race Car Does 0-60 in 2.1 Seconds

Built for the Electric GT racing series, this gutted and race-prepped Tesla P100D is ready to race in 2017.<p>Last March, we heard a crazy rumor that someone was starting a single-marque Tesla racing series alled Electric GT. Then, in November, we saw the first working prototype of the Model S P85+ …

Sports Cars

This cat hanging with his boys took the best selfie of all time

It's a depressing thing, to see a picture and instantly know you aren't cool enough to hang with a cat and some dogs.<p>A selfie taken by Manny, the …

Pets

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT<p>2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the …