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A TOUCH OF DESIGN

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 12, 2018 01:08 AM
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I came across A TOUCH OF DESIGN gallery on Instagram and was instantly drawn in. I strongly appreciate a gallery/store/dealer that can put together a stellar vignette. The gallery is located in France and carries an outstanding selection of mid century [...]

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Royston Summers

North Several by Royston Summers

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 11, 2018 01:09 AM
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Royston Summers designed and built this small group of seven houses in two terraces, built to the highest of standards for a collective of private individuals, including the architect himself. Built in the late 1960’s, there are some excellent [...]

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Buff and Hensman

Mid Century by Buff and Hensman

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 06, 2018 01:09 AM
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Buff and Hensman built this mid century post and beam home home in 1962. Located in Los Angeles nestled in a canyon with outstanding views. The listing said it had gone through a restoration and expansion. Whom ever executed this update and expansion did [...]

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Yorkshire Energy: Yorkshire’s New Independent Energy Supplier

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jun 06, 2018 01:09 AM
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Collaborative Press Release with ‘Yorkshire Energy’   If you are based in Leeds and is looking for a new energy provider, now is the perfect time for the big switch! Yorkshire Energy just launched and they are a brand new supplier of [...]

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How to Refinish Rosewood

How to Refinish Rosewood

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 04, 2018 01:08 AM
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How to refinish rosewood, was the first question I asked myself when I realized what this stereo console was made of. I saw it in the front of a thrift store but walked right by it because the rosewood had UV faded and turned a very dull brown, like an [...]

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Pasadena Mid Century Modern

Pasadena Mid Century by Hideo Matsunaga

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 01, 2018 01:08 AM
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This Pasadena mid century modern home designed by noted USC grad Hideo Matsunaga in 1960 is currently on the market. The first feelings I had as I looked through these images were that of a warm hug from the floors and ceilings. The wood ceilings and [...]

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Why Your Roof Needs Regular Checks

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — May 30, 2018 01:09 AM
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The exterior of your home is the part that has to put up with the weather. Wind, rain, snow and sun are all damaging to the fabric of buildings, but there is – of course – nothing we can do about them. This is why homes today are built using the most [...]

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Keeping Trees Trimmed Saves Time and Money

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — May 30, 2018 01:09 AM
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There’s something about trees that makes them different to other plants. A tree, it seems, is never truly cultivated; you may have them in your garden and keep them in good trim, but they are still as wild as nature intended them to be. It’s keeping [...]

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Eliot Noyes

Eliot Noyes Mid Century in New Canaan

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 21, 2018 01:08 AM
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This Eliot Noyes mid century home in New Canaan Connecticut is currently on the market. This architectural type is the one I am most drawn to. I have seen others refer to it as International style. Long and low stretching geometric structures with large [...]

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Richard Neutra

Richard Neutra The Bonnet House

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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The Bonnet House, 1941. Richard Neutra, Architect. This house is currently on the market with many of its systems having been replaced or upgraded. Overall, the house retains much of its original charm. At first glance the house did not read as [...]

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