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The Home of Schoolhouse Electric

Portland, Oregon Brian Faherty, the founder/owner of Schoolhouse Electric, created this fantastic home with the help of his wife Jill. Together they built a beautiful balance of mid-century and industrial design that’s warm, relaxed and welcoming in a ranch style home.   Thx! Jeremy Bittermann for…

1980’s Home Brought Back to Life

Designer Ashley Ausland of Ausland Interiors transformed this1980s-style home simple by a few tweaks that brought it back to the modern day. While it had been given a makeover in the early 2000s, the dark wood cabinetry and granite counters of that era felt tired and outdated. The new…

Blue Velvet + Lacquer Bliss

Los Angeles interior designer Caitlin Murray believes that almost every room can benefit from a bit of lacquer, a little black, a little bit of color, mixed metals, textures and mid-century modern pieces. Take a look at her Instagram for a big dose of fun inspiration. Below is one…

Black & Tan in Portland

I’m loving this black & tan mid-century vibe Portland home designed by Bright Designlab. The furnishings in this place are a mix of vintage and custom pieces. It’s so light, bright, and open, with traditional moldings and details. So lucky to have a finished attic…

Tim Ross’s Mid Century Home in Sydney

This is an Atherton House in Hunters Hill, Sydney. Built in 1959, Atherton House is regarded as a classic of mid-century architecture, complete with a kidney-shaped pool, red linoleum floors, and features enough Eames chairs for the entire cast of Mad Men. Self-confessed ‘nutty modernist’ Tim Ross…

Breeze Blocks Modernize and Let the Light In

I love, love, love breeze blocks! They act as a separating wall while still allowing the light in. These hollow cement blocks, sometimes called ventilation blocks, have been commonly used as essential building materials for the load-bearing walls of structures since the 1930’s. It wasn’t until…