Wednesday inspiration. The Stahl House, also known as Case Study House #22 was finished in 1959 and is most likely the most famous house from the CSH program with help from famed photographer Julius Shulman.
Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain. Read more articles by me
This photo by famed photographer Julius Shulman looks absolutely lovely. I wish I had a cocktail lounge like that in my penthouse apartment. The Mid-Century Modernist has a bunch of more photos and information.
This documentary about the life of famed photographer Julius Shulman looks very appealing to me. If you have been reading my earlier architecture posts you will immediately know who I am referring to. Narrated by Dustin...
The Stahl house, designed by architect Pierre Koening in 1960 will be open to visitors for a limited time. The house was built part of the Case Study House experiments for residential housing sponsored by...
I have a passion about the mid century homes that was built in southern California by great visionaries such as Joseph Eichler and John Lautner. The Eichler homes are especially sought after today and the...
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