The early 1960s was the beginning of the Space Age and the Jet Set, and the best of our homes looked ready to take flight.
These homes were ready to hurtle us into space so we could float above it all.
With roofs that aimed for the sky and stars.
These homes were designed to be simple and straightforward while appearing impermanent and movable.
New manufacturing techniques continue to create more efficient and less-expensive glass so we can make whole walls of glass to eliminate the line between inside and outside.
Let's create rooms that are sandwiches of space between the two horizontal planes of roof and floor.
Let's create rooms that are light and bright while furniture and cabinetry is imagined as movable and impermanent.
Let's use a circle and bold color to create a place to sit and chat.
Let's reintroduce the fun of Pop Art ...
Let's make our kitchens of a minimalist design. No carvings, no cherubs, no acanthus leaves. Just simple, straightforward and glossy surfaces.