Midcentury Homes 71 Ideabooks

Houzz Tour: Preserving an Untouched Hollingsworth Gem
Sixty years is a long time for a house to go without some remodel love. That’s what a Vancouver lawyer faced when she excitedly snatched up this angular midcentury modern gem designed by notable local architect Fred Hollingsworth. The...
My Houzz: Sleekness and Soft Touches in a Midcentury Home
San Francisco architect Seth Brookshire of Porro Design was thrilled to find his midcentury dream home in the city. The only problem: The architectural gem...
Houzz Tour: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves
Stephen Shoup entered architecture school as a devotee of Craftsman style, but when he left University of California, Berkeley, he had evolved into a modernist. He went on to found building...
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
Sometimes you don’t know what you want until it’s right in front of your face. Pamela Lin and her husband, Erwin Tam, had set out looking for a run-of-the-mill, contemporary cookie cutter home with two stories that they could move into without much...
Houzz Tour: An Eichler's Interior Gets a Major Overhaul
With floor-to-ceiling windows, sliding glass doors and open floor plans, the homes designed by developer-builder Joseph Eichler are icons of...
My Houzz: Two Decades Hone a Ju-Nel Home to Perfection
Rick Hibbs believes that great homes are not about shelter or storage, but about creating opportunities for great experiences. Guided by this sentiment, Rick, an architect, and his wife, Susan, patiently spent two decades renovating their...
My Houzz: A Paean to the 1950s and '60s in Pennsylvania
Call it kismet. Call it a pipe dream come true. Matthew and Bobbie Fisher fell in love with a renovated midcentury modern house designed by architect Irwin Stein. But it was so out of their price range that they stayed put and kept house hunting....
My Houzz: Palm Springs Inspiration in Dallas
First-time homeowners Greg and Chantal Hickman are familiar with makeovers. He's a personal stylist at Nordstrom; she's a makeup artist. The couple pulled from their design prowess to give their dated 1961 home in East Dallas a hands-on transformation....
My Houzz: Mod Chic for a Midcentury Riverfront Home
“With floor-to-ceiling windows facing the river, the house had me at hello," says Courtnay Cousino. She grew up near Ohio's Maumee river as a kid and had dreamed of giving her 5-year-old daughter, London, the same experience. Her 1950s riverfront home...
My Houzz: Hip Midcentury Style for a Mom's Backyard Cottage
It was a running joke that once design blogger Dana McGill-Perez became old and eccentric, she would move into the backyard shed of her daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Joe Eggleston. The joke took a turn...
My Houzz: Midcentury Cool With a Killer View in Salt Lake City
It says a lot about your style when you can rent pieces to production companies to use in films. That’s the case for self-taught designer Ron Green, who owns a midcentury modern furniture store called The Green Ant....
Houzz Tour: Let's Be Transparent Here
The owners of this midcentury modern house in New York's Hudson Valley liked the casual nature of the original 1952 design, but they wanted a stronger connection to the landscape. Jeff...
My Houzz: Retro Fun Brings an Ohio Home to Life
“Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era," says Veralynn Kaiser, whose love of retro style and antiques started when she was a child and has resulted in a knockout style in her Ohio home. After becoming enamored of her grandparents'...
My Houzz: Vintage Flair for a Lovingly Maintained Midcentury Gem
“We were meant to be together," says homeowner Jessica Craig, describing her relationship with the midcentury home she bought in October 2012. "I knew I wanted something midcentury with history, and as soon as I walked in the door, I knew I was home." Architects...
My Houzz: Original Drawings Guide a Midcentury Gem's Reinvention
While helping their friends move to Ellensburg, Washington, Scott and Emily Faulkner fell in love with a midcentury home there. Designed by architect James Cowan in 1957, the house nodded to Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian style, with its L-shaped plan,...
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