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More Room Makes an Eichler Even More Livable
Adding a master suite gives a California family 450 square feet more for enjoying all the comforts of home
"Joseph Eichler’s work well. Having worked on more than 50 remodels of homes by the... interest in Eichler homes and midcentury design these days, Klopf has seen a lot of homeowners... their Eichler project, they needed something a little different. They were happy... space. Eichler homes have always been wonderful spaces to live in, says Klopf, but... buy an Eichler of my own :) I don't care for Eichler ceilings painted white. It just..."
Houzz Tour: Reinvigorating a Gable Eichler for a Family
Its classic open atrium remains, but updates help this California home meet today’s codes and quality standards
"oseph Eichler was a man with a plan who was in the right place at the right time... spaces. Eichler oversaw 50 developments in California — two of them are on the National... of the Eichlers that families live in today are remodeled homes. San Francisco’s Klopf... number of Eichlers, most recently this double-gable home — meaning a front gable and... studying Eichler houses for a dozen years, striving to continue the feeling of the originals..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler's Interior Gets a Major Overhaul
"Joseph Eichler are icons of midcentury modern design — but this particular Eichler... this 1973 Eichler knowing it would need significant interior work. Following a lead from... working on Eichler remodels in the area. Flegel met with the family and with project architect... loves this style. To twinpalmsvintage: The Eichler style was modern, contemporary, open... Modern Eichler house They bought the house not because they were MCM or Eichler fans..."
Houzz Tour: Restored Eichler on the Waterfront
"1962 Eichler Sheds '80s Layers to Get Its Classic Lines Back... by Joe Eichler. Having worked with Joe Eichler's son for about 10 years, Hutton was... original style of the home. The home had been remodeled in the 1980s, and its original... so many Eichlers "remuddled" beyond recognition, but this renovation is truely awesome... never knew Eichlers were built on waterfront property. I wish ours had the A frame overhang..."
Houzz Tour: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves
Taking artistic license with an iconic style, a designer updates his 1950s home to suit his family's tastes
"iconic style, a designer updates his 1950s home to suit his family's tastes... Craftsman style, but when he left University of California, Berkeley, he had evolved... Joseph Eichler, he became a fan of the modern houses created for the midcentury masses... on the Eichler development known as Marinwood in San Rafael, California. There they... coveted style and made it their own. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Stephen and..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Eichler in Northern California
Vintage treasures, found pieces and neutral colors make the most of an iconic designer's California modern creation
"saw the Eichler house in Oakland, California, that would become her home, she was wowed... Joseph Eichler's iconic design principles of light, air and openness were the real... saw the Eichler listing. She and Poterbin rented it despite having no previous plans... Love Eichler's work! What lucky people to live in a piece of American mid- century... sense of style. Well done! What is the painting on the brick above the fireplace? Normally..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"Joseph Eichler. Seeing the open-sky atrium surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows... Tam’s style compass completely shifted. Turned out, they weren’t lovers of contemporary... contemporary style at all; they were midcentury modernists at heart. “Right away we knew... Japanese style? Was she rejecting Chinese style, which can be ornate? Did she grow up... David Eichler, a great architectural photographer who is also Joseph Eichler's grandson..."
Design Icons: Joseph Eichler
Midcentury modernism and indoor-outdoor living at an affordable price are hallmarks of the homes designed by this California legend
"oseph Eichler (1900–1974) made modernist architectural history as a real estate developer... Wright, Eichler hired several like-minded architects to assist with the designs that... home. Eichler homes were a radical departure from the typical postwar suburban ranch... trending style Love! And such a shame to see these homes being demolished and replaced... in an Eichler home in Orange County. I love the story of my grandmother's reaction..."
My Houzz: Yard Seals the Deal for an Eichler Home
Expansive indoor-outdoor living sold a couple on this midcentury California home, now brimming with vintage finds collected over time
"Joseph Eichler — was uninviting. Iconic Eichler houses don't have front porches or... like an Eichler or May, decorated without any modern pieces. I always thought it would... the two styles, mid century modern & country, living in harmony. Great ideabook! Lots... isn't my style, I love the variety of color and the fact that they left the kitchen... whose style appears to lean toward funky, collected, traditional moved into a clean..."
Houzz Tour: An Early Eichler Home Expands
A tight-fitting family home finds breathing room with a new wing, including a respectfully remodeled kitchen and an added family room
"r Joe Eichler. But they needed more space for hanging out as a family. Enter John... working with Eichler homes, who helped his clients expand their home in a way that respected... longer an Eichler. I don't think Eichler would have allowed the folding doors. From what... from the Eichler look and feel. As a current Eichler owner, it's sad to see changes... see an Eichler being cherished for its architecture. It's also an excellent example..."
Roots of Style: Midcentury Styles Respond to Modern Life
See how postwar lifestyles spawned a range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern shed. What's next?
"range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern shed... of one style are often adapted to another entirely different style. Some styles might... other styles were all developed throughout this period. The following styles were... unique styles of residential design before World War II, it was not until the mid-20th... architectural style. The war led to a housing shortage in the U.S., and Europe had to rebuild..."
Roots of Style: International Style Celebrates Pure Form
Using technology and materials of the time, International style is always current. See its expression in these 16 homes around the world
"International style is always current. See its expression in these 16 homes around the world... vernacular style offers an opportunity to absorb the theory of modern design and the ability... International style, exemplifies what was new at the time. Design schools promote the... International style developed in Europe after the creation of the modern Prairie and Craftsman... Craftsman styles, and more clearly defined modern architecture that we reference today:..."
Roots of Style: Shingle Style Is Back — Here's How to Spot It
Intimate or rambling, in the coast or by the sea, shingle homes are seeing a revival. Has your home joined in?
"That style was initially executed with brick exteriors in England, reinterpreted... Shingle style eliminated the ornament; the Queen Anne shape was overlaid and gently... Shingle Style. The west coast seems to have a definitve style, especially in Northern... exterior styling, but this article has made me think of how internal spaces broke away... "shingle style" so to speak.I actually found the red cedar and it's dark weathering..."
So Your Style Is: Cottage
Cheerful, laid back and welcoming, cottage style feels like a giant hug. Find out how to make this appealing look work its magic
"cottage style feels like a giant hug. Find out how to make this appealing look work... cottage style is as much a frame of mind as it is an approach to decorating. There's... cottage style is perfect for the way we really live. Fabrics are forgiving; furnishings... 'So Your Style Is': Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Art Deco | Hollywood Regency |... thought my style was ecclectic, but after looking at all the styles, I think I'm more..."
So Your Style Is: Midcentury Modern
This singular design style blends arresting shapes, graphic patterns and quirky accents. Here's how to make it yours
"design style blends arresting shapes, graphic patterns and quirky accents. Here's... modern style reappeared on our radar screens more than a decade ago, but the wildly... and chic style. The look bridges the organic and the man-made, with one foot in the... 'So Your Style Is': Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Hollywood Regency | Rustic | Old... see this style! Really fun article , mid century furniture will always be in style..."