Monthly Archive: May 2015

On the market: 1960s midcentury property in St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey

We really wish we had more internal shots of this place. But we haven’t, perhaps because this 1960s midcentury property in Weybridge, Surrey has more value from its plot. Indeed, the agent describes it as a ‘rare development opportunity’ based on its position ‘one of the most sought-after private estates in England’. The architecture really […]

Shop Houzz: Stone Crazy for Agates and Geodes (70 photos)

There’s probably something primal about the way we’re attracted to glittering rocks. Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but a more attainable luxury is a beautiful agate or geode. In wall art, bookends or lighting, the swirling mystery captured in these ancient stones can add bold color or earthiness…

10 Ways to Style a Sunporch (10 photos)

A sunny corner of the home with loads of windows is known as a sunroom or sunporch, and it makes the perfect spot to catch a few morning rays along with a cup of coffee, or relax as a summer afternoon winds down (with a little help from a fan and a col…

Must-Know Furniture: The Mora Clock (9 photos)

It’s not every day you hear a clock described as sexy, but Mora clocks are distinctly shapely. With a curvy, hourglass silhouette, Mora clocks are a Swedish-made treasure and the envy of many. If you’ve been thinking of buying one or just have a crush, learn more about the unique design of the majestic…

What to See on Day Two of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

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Already legends in the field of architecture and design (classic Eames shell chairs are pictured above), in 1977 Charles and Ray Eames set out to adapt a book by a Dutch educator into a short documentary, Powers of Ten. The film shows the human environment slowly receding as the camera zooms out over a park in Chicago into outerspace. In a matter of seconds, the Eamseses put the city in a radically new perspective, and began a new conversation about scale. After a screening of Powers of Ten, at Stage A at 2:30 p.m., Llisa Demetrios, Charles and Ray’s granddaughter, will discuss the short film’s legacy.