"Architecture helps influence the mood and set the scene," architect Jon Handley of Pulltab Design says. That mindset is quite evident in this 700-square-foot Manhattan apartment, where a young couple now maximizes their small space with a clever, fold-away dining table.
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Simon Ungers with Thomas Kinslow T-House, Wilton, New York (Scale model) 1988–1995. Photo: MoMA.
Pair of Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti
Ash, brass, cotton velvet. This model was designed exclusively for the Parco dei Principi hotels and produced by Cassina.
Ceiling light, model no. 2065 GF circa 1950. Acrylic, painted tubular brass, painted brass. 54 cm (21 1/4 in.) diameter, variable drop. Manufactured by Arteluce, Milan, Italy. Photo: Phillips.
In the photos that follow, we take a look at the product offerings inspired by the house, which Yeon designed when he was only 27 years old.
Lindsay Adelman : Soft Pink Heavy Light
The addition rises above the original shack’s 400- square-foot concrete foundation, which is partially visible in the living room. A Cricket patio chair by Hershy Way is used for indoor seating opposite a Morsø wood-burning stove.
The pentagonal geometry of the third story is echoed by an Alumilex window.
Easy chair by H. Brockmann Petersen for Louis G. Thiersen & Søn,
Denmark. 1953. Photo Modernity.
HI-MACS the “Tulip” lamp by Pierre Cabrera
Renderings of William Krisel-designed residences at Racquet Club Road Estates in Palm Springs (1959). The book "William Krisel's Palm Springs: The Language of Moderism" contains a number of such images, as well as monographs about Krisel's work. (Gift of William Krisel Architectural Archive / Getty Research Institute, via Los Angeles Times.
Yeon had designed custom fixtures for the Watzek House.
Yeon re-purposed a Japanese fishing buoy into a lighting fixture which became the inspiration for the
The Watzek House is centered around a wisteria-laced garden courtyard, part of which is was painted a shade of
ench designed by Harry Bertoia for Knoll International,
USA, 1952. Photo: Modernity.
Stool designed by Alvar Aalto for Artek,
Finland. 1960's Photo: Modernity.
Chest of drawers designed by Finn Juhl for Bovirke,
Denmark. 1950's. Photo Modernity Stockholm.
Pierre Chareau, vignette - image courtesy The Jewish Museum via Curbed.