Living Room, Ottomans, Coffee Tables, Sofa, Chair, Concrete Floor, Pendant Lighting, and Rug Floor Built with redwood, glass, red brick, and concrete John Lautner originally designed the house for the Schaffer family, who used to spend time enjoying picnics under the resident oak trees. Lautner built the house horizontally around the oaks.  Photo 9 of 16 in 10 Modern Homes That Made a Star Appearance in Films