Collection by Matthew Keeshin

Modern Master: Joseph Eichler

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You know an Eichler when you see one. Midcentury real estate developer Joseph Eichler built a new architectural landscape during the era in California. As a proponent of glass, exposed beams, and indoor-outdoor living, these homes are undoubtably modern.

The living area opens beautifully into the outdoor area, which is a key design element of Eichler homes. Photo by…
A Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp by George Nelson hangs over the dining table with Eames Molded Plastic armchairs to…
Built by Joseph Eichler, the home was designed by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons. While bringing the home back to…
All the floors were redone in a light ash hardwood. The crisp interior paint is Benjamin Moore Super White. The kitchen…
The living spaces of house, built in 1972 or 1973, were originally divided into three—a kitchen, living and dining…
In the outdoor living area, orange Primary Pouf stools by Quinze & Milan and an ipe bench surround the central fire…
From the street, the home bears many of the hallmarks of an Eichler home. Its low roofline is in large part supported…
A wall of windows provides a smooth transition between indoor and outdoor spaces in this renovated home. Open to the…
As grand as it ever was this renovated Eichler home in San Rafael, California, exudes warm light into the California…
A house in Greenmeadow, a Joseph Eichler development in Palo Alto.
Behind the resin screen is the property’s centerpiece: an entry garden that Trainor recast as an outdoor living room.…
An ipe fence and a neon-yellow resin screen fashioned from recycled acrylic panels draw visitors toward the entrance to…
In the back, ferns and other shade-friendly plants thrive beneath the home’s deep overhangs.
Usha and Mike Kreaden had a virtually blank slate when it came to the garden outside the 1958 Joseph Eichler house that…
The beanbag chairs and outdoor sofa and chairs are from West Elm and the Case Study Museum Bench is from Modernica.
In the living room, a travertine-topped coffee table by Paul McCobb pairs well with the Florence Knoll Parallel Bar…
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