Marcel Breuer

One of my favorite houses is for sale. I fell in love with its organic feel and manageable scale the moment I laid eyes upon it in the December 2008 issue of The World of Interiors.

Completed in 1966 and designed by Bauhaus luminary Marcel Breuer, the house is located in Litchfield, Connecticut (about 2 hours from NYC).

The World of Interiors - Marcel Breuer - Stillman House II

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1951

Several weeks ago, the contributing TPWP architecture expert stumbled upon a mid-century modern house that he had shockingly never seen before. A surprising scenario since he knows about every last beautiful structure ever built on earthly boundaries, and this particular house is an elite visual specimen of perfection and beauty. He described it as a transcendent example of unpretentious architecture — The impossible transparency of the structure, the purity of its form, the extreme lack of extraneousness, the refined simplicity of its materials – and specially its illusional levitation.

It’s the Farnsworth House built along the Fox River by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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