Humor In Design by Kaplan Thompson Architects

Some of the details of this residence, designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects, are expressions of humor in design. Take, for instance, the custom coat rack inside the rural home's front door. The hammer and axe "hooks" hanging from a rough-hewn beam are a nod to the woodsy locale...

The Falmouth, Maine home is designed to appear as if it is a renovation of a rural barn. Even the project's name, Barn Door's Open is giggle-inducing. But the humor doesn't stop there: check out this reference to the home's name in the bathroom:

Pin it button big

See more of their work (serious and playful alike) at Kaplan Thompson Architects.

You Might Also Like

Promoted Stories


Real Estate

Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.