Poll any number of Apartment Therapy readers on their dream home and they're likely to mention a house designed by mid century icon like Richard Neutra and furnished in a mid century modern style. While original Neutra homes may be few and far between, for a modern take on his style you might want to hire architect John Bertram. His fluency in Neutra's vocabulary can be witnessed by the Lookout House, his latest project. If you're looking for inspiration for furnishing the interiors, you might want to check out the Huntington Library's treasure of Maynard L. Parker's photographs of mid century interiors. Need a dose of reality after all that dreaming? Check out Jenna Thornhill and Cali DeWitt's home. Links to these stories on the LA Times website, after the jump...
Small and sweet in Silverlake: 900 feet of perfection: Architect John Bertram and his wife, the actress Ann Magnuson, share their home, the McIntosh home, a lesser-known house by Bertram's strongest influence, Richard Neutra.
Beverly Hills house combines modern luxury with a nod to Richard Neutra: John Bertram's latest project, the Lookout House in Beverly Hills, employs Neutra's vocabulary to create a house in Beverly Hils that is compelling and modern.
Maynard L. Parker photos online at the Huntington: Maynard L. Parker was a photographer for House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Sunset and other interior design magazines. Click on the article to access the link to the photographs and a video on Parker.
Jenna Thornhill of Mika Miko and Cali DeWitt at home in Echo Park: Jenna Thornhill of the band Mika Miko, scheduled to play Sunset Junction this weekend, and Cali DeWitt of the indie label Teenage Teardrops decided to live together they saw an opportunity for creating something unique. The first in a Los Angeles Times series on Southern California music industry personalities.