Midcentury Masterpiece: The Strimling House by Ray Kappe

Dwell on Design 2013

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The Strimling House by Ray Kappe (1964) evokes the feeling of wandering within a terrarium treehouse. It's been beautifully restored by Sarah Rosenhaus. 

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Interior designer Sarah Rosenhaus cited the renovation of the Ray Kappe kitchen as her favorite project within the Strimling House. She refinished and updated the appliances, but kept Kappe's original cabinetry and layout. 

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The veins of the house are the twin eucalyptus reaching skyward from a center entrance atrium. 

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A midcentury earthenware collection inside the bordering floor level shelf framing the sunken living room. What a great first home tour! 

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(Images: Gregory Han)