Monthly Archives: November 2011

I like it, whatever it is (#1)

A couple of years ago I got this iron catch-all that I was intrigued by. I really like its shape, color and patina. Currently it serves as the mail catcher under our mail slot. Its original purpose may have been … Continue reading

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hawaiian holiday

During our visits to Honolulu we have always enjoyed discovering the bounty of unusual cool mid-century architectural elements that they have there. Concrete seemed to be a popular medium of expression in the 60’s and we applaud it. So on … Continue reading

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the liljestrand house – vladimir ossipoff

A few months ago while visiting in Honolulu we had the good fortune to take a tour of the Liljestrand House, an amazing and significant mid-century house designed by Vladimir Ossipoff for Betty and Howard Liljestrand and completed in 1952. … Continue reading

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