Take an International Tour of 5 Mid-Century Residences

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the door handles, exterior restorations involved the balcony above the pool and an Alexander Calder mural. Photography by Undine Pröhl. 

Firm: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & PlannersDesigner: A. Quincy Jones. Project: A 1965 apartment in Palm Springs, California. Standout: Associate principal and director of interior design Stanley Anderson contrasted his weekend getaway’s sober concrete-block walls with a playful cabana. Photography by Art Gray. 

Firm: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & PlannersDesigner: A. Quincy Jones. Project: A 1965 apartment in Palm Springs, California. Standout: Associate principal and director of interior design Stanley Anderson contrasted his weekend getaway’s sober concrete-block walls with a playful cabana. Photography by Art Gray. 

Firm: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & PlannersDesigner: A. Quincy Jones. Project: A 1965 apartment in Palm Springs, California. Standout: Associate principal and director of interior design Stanley Anderson contrasted his weekend getaway’s sober concrete-block walls with a playful cabana. Photography by Art Gray. 

Firm: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & PlannersDesigner: A. Quincy Jones. Project: A 1965 apartment in Palm Springs, California. Standout: Associate principal and director of interior design Stanley Anderson contrasted his weekend getaway’s sober concrete-block walls with a playful cabana. Photography by Art Gray. 

Firm: Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & PlannersDesigner: A. Quincy Jones. Project: A 1965 apartment in Palm Springs, California. Standout: Associate principal and director of interior design Stanley Anderson contrasted his weekend getaway’s sober concrete-block walls with a playful cabana. Photography by Art Gray. 

Firm: Lorcan O'Herlihy ArchitectsDesigner: Raphael S. Soriano. Project: A 1950 house with photography studio in Los Angeles. Standout: Interior Design Hall of Fame member Julius Shulman’s home has been thoughtfully updated with glass sliders and skylights, plus fir woodwork. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Firm: Lorcan O'Herlihy ArchitectsDesigner: Raphael S. Soriano. Project: A 1950 house with photography studio in Los Angeles. Standout: Interior Design Hall of Fame member Julius Shulman’s home has been thoughtfully updated with glass sliders and skylights, plus fir woodwork. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Firm: Lorcan O'Herlihy ArchitectsDesigner: Raphael S. Soriano. Project: A 1950 house with photography studio in Los Angeles. Standout: Interior Design Hall of Fame member Julius Shulman’s home has been thoughtfully updated with glass sliders and skylights, plus fir woodwork. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Firm: Lorcan O'Herlihy ArchitectsDesigner: Raphael S. Soriano. Project: A 1950 house with photography studio in Los Angeles. Standout: Interior Design Hall of Fame member Julius Shulman’s home has been thoughtfully updated with glass sliders and skylights, plus fir woodwork. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Firm: Klopf Architecture. Designer: Claude Oakland. Project: A 1968 house in Sunnyvale, California. Standout: The red, blue, and yellow characteristic of Eichler Homes appear in the revamped kitchen, now open to the great room, and the renovated bathrooms. Photography by Mariko Reed.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

Designer: Claude Parent. Project: A 1966 house in Versailles, France. Standout: A flat-roofed volume, for the kitchen and the bedrooms, combines with a daring tilted cube, for the stacked living areas. Produced by Kristina Raderschad. Photography by Christian Schaulin.

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