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Cotswold Estate Old Buckhead Estate Morningside Restoration Georgian Country House Ansley Park Restoration Historic Atlanta Landmark Buckhead Renovation Spitzmiller Renovation Norris Renovation Rose Bay Renovation Country House Renovation Plumfield Renovation . Spitzmiller transformed his personal residence from a humble low-slung 1950’s ranch style house to a French country style manor with an airy and welcoming floor plan, great for entertaining.

Homeowners knew they could finish that space later, as their families grew. Here are some of my favorite stories on floor tile: At the same time Early American decor was popular, we also saw strong consumer interest in what I will call “Heywood-Wakefield and Kroehler Streamline Moderne” style interiors.

The exterior was completely painted then distressed, a new bay window added, and the front door centered.Handsomely produced, the richly colorful book will definitely inspire for years to come. would love it even if it didn't contain twenty two pages of our work!Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. == "undefined") else if (typeof document.webkit Hidden ! Caren Connolly and architect Louis Wasserman, both graduates of Harvard’s School of Design, share a passion for American design, an architectural studio, and thier lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Together they co-authored three books published by The Taunton Press: Updating Classic America: Bungalows, Updating Classic America: Ranches, and Cottage: America’s Favorite Home Inside and Out.When it comes to studying interior design in the 1950s, the ideas captured in this 1957 Chevy ad certainly are memorable: A rainbow of eye-popping pastels, design that is long and low and angles and flourishes that suggest speed and even, flight. Today, when the mass of shelter media talk about “mid-century” they usually focus on the “modern.” But I believe that in the immediate post World War II-era and well beyond, Early American interiors were far more common.

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