September 13, 2017

4 Modernist Homes in Europe Get a Makeover

Photography by Sabrina Rothe. Production by Kristina Raderschad. Styling by Chiara dal Canto.

Site: Bonn, Germany.

Standout: An updated 1967 house features original brickwork and concrete sunken conversation area— plus era-appropriate furniture classics, including an Eero Saarinen dining set in the skylit alcove.

Caroline Notté 

Photography by Jan Verlinde/Living Inside.

Site: Brussels, Belgium.

Standout: The designer deployed iconic pieces by Hans Wegner, Ettore Sottsass, and Alvar Aalto in her home/studio, a three-story modernist edifice built (and previously inhabited) by architect Louis Herman De Koninck.

Droulers Architecture

Photography by Helenio Barbetta/Living Inside. Styling by Chiara dal Canto.

Site: Lugano, Switzerland.

Standout: In this 1950s dwelling, added elements such as a stately pair of Mies van der Rohe daybeds respect the original architect’s vision: the fluid integration of interior and nature.


Photography by Alessandra Ianniello/Living Inside.

Site: La Baule-Escoublac, France.

Standout: Distinctive hues of high-end paint were selected to complement the client’s design collection, including furnishings by Verner Panton and Charles and Ray Eames.

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