By . interior. Published at Sunday, July 01st, 2018 - 12:44:08 PM.
From Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona chairs to Charles and Ray Eames's designs for Herman Miller. countless modernist furnishings have cropped up in the pages of AD through the years.Here. we take you inside a Beverly Hills mansion. a New York City duplex. a Paris apartment. and other homes that display the height of modernist design.
In the 1940s and '50s. midcentury-modern design. with its clean lines. warm woods. and bold upholstery hues (often in woolly. menswear-inspired textures). changed the way homes looked. Suddenly. less was more. and decorating a home was about finding a design where form served function—a philosophy that continues to inspire designers to this day.
which is surmounted by a Lucio Fontana canvas.In the New York City loft of architect Steven Harris and interior designer Lucien Rees Roberts. monumental bookshelves delineate the living and dining areas. which feature a 1960 Georges Braque print (at left) and Ib Kofod-Larsen chairs at the Rees Roberts + Partners dining table.