Features

House of Many Colors
Drawing earthy inspiration and seamless indoor-outdoor flow from Eichler's original paint palette
Eichlers of Shangri-La
Marin's Strawberry Point—where cherished friendships rival spectacular waterfront views
Hands of Time
Gifted East Bay clockmaker's joyful, heartfelt timepieces tell intimate tales as well as time
Winner's Circle
Falling for houses in the round—offbeat living outside the 'box'
First and Foremost
In the beginning…these were the earliest modern tracts ever built in the United States
Pocketful of Eichlers
Owners of international diversity are producing sweet music at Sunnyvale's Rancho Sans Souci
Bells of Wonder
When architect Paolo Soleri was swayed by the wind along the path of organic modernism
Echoes of 'Little Boxes'
On its 60th anniversary—the provocative 1960s folk song that tainted the suburban way of life
Taking to the Hills
Small-town feeling and informal ties set the stage for natural friendships among the Eichlers of Terra Linda
Sophisticats
How the feline form in the mid-century evoked a cool yet spiritual persona with an aura of mystery
Light & Breezy
Marin artist Kristen 'Bucko' Sinn's upbeat persona and playful spirit flow through her MCM-inspired jewelry
Energy Efficiency: Modern Dream, Green Machine
15 eco-conscious ways to make your home the best that it can be
LomaLiving
Along Mountain View’s streets of Monta Loma—where Eichlers spark a kinship with Likelers
Homeward Bound
From Eichler to Mackay to six more Eichlers—the house-hopping odyssey of the Walling family
Shades of Cool
Alluring, timeless and treasured—the functional art and bold designs of classic mid-century sunglasses
Storyteller in the Sun
Masterful San Francisco artist Serge Gay blends dreams and reality into his unique, personal narrative paintings
Family Tradition
Bigger-than-life figures continue to leave their mark on the Palo Verde Eichlers of Palo Alto
It Takes Two
Cultured couples of California's mid-century who doubled down as partners in love and lifework
Craze Gone Crazy
A revolutionary innovation that once brought joy to the world, plastic now haunts us in a sea of debris
Atrium Gardens
Design tips and challenges: best bets for landscaping at your home's heavenly core