Features

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
It Starts with a Spark
How psychologists of the 1950s probed the minds and creative core of Eichler Homes' two chief architects
Bringing Back 'the Berries'
Enthusiastic neighbors prove there’s nothing 'lower' about the Eichlers of Lucas Valley
Architecture of Dreams
French illustrator Marie-Laure Cruschi draws her long-distance inspiration from mid-century design
Those Dirty, Rotten Beams
Cleaning up their act—from blight to natural beauty
Lords of the Lens
8 great architectural photographers—mid-century California was their domain
Telling Tales
Today's generation of architectural photographers and the alluring houses that 'speak' to them
From Venice with Love
San Francisco glass artist David Patchen practices ‘old country’ technique with modern flair
If Glass Walls Could Talk
Behind a new book, author steers us back to the 1960s and her life filled with magic, mayhem and Eichlers