Tag: Mies van der Rohe

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More Favourite Things – “Rammed Earth”

A former colleague introduced me to “Rammed Earth” construction a few years ago. I found the concept to be both intriguing and beautiful, I think it works beautifully on the westcoast.   I love the backdrop of the rammed earth walls with modern furniture. Mies van der Rohe displayed his Barcelona furniture in front of granite walls, simply […]

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Favourite Things

A few years ago, while thumbing through a magazine, I came across a room that caught my eye. What jumped out at me from the photos were “those chairs”. I was in love. I had absolutely no idea how important they were or who designed them but I coveted those chairs and still do. I […]