Mercer Modern is a midcentury home located on a hillside on a 15,539 SF lot in Mercer Island, WA overlooking Lake Washington. The original house had great bones but was disconnected from the outdoors.
Rafael Soldi is a Peruvian-born, Seattle-based artist and curator. He holds a BFA in Photography & Curatorial Studies from the Maryland Institute College of Art.
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
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Originally designed for Irwin Caplan, the illustrator who designed the poster for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and cartoonist renowned for his “Famous Last Words” comic strip in The Saturday Evening Post …
When contractors were working on the Chophouse Row project in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood back in 2013, they made a startling discovery. Buried several feet below the eclectic mix of historical buildings they discovered the foundation of a small house
The concept for Cloud Room posits that “the best office might not be an office at all.” Cloud Room provides a shared working environment and private member’s club enriched by the people who occupy it.
Undo layers of remodeling to revive the home to a cohesive and appropriate aesthetic. Design naturally landscaped areas, improve circulation, and provide new outdoor living spaces.
SHED Architecture & Design, together with interior designer Jennie Gruss, gave this 1957 midcentury home—originally designed by PNW architect, Arnold Gangnes—a fresh update for a young family in Seattle, Washington.