In the coming months, design lovers in Vancouver, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and Fayetteville will enjoy tours of standout private homes in their area that exemplify modern living and architectural design.
“Homes are the most personal forms of architecture, and it’s rare to be able to open them up to the greater public," said Jim Goodspeed of Godspeed Architecture, who took part in the first tour earlier this month. "This is a wonderful opportunity and the reaction was astounding, and reaffirms the public interest in good design.”
The first two tours of the series took place earlier this month with more than 250 guests.
“We're very happy with how this year's Seattle Modern Home Tour turned out,” said Cameron Fry, director of operations for Modern Home Tours. “Eight stunning homes were featured ranging in styles from mid-century modern to super contemporary.”
“There is something so captivating and awe-inspiring about modern architecture,” added Matt Swinney, Modern Home Tours co-founder. “Our mission is to bring the love of modernism we have to the residents of every city we visit.”
The Modern Home Tour Fall dates and locations are as follows:
September 14—Vancouver, British Columbia
October 5—Chicago, Illinois
October 12 – Denver, Colorado
October 26 – Fayetteville, Arkansas
November 9 – Santa Monica, California
Each event is partnered with a local non-profit organization or charity, which helps staff the event in exchange for a small donation and the opportunity to use the tour as a fundraising vehicle.
“Modern ranges from mid-century updates to contemporary clean-lined boxes, and it perfectly embodies today’s lifestyle choices,” said James Leasure, Modern Home Tours co-founder. “We want to entertain those who already love modern, but also to educate those that may not yet appreciate these homes and all they have to offer.”
Each tour takes place on a Saturday, between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. Tours are self-guided and consist of five to eight modern homes throughout the area, but all within easy travel distance.
For more information, to find out when Modern Home Tours may come to your area, and for tickets visit the website.
News categoriesAll News >
Michael Boodro to leave role at Elle Decor
Peek inside Mansion in May Designer Showhouse and Gardens
Short film captures the spirit of Dmitriy & Co.
Barclay Butera debuts outdoor collection with CastelleCollection Launches | 3:44Barclay Butera debuts outdoor...
ADAC awards top talent in Southeast designSpecial Events | 5:26ADAC awards top talent in...
Digital by DesignLecture/Panel Discussion
Barbara Elza Hirsch and Dowel Furniture Launch The Bois et Couleur CollectionPublic Design Show
Southern Living Idea HouseShowhouses
- The Scene
- In Print