Playing catch up.
Atomic Indy has been quiet but not lazy. Been office-busy, climbing workload mountains. Pausing mid-ascent to share long anticipated update.
Holidays were a pleasure. Friends and family stood face to face with our Mid Century Modern renovation project in Indianapolis. Mother flew in from Atlanta. Spent her week with us renovating and MCM treasure hunting in between present wrapping/unwrapping.
Hidden in the folds of time, an exciting surprise project has reached completion. Prior to this revelation lets review treasures found.
Floor to ceiling tension pole lamp with teak switch handles on each cone.
While in basement discovered all original doors. Most are un-salvageable however sliding closet doors were perfect. Upper doors are same original wood hidden under paint. One thing at a time.
Found good deal on Haworth K700 stools for new kitchen island. These will be refinished in white. Some confusion on when these were designed. Haworth claims 80's. This source claims 1971. Recall seeing 1965 though it goes unfound at the moment. If you have definitive knowledge please share.
Wire telephone table. Green now. Will soon be black. Note new collection of books. Thanks, Mom.
Double cone table lamp with funky pattern.
Double bullet gooseneck lamp.
Last blog entry referenced a surprise. Here we go.
Recall back to first round of demolition. Front entryway post supporting main center beam.
Explored opening with plans of possible shelf work.
Inspiration finally struck in form of Hardi Plank cement board siding by James Hardi.
Starting to create design relationships between interior/exterior spaces. Played off these three rectangular glass block windows in exterior stone facade.
To create this:
Happy to answer any questions about construction process.
First post of '09 complete. Must now focus on answering numerous comments/questions.