Mid Century Modern hipsters descended.
Image courtesy of Tristan.
Early rain led to a slower start than ACP#1. But by mid afternoon, sun was shining and crash partiers were coming out of mahogany paneled woodwork. Estimated 50 people attended.
Let's begin with goodies brought by original architect, Mr. Jack Pecsok.
Original blue prints.
Now progressing to virtual tour for those not in attendance.
For extra fun we've created a little game called "name that chair". Good folks at Vintage Roadside to give winner a T-shirt of choice. Details at end of post.
View from road.
Approach from driveway.
Image courtesy of Jessica.
Greeted at front door.
Name those chairs #1
Wood paneling dances with slate floors and limestone walls.
View through mobile to conversation pit.
Prints on wall are Jim Flora.
One of two working Ericophones in this abode.
Living room chair porn.
Name that chair #2
Taken from depths of the conversation pit.
Name that chair #3
My fav pic of the day.
Name that chair #4
Hall from living room to dining.
Name that chair #5 (under window)
Name those chairs #6 (name all three - end chair, side chairs, corner chair)
Hint on side chairs.
Nelson Star-burst Clock graces kitchen fireplace.
Breakfast table in kitchen.
Name those chairs #7
Slatted privacy wall blocks view to living space from front hall.
Large purpose-built guest bedroom has retractable divider to become two rooms.
Name that chair #8
Another purpose-built room with built-in bunk beds. Note bullet sconces for reading.
Door to master bedroom. Owners play "what do you see in the wood grain?". I see a sly fox.
Master bedroom with Inhabit Wall Slats and Nelson Bubble Cigar sconces.
Ugly Dolls chillax'n.
Name that chair #9
Me chillax'n Ugly Dolls style prior to guest arrival. Doing my best Don Draper.
First guests arrive in style. 1959 Lincoln style that is.
Image courtesy of Jessica.
As guests arrived, Mid Century Modern fun and dialogue began. Great connections forming.
Indulge in voyeuristic tour of mingling action.
Two lovely ladies.
Name those chairs #10
Anticipated moment unfurled. Former partners/ACP 1 & 2 architects reunited.
Left: Jack Pecsok • Right: J. Parke Randall.
New best friends.
Left: Terryl • Center: Thomas • Right: Heywood Wakefield.
Conversation pit doing what it was built to do. Converse.
Inevitably kitchen always becomes party central. This home was built for such inevitabilities.
For more ACP#2 photo fun check out our Channeling Shulman Flickr set.
Name That Chair - How to Play:
(update 8/26/09 - Winner is Chris Magee, author of one of our fav blogs, Cincinnati Modernation)
Challenge your Mid Century Modern chair knowledge by posting a comment with:
1. full names of chair(s) and their designer(s), numbered according to each "name that chair" pic.
2. Name of, and link to your Favorite T-Shirt from Vintage Roadside. Also include desired size.
Your entry may look like:
• #10 "chair name" "designer name"
• Shirt: "shirt name" "link" "size"
First to name all - wins. Don't know them all? Still play. If no one names all - closest wins.
Atomic Crash Party #3:
Slated for September 19th, 2009 1p-5p. Mark up those calendars.
Several other cities are currently in the works. Atomic Crash Partying may soon crash a city near you. Stand by.