When it comes to architecture and interior design, there are two things I love more than anything – Minimalism and Mid-Century Modern. The Merrydown By Mclaren Excell ($NFS) provide both of these in spades. The home was a former Victorian girl’s school that was converted to a single story home in the 1950s.
By dropping the floor and removing a false ceiling they created a home with a dramatic double height space with additional rooms at the first-floor level. The lower level is almost church-like with its upper level balcony.
As you look around the home, you can see the expertly combined materials which include birch plywood, concrete, wood wool and brass. All of these materials are low cost, honest and hard wearing.
The furniture is brilliant in its simplicity. Although mid-century furniture is very popular, I believe we will start to see even more if it used in minimalist style interiors. Making my point you can see the Hans Wegner style chairs we see throughout this home fit perfectly because .