color lessons from the homes of 10 famous architects

Architect Le Corbusier's Le Cabanon in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

photo: city-furniture

Le Cabanon by Le Corbusier – Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

Being weak (but learning) in the interior color department, we’ve loved Flavorwire’s recent round-up of the Surprisingly Colorful Homes of 10 Famous Architects. Although we’ve actually been inside Le Corbusier’s Le Cabanon in the south of France, we hadn’t quite realized just how much color he’d incorporated into his largely plywood interior. The slideshow covers a lot of territory, including the fabulous use of pink Luis Barragán made at Casa Barragán in Mexico City, the wonderful seemingly impromptu way Ray Kappe placed painting right next to the bed at his house in Los Angeles, and Albert Frey’s cool use of a corrugated metal ceiling in his house inPalm Springs.   We especially love Finn Juhl’s understated home in Ordrup, Denmark.

Finn Juhl’s home in Ordrup, Denmark

photo: the north elevation

Finn Juhl’s home – Ordrup, Denmark

via Flavorwire
le corbusier photo courtesy city-furniture

juhl photo courtesy The North Elevation

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