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The Hardoy Butterfly looks right at home at Fallingwater; the dull metal finish and natural leather sling are honest and unassuming. (That sling looks like it was fresh from the box and never yet sat upon, even by a temporarily-
exhausted docent. It needs breaking in . . .)
I love Baird house and by the way I hope there already exist some topic of this small gem...!!!SDR wrote: ↑Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:46 pmThe "rough" quality of some early Usonians is precisely what makes the work so poignant, because it is paired with exquisitely abstracted and diagrammatic
formal design. In photos, at least, I prefer these houses to the carefully-crafted and more "finished" ones of the 'fifties.
Baird represents another example of this "crude" brickwork.
Ã‚Â© Futagawa, early 'nineties.