Saturday, May 23, 2009

Danish Teak at Home

Speaking of well decorated homes, thanks to all who submitted photos of their own Danish Teak Classics. We received many great images which we set on a rotating projector display throughout the Art-A-Whirl weekend for everyone to enjoy - which they did! Each home had a uniquely beautiful adaptation of Danish Modern, which shows the versatility of this furniture. Sorry I could not include all the photos, but here is a snippet.

Keck + Keck

I'd have to say, one of the most enjoyable aspects of working at Danish Teak Classics is the uniquely interesting conversations I have with the ever varied people who visit us. Last weekend, during the whirlwind that is Art-A-Whirl, I had the chance to talk with a man about a Keck + Keck home his daughter had just bought. You may know the name from the most prevalently featured home on display as the "Homes of Tomorrow" exhibition during the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair.

Having written a research paper on another home featured in the exhibition, The Rostone House, I was interested to know what homes and buildings Keck + Keck went on to design after their success at the fair. I stumbled across these fantastic interior photos of a 1955 home in Chicago and just had to share them. It warms my heart to see a home of this stature rightfully decorated.