Home & Garden
Atomic Ranch

Atomic Ranch Fall 2019

Glean from homeowners, designers, builders and architects as they share their expert insight on the style. Their stories of house hunting and renovation are sure to inspire.

United States
Engaged Media
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4 Issues

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1 min.
the perfect recipe

THE BAR PULLS OR THE CONE-SHAPED KNOBS? Glass tile for the backsplash or dimensional ceramic? Renovating my midcentury kitchen two years ago had questions like these swirling through my mind at night like a broken record. Or rather squawking in my brain on repeat like a parrot taunting me into submitting—or committing—to one or the other finally. Yes, making design decisions for your home can be fraught with stress. But truth is, it’s the best kind of stress, isn’t it? Pouring over this color or that, that finish or this is tremendous fun. It’s part of what lures us into buying that fixer-upper in the first place. That we mere contemporary mortals could have such a great impact on the legacy of a post-war gem and leave it—hopefully—in better condition than…

1 min.
atomic ranch

EDITORIAL Brand Leader: Jickie Torres Senior Editor: Lindsay Jarvis Managing Editor: Anne Brink Content Manager: Brooke Sanders DESIGN Design Director: Gabby Oh CONTRIBUTORS Lauren Hofer, Autumn Krause, Devlin Smith, Sarah Jane Stone, Sarah Yoon CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Chip Allen, Lincoln Barbour, Daniel Blue Architectural Photography, Kristen Carlson, Mark Ehlen, Kayleen Michelle, Tricia Shay ADVERTISING Sherrie Norris - West Coast Account Executive • snorris@engagedmediainc.com Julie Hale - East Coast Account Executive • jhale@engagedmediainc.com Nadia Koepke - Midwest Account Executive • nadia.koepke@engagedmediainc.com Eric Gomez - Advertizing Traffic Coordinator OPERATIONS Manish Kumar Mishra: Operations Specialist Surajpal Singh Bisht: Prepress Manager Chandan Pandey: Production & Newsstand Circulation Analyst Shailesh Khandelwal: Vertical Head - Subscriptions Alex Mendoza: Administrative Assistant Victoria Van Vlear: Intern Program Manager…

1 min.
web news keep tabs on us

Inside Scoop! Preserving Modernism in Sacramento From municipal buildings to beloved homes, this city is protecting its midcentury heritage. Decorating with Metal Wall Sculpture From Curtis Jeré to Project 62, mod wall sculptures always inspire. The Care and Keeping of Wood Paneling A few simple steps to follow to keep your paneling clean and shiny. How to Create the Mod Look No Matter Where You Live You don’t need to live in an Eichler to own an Eames lounger! Tile the Way Your midcentury kitchen and bath renovation just got a whole lot more colorful. Make It Midcentury just released a new line of atomic designs available in square and subway sizes. Get the full scoop online!…

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relaxing mornings

1 min.
time to upgrade your clock

4 min.
naturally inclined to golden beauty

Having never lived in a midcentury homebefore, when the Szidon family found themselves moving from the East Coast to the West Coast, they knew they wanted a change from their 1839 Greek Revival. A 1953 Lafayette, California, home—the work of Fred Langhorst, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright no less—turned out to be the perfect antidote. After living in the home for a year, Debra Szidon, founder of The Cass Clutch and Cocoon Home Design, along with her husband, Alex Szidon, father of three, tackled the not-so-small task of lovingly renovating their midcentury kitchen. Treating herself as her own client, Debra made three mood boards to help her decide on a design direction. What she landed on she describes as “midcentury chic.” A DESIGNER’S VISION Functionality and aesthetics led Debra to renovate the kitchen.…