This is a great read! Hugge & West Home: Design for a cozy life is a great book that showcases the transformation of cabins, townhouses, barns and bungalows into proper homes. I absolutely love the colors in the “Spaceship House” and this is an area that completely fascinates me.
Perhaps the most intriguing of the book’s subjects is the “Spaceship House” of La Selva Beach, California—built by landscape architect Mary Gordon between 1969 and 1972—where the artist and designer Angelina Rennell (who coined its name) lives part-time with her family. An unusually sculptural building, the 700-square-foot, white-stuccoed curio sits amidst a colorful garden, with the rolling Pacific visible just beyond. “A lot of work went into picking plants and landscaping … picking the colors, [deciding] how the plants would grow,” Rennell tells Vogue. “There’s a sense of minimalism and restraint, but the garden is also unusual, and really out there.” Read more…….