John Lautner-designed Deutsch House lists in Los Angeles

John Lautner’s iconic midcentury vision gets a nautical spin at Los Angeles’ Deutsch House, which features bespoke cabinetry by a master boatbuilder.

Lautner designed the Hollywood Hills property in 1954 for one of his employees, Lorena Deutsch, and her cabinet maker husband George, early in his career. Though it is smaller in scale and budget than many of his later projects, the house is a building block in his architectural canon that demonstrates lots of his early ideas.

The Los Angeles property has an open floor plan with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass walls capturing views of the Hollywood sign and city beyond. Nautical inspired teak panels have porthole windows and built-in cabinetry designed by master boatbuilder John de la Vaux – one of Lautner’s favourite collaborators.

To read the full article visit their website here.

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Modernist home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s grandson goes on sale in California

Eric Lloyd Wright’s greatest influence was clearly his father, yet this 1992 home north of Los Angeles exposes his own personal twist on the Prairie School. The Wystrach-Adams Residence is characterised by avant-garde curves, vaulted ceilings, slanted skylights and built-in wood furnishings that hug the walls. Tall banks of glass in every room push natural… Keep reading

Homes for Sale in Los Angeles

This week, we’re highlighting some of Los Angeles’s freshly listed properties and the unique neighborhoods they reside in. Whether you’re looking for an historic Hancock Park estate, a stylish Mid-Century tucked away in the Hollywood Hills, or a modern tree house in Los Feliz Oaks, there is something enchanting about each location. Not to mention… Keep reading

A Beautiful 1889 Victorian Farmhouse Located on Minoru Drive

Welcome to this historic 1889 Altadena treasure that was relocated to its current, sought after location one hundred years later in the 1980s. The four bedroom, three bathroom Victorian Farmhouse has been beautifully redone with exquisite finishes throughout. The house invites you in with a glass-paneled front door, a regal foyer and tall ceilings. The… Keep reading