Eichler Ranch

Eichler

Eichler

The Monsanto House of the Future was an attraction at Disneyland built in 1957. The attraction featured a conceptualized home of the future from the year 1986. The house featured kitchen appliances such as microwaves (that had yet to be commonplace in most homes) The attraction was unfortunately torn down in 1967.

The floor plan below from an article in “Popular Mechanics”:

Below are some of the original concept sketches for the interior. You can see the influence of Charles and Ray Eames, Nelson, Miller, Knoll and others.

Above concept art via JustinSpace

Raymond Loewy had an amazing house in Palm Springs.  Check it out below.

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Loewy in the pool with his family

Loewy in the pool with his family

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The swimming pool goes right into the living space!

The swimming pool goes right into the living space!

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Loewy's bathroom

Loewy's bathroom

Raymond Loewy relaxing at home

Raymond Loewy relaxing at home

Loewy at work in the living room

Loewy at work in the living room

Loewy entertaining guests at the bar

Loewy entertaining guests at the bar

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The house was equipt with a custom Studebaker Avanti painted brown to match the house.

The house was equipped with a custom Studebaker Avanti painted brown to match the house and parked in the driveway