Issue 53 Table of Contents


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Spring 2007


Brand-New Bungalows
Ocean’s Light: A Sun-Drenched
Craftsman Overlooks the Pacific
by John Luke
A spacious home was designed as a stage for expressing its owners’ shared passion
for Arts and Crafts collecting.

Marvelous Possessions, Everyday
Pleasures: Collecting for Daily Life
by Terry Tsujioka
“We live with our things,” says Pat Spievak.
“We put flowers in the vases, water our
plants with the pitchers and freshen the air
with candles in the float bowls.”

The House that Differs: Restoring
an Alfred Faber Masterwork
by Lori Patch
“The exterior of a dwelling in these times,”
the architect wrote, “can be as original as
the genius of the designer will permit.”

Reader’s Renovation
A Wrightian Apartment
by Teri Sue Wolf
An amateur designer puts her reverence for
Frank Lloyd Wright to work in renovating
her West Los Angeles apartment.

Light and Mood
by Thomas Shess
An artist’s timeless bungalow embodies
his respect for the spirit of the house,
the street and the neighborhood.

A Kitchen that “Lives Up”
by Joseph G. Metzler
An architect updates a Sears bungalow
kitchen by interpreting its original character
in light of the central role kitchens play in
contemporary life.

Departments and Craftsman Resources

A Letter from the Publisher

Open House: Letters to the Editor
An ill wind blows in one Chicago
neighborhood, a reader recalls his childhood near Robert Stacy-Judd’s Mayan bungalows and artisan Larry Word explains how to
recreate antique MAZDA light bulbs. Plus
garlows, yard signs and mysterious bird tiles.

Family Album
From coast to coast, readers share their
bungalow restoration and preservation

Perspective on Antiques
with David Rudd
Our consultant responds to readers’ questions
on vintage furnishings.

New & Noteworthy
A new collection of Prairie carpets debuts,
along with new creations from Thomas
Stangeland, Steve and Mary Ann Voorhees
and Harden Furniture.

Arts & Crafts Profile
An Artist’s Natural Inspiration:
Lewellen Studio
by Terry Tsujioka
Norm Lewellen’s bronze and stone plaques are neither sculpture nor painting, but a creative fusion of the two.

Purcell & Elmslie:
Prairie Progressive Architects
by David Gebhard, Ed. by Patricia Gebhard
At Home on the Prairie:
The Houses of Purcell & Elmslie
by Dixie Legler and Christian Korab
Review by John Luke

American Bungalow News
Bungalows come in the most unusual sizes,
it seems, if you’ve got enough ingenuity.
And the coming months are a home
tourist’s cornucopia.

Directory of Advertisers

From Our Friends
The Lives of Old Houses
by Paula Carli
An old Craftsman house has a warm,
friendly yet strong presence about it that is impossible to duplicate.
When it’s lost, renew your search.

The Bungalow Bookstore
New arrivals feature kit homes and the
Shingle Style, and the bookstore opens a
new section, “American Places.”

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