black holes and gray matter. in one thousand tangos.


The art in the dining room (top) is actually moss by JF Chen ($2,250) & the 17th-century Italian table is from Christie’s ($11,000). 

Vanishing Into Nature | NYT

Instead of trying to compete with the beauty of the natural landscape, Mr. Oppenheim created a house that recedes into it, with 300-year-old recycled barn wood and locally quarried stone cladding and enormous picture windows.

Even inside, he said, “I like invisible doors, fixtures, door openings and drains.” So the doors, which are unframed, disappear into the walls. Doorknobs are narrow bronze strips, known as “knife-edge pulls,” which disappear into the doors.

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