The Glass House: A taste of the Philip Johnson life.


At this year's Summer Party at the Philip Johnson Glass House, guests were treated to a picnic, lawn games, music and wine. The attire was "summer chic," and it appears that many of the men translated that to mean, "dress like Philip Johnson." People watching aside, the setting was, of course, picture perfect. Here are some of our favorite photos from the event.


A rare look inside Philip Johnson's library (above), almost never shown on tours.


The Barcelona Couch designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1930 and still being produced today by Knoll.

The Lake Pavillion. For a sense of scale, check out the guys sitting inside. Johnson was playing with perspective here, making this 6.5-foot tall structure appear to be a grand monument in the distance when seen from the Glass House (on the hill above).

Shamelessly promoting ourselves (and heck, I think these are pretty pictures), we provided furniture for the event, including Min Tables and Tolix Marais Chairs. Not only cool looking, guests loved the cool feeling of these metal chairs on this sweltering summer day.



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