Gallery: Steve Jobs’ Modern Childhood Home May Have Incubated his Desig...

 
While it is easy to take this style for granted now (in fact it has become retro), back in the fifties modernist design marked a clean break from previous design approaches. More importantly, it was attainable by common middle class families who were moving up the economic ladder and viewed homes as places of leisure as well as comfort.

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  1. DaveK2 February 16, 2012 at 2:59 am

    Contrary to this post, Steve Jobs’ boyhood home was not an Eichler, but a similar mid-century modern. (Steve Wozniak grew up in an Eichler). The Eichler Network recently uncovered the real story about Jobs’ home in its story, “Jobs’ ‘Likeler’ Is No Eichler.” See http://bit.ly/AxTuz8

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