On The Modern House Podcast we ask guests to pick their three favourite homes from anywhere in the world; anything from a Modernist masterpiece to a ramshackle hut in a field. We talk to architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, editors – people who have a great eye and share our passion for beautiful living spaces. Music by Chris Zabriskie.
2.5 Clare Wright, Architect
45:45In our latest episode, Clare Wright, co-founder of Wright & Wright Architects, shares her top three living spaces in the world. While Clare’s choices are diverse, there’s one notable theme that neatly ties her selection together. Find out more on The Modern House. You can pre-order Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via Penguin.
2.4 Jay Osgerby, Designer
48:00Our next guest in the chair is designer Jay Osgerby, one half of Barber Osgerby – the innovative design studio he helms alongside his friend and partner Ed Barber – his work spans architecture, interiors, furniture and product design. Jay’s top three living spaces around the world are a testament to his love of – and knack for – experimental design. He takes us on a journey through architecture, from Crete to Paris to London, and shares why each space holds particular significance for him. Find out more at The Modern House site.
2.3 Paloma Faith, Singer-Songwriter
27:21The new series of The Modern House podcast is in full swing. Our next guest is the ever-eccentric, self-confessed fan of maximalism, singer-songwriter Paloma Faith. Unsurprisingly, her top three living spaces in the world are equally eclectic, from a seaside cottage like no other to the whimsical space of an interior designer and even a London nightclub - a first for The Modern House Podcast. Find out more at The Modern House site.
2.2 John Pawson, Designer, Special Episode
1:22:03Calling all John Pawson super fans and architecture enthusiasts alike: in this special episode, the celebrated architect gives Matt Gibberd a walking tour of Home Farm, his self-designed, countryside residence in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire. Ever wondered what’s inside John’s pantry? What grows in his orchard? Where he sources his furniture? Listen now to find out. Find out more at The Modern House site.
2.1 John Pawson, Designer
51:39It’s here: the new series of The Modern House Podcast, in which Matt Gibberd invites architects, designers, artists, and creatives to share their top three living spaces in the world and discuss the timeless design principles that contribute to the success of their choices – from space to light; materials to a connection with nature. Our guest for the first episode of Series Two is John Pawson, the godfather of minimalist architecture. Find out more at The Modern House site.
Season 2 Preview
2:22Next week, we launch a new series of The Modern House podcast, in which we invite architects, designers, artists and creatives to share their top three living spaces around the world. In our second series you can expect conversations with John Pawson, designer Jay Osgerby, singer-songwriter Paloma Faith and more, as we continue to explore the significance of home. Make sure to follow the show to be the first to hear of new episodes.
1.12 Jeff Taylor, Founder, Courier Magazine
36:14Courier magazine seeks out stories of people doing things on their own terms. But what about its founder, Jeff Taylor? Find out how he approaches life, work and home on this episode, plus discover what Jeff picked as his top three living spaces around the world. Find out more at The Modern House site.
1.11 Ross Bailey, Entrepreneur
35:19How has the global pandemic changed our high streets? Is the future of the local shop looking better or worse after Covid? Hear Ross Bailey, founder and CEO of Appear Here, the ‘Airbnb for retail’, discuss all that and more on this issue of the podcast. Plus, what did Ross select as his top three living spaces in the world? Find out more at The Modern House site.
1.10 Simon Allford, Architect
39:12On the tenth episode of our podcast, Simon Allford, co-founder of international architecture practice AHMM and future RIBA president, talks architecture, homes and the power of ‘everyday buildings’. Plus, how has he turned a swimming pool into a living space? And what are his top three living spaces anywhere in the world? Tune in now to find out. Find out more at The Modern House site.
1.9 Ab Rogers, Designer
34:29Ab Rogers is the creative director of his namesake design and architecture studio, based in east London. Tune in to hear how a childhood "marinated in design", including site visits to the Centre Pompidou, designed by his father, Richard Rogers, lay the foundation for a career defined by experimentation and a trademark use of bold colours. Find out more at The Modern House site.