Transom windows. The next room was a dining area. There was a wall that separated it from the kitchen. The wall had transom windows at the top, which let beautiful light into the kitchen. The low and long windows added to the modern aesthetic. (midcentury living room by Daniel Sheehan Photography)
Bill Alington, architect, in the dining area, in which he lowered the height of the dining table and the window transoms to create a sense of greater spaciousness. The ‘Brno’ chairs by Mies van der Rohe at left are a reminder of the architect who inspired the home’s design. The sofa in the foreground is by Ernst Plischke, and the ‘LCM’ plywood chair is by Charles and Ray Eames.