In 1964, well-known furniture designer Adrian Pearsall built a 10,000-square-foot home on a two-acre property in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania. The current owners, David Koral and Toni Crevo, graciously allowed me to capture all of its special qualities on this instant, mid-century medium.
Built-in wood shelving made of black walnut and ceramic lighting fixtures (designed and crafted by Pearsall) add interest around the living space. Teak paneling and marble countertops also provide a touch of class. It is interesting to note that during Pearsall’s residence, he utilized a wood shop and a ceramic kiln on the premises.
Homeowners David and Toni have done their best to maintain the integrity of Pearsall’s mid century design. After a devastating fire, they carefully restored the original materials, thereby preserving the legacy of this historic dwelling.
My experience in photographing the Pearsall residence was one of “mid-sensory” overload. Both rewarding and awe-inspiring, it left this photographer grateful for the opportunity to showcase its original craftsmanship and charm. Without a doubt, this is a one-of-a-kind gem, currently on the market for sale in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Love Michael’s photos of the Adrian Pearsall home? Be sure to check out more of his images in “As Mid Century As A Polaroid.”
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