Harry Seidler

Deck, Rose Seidler House, April 2011

A new way of living

Once word spread about the newly built Rose Seidler House in 1950, it was the ‘most talked about house in Sydney’. Seventy years on, it's impossible to deny the strength and daring of Seidler's vision

Rose Seidler (left) and Bea Evans seated in the living room, Rose Seidler House

Conserving Harry Seidler’s sofa 

A sofa Harry Seidler designed for Rose Seidler House was conserved and reupholstered, and the process revealed some unexpected findings

Modernist house with group on landing.

Harry & Penelope Seidler House: commemorating 50 years

Saturday 28 October 2017 was the 50th anniversary of the iconic Harry & Penelope Seidler House in Killara.

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An environment for living: Rose Seidler House

From the curtains to the coffee table and the cutlery, every object and fitting in the house Harry Seidler designed for his parents was of a functional and flexible design that reflected the modern lifestyle

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At home with Penelope Seidler

The Harry and Penelope Seidler Killara House was designed by Harry and Penelope as their family home

Rose Seidler House, 1950: View from north-west

Mid-century modern

Rose Seidler House, built by Harry Seidler between 1948 and 1950 is regarded as an iconic example of Modernist domestic architecture in Australia