Evocative watercolors in Jugendstil style of rooms in Finland by Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950). Some realized, some not but all crumbled into a heap of rubble by the end of World War II. Father of the slightly more famous Eero Saarinen.

Interior. Suur-Merijoki house. 1902-04.
Interior. Suur-Merijoki house. Left: hall, 1902. Right: Bedroom. 1904. Collection of the Museiverket, Finland. via http://kareliadiaries.blogspot.com/2012/02/in-search-of-saarinens-legacy.html.
Dining room, Hvittorp. 1902.
Dining room, Hvittorp. 1902. via http://lapisblog.epfl.ch/gallery3/index.php/20140709-01/saarinen_eliel_hvittorp_salle-a-manger_1902
Grand salon, Hvittorp, 1902.
Grand salon, Hvittorp, 1902. Photo credit: Laura Trazic. via http://lapisblog.epfl.ch/gallery3/index.php/20140709-01/saarinen_eliel_hvittorp_grand-salon_1902.
Interior for an unknown project. 1901.
Interior for an unknown project. 1901. Photo credit: Laura Trazic. via http://lapisblog.epfl.ch/gallery3/index.php/20140709-01/saarinen_eliel_interior_1901_01.
Library, Suur Merijoki house. 1903.
Library, Suur Merijoki house. 1903. Photo credit: Laura Trazic. via http://lapisblog.epfl.ch/gallery3/index.php/20140709-01/saarinen_eliel_suur-merijoki_bibliotheque_1903
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