As anyone who watched A Single Man will know, Tom Ford’s immaculate taste seamlessly transfers from fashion to interiors. In the 2009 film, lead character George Falconer’s Modernist home is awash with rich woods, meticulous organisation and of course, a flawiessly-tailored wardrobe, which left viewers wondering what Tom Ford’s actual home is like.
Wonder no more. Cerro Pelon Ranch, Ford’s Santa Fe property, is up for sale and its broker Kevin Bobolsky has released photographs online. The estate includes its own landing trip (natch), horse stables with indoor and outdoor riding areas, plus staff quarters and guest houses.
Most interesting is the primary residence, which was designed by Tadao Ando, the renowned Japanese architect known for his serene aesthetic. At the New Mexico property, Ando’s signature hard concrete lines contrast beautifully with soft reflecting pools of water.
It’s of no surprise that In Nothingness: Tadao Ando’s Christian Sacred Space, Ando discloses that he approaches religious and domestic buildings in the same way, “Dwelling in a house is not only a functional issue, but also a spiritual one.” An essence ertainly evident in this peaceful property. Take a look…
Photo credits: Kevin Bobolsky