22 episodes

On The Modern House Podcast we ask guests to pick their three favourite homes from anywhere in the world; anything from a Modernist masterpiece to a ramshackle hut in a field. We talk to architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, editors – people who have a great eye and share our passion for beautiful living spaces. Music by Chris Zabriskie.

The Modern House Podcast The Modern House

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 190 Ratings

On The Modern House Podcast we ask guests to pick their three favourite homes from anywhere in the world; anything from a Modernist masterpiece to a ramshackle hut in a field. We talk to architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, editors – people who have a great eye and share our passion for beautiful living spaces. Music by Chris Zabriskie.

    3.1 Laura Jackson, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur

    3.1 Laura Jackson, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur

    Laura Jackson is a supper-club host, broadcaster and, most recently, founder of homeware marketplace Glassette. She is also known for her love of – and astute eye for – interiors, which makes her well placed to discuss her top three living spaces in the world with our host, Matt Gibberd. Listen to the episode now to discover her choices, tips for creating a home wherever she may be and to find out why she wants to live like Forrest Gump. Find out more on The Modern House.
    You can purchase Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via our website.

    • 59 min
    2.8 Margaret Howell, Designer

    2.8 Margaret Howell, Designer

    On The Modern House Podcast, our host Matt Gibberd invites design enthusiasts to select their top three living spaces in the world. The guest of this episode is indeed a design enthusiast, but she’s also quite the expert: it’s Margaret Howell. The designer is synonymous with three things in particular: a quintessential Britishness, quality craftsmanship and materials. So it makes perfect sense that this trio unites her top three living spaces. Listen to discover the stories behind her selection. Plus, she discusses her early memories of design and endless love of making things.
     
    Find out more on The Modern House.
     
    You can purchase Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via our website.

    • 50 min
    2.7 Reggie Yates, Director

    2.7 Reggie Yates, Director

    If you’re a millennial who grew up watching TV in Britain, chances are you’ll remember Reggie Yates from his days as a TV presenter. As the latest guest on our podcast, the writer and director shares his top three favourite living spaces with out host and co-founder Matt Gibberd. Two common threads run throughout Reggie’s choices: the first is London, the backdrop to his life, home and now film. The second is community, something that he holds close to his heart. As he says, “a building is nothing without the people in it”.
     
    Find out more on The Modern House.
     
    You can purchase Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via our website.

    • 47 min
    2.6 Albert Hill, The Modern House Co-Founder

    2.6 Albert Hill, The Modern House Co-Founder

    This episode our guest is one that’s rather close to home. It’s Albert Hill: who co-founded The Modern House 16 years ago with his childhood friend and our podcast host, Matt Gibberd. Here, the duo sit down at Albert’s workspace in their hometown of Hampshire and reflect on the The Modern House’s journey. Plus, Albert discusses being a collector, his favourite homes and just how they have shaped him.
     
    Find out more on The Modern House. 
     
    You can purchase Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via Penguin.

    • 53 min
    2.5 Clare Wright, Architect

    2.5 Clare Wright, Architect

    In our latest episode, Clare Wright, co-founder of Wright & Wright Architects, shares her top three living spaces in the world. While Clare’s choices are diverse, there’s one notable theme that neatly ties her selection together.
     
    Find out more on The Modern House. 
     
    You can pre-order Matt Gibberd’s new book A Modern Way to Live via Penguin.

    • 45 min
    2.4 Jay Osgerby, Designer

    2.4 Jay Osgerby, Designer

    Our next guest in the chair is designer Jay Osgerby, one half of Barber Osgerby – the innovative design studio he helms alongside his friend and partner Ed Barber – his work spans architecture, interiors, furniture and product design. Jay’s top three living spaces around the world are a testament to his love of – and knack for – experimental design. He takes us on a journey through architecture, from Crete to Paris to London, and shares why each space holds particular significance for him.
    Find out more at The Modern House site.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
190 Ratings

190 Ratings

Ohaihowru ,

Great design fix

Love this podcast. Interesting to hear what aspects of building cause people to gravitate towards them. Only downside is episodes aren’t as frequent. Can’t wait to read Matt’s book.

viridis9999 ,

Brilliant listening

Every one inspires - such amazing guests, their love of beauty, space and life so well articulated by excellent interviewing
Thank you- Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!

patriciajean321 ,

The Modern House

Absolutely love this, a real treat for any one who loves design and values a welcoming home.

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