Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Caanan CT is the inspiration behind our name and our future winery's tasting room. Besides not being able to throw stones, the thing about glass houses is that there is nowhere to hide. What YouSee is What You Get (WYSIWYG). Our philosophy in everything that we do is one of full transparency and trust.
The Philip Johnson Glass House was completed in 1949. Inspired by Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House (Plano, IL, 1951), its exterior walls are of glass with no interior walls, a radical departure from houses of the time. The Glass House began a fifty-year odyssey of architectural experimentation in forms, materials, and ideas through the addition of many "pavilions"—the Brick House/Guest House, Pond Pavilion, Painting Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, Ghost House, Library/Study, and DaMonsta—and the methodical sculpting of the surrounding forty-acre landscape. (courtesy Philip Johnson Glass House National Trust)