1,384,156 Modern and Contemporary Home Design Photos

Dick Clark + Associates
3 Reviews
contemporary living room
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Aarnio Bubble Chair | Hive Modern
Contemporary It's soft, light and rounded.
Contemporary. Elsewhere in the unit, something different happens. A curved soffit defines a study space that can be separated from the adjacent space by curtains. Buildings by modern architects like Le Corbusier and Richard Meier have the occasional
that intentionally departs from the modern simplicity found near the exterior wall.These last two examples reinforce that the distinction between modern and contemporary often comes down to order. Modernism uses the grid to locate and align things, but contemporary buildings depart from it to be more playful
playful and freer with expression.Tell us: How do you define modern versus contemporary interiors? Or should we bother with those distinctions at all?More: 10 Must-Know Modern Homes
“cool nook” — Kristen LaMier
Lucid Architecture
2 Reviews
Pigeon Creek Residence
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warm and cool colors in architecture is more or less new. It has be used in design and practice since the late 18th century and it is still used in contemporary architecture today.
Big fan of mixing materials wood against metal. Greenery softens modernism
between panels. With reveals both inside and outside, there's consistency of detail — a hallmark of any good modern house.More: Modern vs. Contemporary: What's the Difference?Modern vs. Contemporary: The Interiors Edition
“mix of materials” — ellenwoodhomes
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Private Residence - San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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We tend to associate bold color with modern and contemporary spaces, but you can also inject big color into more traditional rooms. The rich reddish-orange wall color here pairs well with the lighter yellow-orange hue as well as the deep wood tones used throughout the room. What a gorgeous space — perfect
“We tend to associate bold color with modern and contemporary spaces, but you can also inject big color into more traditional rooms.” — Jennifer OttI’ve always been wild about orange and yellow, but they do tend to scare people who are
“Wall colors” — Peggy Glass
Loudoun County Interior Designer
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Whether it's traditional or transitional design motifs, Barbara works closely with clients to discern their needs and tastes, and then produce extraordinary results within a budget.
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Natural Balance Home Builders
9 Reviews
front landscape
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Is it more or less expensive to build a modern style house as supposed to a traditional style (I.e. cape cod) given that they are the same size?
quite like levels here - bit modern
modern front entrance; staggered concrete steps; clean lines
entertaining.Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
Modern. While "modern" covers pretty wide ground, you can count on modern homes to feature large expanses of glass, crisp architectural lines and open plans.Is it for you? Lovers of modern design will surely gravitate toward this home style. The wide-open spaces also make modern homes ideal for entertaining
“slab walkway” — thit123
Fougeron Architecture FAIA
6 Reviews
21 House
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Is it a chain? I am looking to hang a modern print in my 1894 home using the picture rail and am not sure what I should use. A silk cord seems to traditional and wire seems to utilitarian. I
of mid-century modern and contemporary - The vintage styled chairs and the modern styled chairs in this room really work together because of the colours.
Eclectic mmix of contemporary with older pieces
Love the mix of modern & traditional chairs! Well done!
school head chairs and modern side chairs
An antique buffet fits into this eclectic mix of mid-century modern and contemporary pieces. Well-designed pieces made of beautiful woods almost always have the power to fit right in anywhere.
Modern abstract paintings, a minimal pendant fixture and parsons table are mixed with an antique sideboard
“Contemporain rustique” — Christine Desjardins
CHRISTIAN DEAN ARCHITECTURE, LLC
2 Reviews
Sweeney Lake House
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how do i modernise my houses facade
of trendy finishes; use of glass, steel and stone; straight lines; and minimal textureMore info: Modern or Contemporary: What’s the Difference?
Modern. True modern homes are not trendy — basic materials and an ordered structure are used to create a clean, simple environment. This style includes minimalist
as grid-like glass houses.Look for: A lack of trendy finishes; use of glass, steel and stone; straight lines; and minimal textureMore info: Modern or Contemporary: What’s the Difference?
Modern. True modern homes are not trendy — basic materials and an ordered structure are used to create a clean, simple environment. This style includes minimalist
“Color of the wood.” — Revolution Green Power
Mikel Irastorza
Spanish apartment
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Lovely. Vintage modern and Contemporary together.
important to Irastorza, who wanted to incorporate this contemporary update into the structure of this turn-of-the-century apartment.
This stunning apartment in San Sebastián, Spain knocks my socks off. A mix of vintage, modern and contemporary pieces live in harmony against a white walls, trimwork
the only thing dividing this common living space. A clean and open space was particularly important to Irastorza, who wanted to incorporate this contemporary update into the structure of the turn-of-the-century apartment.
“Mélange de styles” — Christine Desjardins
The Cross Interior Design
Ravenwoods Drive
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Leaning mirror + rustic table + modern chairs + contemporary chandelier
old wood table with white modern chairs. Big mirror behind modern wall paper
Shabby-chic dining. Giant leaning mirror, chandelier, rustic table, modern chairs. Lots of white. Some elements of modern in the wallpaper, the chairs, even the style of chandelier.
rustic table + modern chairs + contemporary chandelier. A few traditional Shabby Chic–style elements are present here (big leaning mirror, chandelier), but the overall effect is fresh and current, thanks to a few updates. The chandelier has a more modern look, and the table has modern legs with its worn
worn top. Shell chairs add a crisp, modern edge.More: 21st-Century Looks for Shabby Chic FansPhotos: Browse homes done up in Shabby Chic style
“love the lightfixture” — evie1954
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