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would never know it is a driveway. Inspired!” “Driveway, modern, concrete strips. The materials used for this driveway” “Contemporary DrivewayThe challenge: Bring a sense of contemporary design to the space while keeping the planting varied yet drought tolerant.The solution: Create a strong geometrical theme
desert plantings in decomposed granite with contemporary hardscape and gate
planting areas dissecting the driveway. I find the design of this driveway especially appealing because” “to the driveway itself while continuing the contemporary style and reducing weed growth.Take a look at your own driveway with fresh eyes. Perhaps what you considered an insurmountable problem is now more
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contemporary living room by angela varela cunha angela varela cunha Save to Ideabook Email Photo In this contemporary living room, the deep shade of violet produces a crisp and engaging contrast against the white love seat.
In this contemporary living room, the deep shade
Plum. Darker, reddish purples are warm and sophisticated. If you want to add a bit of coziness to your contemporary space, using this color is a lighthearted and unexpected way to do it. Paint Pick: Vigorous Violet 6838 by Sherwin Williams
In this contemporary living room, the deep shade of violet produces a crisp and engaging contrast against the white love seat.
bedroom, one striking wall in a rich purple shade will add tons of style to your space. Mix with white furniture and chrome accents for a cool and contemporary look.
Rockefeller Partners Architects
Walk Street Entry Porch
The amount of light and mix of contemporary and traditional
I love the contemporary and modern mix.
4. California contemporary. This coastal California design alludes to midcentury style along with vernacular modernism, hence its designation as contemporary; it also displays currently popular materials and building techniques. A strong affection for midcentury modern architecture, especially domestic
program in Southern California and developer Joseph Eichler in Northern California set the nation on a course of what most labeled, at the time, contemporary. Many houses were built with this influence until a reversal of taste in the 1980s led fashion back to historic revivals and even postmodernism
Or contemporary can be black and white with different materials and a splash do color ( bar stools or backsplash)
Eclectic Kitchen. Style contemporary. Part 1
and the muted countertop surface. In this series: How to Find Your Kitchen Style | How to Remodel Your KitchenMore:So Your Style Is: ContemporaryModern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
Contemporary can be soft, earthy and eclectic as well. The funky modern light fixture in the foreground contrasts with the different tile materials on the island
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wooden breakfast bartop warm up a contemporary kitchen that's frequented by a cadre of football-mad boys. Backsplash: Essex Safety Glass; lighting: Intalite
Contemporary Riverside Kitchen in the DocklandsInstead of feeling burdened by the massive pillar in this contemporary home, the designer simply worked
John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
Grasses and succulents are eminently suitable for contemporary landscape design, as they rely upon their strong form rather than colorful blooms.
2. A Contemporary HomeThe strong geometric lines of contemporary architecture call for a foliage-focused planting, and this narrow roadside border delivers. Key design features:Restraint in color and plant varietyLinear planting that echoes the horizontal lines of the home's siding and fenceEmphasis
on foliage over flowersColor note:Muted earth tonesPlant selection:Grasses and succulents are eminently suitable for contemporary landscape design, as they rely upon their strong form rather than colorful blooms.These plants require minimal water and maintenance.The grasses add a bright note to the
Pitsou Kedem Architect
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a peeling process that exposed its original state," says Kedem. The structure’s stone walls, segmented ceilings and arches now live alongside contemporary furnishings (like this chair a model perches on) and modern touches.
While groin vaults tend to have a more traditional architectural appeal, they can be quite successfully used for a contemporary aesthetic. Modern, machine-made furniture and accessories find themselves comfortably at home in an older building where we see the stone-by-cut-stone
segmented ceilings and arches now live alongside contemporary furnishings (like this chair a model perches on) and modern touches.
While groin vaults tend to have a more traditional architectural appeal, they can be quite successfully used for a contemporary aesthetic. Modern, machine-made furniture and
Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
Love the gray beams, clean lines, hide area rug, contemporary accents
4. A bungalow renovation in Mill Valley, California: This 1,500-square-foot home was opened up to create a more contemporary feel, but wood and stone materials add a strong contrast to the white painted drywall.
just about every detail of this soothing living room. The designer's mix of natural materials with industrial lighting and accessories creates a contemporary rustic look. The dining table with the built-in bench on one side is a stylish custom piece that creates extra seating.
Stay naturalEarthy shades, timber and industrial metal set the tone for this contemporary, open-plan space. Very cool, but the seating zone needs to feel more relaxed than the more functional areas. The answer? Clean shapes, unobtrusive