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Houzz Tour: High Efficiency for a Modern Riverside Cabin
With an insulating green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way
"smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way... Caldari designed. The large, rectangular mass has plenty of walking room, with calming... economical design moves are probably what ease the homeowner’s mind most. For example... Caldari designed the house to perfectly accommodate standard sheets of plywood so there’d... for the design plans. Now that’s some smart thinking. Houzz at a Glance Who lives..."
Modern Icons: X Marks the Spot
"history of design, but I'm sure it was early. The "X" means many things in many languages;... "clean modern lines." Here's a peek at where the X has been turning up.... these designs. All so inspiring...X is for xceptional! Love the Hans Wegner table... for a "Modern Icons" ideabook for quite some time - I'll have to hop on that soon... fun this designer has with shapes. Not only is that cocktail table a big X, there's..."
How to Get That Modern Scandinavian Look
It's not all stark design and clean lines. Scandinavian decorating is surprisingly warm and ventures well beyond white
"stark design and clean lines. Scandinavian decorating is surprisingly warm and ventures... where good design is woven into the DNA of the culture. But while we may be familiar with... Scandinavian design, there is still the question of putting a room together. How do we achieve... Scandinavian design is playful and fun. Colorful rugs, art, furniture and flowers abound... Scandinavian design is known for clean, geometric lines, that doesn't mean there isn't room..."
Guest Picks: Modern Takes on Sherlock Style
Get some clues from the set design of the BBC's popular series 'Sherlock' for a modernized take on classic British style
"the set design of the BBC's popular series 'Sherlock' for a modernized take on classic... detailed set design is a standout too, with its clever modern take on the Victorian London... The set design on the show blows me away.... Armchair. Designed in 1928, it became an instant classic — and these days it also comes... midcentury modern, stainless steel–and-wood salt and pepper shakers. This set from Last... casserole designed by Björn Dahlström. It's elegant enough to serve from too (if you..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Romance in Ontario
"how a designer duo gave their first home elegant, modern style... interior designers with a flair for the modern, got to work transforming the townhouse... Canadian design and the sources are all affordable too. Great job! Love their home... graphic designer — was designed for this room. Floor lamp: Spina lamp from Structube... Neutral, Design by Colour by Blue Mountain WallcoveringsCandlesticks: HomeSense As soon..."
Hens Nest in Style in a Modern Nevada Coop
Take a mini tour of a backyard chicken coop built by a pro designer with all the essentials for the 'clients' and then some
"a pro designer with all the essentials for the 'clients' and then some... “Designing for chickens isn't much different than designing for people," claims designer... designer Jen Dalley. When Dalley decided to host a small flock in her Ely, Nevada... interior design work in her new chicken coop. Providing the essentials — protection... unique design. I fantasize about having chickens again someday. I'm bookmarking for..."
Houzz Tour: A Metaphor and 18 Bikes Inspire a Modern House
"architect design an expressive, personal home for a Seattle couple... through its design? Architect Lisa Chadbourne thinks so. Her Seattle firm makes a point... love the design inside and out beautiful cubic design.... Amazing! My kind of house... clean modern look. It is a toss up whether I envy the view or lower level more. I'm... great design on a reasonable budget. Very thoughtfully and practically built. C... and the design takes full advantage. Love the bike room, heating solution and practicality..."
Houzz Tour: An Observatory Tops Off a Modern Home
Fantastic views even without a telescope, plus a fun surprise, star in this sustainable design for a Washington state family
"sustainable design for a Washington state family... nance design. One of the clients, however, had perhaps an even bigger priority:... block designed on passive solar design. It has significantly reduced our monthly... sustainable design drove the forms and layout. The house has four floors and a relatively... well; his design can incorporate solar panels and a wind turbine should the family opt... us do a modern house," says Nelson. "When we proposed what we wanted to do, he said..."
3 Wondrously Wood-Loving Modern Structures
"inspires design so thoroughly and so beautifully, it's an affair to remember... something each designer takes advantage of. Inside and outside are strongly linked in each... the best designs I've seen.... The Redmond residence makes me sigh with envy. I especially... Residence, designed by Finne Architects, is in a heavily wooded area east of Seattle.... studio, designed by SHKS Architects, is in a grove of fir trees, also outside Seattle..."
Houzz Tour: A Half-Demolished Structure Becomes a Fresh, Modern Home
This 1970s Sydney house became an industrial-meets-modern home at the hands of a husband-and-wife design team
"meets-modern home at the hands of a husband-and-wife design team... that a design-build team gets to be their own client. But when Nathan and Bettina... entirely modern and new. Wow.... I love every detail of this house. Truly stunning... Beautiful! Modern Australian architecture is a joy. Stunning! Congratulations! I don't... care for modern architecture and furniture, but this house is gorgeous. The only thing..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Swag Leg Desk and Chair
Sculptural chrome legs and a compact form were prophetic in 1958, as the design works perfectly with technology today
"as the design works perfectly with technology today... Browse more modern iconsMore George Nelson designs: Bench | Pendant Lights | Clocks | Coconut... Eames designed in 1951. Speaking of chairs, have you been admiring that chair with... mix of modern chairs and a more rustic farmhouse table and bench. The chair's form..."
Modern Architecture Brings Fall Color Home
Reds and oranges aren't just for seasonal accessories — these modern home exteriors and interior designs show autumn color year-round
"these modern home exteriors and interior designs show autumn color year-round... This design shows the way the autumn colors of an exterior can extend into other... is a modern box with a burnt-orange exterior wrapping around a gray box. An outdoor... of the design, providing an area in which to bask in the view. This last example takes... if the design is a series of orange gable forms between white walls and ceilings...."
Modern Icon: Alexander Girard
Folk art brought worlds of wonder to his 20th-century textile designs, used on everything from wallpaper to throw pillows today
"textile designs, used on everything from wallpaper to throw pillows today... textile designer of modern time. He began his career as an architect and interior designer... designer in the 1920s. In 1949 he was tapped to design the Detroit Institute of Art's... exhibit For Modern Living. He worked at Herman Miller and became involved with the Museum... Museum of Modern Art in New York, and his interest in Indian handicraft led to designing..."
Airstream Remodel Creates the Perfect Portable Getaway
"their design and woodworking skills to the test. After scoring a 1971 Airstream Caravel... bright and modern space. Lightweight materials for easy towing — and a TV and Xbox — helped... interior design and craftsmanship make for a perfect package. I would never dare take... dream as a designer to turn a want-a-be Airstream into a little retreat! We worked one... year to Miami for the Airstream Rally:) great memories! Love this project. (It turned..."
Houzz Tour: Seaside Shingle Style Gets Modern Edge
Scandinavian design gives a traditional home in Massachusetts fresh energy and flexible space for visiting family
"avian design gives a traditional home in Massachusetts fresh energy and flexible... " says designer Jean Verbridge of Siemasko and Verbridge. While raising four children... Scandinavian design," says Verbridge. "If their shingle-style home did not have such a great... new and modern." The challenges for Verbridge included: *Reconfiguring the warren... Scandinavian modern aesthetics for a traditional shingle-style home *Keeping the house..."