6998 Miami Modern Design Stories
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
"bungalow, designer Brett Zamore channeled these traits, incorporating the homeowners’... ’ modern preferences to build an outdoor space to enhance their everyday lives —... in this design will usually keep the skeeter population down considerably. Those are... A well designed gutter will handle the volume. Capture some of the water for a fountain... Nice design. Particularly for eight months of the year. Are those pavers poured..."
Houzz Tour: Spanish Colonial–Modern Union in California
"interior designer Charmean Neithart of this Pasadena, California, home. She began working... a more modern aesthetic, while the wife wanted to honor the traditional Spanish colonial... better. The Designer left enough of the traditional aspects with upgrades. It looks very... carved design works well with the other exotic elements in the room. The artwork is... artwork was modern to match the husband's taste, and by an African-American artist to reflect..."
My Houzz: An 1890s Victorian in Toronto Goes Modern and Open
Out went the closed-in vibe, but much stayed on in this Canadian home's renovation: stained glass, woodwork and a lot of personality
"open and modern family space that brims with personality. Houzz at a Glance Who lives... vintage and modern. Great job! Love the mix of vintage/mod/industrial. And how great... shelled a modern home with a victorian aesthetic rather than irreversibly tearing down... want the modern conveniences. I live in an old house (ours is 100+ years old), but it... with the design. I was also taken with the pass-through between bedrooms. There are..."
Houzz Tour: Renovations Modernize a 1970s New Jersey Colonial
Better access to a great yard, an opened-up interior and family-friendly features improved this home for a Princeton family
"suited for modern family life. A local family bought it because they loved the yard, the... Sometimes the designers don't have to get them and get them from the homeowners. Beautiful... traditional designs. It is necessary in most cases if only for the moving in....as how... will be design elements that some may not understand or would not want for themselves... this new, modern take on the old classic. Very well done! Would love to see more..."
Modern Homes Play a Frame Game With Landscapes
Part matchmaker and part censor, frames play a vital role in how architecture and outdoor spaces connect
"in the modern/contemporary vein I prefer.... know. Modern design homes look like dental offices or elementary schools to me a... Muller, modern framing 1930 style. It has a roof top terrace and the opening in the... first modern "open" floor plans. Pretty amazing. http://praguecamera.net/landmarks... complex modern house? It's on the right side of the photo, in an otherwise solid stretch... D'apostrophe's design for a house on New York's Long Island includes a small pool, a patio..."
My Houzz: A Modern-Day Homestead Brings a Family Together
Their 5-acre Washington property, with sports court, swings, pizza oven and gardens, is a labor of love and communal playspace
"Modern family life can feel like a never-ending whirlwind of conflicting schedules... weeding design What a wonderful job the family did in creating their gardens and outdoor... landscape designer on the Magnolia tree, also. Speechless! Just reading this made me... Homes | Modern Homes | Contemporary Homes | Midcentury Homes | Ranch Homes | Traditional... garden designer and “plant explorer” Dan Hinkley that they had just adopted their..."
Victorian Details Make Their Way in Modern Life
What makes a Victorian house Victorian? Take a tour of the architectural features and decorative details characteristic of the era
"and the design elements that make up their distinctive style today.... live a modern life in a home designed way back when? For a modest budget it might... fixtures. Modernizing with LED down lights really adds value and warmth to any decor... original design - supporting walls that hamper your open plan dreams, or wiring that... aesthetics and modern needs and sensibilities. Before committing, ask yourself - do you like..."
Dutch Architects Balance the Familiar and the Avant-Garde
Peek inside a 2013 book to see bold new designs for modern living that never forget those living there
"bold new designs for modern living that never forget those living there... factors to design buildings best suited to the client and how they'll be used. A number... has also designed single-family houses. This ideabook looks at six of the projects presented... free-spirited modern design, tough titties. And don't generalize about U.S. denizens based... to be modern. While the U.S. has modern construction, new homes are more often built..."
Houzz Tour: Elegant and Modern in San Francisco
"Francisco designer Chloe Warner puts a new twist on modern style in this Russian Hill... homeowners, modern design can still be a tough sell. While it's fun to look at, some designs... Aldrich Design, they wanted their home to exude a style that's a bit more modern than... some designers would say the same thing. When a San Francisco couple approached... leather, designed by Redmond Aldrich DesignRug: Fort Street StudioBedding: Custom, designed..."
Modern Homes Embrace Mixed Views on Windows
Sure, there are walls of glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow and oddly shaped windows too
"glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow and oddly... freedom that modern design affords, they're more of a concern with this style than with... Modern residential architecture may be perceived as glass walls, but most houses... I love modern design but this house is just a little odd for me. Janehiatt, which... landscape designer collaborate in the earliest stages, the landscape can be designed..."
Houzz Tour: Houston Architects' Modern Live-Work Studio
Two architects practice what they preach in a modern, light-filled space amid other homes they've designed
"preach in a modern, light-filled space amid other homes they've designed... Museum Park Modern, a development also by Intexure Architects.... think modern design has to equal compromising on working with the environment to... Modern, white and gray, lime green and orange, surrounded by trees... What more... layout and design; the colors are fantastic. The outside is very beautifully done and... does the design of the reception area and the conference room beyond. Here is another..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Coconut Chair
"slice of modern cushiness. It was designed by George Nelson in 1955. A prolific architect... furniture designer and critic, Nelson served as the director of design at Herman Miller... experience designing furniture when he was hired at Herman Miller, but that soon changed... mid-century modern pendant lights, benches and clocks. The list of other mid-century all-stars... Nelson designed the Coconut Chair "to give lounge seating comfort, together with great..."
Saving Facades: Modern Gems Merge Old and New
"Modern architecture is the misunderstood, trouble-making child of the built world... trouble modern architecture makes for people after writing this article for Houzz,... perception of modern architecture is one of steel, glass and museum-like space. I believe... believe that modern architecture is a greater idea — one that represents how we live today... definition of modern is: "Of, relating to, or characteristic of the present or the immediate..."
9 Modern Prefabs You've Got to See
You won't believe how far prefab architecture has come until you lay eyes on these stunning modern designs
"architects, designers and engineers started making beautiful, modern, ecofriendly homes... a set design, there are all sorts of ways to personalize prefabs, depending on the... e and design to work for people, the environment and the community. I'm a little... so well designed. The C6 is the economy design. The Ray Kappe is the Mercedes, and... examples of modern architecture. I personally love that style. But the comments on this..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Luxury in the Hamptons
Rich materials and a hint of shingle style warm a modern design for living and entertaining on Long Island
"warm a modern design for living and entertaining on Long Island... history of modern residential architecture on the island. One inheritor of this more recent... consistently modern while ranging from small to large in their unique responses to site... that is modern and open yet warm and scaled to the family's use of the house. Houzz... you like modern in the Hamptons, check out the ARC house Maziar Behrooz designed for..."