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Houzz Tour: Multicultural Modern California Home
Three African-inspired courtyards, an impressive art collection and exterior shades combine in a dynamic Venice Beach residence
"Africa, a modern aesthetic and the climate and community of Venice Beach, California... "multicultural modernism." The result is a house that takes advantage of the climate and uses... Not a fan of industrial/modern style but this house was well-designed and thought... e and modern eclectic influences — so inspiring! This is my favorite house of... More:Modern Awnings: Sails Shade the HomeRegional Modern: L.A. Coast Homes Soak..."
Art Brings a New Experience to Modern Home Exteriors
Sculptures and paintings on a home's exterior can create impact and interest before anyone even steps inside
"Modern residential architecture is often described as museum-like. Minimalist white... exteriors of modern houses? How does art relate to the outside? What sort of art is appropriate... generally a fan of modern and contemporary art and sculpture, but I visited the ranch and... is that modern residential architecture should be adorned with modern art, especially... form of modern sculpture on Houzz is the sphere, often in multiples. These rusty balls..."
Houzz Tour: A Parisian Apartment Goes Modern and Bright
Sporting a rare terrace, this small French home gets stripped and redone to highlight the gorgeous skyline view
"a huge fan of anything modern, but I am a huge fan of everything Paris! This is gorgeous... some like modern and contemporary. Modernism isn't just reserved for Scandinavians, Germans... not a fan of the new terrace. It would be great in a different setting but not what... soften the modern feeling inside (but I'm not a professional by any sense ; ). Typo,... having modern amenities. Is that possible? Hmmm...LOVE to have such a problem, non..."
Houzz Tours: Parisian Modern Style for a San Francisco Flat
"mixes with modern furnishings in a newly open Edwardian home... otherwise modern space; the modern furniture placed in a vintage shell (the house), and... seem very modern-day Paris to me. It's all so modern, but not cold, very sensual (I... house!!!! Modernism always photography's cold but when in the space there are fresh new... clean, modern look. Well done. Beautiful Nicely done. Some commenters are saying... piece of modern art? That's it I promise not to be snarky again, at least not on this..."
'Soft Modern' Style Offers Best of Both Worlds
Mix in a few curves and soft colors but nix the clutter, and the happy result is a balanced new take on modern design
"ornamentation, modern style can split a crowd in two. Some embrace the style and can't imagine... it. A modern aesthetic can even define a lifestyle, with its strict no-clutter policy... "soft modern," and it works with many different styles of architecture. See how Houzz... rustic modern, rather than soft modern. Regardless I find that modern needs an additional... liveable modern style. Hard modern just isn't practical for me but soft modern (a great..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Montana Log House
"form a modern camp-like atmosphere for the couple, their kids and grandkids to vacation... not a fan of ultra modern homes, but this place is truly stunning. Get the guest... Rustic and modern at the same time, dark but friendly warm. The details, use of materials... cave with modern amenities Looks fabulous! With all that exposed end grain, however... all the modern conveniences that make a living space comfortable year round. Please..."
Modern Icons: Eero Saarinen's Executive Chair
"Mid-Century Modern style to today's designs.... great "modern icons". You're really not helping me overcome my Houzz obsetion I agree... chair fans! I'm trying to stretch and learn some more about light fixtures and more... al in modernizing office design. Bepsf, I want to see a pic of your chairs - what... See more modern icons in home design More photos: Get ideas from hundreds of modern... Museum of Modern Art Award and the West Germany Federal Award for Industrial Design in..."
My Houzz: Lush Views for a Modern Nicaraguan Home
Undaunted by a steep slope, a contractor creates an open home that embraces its hilly vistas and offers his family a sanctuary
"create a modern, open home framed by balconies. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Francisco... been a fan of Legorreta and Barragan.) I'd be interested in understanding more about... Wheelock is a fan of Mexican modern architecture — the work of Ricardo Legorreta and Luis... like a modern, straightforward style that lets the architecture speak for itself,"..."
Modernize Your Old Kitchen Without Remodeling
Keep the charm but lose the outdated feel, and gain functionality, with these tricks for helping your older kitchen fit modern times
"of the modern conveniences of a new home. I would never trade my home for a newer... you have modern convenience while preserving the historical look. I love the "idea"... kitchen fan at all......1930's splendor:) To combat grease there are now range hoods... that have fans that use centrifugal force to extract the grease and send it to a storage... home in a modern age does not mean we have to do without the conveniences or appeal of..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Tower in a Virginia Forest
A tower with industrial materials, picture windows and citrine splashes makes a striking addition to the surrounding landscape
"ultra modern and man- made ugly. what an interesting use of different mediums to... a big fan of hvac registers on the floor. Overall design. So the first thing that... ultra modern house there. The designers didn't build this house for us, they designed... adapted the modern minimalist style, not only did I get rid of unnecessary trinkets and... markedly modern by contrast to the area's houses, which, according to Loosle-Ortega..."
Houzz Tour: Creek Views Star in a Modern New York Home
Natural materials, all-white interiors and generous windows put the focus on forest and water in this weekend home for a family
"lovely, modern design with wonderful light-filled interiors and wonderful outdoor views... not a fan of marble countertops, I love how the pattern sort of mimics the shadows... very modern, contemporary with walls of windows, why? Are they afraid that if they... have a modern box. We live without window treatments but have pitched roofs that..."
Single-Sloped Roofs Ramp Up Modern Homes
Mirroring a steep site or used for architectural interest, sloped roofs create a connection with the landscape
Innovative Screens Add Architectural Wonder on 3 Modern Homes
Aiding privacy and filtering sunlight may have been important, but these screens offer dazzling visuals as part of the package
Modern Icon: George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa
Houzz Tour: A Modern Loft Rises in a Onetime Bakery
Industrial style gets a rustic, personal edge in a historic Chicago building, thanks to lots of wood and meaningful collections
"a big fan of reclaimed barn and other woods, but sometimes it just doesn't fit well... love the modern feel with that rustic edge. I recently did a "barnwood" wall as an... usually a fan of industrial looking lofts, but this is one I could live in because it... much more modern Nabisco factory and you could tell what they were baking when you drove..."