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Houzz Tour: Making Midcentury Modern Work for Modern Times
"midcentury modern flair, floods the main floor with natural light and creates a much-needed... midcentury modern with modern times,” Potter says. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... midcentury modern. The rooms were cut off from one another, making the home feel dark... midcentury modern and contemporary elements, designing an open floor plan and a small... natural lighting does wonders for the entire room. Who doesn't like high ceilings -..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Modern Lighting in Traditional Rooms
"with a modern table lamp, pendant or chandelier... using modern light fixtures. A strategically placed table, floor, wall or pendant... unexpectedly modern piece of lighting in a traditional setting can transform the entire... types of lighting available than ever today, from both stylistic and functional points... that good lighting is an absolutely essential ingredient in the look, feel and function... Absolutely add modern lighting in a traditional room! It creates a new traditional modern..."
Modern Lighting Gives Traditional Homes a Twist
"something modern or handmade. A new bubble chandelier, oversized drum shade or modern... for your modern lighting! I create hand made chandeliers out of genuine sea glass collected... I love lights! I think an well chosen light fitting can often give a room just that... space! Modern lighting are beautiful in any space. It brings a touch of art and beauty... collection of modern art lighting design. How timely! I just ordered a new dining table and..."
Modern Icons: Nelson Pendant Lights
"Bubble Lights. The first Nelson Bubble Light was designed by George Nelson in 1947... genesis of Modern Architecture. He had an uncanny understanding of the Modern Architecture... Pendant Light. It covers the bare bulb glare and fills rooms with a wonderful glow... about this modern icon's history. Here is a way too condensed and incomplete history... of the modern movement including Mies van de Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier..."
Lace Goes Modern in an Upholsterer's DIY Pendant Lights
"pendant lights you can make yourself... high-impact lighting statement for your home. After more than a few tries at mastering... these lacy light globes, I now understand what designers are up against on the road to... of LED lights inside) and to pop over the solar pathway lights will make for a high... for a light kit but no luck. Can you explain what you purchased? Did the light have... from the light bulb, there is no hazard of it getting very hot. Amazing! Very creative..."
Modern Icons: The Caravaggio Pendant Light
It's curves ahead with this beautiful, versatile light fixture that can swing midcentury or futuristic
"versatile light fixture that can swing midcentury or futuristic... straight modern lines. The lamp's elegant simplicity means it can fit into just about... midcentury modern or futuristic minimalist style, this pendant will work for you.... as "the light room," as the eye instantly is drawn to the lights. And one of my favourite... of the lights and bought a large industrial table to go beneath them. We now refer..."
Modern Icons: Silk Fortuny Light Fixtures
"So, "modern" in this ideabook title is a bit of a stretch, as Fortuny fabrics have... see, the light fixtures fashioned with this luxurious silk have staying power and fit... silk light fixtures are the ultimate prize.... these light fittings, but did not know what search term to use. Finally I thought... Houzz lighting articles. Off to do some more research. Hi Becky, Wonderful images... Fortuny lighting for my home for some time now. I was browsing online for a new fixture..."
Modern Icons: The Caboche Chandelier
"this glam light fixture and said "what is this chandelier?" Let me just tell you, it's... multiply the light and reflect it from small spheres many times. From here, a flower-shaped... The light emits a glow toward the ceiling, down to the floor and all around its... comes to lighting! I think you have written this blog post just for me! I have been... is on Modern Family) which shows some prices and a budget alternative: http://www..."
My Houzz: From Dreary Storeroom to Modern, Light-Filled Home
Tricks with light and space turn a former storage area into a bright and airy-feeling living space for two
"with light and space turn a former storage area into a bright and airy-feeling living... with a light-filled, contemporary home that feels domesticated but still retains an... feels so light filled and airy. I love the industrial, iconic vibe of this place.... getting light into this space was impressively done, but ultimately, I was left with... space and light ideas. Very creative couple. Thanks for sharing. Wonderful! So clever..."
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.... Modern, white and gray, lime green and orange, surrounded by trees... What more... think modern design has to equal compromising on working with the environment to... inside, the light coming into the latter is apparent, illuminating the steel and wood steps... filled with light, thanks to generous glazing.The architects sum up the project and their..."
Modern Icons: PH Lights
"obsessed with light. Henningsen was always playing with reflection, diffusion, the light... PH lights are named after the initials of their designer, Pøul Henningsen, who was... spreading light equally. In fact, he has been referred to as the world's first lighting... clear that modern furniture collectors consider his fixtures the icing on the cake, as... fact, his lights are so iconic they have inspired works of art and even a groovy wallpaper..."
Modern Icons: Isamu Noguchi's Akari Light Sculptures
Hand crafted following Japanese traditions, these timeless sculptural light fixtures play with weightlessness and shape
"sculptural light fixtures play with weightlessness and shape... looked at lighting, particularly a trip to Gifu, where he admired lanterns made of mulberry... Akari Light Sculptures line in 1951, his body of work already included illuminated... series of lights he played with shape, Japanese traditions, illumination and the concept... works with light, stone or water. What a gift! Thanks for the article! This is a great..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a... into a light, functional and modern family home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... natural light, the open shelving and the table and chairs. What a beautiful reno,... organic modern style. The workspace's proximity to the kitchen and windows is deliberate;... natural light coming through unadorned windows. Nieschlag maintains a greenhouse in..."
Modern Icons: The Random Light
"young light is quickly becoming a modern icon. In trying to find out more about... it is a light, whether or not the light is on or off can change one's experience of... globe lights floating around the spaces we feature on Houzz? This popular pendant... Random Light. It was created by Bertjan Pot in 2002, and it is made by Moooi. This... Random Light. It was originally created by wrapping epoxy-dipped fiberglass around..."
Modern Roof Features for Light, Rhythm and Interest
"Light monitors, clerestories and dormers are means of bringing light high into rooms;... g the light that comes from other windows. While these elements are especially good... utilize light monitors, clerestories and dormers, one effect I’m drawn to is the repetition... the light coming in is indirect rather than direct light, which would have overheated... clerestory “light scoop,” a feature that allows light to spread throughout the various..."