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City View: Chicago's Contemporary Design Will Blow You Away
Take a whirl through the Windy City's interiors and you might be surprised — they're not all in the conservative camp
"But many contemporary Chicago designers are quick to point out that the Windy City often... design style. "Chicago might be Midwestern in location, but its design has global... eight design professionals in Chicago to find out more about this city's unique design... style," designer and Houzz contributor Rebekah Zaveloff says. "There seems to be some... nking design. What’s more, breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the striking urban..."
My Houzz: An Architect's Contemporary Green Home
An architect in Ojai, California builds his dream family home with a bedroom rock climbing wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck
"with a bedroom rock climbing wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck... feet; 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms That's interesting: Bradley wants to design his next... Bradley designed the home to be as efficient as possible in Ojai's dry landscape, while... about designing and building your own house is that you get to experiment with your... has a contemporary feel but is still designed to feel inviting and practical. After..."
Houzz Tour: Accessibility Meets Contemporary on an Austin Hilltop
Banish all thoughts of sterile schemes. This new build in Texas features universal design in warm, comfortable style
"universal design in warm, comfortable style... universal design can also mean great design. The client, Susan Allen, wanted a contemporary... ersal design's purpose is simple: to create a home that anyone can live in comfortably... for its design, one of her two sons lives in it now. "It's truly universal," Blair... feet; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Cost: $280,000 (new build, $175 per square foot), including... choices and design decisions can achieve! Keeping things simple in both design and material..."
My Houzz: 1896 Victorian Home Gets a Contemporary Lift
A renovated San Francisco home provides a creative family with a warm sanctuary as well as a design studio
"interior designer Kristen Peña. “People are coming and going, and we love that. We love... the two-bedroom, one-bathroom, single-story residence — with the master bed and bath... with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. They kept the home’s original character but added... backdrop to contemporary design. For example, paint all walls, ornate trim and doors museum... my own bedroom. She's got great taste! Rug Pleasing colors. Glad they left a few..."
My Houzz: Art Deco–Contemporary Mix in Los Angeles
A designer couple puts a contemporary spin on their historic art deco apartment with choice furniture and a modern color palette
"A designer couple puts a contemporary spin on their historic art deco apartment with... home. A designer couple with a modern aesthetic, Shawn Smith and Leah Russell were... feet; 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom That’s interesting: Their building was once home to former... into the design, layering the frames for a 3-D effect.Painted concrete floors lend an... biggest design dilemma. They ended up choosing a round table paired with bright white..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Country Charm in Iowa
Limited square footage is offset by flexible design, careful planning and an expansive outdoor landscape
"flexible design, careful planning and an expansive outdoor landscape... City was designed for a young couple with a shared passion for local agriculture and... and contemporary architecture. After falling in love with this piece of land that they... efficient contemporary style. "Joanna saw a project of ours in a book and called to... feet; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, work loft... house design! Gorgeous! Love that this is just outside of my hometown and is a..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Lakeside Jewel in Texas
A geometric window design acts as the springboard for a builder's dream family home on a lake near Austin
"window design acts as the springboard for a builder's dream family home on a lake... interior designer Vicki Mayabb to bring his lakeside vision to life. His initial sketch... window design and a local glassblowing company's stunning work got the ball rolling... feet; 4 bedrooms, 4 baths That's interesting: An elevator connects all three floors... fan of Contemporary design but this example proves it can be warm and inviting. I..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Family Retreat on Lake Michigan
"home's design responds to views, topography and the surrounding woods... house was designed to be a part of the landscape, says project architect Pam Lamaster-Millett... feet; 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths... interior designer/decorater? It doesn't appear Searle did the interior decor...It isn't... brown! To contemporary for me, looks cold, and no color I want to spend my winter in... house. The bedroom is amazing! Maybe one of the most unattractive exteriors I have ever..."
My Houzz: Colorful and Contemporary in Portland
"eco-friendly design choices combine in this custom Northwest home... It's designed in a way that makes it truly feel like a home. I'd love to sit in... The contemporary style of the exterior led me to expect a pared-down, stark interior... blend of contemporary, warm, eclectic and a little bit funky interior - love it! Very... Brown designed house in Seattle with many similarities.... upstairs bedrooms. The wing chair, designed by Danish designer Hans Wegner, and the..."
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"modern and contemporary home design styles... term "contemporary" that refers to a particular strain of design today, such that... modern and contemporary architecture? Why the distinction? At their most literal, "c... sense "contemporary" is not limited to a single stylistic thread. And "modern" recalls... the now; contemporary architecture is of its time, therefore innovative and forward-looking... "modern or contemporary?" I hope the answers will elucidate the similarities and differences..."
Houzz Tour: Outstanding Ecofriendliness With a Contemporary Bent
An abandoned home in Quebec sees a major turnaround, thanks to its owners' green principles and fresh design style
"and felt contemporary and fresh. "We took a look at a few ecofriendly and green home... home designs, but they didn't appeal to us," Karsenti says. "They felt very hippie like... or the contemporary aesthetic of the home, they decided to take it all the way and... Montréal, designed by Gervais Fortin, is the first single-family home that's aiming for... saw the bedroom/bathroom. Looks so cold and jail-like. Putting a toilet in the shower..."
Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Contemporary Style
Does a sharp, clean and uncluttered bathroom sound good to you? If so, a contemporary design could be the key
"so, a contemporary design could be the key... larger design scheme. So when you’re remodeling a space for the first time and tasked... style contemporary, modern, transitional, rustic, industrial? Once something feels... and your designer — to the bathroom of your dreams. Here are eight elements of co... found in contemporary design. I think curves fit just fine in contemporary spaces .... rules for contemporary design in my bathroom, even though I didn't specifically know..."
Houzz Tour: Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana Home
Generous wood and thoughtful design on a 32-acre site, pond included, make for a warm-looking home that naturally fits its owners
"thoughtful design on a 32-acre site, pond included, make for a warm-looking home that... midcentury and contemporary architecture, dreamed of a contemporary and earthy home for her... Pistorius to design and build a house that's contemporary yet still cognizant of the area's... stunning home design. The photos are good, but overly distorted. Nice exterior design; too... simple design. Very beautiful. very good indeed, interesting! good designs! I like..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Beach House Dazzles
"delivers high design with contemporary dazzle. What would it look like if you took great... interior designer Michelle Wiebe walked us through a three-story, waterfront home she... she designed in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Michelle loves working with clients who... whole-house designs though she's no stranger to commercial work. In a time when a lot of... of design studios are struggling, Michelle's firm is breaking new records and spreading..."
Houzz Tour: Luxurious Contemporary Apartment in Poland
"ulent design materials and fine art pieces up the glamour in a couple's Warsaw home... interior designer Pawel Sókol. "I learned from and was inspired by their passion for... for design — even down to the most minute details." Houzz at a Glance Location: Warsaw... square feet Designer's challenge: Sókol's clients insisted on incorporating onyx, marble... —plus design influences from the East and West — all under one roof...."