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Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"essence of modern and contemporary home design styles... between modern and contemporary architecture? Why the distinction? At their most literal... sense "contemporary" is not limited to a single stylistic thread. And "modern" recalls... question, "modern or contemporary?" I hope the answers will elucidate the similarities... literal, "contemporary" is the architecture being produced now, the architecture of the..."
Modern or Contemporary Architecture? The Interiors Edition
See how one expert distinguishes between two popular camps of interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?
"between modern and contemporary architecture by looking at the exteriors of 10 homes... strain of modernism. Therefore contemporary is pluralistic but generally forward-looking... between modern and contemporary when the stylistic cues of exterior form aren't present... reveal contemporary traits while the overall project is modern, and vice versa. Any... my view modern architecture is rooted in the early- and mid-20th-century architecture..."
Regional Modern: Chicago's Take on Contemporary Design
"area's modern and contemporary architecture unique has become second nature to me... regional modern architecture: Boston | Austin | NYC | NY Metro | Seattle | Oregon |... more to modern in the Chicago area. If you poke around in little hidden-away places... different modern styles, from Wright and Mies-inspired to mid-century ranches, pod homes... funky modern homes. While Mies' Farnsworth House is indeed a rare treasure that..."
Pitched Roofs Make a Point in Modern and Contemporary Homes
Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear. See how architects are giving pitches a place today
"ourselves as contemporary architects, and many of the homes we look to for inspiration are... all-out modern. Like many design professionals of our generation, we read Le Corbusier’s... in the contemporary world? Turns out, we don’t have to look too far; many architects... definitely. A modern/minimal house doesn't have to have a flat roof, lately some of my favourite... "serene contemporary home" looked like a windowless barn. Some of the others showed..."
Contemporary Architecture: Clean Modern Lines in Rugged Environments
"beautiful modern homes. Oops, I do have a lot of words, I can't help myself, I never... examples of modern homes in rural settings on his Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/p... favorite "modern frame in a natural setting"...it looks wonderful from the inside looking... crisp modern geometry. The emphasis on the horizontal here emphasizes the flat desert... plain good modern site planning. The dash of red is unexpected, and creates conversation..."
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
"midcentury and contemporary architecture, dreamed of a contemporary and earthy home for her... that's contemporary yet still cognizant of the area's traditions. This tour documents... clean contemporary look and the simplicity of everything including the landscape... home the contemporary/modern nature of the design. It's interesting to hear Barzenick... it is a contemporary update of the traditional traits I mentioned: Pitched roofs are..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Farmhouse Vineyard in Minnesota
Simple geometries, industrial materials and a nod to Eastern philosophy update the historical Midwestern farmhouse
"A contemporary farmhouse may seem like an oxymoron to some people, but for Bill Costello... farmhouse's contemporary spirit. Costello says, "Wayzata is a quaint suburb of Minneapolis... "The contemporary farmhouse appeal, the flow of the interior, the use of natural... More:Country Modern: A Balancing ActRebekah's Weekend Farmhouse Retreat The bed and floating..."
Do These Surprising Contemporary Exteriors Hint at the Future?
"read of contemporary houses can puzzle at first, but if we stop and take a closer look... is that contemporary houses rarely reveal their secrets at a glance. We have a greater... I love modern and contemporary architecture and think well done it looks good anywhere... entirely very modern/contemporary. Many of these homes are right here on houzz. I live... mid-century modern home built by Cliff May only to tear it down and built a stucco box..."
7 Striking Contemporary Additions
"through a contemporary palette. Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?... between Modern and Contemporary, two similar and often confused styles of architecture... either a modern or contemporary structure is added to an old building of whatever style... advantage to a modern/contemporary addition: the openness/views of the new room. I am working... accept a contemporary addition. nice details, finishes are nice.great job Re the Village..."
5 Surprisingly Contemporary Country Homes
Honoring rural history but incorporating modern twists, these homes across the U.S. create their own version of harmony
"incorporating modern twists, these homes across the U.S. create their own version of harmony... into modern and contemporary architecture. Out on the farm, form always had to follow... elements, modern technology and design features for contemporary lifestyles results in... ntury modern movements, they returned to a stripped-down aesthetic that farmers had... charming and contemporary country home. The modern take on barn red continues inside the..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Farmhouse in Rural Vermont
Modern furnishings, bright and airy spaces and pared-down interiors make up a family's home in northern Vermont
"Modern furnishings, bright and airy spaces and pared-down interiors make up a family's... comments for modern and contemporary homes. If you don't like this style, folks, why look... dislike modern decor--who think that it's cold and empty--find it necessary to foist... iconic modern furnishings in the dining and living areas, which really drive home... soul, modern furniture that works hard for the room, Vermont-grown select maple flooring..."
Kitchen Workbook: 6 Elements of a Contemporary Kitchen
If high-tech appliances, cutting-edge storage and the layered look appeal to you, a contemporary kitchen may be right up your alley
"you, a contemporary kitchen may be right up your alley... story on modern kitchens, it can be hard to distinguish between modern and contemporary... now. Contemporary kitchens can be modern as well, but they can also have elements... ry. "Contemporary" typically means of the moment or current, the design of right... kitchen contemporary, it most often includes cutting-edge design and technology and... Transitional | Modern | Eclectic | Cottage | Craftsman | Mediterranean..."
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... or the contemporary aesthetic of the home, they decided to take it all the way and... We like modern, we like LEEDS, but the snot factor, ICK. Yikes. It's not LEEDS or... build a contemporary house on this block because the previous house was a complete... angular contemporary suite with its curves.Tub, vanity, sink: Ramacieri Soligo, Wetstyle..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Beach House Dazzles
"design with contemporary dazzle. What would it look like if you took great tile, custom... - and 'contemporary' isn't my thing.....just a stunning example of creativity and... love the modern, sleek lines but I want my coastal house more coastal with the outdoors... I love modern--but this house needs to scale way back--way too much going on--the... home is modern, exciting, restful, sleek, absolutely stunning and if you want to enjoy..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary, Natural Style in Idaho
Neutral colors and natural materials transform a large three-level home in Sun Valley into a comfy family retreat
"a more contemporary way." They also capitalized on the striking work of Ketchum,... fan of modern decorating but this house has such warmth, how could one not want to... but is modern and contemporary, like many other elements throughout the house." Stones... mix of contemporary and Western elements," says Riker. "We wanted something that felt... "provides a contemporary take on a rustic element," says Riker. "We designed the floating..."