1162 mid century modern sconce Stories
Modern Icons: Hans Wegner Chairs
"define Mid-Century Modern. Those of you who read my ideabooks know that I am a chair... cozy and modern banquette. Yup, cozy and modern — that's tough to pull off, but Wishbone... to this modern, white, Scandinavian-inspired kitchen. This three-legged shell chair... More modern icons Browse more home design photos The Wishbone Chair is probably..."
Modern Icons: The Translucent Fucsia Pendant
On View: Chair Exhibit Showcases 20th-Century Style
Iconic 20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular Florida exhibit
"20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular... iconic 20th-century chair designs from the Vitra Collection. As iconic as they are beautiful... of 20th-century design. From Thonet's bentwood and Saarinen's molded fiberglass to... the last century. The only way it could have been better is if I had been able to sit... co/hz/80 Love mid-century furniture. All of these wonderful chairs are beautiful and will..."
Roots of Style: The Birth of Modern Architecture
Learn how Prairie, Craftsman, art deco and other styles of the early 20th century came to influence architecture today
"early 20th century came to influence architecture today... meaning of “modern” within the context of the development of a style. “Modern” in this sense... phases of modern residential design took place in the early 20th century. The first phase... w did modernism find its way into residential architecture? Consider the meaning... included art moderne, art deco and International style. This second phase, occurring during..."
Houzz Tour: Mixing It Up in a Century-Old Edwardian
Different eras, patterns and textures mingle beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and 'design lab'
"think modern belongs in a century old Edwardian home. It seems confused. Love... kitchen. Mid century furnitures are timeless. They can be matched up with pretty much... an ugly modern house, BUY an ugly modern house. Don't destroy a historic house! A... feeling, modern yet warm, neutral with the right amount of color splash, silver and... That is modern very well executed ! I may add that the new kitchen style fits much..."
21st-Century Amenities for an Old-Time Show House Bath
Updated but appropriate features help an old-fashioned bath in the 2014 DC Design House align with modern tastes
"Those sconces are to die for. I would not want a mirror that reflected the toilet... replaced with modern tile and fixtures! The basketweave tile on this bathroom is what we... Even the modern toilet worked and the tile was fab. If limited on money for redo's... far too modern for the age and style of the home. Well done! Do those glass panels... vintage sconces ( maybe just a shower curtain, not sure). I agree that some elements..."
Kitchen of the Week: An Elegant 18th-Century Remodel
A 1790 kitchen in New Jersey is remodeled with modern appliances, cabinetry and finishes while keeping historical character in mind
"remodeled with modern appliances, cabinetry and finishes while keeping historical character... outfitted for modern functionality with a stove and became the kitchen’s focal point. Classic... the 18th-century home.Backsplash: white subway tile; countertop: Carrara marble; island... and wall sconces, which help make the heavy-looking fireplace seem more delicate and... space. Modern organizational tools fill every nook and cranny. Pullout baskets and..."
Houzz Tour: Early 20th Century Meets Contemporary
"Modern and ethnic touches blend effortlessly in this renovation of a 1920s home in... totally modernize it. Makes me sad. So destructive! what ikea cabinet is that used... Take on Mid-Century ModernA Modern Home for Newlyweds... completely modern look. Interior designers Jose Stielstra and Yolanda Dinger were brought... home a modern and glamorous look and feel. All of the work was completed in 10 months... distinct modern aesthetic is apparent as soon as you enter the front door. The contemporary..."
Houzz Tour: Kay Loves Vintage
"Home of a Mid-Century Modern Collector... gorgeous Mid-Century furniture and (in my mind at least) pedaling around on a bike with... adore Mid-Century Modern (& your home!) and biking with a basket full of tulips sounds... are avid Mid-Century Modern collectors, so naturally their small home is filled with..."
24 Great White Kitchens
Find a white kitchen for every style, from Mid-Century Modern to Scandinavian, romantic, industrial and more
"from Mid-Century Modern to Scandinavian, romantic, industrial and more... supplier of mid-to-higher-end NEW WHITE kitchen appliances? Tired of stainless steel and... and cold/modern... and (2) the right counter top (on my budget, laminate is the current... clean, modern and inspiring to be and work in. Stainless steel (like in the first... ante. Mid-century modern: A blank slate gives special furniture a chance to stand..."
Houzz Tour: Warm and Inviting Bungalow in Portland
"couple's mid-century modern aesthetic. The orange chair is a recent purchase from their... is the mid-century modern influence. LeeAnna bought this dining set years ago, before... their own mid-century spin on the 107-year-old home, and the finished space couldn't... vintage and mid-century modern style..."
My Houzz: Bold Wallpaper Kicks Up a Century-Old Craftsman
Design risks pay off in a Seattle bungalow that combines fearless patterns with subtler colors and a sophisticated practicality
"y and modern but appropriate interior for her newly renovated Craftsman home. Houzz... but...mid-century modern furniture and graphic wallpaper in a Craftsman home? NOT... buy a mid-century modern house instead? That would be beautiful! I just don't... Craftsman and mid-century is interesting, and they are distant cousins. But I would have... with a modern twist and a little character! This house still manages to stay true..."
19th-Century Gem: The Glessner House Bucks Tradition
"early modern architect, partially because he applied the same level of architectural... way of modern houses in Japan. In this regard, H. H. Richardson could be considered... considered modern for his time. Though one could argue medieval castles were also designed... important "modern" architects. The Glessner House is a must see for anyone interested... twentieth century. Here is the link: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/ (I'm..."
Roots of Style: Classical Details Flourish in 21st-Century Architecture
Columns, friezes, cornices ... if your home has features like these, it may have been influenced by ancient designs
"While modern design theory relinquishes precedent for inspiration and formulation... by 16th-century Italian architect Giacoma Barozzi da Vignola, further advanced its... connected in modern times to one another with contemporary glass transitions resulting in... some more modern, very clean rooms. It is the most challenging job I've ever had as an... whether a modern sculpture or a view of the mountains, the classic ideas give the two..."
Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design
Twentieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here
"tieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the... landscape and modern times. Learn the details here... the 20th century, America embraced the Industrial Revolution while its population exploded... first modern residential architecture predating the West Coast–born Craftsman style... European modernism. Third, its original era briefly lasted until around World War I... drew from mid-century modern design). Beautiful architectural homes.Great article..."