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Houzz Tour: A Historic Remodel Keeps the Romance Alive
It was love at first sight for the owner of a 2-centuries-old house. She and her husband renovated it with tender loving care
"of a 2-centuries-old house. She and her husband renovated it with tender loving care... early to mid 1880s in Kentucky. I did not know basements were used then. It had a kitchen... linoleum, so centuries-old planks were located and installed in their place.The table in... an 18th-century building.” The bathroom is modern, outfitted with a sink, a mirror..."
Roots of Style: Your Home May Have a Renaissance Classical Past
If Georgian, colonial revival or Italianate details are in your house's mix, you might have the 15th century to thank
"American 19th-century Italianate style and the 20th-century Italian Renaissance style relied... spanned many centuries. Beginning in the Italian Renaissance, artists, architects, engineers... the 15th century, the Italians developed an understanding of ancient classical architecture... late 19th century and French eclectic styles of the early 20th century exhibit this trait... in the mid-19th century, and both are considered Victorian era. These two styles..."
Houzz Tour: Fred MacMurray’s Enduring Farmhouse Retreat
One of the most beloved actors of the 20th century traded fame for farm implements on this California ranch. His daughter shows us around
Houzz Tour: Simplicity a Virtue in an English Country Cottage
Muted colors and a mix of old and new transform a 19th-century cottage into a clean and cozy family abode
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"Not very Mid-Century Modern. Not true. A lot of Eichler owners chose to paint their... also love mid century modern design and you've done a wonderful job with your house.... As for Mid Century influence, your addition of wood and glass more than compensated... live, mid century homes are often torn down and replaced with huge new homes. I live... live in a mid century home and love it, but many people today cannot take the dark wood..."
My Houzz: Humor and Kitsch Meet Midcentury Modern
Candy-colored accents set off clean lines and mod furnishings in this playful, approachable home for a Texas family
"I've seen mid century modern done better. Congratulations you guys; you are an inspiration... sucker for mid-century furnishings, and I loved the colour. I agree that it eclectic... tired of mid-century modern. Seems this kind of kitschy decorating is all Houzz is showing... combine mid- century and kitsch but sadly I see no kitsch in their home......lots a... a mid-century and modern..... : ( Incredible! Every single inch of this home is..."
Houzz Tour: Updating a Midcentury Aerie in the Berkeley Hills
The setting was splendid; the house, not so much. Now the two are right in line, with high quality to spare
"help: Its mid-’50s interior was gloomy, dated and marked by a clumsy indoor-outdoor flow... third mid-century modern home and wouldn't live in anything else! This one is absolutely... dark. Mid century modern whitewashed wood plank walls love every inch-beautiful... art. Mid-century style is not usually about details but a mosaic design in blocks... of a mid-century house I've ever seen. As a former resident of North Berkeley, I..."
How to Get the Mad Men Look
"latest Mid-Century pieces, with each character's office telling us a bit about their... before the mid-century modern style sets were built, but the sets are supposed to exist... exist mid-century, so is this entire exercise "meta"? I'm still not sure what that word... show; mid-cent mod is my favorite style and you have my favorite posts! Thanks so... as the mid-century furnishings and work hung on the wall serve as their own sort of..."
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?
"early- and mid-20th-century architecture that broke with traditional architecture by... early 20th century to now. For all you Mid-Century Modern Architecture buffs or students... up in a mid century modern, and truly love the organic feel of the stained woods in... to as "mid-century" modern. Interesting article and comments on a topic that I've... refers to Mid Century Modern/ Ab-ex and the colorists. I suppose that it is a similar..."
My Houzz: Original Drawings Guide a Midcentury Gem's Reinvention
Architect's spec book in hand, a Washington couple lovingly re-creates their midcentury home with handmade furniture and thoughtful details
"of my mid century new dorm room back in the mid century. It seemed very mod then... that cool mid-century furniture to look great is just an added bonus! Great article and... kitchen. The mid century home I grew up in in south Africa. So many features inside that... suits a Mid Century style. Did you make the desk in the family room and do you have... some more mid-century decorative elements, like warmer coloured rugs, art glass, more..."
Houzz Tour: A Drive in the Country Ends in a Remodel
A couple out for a spin find a cottage with untapped potential. Their redo highlights lovely views and midcentury charm
"nothing says mid-century design better than mid-century cars and, in my view, Studebakers... since 'mid-century modern' was new Myself, I like the Porsche. I LOVE what they did... house! Mid-century makes me smile...it was an optimistic time in the US and the f... about mid century - but I find I like this house. what are the wall colors in guest... of that mid-century style. It's wonderful to see a classic style house "freshened up"..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Midcentury Marvel in Santa Barbara
Globe lights, pegboard and walnut evoke 1950s flair — and you'll love the indoor-outdoor breakfast bar
"usually like mid-century modern..... I like the pass through though.. ugly cabinets. hideous... to do mid-century without looking cheap and plastic Chopper10: What? Really? Plenty... Modern with mid century flair. Wouldn't change a thing!!! By the way, my son has our ice... with a mid-century home. Only things missing are Linc, Pete and Julie (remember the... have a mid century modern and the kitchen is stainless steel and wood. But my floor..."
Houzz Tour: A Warm Take on Midcentury Modern
"iconic mid-century pieces and softer accents, Garrett successfully blended the two... styled. Two mid-century modern pieces does not make a house mid-century modern.... While mid-century modern it reflects the personality and style of the owners. Delightful... to see mid-century come back into vogue. It reminds me of my grandmother's house... that many mid-century modern influences. Seems more like "West Elm modern" to me. Then..."
Modern Icons: Eames Molded Plywood Chairs
"the 20th century" has certainly endured well into the 21st century.* The Eames Molded... staple of mid-century modern furnishings. It was designed by Charles and Ray Eames in... Lucky for Mid-Century Modern Design fans, what was good for splints was also good for... using "century" in a fast and loose and inconsistent way here. The locomotive was... the 20th century. If you're like me, that might have conjured up an image of Pa Ingalls..."
Inside Houzz: Setting a Midcentury Mood in Portland
Wanting to keep their home’s 1950s vibe but lose the outdated functionality, a couple finds help on Houzz
"who do mid century modern do it wrong. That being said, this home exudes mid century... appreciated mid century before, but I love this house. My mid-mod has saltillo tile. I... I love mid century, he loves contemporary, so we're going to try a "new" mid century... authentic mid century after they work done. Thumbs up! Groovy baby!!! Excelent I love... beyond mid-century modern--at least in Italy! what a beautiful, sensitive renovation..."