2480 mixed material Stories
Modern Home Exteriors Turn a Corner With Mixed Materials
Breaking free from monochromatic monotony, exteriors with different materials on the sides create interest in an unexpected way
"different materials on the sides create interest in an unexpected way... sometimes a material on one side of a house stops and another material takes its place... that the material on one elevation "turns the corner" to another. Think of wood siding... stopping one material and starting another; transitions need to occur, whether for aesthetic... these materials to brick or stone so that I could use them to make my home more..."
Mix and Match Kitchen Materials for a Knockout Design
Give your kitchen unexpected flavor by combining wood, stone, glass and more. Here’s how to get the mix right
"about mixing and matching. Experienced chefs often love to break away from that ho-hum... combining materials to create a unique kitchen look that suits your individual taste... have a mix of different materials and colors to keep it interesting. I have to admit... recycled materials arriving on the market. Obviously, these material selections are... different materials and patterns and find some (not all) of the mixes here disharmonious..."
Exterior Materials Mix It Up
Rarely does a single material cover a whole home. Check out these architectural designs that meld exterior finishes beautifully
"single material cover a whole home. Check out these architectural designs that meld... that mix of materials as its basis. The following examples show how materials can... true; materials mix with others to create varied palettes. This ideabook takes that... expensive materials, using durable materials where they may receive more wear and tear... various materials as they are used on modern and contemporary exteriors: wood, metal..."
Dare to Mix Things Up in the Landscape
Courageously contrast plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue
"plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue... s ;) Mixed materials, from a garden manual 800 years old, then revived 500 years... Medieval mixed media. A temple ruined in the civil war of the 12th century, neglected... Medieval mixed media. Creativity in the 1400s, geometry with sand, snow, & stone. In... artistic the materials, it's easy for me to forget, the stars of the show are LIVING things..."
Mix and Match Your Kitchen Cabinet Styles
"contrasting materials for a kitchen all your own... kitchen. Mixing and matching cabinet finishes and colors is one of my favorite things... We mixed our kitchen up with blonde oak on the kitchen island and white cabinetry... idea of mixing colors and textures, whether minimalist, contemporary, transitional... Love mixing colors and have been doing it for years! Here are a few examples: -... small to mix cabinets like this? I have a transitional style itchen but the cabinets..."
Your Kitchen: Mix Wood and Painted Finishes
"Mixing different types of natural wood in a home is a tough business. At the very... spaces that mix painted finishes with natural woods. In kitchen remodeling, where a lot... like to mix it up a bit to give the space a more layered and collected feel. Here are... "mixed" kitchen - nothing matches. We even mixed the hardward on the cabinets... comes to mixing materials/colours! I don't how you feel about the following, Rebekah..."
Mixing Vintage and Modern in an Urban Family Kitchen
"matters! The mix of materials, colors, etc. is very nice and appealing but, as someone who... reclaimed materials. I had thought for a long time about using chalk board slate but... reclaimed materials, but I don't like the design. Actually, I liked the before more than... What material is it and who makes it? The bump out was the old chimney that was... with the materials/colors - it turned out real nice. Nice to see your houndstooth design..."
City View: New Orleans Style Mixes It Up
Always ready for a party and a parade, this Louisiana city also counts history, varied cultures and a resilient spirit among its influences
"sourced materials and design resources. We also have resources such as The Green Project... sourcing materials. As designers, we now have the opportunity to combine the best of... spaces." A mix of historic and modern-day influences, along with resilient residents who... is the mix of different styles driven by location and use that make a great cityscape... l all mixed up in one big pot of architectural gumbo. I miss it so. Yes indeed!..."
Shop Houzz: A Modern and Midcentury Mix for the Living Room
"Mix the classic and the new for sophisticated style with character... natural materials of midcentury designs add personality and warmth to clean, modern..."
How to Mix Furniture Styles on the Patio
"or even material as the rest of what you own? YES! As a decorator, I am always encouraging... clients to mix and match furniture pieces to create a more personal setting. There are... some pros mix their outdoor pieces beautifully.... ideas for mix-and-match outdoor furniture! Next: See more photos of patio designs Sit... different materials, shapes and color of the frame of the sofa, chairs, coffee and end... area that mixes salvage-chic with mod. The key here is the use of the white finish on..."
Old and New Make for a Jolly Good Mix in England
Give an 18th-century country cottage a contemporary addition, and what do you get? A surprisingly cohesive-looking home
"use of materials and hideaway design that preserved the cottage in the Cotswolds was... use of materials and the palette are so soothing and sophisticated, highlighting the... of the materials take on an important role. And I love the way the natural light filters... it. The mix of old and new is great! I personally love the modern, bare walls look... building materials from the cottage era and used them to render a sense of "rustic"..."
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'
"products and materials. "Over the years I have had the opportunity to collect various objects... tones mixed in perfect harmony, great job!!!! That is modern very well executed... good mix of new and old (everywhere!), great color combo (love the "fading color"... is the mix: it's easy to have everything custom made, but you need true talent to... Love the mix of colours and styles. It looks like a comfy warm house, and really shows..."
"table? Mix it up by selecting two or more styles of chairs and begin inviting the... in the mix is also a great way to achieve this unexpected and often eclectic look... look, and mixing seating seems to be such a trend. I like mixing styles and using pieces... favorite is mixing chairs and benches, which are so functional, and even mixing wood, metal... Love mixing it up! I adore this concept... this is my favourite one so far......"
My Houzz: Mixed-Use Oregon Home Serves and Charms
Home, restaurant, garden, rental cabin — and it gives back to the community too. This multitasking home is a wonder in more ways than one
"exterior materials in the deck area. As a fellow PNW'er (40mi So.) it feels like it... building materials were incorporated. Points with me and Mother Earth for the "Green"... recycling of materials and of water. The garden is wonderful, although I certainly wonder... eclectic mix of modern pieces and family heirlooms from her childhood home in Staten..."
The Unmatched Kitchen: Mixing Finishes With Style
"idea of mixing cabinetry finishes in a kitchen design has gained a lot of appeal in... bank. Mixing finishes requires a bit of planning, but when it's done well, even with... uses of mixed finishes in a variety of styles:... love the mixing and am going to do this in the house I'm building. Are you mixing... already mix finishes in my current kitchen (same surface, but base cabinets are white... cabinets mixed with wooden open shelves). That last one just knocks my socks off! Gorgeous..."