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Modern Icons: The Eames Bird
"folk-art piece launches a thousand replicas... American folk art they used sometimes when styling photos. The little guy caught the eyes... in this contemporary kitchen. The bird offers small black accent where the eye can... mid-century modern collection gives it extra points in my book.See the rest of Kay's home..."
Houzz Tour: Empty Nesters Transition to a Luxe High Rise
"priceless art collection. The floor plan allows the main areas to be exposed to the... Love the art in the first shot =) Those views are to die for, as are the chrome four... all this modern will again be passe, and comfortable with a great view will again be... timeless, modern, yet still very warm and cozy with the wood. Does anyone know what... give this contemporary kitchen a dash of industrial flavor. The kitchen features a double..."
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... lines to art. The use of the large drum pendants to light and also bring a more human... clean contemporary look and the simplicity of everything including the landscape... as an art element...made of wood to match other cabinets. It is just not completed..."
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... Institute of Arts. It needs a marble torso. Yes, gorgeous setting, but the whole black... ..... Modern Furniture How much does a house like his cost to build and approximate... 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..."
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..."
Mosaics Bring a Classical Art Form Home
"Tile Art Adds Personal Style to a Backsplash, Bathroom, Fireplace or Patio... becomes art. Adding an art mosaic to a backsplash, a fireplace surround or a bathroom... another contemporary art form with that kind of pedigree.... fell for art mosaics and I fell hard when I stood under the spectacular ceilings of... decorative art form for the better part of the last 5,000 years? With a history like that... of an art mosaic to differentiate it from a sheeted mosaic. Not that there's anything..."
So Your Style Is: Arts and Crafts
With a dual focus on nature and craftsmanship, Arts and Crafts home interiors have a wholesome, organic appeal
"craftsmanship, Arts and Crafts home interiors have a wholesome, organic appeal... styles, Arts and Crafts operates within a well-defined set of parameters — and for... reason. The Arts and Crafts movement took off around the turn of the 20th century as a... g the Arts and Crafts code, and it characterizes much of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's... works: Arts and Crafts style is driven not only by clear design guidelines but by..."
See a Pattern Here? It's Conceptual Gardens, for Art's Sake
"with artful landscape designs that celebrate the avant-garde... work of art in its own right, viewed the same way that modern conceptual art is viewed... Designers of contemporary, conceptual gardens are showing us that a garden can be more than... Lack of art and sculpture and used very few bold materials and plants. Some don't use... colored) 2. art installation 3.abstract sculpture (personally I like abstract hedges, like..."
5 Historic Arts and Crafts Homes With an Australian Spin
See how the elements of a celebrated international movement in architecture played out in a country ripe for change
"The Arts and Crafts movement is often recognized as the first international modern... style, Arts and Crafts thrived equally in Europe, Britain, the United States and Australia... When Arts and Crafts emerged in Australia in the late 19th century, the country... Many contemporary Australian architects place sustainability and longevity high... of the Arts and Crafts period, as the homes of that time still stand glorious — a..."
My Houzz: Toys and Art Make Merry in a Texas Home
Lightheartedness and creativity abound in an artistic couple's midcentury home for their growing family
"inspired by contemporary art and design, and the belief that art enriches life. With a... growing art collection. As part of the art community, Gibb and Keasler are most inspired... whose modern yet lighthearted family home is built on the foundation of their growing... color, art and personality. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Misty Keasler, Brian... Their art would stand out more if it were displayed on a colored background. Wow..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"original art can make a room, be treasured for years and be passed down for generations... power of art to power your interior design? Here are three experts' tips to think about... "good art" out there but there's also a lot of "bad art". Bad art sometimes can... my own art after not being able to find affordable art that I liked. (shameless plug)... much contemporary art looks made to be sold first, appreciated second. So it's rare..."
Figure Out Your Art Style
"choices for art? Here's help deciding on a style... be an art historian or an art critic or even an art collector to be an art lover... mind, art is an essential part of creating a home. A house without art is like pasta... inexpensive art or the Tray Wick gallery for a large selection from contemporary artists... Good art enhances our understanding of the world, makes us think and moves us. Sometimes... comes to art. But really, it's not so difficult. The first step is simply to figure..."
Casual Wall Art Arrangements Show Deliberate Style
No time or desire to carefully plot a wall-art arrangement? Grab a hammer and throw tradition to the wind
"a wall-art arrangement? Grab a hammer and throw tradition to the wind... y, in modern rooms for a dose of personality, in work spaces for inspiration and... PrintedArt, we make floating acrylic display panels from our collection images, but... customer-owned art in the photolab. I've created a collage in almost every room in my house... where my art should go and have so much more fun doing it. Check out my home office..."
Art Nouveau Style Creates Verve With Curves
Its breathtaking fluidity is still sweeping us away a century later. See how art nouveau style is swirling through homes today
"See how art nouveau style is swirling through homes today... France, the art nouveau period — about 1890 to 1914 — saw a rejection of Victorian styles... the fine arts, incorporating them into architecture and design, and made the most of... of modern materials such as iron and glass, the new electric lighting and new industrial... techniques. Art nouveau style derived from forms of nature, such as flowers, vines, shells..."
The Best Ways to Care for, Clean and Store Art
Keep your treasures on canvas and paper in top shape with this expert advice from two gallery directors
"founders and art directors of The Lost Art Salon, a San Francisco gallery that specializes... put your art in storage? And what about those gorgeous but grimy old treasures unearthed... of the modern era, about the best ways to care for, frame, maintain, store and move... works of art (paintings, framed art, metal sculpture, stone, wax). Even just water... touch the art, ever". I'll one-up you. I worked for a Russian arts importer and screamed..."