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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..."
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"10 homes illustrate the 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..."
Do These Surprising Contemporary Exteriors Hint at the Future?
"ional homes may someday be commonplace, thanks to more building choices than ever... 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... appliqué to decorate our houses? Or do we seek to use them in innovative ways that can... should not decorate their home the way they wish? Not everyone buys a home for the exterior..."
Houzz Tour: Splashy Colors Spark a Contemporary Guesthouse
"value of a home. Based on my experience, this couldn't be further from the truth. After... made the home feel more inviting as well as helping it stand out from the rest of the... country decor home. I love it! It would be a wonderful place to enjoy as a guest... vibrant home. The goldfish wallpaper is crazy good and the shower tile are really cool... Southwest contemporary home's redesign. We're transitioning out the Southwest and leaning..."
Houzz Tour: Early 20th Century Meets Contemporary
"Modern and ethnic touches blend effortlessly in this renovation of a 1920s home in... The home of this Dutch and Argentinean couple is in Marlot, a residential area on... other homes in the neighborhood, all built in the same style. The façade includes... historic home just to totally modernize it. Makes me sad. So destructive! what ikea... Though contemporary in design, I feel they did an excellent job in maintaing the integrity..."
10 Ways to Go Coastal With a Modern Edge
Don't drown your home in beachy kitsch. Get a more sophisticated seaside style with these ideas that take a subtle approach
"drown your home in beachy kitsch. Get a more sophisticated seaside style with these ideas... beachy decor (from the street, of course). While coastal decor that goes way over... for more modern looks that avoid seagull-and whale-theme overload. Here are 10 ways... that's contemporary and uncluttered — and provides relaxation the moment you let the... style home articles, esp. coastal/nautical, while still being subtle and 'modern'..."
Houzz Tour: The Home that Launched Naked Decor
"makes his home a stylish, modern nest with delightful surprises around every corner.... passion for decorating his home helped him create a job that doesn't feel like work.... Naked Decor. Phornirunlit's love for pop art, clever hotel design, animals and... into the home, making it easy for anyone to switch up props and other accessories to... see a home that is fun, interesting, and also relaxing; as a home should be in my..."
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... make a home that's "obviously man-made." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple... of the home Location: Northern Vermont Size: 2,900 square feet That's interesting:... 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..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Beach House Dazzles
"design with contemporary dazzle. What would it look like if you took great tile, custom... waterfront home she designed in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Michelle loves working with... refuse to decorate my home with conch shells and driftwood, and most people I know feel... would not decorate my home with rocks and shells and sand, etc. too pamphlet looking... This home is modern, exciting, restful, sleek, absolutely stunning and if you want..."
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
"three-level home in Sun Valley into a comfy family retreat... true for homes situated in resort towns like Sun Valley, Idaho. Much to the relief... 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... touches. A home decorated to live in and not just look at. Homey. This is my win-the-lottery... darker homes but this one is just beautiful Beautiful home! Fantastic color palette..."
Houzz Tour: Luxurious Contemporary Apartment in Poland
"their home, which overlooks Łazienki Park, to reflect their love of the Orient and... perfect home for her well traveled clients. The Eastern influenced bathroom is fantastic... enhances the decor and can be admired from the adjacent living room area. Chandelier: Flower... brought home to Poland from the clients' travels to Spain. Silver velvet sofas and... which is home to many classical-style gardens as well as palaces. The clients' love..."
My Houzz: Art Deco–Contemporary Mix in Los Angeles
A designer couple puts a contemporary spin on their historic art deco apartment with choice furniture and a modern color palette
"puts a contemporary spin on their historic art deco apartment with choice furniture... felt like home. A designer couple with a modern aesthetic, Shawn Smith and Leah Russell... and a modern color palette helped this couple turn their 1920s apartment into a place... a more modern look of their own. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Shawn Smith,... was once home to former president Ronald Reagan... "Our decorating philosophy is 'in with the old and new,'" says Smith. "We've tried..."
Houzz Tour: Family Home Gets New Soft-Modern Style
"fresh decor to honor the home's contemporary architecture. Enter interior designer... "soft modern" style, blending traditional, modern, eclectic and contemporary pieces... go too modern," says Reider. "They respond well to this hybrid of styles that is both... space. contemporary and not overdone! designsc is right on the sources. I am wondering... entry, a modern-meets-transitional vignette sets the tone for the home's intriguing..."
My Houzz: An Austin Architect's Hip, Modern Home
A Texas architect designs a midcentury-inspired, indoor-outdoor living space for ease, flow and utility
"designed his modern Austin, Texas, home with beauty, affordability and utility in mind.... well-curated decor demonstrate a space-efficient, thoughtfully designed home. Houzz at... me of homes I see in Germany. Beatiful connections to the outside, small and practical... architect's home. Theoretical. Not inviting. Seating doesn't look comfortable. No art.... decide his decor. When you enter the home, the idyllic backyard garden space instantly..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Home for Newlyweds
"tour of a modern home she decorated for a Texas couple and shares advice on achieving... Decorating a home for a new couple can truly be one of the greatest design challenges... in this home. Here on the roman shade in the home office and again in the living room... of your home. How have you blended different design styles at home? How would you... of this home? "Modern Eclectic Chic! I wanted each piece to look and feel as rich..."