6629 modern study room design Stories
Designer Sketch: Josh McCullar
Ancient ruins, modern lines and back roads inspire a Virginia designer. See what's on his drawing board now
"ruins, modern lines and back roads inspire a Virginia designer. See what's on his... Richmond designer for SMBW Architects currently working on a modern house on a 21-acre... strongly that modern design should reinterpret and extend the vernacular lineage of a place... Another Designer Sketch: Architect Jean Dufresne | Find a designer... wanted to design houses?My childhood piano teacher lived in an antebellum mansion in..."
5 Classic Shaker Designs for the Contemporary Home
"to the design of beautifully pared-down furniture, revered to this day by modern and... traditional design lovers alike. Officially called the United Society of Believers in Christ’s... Shaker designs are, if anything, more relevant in today’s hectic world than they were... Shaker design look at actual Shaker work, not "reproductions" designed to be mass... Nice mud room I have a shaker style island. About four feet in length. I have a small..."
Shingle Style: Warm Home Design for Seaside to Suburb
"first "modern" style, suitable for the new suburban home as well as seaside "cottages... color studies before you lock yourself into any palette. Thanks so much for your... distinctly modern interpretation of the Shingle style, all stripped down and simplified... Craft Modern Houzz Tour: Shingle Style Meets Soho on the Jersey Shore..."
Define Design: California Casual-Chic
"Part Modern-Luxe, This Style is Pure West Coast... in home design, but I've had trouble putting a name to it. It's a little too casual... totally modern, and it's also too fresh to feel particularly traditional. There's a... Louisiana, my design direction is surfer beach house. Seeing these different rooms makes... little modern-ish, very relaxed, bright with a dash of lime green, a pinch of orange... it Folk Modern. The style has ease and comfort. It is refreshing, but not cold; fun..."
Regional Design: Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry
On the fringes of the South Carolina coast, a range of classic vernacular styles meets modern technology and updated sophistication
"meets modern technology and updated sophistication... thing designers and builders in South Carolina's Lowcountry agree on, it's that the... influence on design, no matter what the style. "Traditional South Carolina Lowcountry houses... houses were designed to buffer the harsh, hot, humid climate," says Jane Frederick of Frederick... with a modern twist). I always loved the unpretentious barefoot style beach houses..."
Design Tastemaker: Amy Butler's Playful Patterns
"Midwest modern style brightens bedding, curtains, wallpaper, rugs and much more... Butler designs colorful, playful patterns that adorn everything from fabric to wallpaper... licensed her designs, so that they are now available for many parts of the home. Fans... Butler's designs love her fun patterns, which range from abstractions to '70s-style... Butler's designs are offered in a unique palette that often features fresh, surprising..."
Houzz Tour: Step Inside (and Out) a New Florida Showhouse
2012 'New American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living
"lifestyle. Designed around a central courtyard, pool and patio, it features large glass... showhouse, designed and built by architect Phil Kean in Winter Park, Florida, is the smallest... work out room) I think. Modern families prefer 4: you gotta maintain the office (does... family room out to the pool are Phantom screens. phantomscreens.com Modern isn't my... still my modern-lovin' heart!! What a house! And the table fountain is off the chizang..."
Does Your Landscape Need a Little ‘Cosmic Latte’?
Beige — the color of the universe — can be both building block and backdrop in a contemporary garden
"garden design, allowing us to create a compelling landscape and backdrop for plantings... crete designs verge on the brutalism movement of the 70s--designs that have not aged... sustainable design, and concrete is starting to be a great design option. Great case studies... outdoor room you can think of. A quick tour of houzz' ideabooks surprisingly did not... interior design, a neutral backdrop beautifully highlights shapes, textures and colors..."
Design Dilemmas: 5 Questions for Houzzers!
"for a Modern Home, Updating a Rental and More... 'burbs to a modern Mondrian-like home in the forest. And an apartment dweller is looking... do you design the landscape of a modern house? "What kind of landscape would be a... of this modern house in Quebec. 3. What paint color is best to achieve a rustic farmhouse... here). My design problem is what lamp could go with this upstairs den? The outlets in... in the room. Any ideas? (PS, there's a sofa table behind sofa)..Tks so much!" Answer..."
Travel Guide: The Hague for Design Lovers
You'll find plenty to marvel at in the Netherlands' political capital, from centuries-old facades to modern shops and outdoor art
"facades to modern shops and outdoor art... about design. tot ziens! chantal @Atelier de Chantal Thank you, Chantal! I would... City Hall designed Richard Meier . Both are un-missable ! The Mauritshuis is closed for... field of design at two prominent Dutch design schools — the Design Academy in Eindhoven... form of design, he aims to demonstrate that design is accessible for all. More info:... who has designed similar public installations in New York. Pictured here is the largest..."
Design Calendar: April 27–May 17, 2012
Go antiquing at the New York Botanical Garden, stay smack dab in the modern world with furnishing finds on the West Coast and more
"in the modern world with furnishing finds on the West Coast and more... creative yoga room, a gift-wrapping station and even a secret safe room. You'll walk away... hand-selected designers and artists, including Foundation Landscape Design (photo). The two-day... than 50 designers transformed a sprawling 20,000-square-foot Northside residence and... Angeles Modernism Show and SaleBarker Hanger at Santa Monica Air Center3021 Airport..."
Houzz Tour: Bridging Past and Present in a California Craftsman
A Santa Monica bungalow says goodbye to gloominess and hello to a bright new look that mixes modern and traditional
"interior designer Alana Homesley to assist them with the home's update. A specialist... l and modern." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A professional couple and their... of the rooms with shabby chic furniture. The living room and dining room furniture... looking at a modern home. My apologies for not knowing the name of a modern designer as... dining room, lounge should be in the study, and the dining room in the lounge. It's..."
Getting it Wright: Today's Prairie Style
"influence home design of our time... domestic design, the Prairie School featured a new language. Rooms made of four walls... architects and designers in the Upper Midwest banded together to form the Prairie School.... Wright, designed of such iconic houses as Robie, Willits, Coonley, Martin and more... Wright's designs served as the bases for the International Style and today's modernism... today's modern aesthetic. So in celebration of the Prairie School and the upcoming..."
Houzz Tour: Diverse Styles Create an Eclectic Family Home
Bohemian, industrial, midcentury modern and Victorian designs are at home in a remodeled San Francisco house
"midcentury modern and Victorian designs are at home in a remodeled San Francisco house... worked with designer Alden Miller and architect Heidi Liebes to convert 700 square feet... (leaving room to park two cars) and a bit of borrowed backyard area into a playroom... laundry room, a bathroom and an interior staircase to the second-floor kitchen.... mix of modern and vintage. Wow, this is how to do eclectic. I love everything about..."
Houzz Tour: Minimalism Suits an Arizona Ranch House
Leaving only what wouldn't blow off in a hurricane, an architect designs a modern take on Southwest style
"architect designs a modern take on Southwest style... decidedly modern take on desert style. Cynthia Steinman came across the outdated and... envisioned a modern desert home she could sell. With the help of architect Eric Spry, it... clean design. "We just wanted to clear the dance floor," says Spry of the home's... done; good design execution It never ceases to amaze me how many "experts" there are when... Carolina and design a house for me! Beautiful transformation! I would have also loved to..."