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Houzz Tour: 1950s Hilltop Home Gets a Dose of Modern Style
"on the wall," says Baker. "It's best viewed around white walls and less clutter."... warren of walls and clutter." Architect Mason Miller knocked down almost every interior... interior wall in the 1,600-square-foot apartment's main floor, clearing the way for... rustic, modern and retro-inspired décor. The view of the blue sky, the endless ocean... sleek modern elements really inspired the concept," says Baker. Walls were kept..."
Stucco Smooths Modern Home Exteriors
Put your home exterior on an even keel with this versatile, sculptural material that comes in a range of modern hues
"Planar walls were often accomplished with a bit deception: Walls of brick or some... Museum of Modern Art's 1932 exhibition "The International Style: Architecture Since 1922... promoted modern architecture as a style. Now-familiar elements like horizontal ribbon... unadorned walls prevailed in the primarily European examples collected for the exhibition... lines of modern architecture, but stucco still finds a place, especially in climates..."
How to Get That Modern Scandinavian Look
It's not all stark design and clean lines. Scandinavian decorating is surprisingly warm and ventures well beyond white
"thing as wall-to-wall carpet in Sweden. Warmth comes from wood and area rugs, and shoes... White walls. Bright white is the color of choice in Scandinavia (but don't worry... taste for modern furniture or architecture. The lack of window treatment is not only... white wall paint especially with close deciduous trees (like photo number 1) in... light gray walls to play off of a mix of color and fabric. Orange Dala horse is in a..."
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
"exterior walls. Roof beams called vigas also pierce the exterior walls and provide a... many modern houses have adapted the architecture into wood-framed buildings, maintaining... stuccoed walls. Ironically, Greek revival impressions crept into the genre during the... house wall designs for these houses using EPS sandwiched walls (stucco outside, drywall... brick walls that made for excellent insulation. I visited a number of them to get..."
Modern Icons: The Random Light
"white wall is dramatically different from the black version against a white wall... becoming a modern icon. In trying to find out more about how it was created (I had heard... on the walls in the first image below). Another variation comes from choosing the... see the wall effect, I definitely will be making some ! Love this look especially... at the walls and check out the cool pattern this light throws - it looks like wallpaper..."
Cool Wallpaper Spotted: Wait, No It's Fabric!
"oodsy-modern pattern adds whimsy and color to a baby-friendly bathroom... Obviously, the wall pattern is the look I most want to steal. But I was so surprised to find... hear the walls of this bathroom are covered in none other than IKEA fabric. Read on... on one wall and it is fabulous. When I was in college, I used fabric as wall paper... fabric as a wall covering? Do you know what the 'homemade paste' is? I presume that it..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost... Museum of Modern Art; buildings with whitewashed walls were preferred over others, and... strand of modern architecture; even Villa Savoye has green exterior walls on the ground... exteriors of modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern interiors will follow.... Modern architecture and its architects historically have been seen as being afraid... strand of modern architecture — where white light is split into its rainbow of colors..."
Kitchen of the Week: Grandma's Kitchen Gets a Modern Twist
Colorful, modern styling replaces old linoleum and an inefficient layout in this architect's inherited house in Washington, D.C.
"rful, modern styling replaces old linoleum and an inefficient layout in this architect's... yellow wall and crisp, modern cabinetry — you might not guess this was once Grandma's... through walls, tearing up flooring and coming up with a smart new layout allowed Lawrence... create a modern kitchen that still feels like home. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives... bearing wall and then housing the kitchen appliances in the walls that had to be left..."
4 Modern New Zealand Homes Embrace Land and Sea
Journey to the southern hemisphere to see an architect's unique way of addressing the region's topography and waterside views
"regional modernism, in that examining some modern houses would get at what elements... glass walls. These traits align the houses closely with Australia's crop of modern a... The four modern residences he has shared on Houzz are beautiful, and they make me wonder... movable walls; and they are oriented to the sun and water views through large glass... kind of modern architecture, it is ideal for photographers who always are looking for..."
Art Brings a New Experience to Modern Home Exteriors
Sculptures and paintings on a home's exterior can create impact and interest before anyone even steps inside
"their walls. But what about the exteriors of modern houses? How does art relate to the... Modern residential architecture is often described as museum-like. Minimalist white... white walls and spaces make them like galleries waiting for artwork to adorn their... fan of modern and contemporary art and sculpture, but I visited the ranch and gardens... is that modern residential architecture should be adorned with modern art, especially..."
Glass Home Exteriors Reflect Modern Tastes
Advances in coatings and insulation make glass a more usable choice for home exteriors than ever before
"glass walls are not for everybody — they can make people feel like they are on display... of the walls, for example, their deficits can be overcome. And with the advanced... curtain wall at the front and back We live in a glass home and love the feeling of... love the modern sensibilities, especially when the glass is accompanied by wood or stone... glass wall on the right.More:Give Me a Wall, a House or a Roof of GlassGlamorous..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Style With Wood, Stone and Color
"in this modern home in a Chicago suburb... hink “modern house” and most likely one with glass walls comes to mind, such as Mies... impact on modern home designs and people’s impressions of modern residential architecture... glass walls more tolerable, and architects have a plurality of influences, not just... while “modern” may mean straight lines and more glass than punched windows, it also... example of modern architecture’s going beyond preconceptions, and being created for the..."
Ribbon Windows: Openness, Privacy and Cool, Modern Design
"Points of Modern Architecture: 1) Supports, or pilotis; 2) Roof gardens; 3) Free design... exterior walls that were together structure and facade. Because these long horizontal... statement for modern architecture. Decades later, ribbon windows are a fairly common element... element in modern and contemporary houses. To be considered as extensions of Le Corbusier's... larger wall (not above it, as in a clerestory). The examples that follow can be..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Romance in Ontario
"creative wall art adorn the home of Sacha and Melissa Leclair. The two moved into their... Pastel walls and big gold light fixtures adorned every room. Melissa and Sacha, both... for the modern, got to work transforming the townhouse into their dream home. "We've... are the wall color in dinning room/living room and the walls near fireplace? and the... against the walls? love. I love that they dress their house the way that they dress!..."
5 Modern Home Exteriors Tell a Texture Story
'Woven' concrete, rammed earth, stones tumbled into baskets ... Materials with texture give these homes freedom of expression
"it the walls of your home, a freestanding wall in your yard or even a partition inside... painted walls to bring accents to the home. Modern, textured, subtle. My favourite... rammed-earth walls, I've never seen that before! Thank you! Another great article, John... gabion walls, but they are beautiful. midmodfan, where is your hometown? John, enjoyed... freestanding walls (detached from the house's exterior walls). Therefore the limestone makes..."