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My Houzz: Old-World European Flair in Oregon
Custom woodwork, stained glass and Arts and Crafts touches create warm, earthy interiors in a ranch-style home
"earthy interiors in a ranch-style home... in an old European villa drafts and all. Custom-tiles: if you go to the Marcial... Lovely interior work. They have done a beautiful job on this home. But from the... build and design another house. This home is modern,rustic and absolutely functional... dictating the interiors and the sense of art and craftsmanship everywhere. This is a true... finished interiors are uncommon. The sealer was a clear color. It was absorbed very..."
Houzz Tour: Old World Style Gets an Airy Update
"Get Design Inspiration From an Atlanta Home's Layers of Beautiful Detail... Atlanta-based interior designer Sherry Hart to contribute the finishing touches to a masterpiece... behind the design, and offers tips on creating a home with a sense of continuity and... Sherry Hart Designs. I am glad that a house is saved and restored. A resurrected new... for an old house with much sentimental value. Just beautiful and airy. I love this..."
Houzz Tour: An Old-World Bungalow Earns a New Plan
With a hundred years under its belt, this New Hampshire home deserved the loving additions and modern updates made by its architect owner
"having an old-world feel because of its dark, broken-up rooms. "But after taking down... century-old New Hampshire bungalow — an anomaly on a street lined with Victorians and... space". The world would truly be a different place if they could bring back this feature... planning the design, it was an absolute requirement to have both! The house is on 3 acres... plans when designing the front porch... make it deep! The newer homes will have a 6' or..."
Teach Old-World Style New Tricks
Layer modern, minimalist accents with antiques and traditional decor for rave-earning style contrast
"beauty of old-world design from a very early age. Growing up, I was surrounded by 19... opposing design styles into one dynamic interior. So I was inspired to share with my... with my design taste), I decided to rebel against my upbringing and become a fan of... minimalist design movement. Yet as more time passed, I learned that beauty lies in the... several interiors that represent an outstanding job of bridging the best of both worlds..."
Warm Up Your Home with Old-World Wrought Iron Lighting
"Old World lighting from Mediterranean, Spanish Colonial, and Tuscan style interiors... in the designs. Let's take a look at some great old European-inspired lighting.... couple of interior and exterior applications. The foyer is 18 feet square with a 14 foot... great designs all surrounding this topic. Levi, thanks for sharing your comment and... lanterns has Old World charm. Outdoor lanterns are just as decorative. These two large..."
Houzz Tour: Antiques and Old-World Luxury in the San Francisco Hills
Traditional furnishings and muted colors complement European architecture in a beautifully remodeled 1912 house
"Francisco designer and antiques dealer, remodeled the 1912 house for her family, creating... Glance Designed for: Candace Barnes and her family Location: Ashbury Heights neighborhood... off to Old World Europe you go! (p.s. There is no beige here, simply soft lighting... formal interior. Very nice. Love the light herringbone floors. I am a white kitchen... Fantastic design work. Hope the folks at AD see this and will showcase your work in..."
Houzz Tour: New Style with Old-World Warmth
"facade. Designer Matthew MacCaul Turner helped transform these apartment units into... photographed, designer Ken Fulk did the staging — which is where most of the furniture in... surround adds Old-World warmth. French limestone mantle: Exquisite SurfacesSconces: Urban... ceiling was designed to center around the table. Silver leaf was hand applied and lacquered... who also designed a hidden wet bar tucked behind a panel in this room. Custom zebra..."
Minimalist Home in Spain Wins World Architecture News Award
An unadorned house in an ancient Catalonian district catches the attention of the jury panel for its minimalist interior design
"the 2011 World Architecture News (WAN) Interior Design Awards announced earlier this... contrasting interior worlds (Little Venice, London), combining drama and functionality... of the old world architecture right there. hmmm....you've got to be kidding me! :)... with the old and how the intrinsic characteristics from the original construction were... moody interiors, industrial materials and atmospheric lighting give the impression..."
Guest Picks: Everything Old-World Is New Again
Give even a new build a romantic history with lighting fixtures, hardware and drapes that recall the Old Country
"remodeled an old house. People assume it is old because it is a Craftsman-style home in... have an old-world feel. The front porch ceiling is covered in antique painted beadboard... with the old-world feel I wanted to create. Here are my sources, along with photos... French design builds a new house? A brand-new home that looks like it has been around... while the old beams and reclaimed oak floors came from a salvage yard just down the street..."
Evoke Old-World Romance With Vintage Silver
Use antique silver cups, candlesticks and pitchers to bring the romance of the past to your present-day home
My Houzz: Old-World Charm With a Modern-Love Twist
Heritage pieces combine with custom touches — and one great story — in a Canadian family's 'forever' house
Get Cozy with Traditional Old-World Decorating
"To me "Old World" is more transitional than traditional style: Greco-Roman... key to Old-World styling. Personalize your home with old framed photos, portraits... for an old-fashioned conversation. Even if your furniture is more casual than traditional... if the design elements in the rest of the room are simple.Add fringe to the bottom..."
Saving Facades: Modern Gems Merge Old and New
"light-filled interiors designed for modern life... built world. I discovered just how much trouble modern architecture makes for people... merging the old and the new.... mixing of old architecture and modern architecture is really the best of both worlds... see the old mix with new, inside or out. The homeowner's and the professional effort... "the good old days weren't always good, and tomorrow's not as bad as it seems," it's..."
Design 2011: Old-School Prep and Modern Prep
"into the world of interior design in the classic way and in new interpretations. Here... how the world of preppies has stayed the same in a lot of ways, but also how it has... pairings of old school preppy and modern preppy.... still old school because I liked alot of the old school photos best. I should confess:... between old and new prep! SO great! quirky topic - loved the idea book....and reading... about home design was something like "what to do when you want to display a lot of family..."
Houzz Tour: 800-Year-Old Walls, Modern Interiors in Provence
"Old architecture and new additions mix beautifully in a luxurious renovated vacation... Provençal design had been cannibalized by a 1960s mix of wild wallpaper, Dutch tile and... additions; old and new are distinguished in what is now a luxurious vacation home. "Once... "the design became very easy for me." Note: All of the furniture was sourced locally... European interior design tends to be far more contemporary than American design. Most..."