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Roots of Style: Midcentury Styles Respond to Modern Life
See how postwar lifestyles spawned a range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern shed. What's next?
"range of styles, including minimalist traditional, ranch, split level and modern shed... of one style are often adapted to another entirely different style. Some styles might... other styles were all developed throughout this period. The following styles were... unique styles of residential design before World War II, it was not until the mid-20th... architectural style. The war led to a housing shortage in the U.S., and Europe had to rebuild..."
Roots of Style: Shingle Style Is Back — Here's How to Spot It
Intimate or rambling, in the coast or by the sea, shingle homes are seeing a revival. Has your home joined in?
"That style was initially executed with brick exteriors in England, reinterpreted... Shingle style eliminated the ornament; the Queen Anne shape was overlaid and gently... Shingle Style. The west coast seems to have a definitve style, especially in Northern... exterior styling, but this article has made me think of how internal spaces broke away... "shingle style" so to speak.I actually found the red cedar and it's dark weathering..."
Roots of Style: International Style Celebrates Pure Form
Using technology and materials of the time, International style is always current. See its expression in these 16 homes around the world
"International style is always current. See its expression in these 16 homes around the world... vernacular style offers an opportunity to absorb the theory of modern design and the ability... International style, exemplifies what was new at the time. Design schools promote the... International style developed in Europe after the creation of the modern Prairie and Craftsman... Craftsman styles, and more clearly defined modern architecture that we reference today:..."
Houzz Quiz: What's Your Decorating Style?
"what your style is and how to find the right pieces. Worry not. We’re here to help. Take... decorating style is right for you.... exactly the style I'm doing in my house. Godd job, quiz-makers! My style is contemporary... for a style! I love clean lines and a comfortable but modern style! Coastal, very... is my style? Mid-century modern...really? I hate that style! Unfortunately, several... That style is so NOT my decorating style. We live in a farmhouse at our vineyard..."
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
"in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has... of the style is its proportions. While classical styles are dictated strictly by precedent... traditional style began in the 1930s as an affordable response to the depression. It took... earlier styles such as Tudor and colonial revival and simplified them. The concept... in the style were often a single level with a side gable roof and one or two gables..."
12 Great Kitchen Styles — Which One's for You?
Sometimes you can be surprised by the kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures
"kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures... Style is easier to recognize with your eyes than with words: You know it when you... kitchen style? Check out these guides to a dozen favorite kitchen design themes, then... Counter top style Trying to pinpoint a style/style combo. Transitional with Eclectic would... Mediterranean style kitchen. I love that italian/family style feel. I am in the final stages..."
So Your Style Is: Eclectic
This playful, personal home design style shakes up conventions and bridges the gap between other looks. Here's how to master the mix
"design style shakes up conventions and bridges the gap between other looks. Here's... Eclectic style is the great equalizer. It reshuffles the rule book, mixing and matching... eclectic style so appealing can also make it tricky — you'll need to be careful not... your own style yet still adheres to the fundamentals of good design. You don't have... Eclectic style, when pulled off — is the most interesting of styles, in my opinion!..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"multicultural style going strong for a century... in this style. Historically it covered adobe brick walls, but it was adapted to wood-frame... in this style house more. Love this style -- great examples. I've designed gardens... texture of a style of adobe. I have lived in a stucco version of the style in Florida and... love this style home. I think the Spanish style casas are influenced from the Arab period... architectural style of a Spanish Colonial style home. Lannie Loeks, Carved Custom Cabinets..."
So Your Style Is: Transitional
This sophisticated look hits the sweet spot between traditional elegance and contemporary cool for harmony in your home
"transitional style would check all of her "just right" boxes: not too cold, not too formal... other styles as long as they don't detract from the casual, tailored setting. You'll... 'So Your Style Is': Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Hollywood Regency | Rustic | Old... these styles. I love this series and I think this is my style though I must say that... Transitional style that include some color (I bet others would too). This is my style; I..."
Houzz Quiz: What Style of House Should You Live In?
Does your heart belong to midcentury, traditional, farmhouse or something else? Take our quiz to find out
"fit the style you want to be. My style was determined to be traditional, which it... FAVORITE style of any style I can think of! So surprised!!! To detailaddict: see back... towards any style my client wants. I thought that over time, working with other styles... shingle style? Lol! Traditional - yay!! I got Italianate. This is absolutely correct... Shingle style by the sea...sounds right to me! Traditional, duh. Well, I got Midcentury..."
House-Hunting Help: If You Could Pick Your Home Style ...
Love an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can help
"house style play into your decision-making process? Knowing the features (and drawbacks)... house styles can help you search smarter, and help you find a home that works not... for your style but for your life. What is available on the market depends on what... house style — just think of the "painted lady" Victorians in the Haight-Ashbury area... house style in mind, take a drive around your area to see if there is a neighborhood..."
15 Key Pieces for Modern Farmhouse Style
"farmhouse style is all of these things and more. This easy-to-love style takes the best... farmhouse style, the modern farmhouse style is just another trend that will be over in... farmhouse style is just that - a style. It's meant to evoke the aesthetics of a farmhouse... Farmhouse style is a great look: rustic style elements with a clean, minimal feel. One... "Farmhouse Style" Style meaning it gives a nod to farmhouse items and incorporates little..."
8 Popular Cabinet Door Styles for Kitchens of All Kinds
Don't mess around picking cabinet doors. Let our mini guide help you choose the right style, and save the messes for cooking
"right style, and save the messes for cooking... cabinet door style can be one of the most important factors in your kitchen's new design... a door style for every home design. Take a look at some of the better-known styles... overlay styles. Each style has different hinge options, door edges, price ranges... slab door style, but in investigating I found (and LOVE) this pillow style. Below I'll... cabinet door styles, but mostly I loved is the Flat cabinet door style & also would love..."
Roots of Style: Where Did Your House Get Its Look?
Explore the role of architectural fashions in current designs through 5 home styles that bridge past and present
"5 home styles that bridge past and present... What style is it? This is not always an easy question to answer. "Style" is an elusive... vernacular style. It can be said that a style is a definition after the fact rather... things, and style is frequently an amalgamation of different features. Nevertheless, most... Prairie style. Your article points out that the mid-century ranch style takes off on... Transitional Style where my love of the Traditional Style ,with a covered cedar veranda..."
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
"contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule... design styles, it won't cast a chill either. You'll often hear the terms "contemporary"... modern style in the near future.) Why it works: A strong emphasis on line and form... contemporary style its energy. These rooms are designed with abundant open space and natural... 'So Your Style Is': Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Hollywood Regency | Rustic | Old..."