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Houzz Tour: Splashy Colors Spark a Contemporary Guesthouse
"goldfish wallpaper is crazy good and the shower tile are really cool. Valerie, buy yourself... buy the wallpaper? LOVE LOVE LOVE! So inspirational! ...and so fun! I love the use... of the wallpaper while lending the space a clean, contemporary feel. Semifrosted glass... Giant-goldfish wallpaper inspired the design of the bathroom. "We knew we wanted a psychedelic... This wallpaper adds so much drama to the space without crippling our budget." An..."
Canine Goes Contemporary
Celebrate your furry family member in a contemporary or modern setting with these 8 decorating ideas
"member in a contemporary or modern setting with these 8 decorating ideas... into your contemporary or modern decor might be the one of the biggest challenges of... Doggie wallpaper is not a great idea if you plan to move someday. I'm a cat person... mid-century modern style, and we can't get enough of them. http://www.houzz.com/photos... quirky wallpaper. Just don’t add too many competing pieces; this Osbourne & Little..."
Floral Wallpaper for Today
"Fresh and Contemporary With Unique Designs and Bold Patterns... floral wallpaper but worried you’ll choose a pattern that will sway too traditional... floral wallpaper tends to feature overly feminine rosebuds, irises and flowery vines... today’s modern versions play with colorways and scale to create an unconventional look... one of wallpaper’s most known motifs. Train your eye with the following images and..."
10 Different Ways to Use Wallpaper
"Contemporary wallpapers in bedrooms, kids rooms, bathrooms and more... about wallpaper. On the one hand, it's not as easy to apply or alter as paint is... textures of wallpaper available these days. You can choose the style that is right for... garish. Wallpaper is particularly interesting to me because there are so many different... your wallpaper can enlarge or brighten a room. It can bring texture and depth to..."
Houzz Tour: Historical Modern Chicago Makeover
"sleek contemporary look. The result is a beautiful blend of traditional and contemporary... in mind modern aspects - who wants an outhouse or cooking on a hearth, but, modern... mid-century modern houses but I've to admit that this house would suit me fine anytime... not a modern type girl!) I like what they have done to the interior, but the exterior... want a modern house, there's lots to choose from. To strip the essence of this house's..."
Design Workshop: The Modern Wall Base, 4 Ways
Do you really need baseboards? Contemporary design provides minimalist alternatives to the common intersection of floor and wall
"baseboards? Contemporary design provides minimalist alternatives to the common intersection... aesthetic. In contemporary architecture these details can range from the sublimely simple... language of modernism: functional, spare, humble, minimalist and expressive. Related:... interest in modern and mid-century modern styles lately and this is just the kind of detail... idea that modern design can still incorporate a large base is important to realize. Most..."
Houzz Tour: Family Home Gets New Soft-Modern Style
""soft modern" style, blending traditional, modern, eclectic and contemporary pieces... home's contemporary architecture. Enter interior designer Rachel Reider, who brought... 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..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Efficiency in the English Countryside
Passive House principles make a new contemporary home for a Gloucestershire family of 5 a model of energy-efficient design
"a new contemporary home for a Gloucestershire family of 5 a model of energy-efficient... otherwise contemporary structure.See more about this charring process A wood-pellet stove... Silver wallpaper lends a space-age feel to one of the children’s rooms, which has... world and modern style that the architect enjoys.“What I love most about this house is... materials and contemporary design,“ he says. “Externally, it’s materially very rich, but..."
Modern Toile: New Twists on the Classic Pattern
"of the modern, cheeky twists on what images are now considered toile. You can find... find modern toiles that are whimsical and fun. So it's official: I've released toile... toile wallpaper and fabric, in blue , silver gray,and pink, I love it........ for this modern toile wallpaper that features fun illustrations in a pattern that's... bold, contemporary space like this one. Tip: For a similar fabric, check out this..."
Pattern Play: Mix Prints for a Traditional-Modern Look
"for a contemporary bedroom or living room... pattern with modern prints. I think this collection of stripes, geometrics, polka dots... different modern prints for a client. It's a ways off from being photographed but I... using a modern floral pattern. An area rug, wallpaper or even certain accessories are... added that modern element. The gold polka dot with tiny crystal? Well, that added sparkle... This modern chain link would make a great headborad. It adds just enough fun and..."
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"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..."
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..."
Regional Modern: Chicago's Take on Contemporary Design
"area's modern and contemporary architecture unique has become second nature to me... regional modern architecture: Boston | Austin | NYC | NY Metro | Seattle | Oregon |... more to modern in the Chicago area. If you poke around in little hidden-away places... different modern styles, from Wright and Mies-inspired to mid-century ranches, pod homes... funky modern homes. While Mies' Farnsworth House is indeed a rare treasure that..."
Pitched Roofs Make a Point in Modern and Contemporary Homes
Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear. See how architects are giving pitches a place today
"ourselves as contemporary architects, and many of the homes we look to for inspiration are... all-out modern. Like many design professionals of our generation, we read Le Corbusier’s... in the contemporary world? Turns out, we don’t have to look too far; many architects... definitely. A modern/minimal house doesn't have to have a flat roof, lately some of my favourite... "serene contemporary home" looked like a windowless barn. Some of the others showed..."
Houzz Tour: Strong, Modern Lines Stand Up to the Trees
Modernism takes kindly to the New York woods, with double-height ceilings for openness and a burbling creek for music
"Modernism takes kindly to the New York woods, with double-height ceilings for openness... clean modern lines but certainly not cold...love every shot! Attractive on the first... side. Modern done right! Loved this quote from Hal Smith. "In architecture school... fond of wallpaper. The designer selected this pattern, and it brings so much life to... little wallpaper-from stair risers, bookcase backings, a few individual stripes, to..."