takes a traditional use of materials and translates them into a more modern look. The horizontal rectangles of glass are larger and more open than in the previous photo, which opens up the room further to the outside while still retaining a classic feel.
instead of a traditional squashy loveseat. This piece is much more versatile, because you can pull it up to a dining table or even place it in a hall or mudroom in a larger house later on.Light or dark upholstery? A white sofa without removable slipcovers is pretty high maintenance, but add machine-washable
"Traditional" shutters are not the same as plantation shutters. They have the smaller, narrower louvers and are more often found in the New England states. Traditional shutters are rarely installed today since the trend is toward letting in lots of light and keeping the view open to the outside.
combines the traditional warmth of wood, raised panel, beaded inset cabinets with stainless steel appliances and glass tiles. The open, galley kitchen layout keeps everything close at hand while enabling the cook and dishwasher to be a part of all the action.
This kitchen was published in Trends magazine
modern and traditional. Bud_dietrich lives in a 1930s French Country style home. "We wanted our kitchen to be a bridge between this older, more traditional style, and a sleeker and more modern appearance," he says. His kitchen pays tribute to the traditional with clear stained cabinetry and a beaded inset
Traditional with a modern flair. Spacious, yet work space is seperated from social space.
toward the traditional, I see more and more clients willing to take risks with mixing modern furnishings in traditional homes," Zaveloff says. "People are more open to having fun with mixing eras and styles rather than being rigid. I also have more clients willing to use vintage pieces and, more importantly
The traditional way of making a room is to build four walls, each connected and perpendicular to the adjoining wall. Doors and windows are then cut or "punched" into the walls to connect rooms and introduce light and views. This all started to change in the 19th century when architects started to