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Margie Mertens
I’m certainly no expert but how does Stardust Modern leave out Frank Lloyd Wright? If you ever visit Crystal Bridges in Arkansas be sure to tour the Frank Lloyd Wright they moved and reassembled there .
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Webado Webada

And so ... we get bamboozled by terms.

To me modern means sleek, clean lines, no fuss finishes. Thus no crown moldings and such embellishments which I consider as old-fashioned as lace collars and kerchiefs. I personally also don't like exposed wood beams and joists, nor exposed ducts and concrete. The former is rustic (which I don't like), the latter is industrial and looks unfinished and a sorry excuse for shoddy and incomplete workmanship. In both cases I know dust and spiders accumulate in hard to reach crevices. Not for me.

As for furniture, I like modern, sleek, as in what I still dream of from the 70s-80 magazines of stores like Roche Bobois.

Just because some influential interior decorator has re-introduced antiques or, for those who cannot afford the originals, antique-looking furniture, doesn't mean it's a modern style. It's not something I like or covet.

So ... hahaha ... for me modern is what I like, old-fashioned is what I don't like ... LOL

And this applies to exterior and interior.

The trouble is what I can afford ... Wants, likes and affordability are never properly aligned.

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Cate Taylor

I'm flexible with terms as well - in the sense that I can see antiques or good replica's as modern-in-their-setting if they are made as focal points in a sparsely furnished room.

Sera Hersham Loftus combines plenty of lace with 70's chairs, low profile sofa's, and unique auction finds and it's indescribable ~

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