Tag Archives: Modern

15 Fun And Cheerful Ways To Add Orange To The Modern Nursery

Inspired by the changing colors and scenery outside? Wish to revamp the nursery by ushering in a bit of fall festivity without altering its existing style? There are few ways better (if any) to do this than to turn to the perennial charm of orange – a cheerful allure that seems even more obvious as the festive season starts to roll in each year! Orange is no longer viewed as a risky color use in home design thanks to neutral modern interiors that offer a clean and light-filled backdrop. In the modern nursery, orange can add brightness, polished charm, a sense of playfulness and a dramatic striking point. Read More

Inventive Modern House Brings Green Goodness To Urban Landscape

It is barely surprising news to know that we are increasingly moving away from nature and are stuck in a world dominated by concrete, glass, cement and stone. The urban landscape has barely any space for nature at its vibrant best. Attempting to correct this anomaly and bringing a pocket of vibrant green to the sprawling cityscape of Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam is the gorgeous Stacked Planters House designed by VTN Architects. Part of a creative initiative dubbed ‘House for Trees’ by the eco-friendly folk at VTN, this exquisite green house has been crafted using terrazzo, glass and concrete. Read More

Lorimer Street Townhouse: Light, White And Modern Industrial Panache

Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn is home to some of the most gorgeous and authentic townhouses you will ever come across and each one of them has a story to tell. With changing times, needs and aesthetics, homeowners are increasingly turning towards smart renovations to give these classic townhouses a modern sheen. The fabulous Lorimer Street Townhouse showcases one such beautiful transformation as an old and dark three-story townhouse was turned into a light-filled, inviting home by Elizabeth Roberts Architecture and Design. The new loft-like interior combines industrial elements with contemporary sheen to deliver the best of both worlds. Read More

20 Dashing Modern Industrial Décor Finds

Love modern-industrial design? So do we; and the increasing number of townhouse and loft renovations across the world are only adding to the craze. Exposed brick walls in the living room, a touch of jaded metallic magic in the bedroom or even raw, concrete finish in the bathroom are no longer considered unsophisticated. With this new found love for distressed finishes and rough surfaces, there has been a spurt in décor that combines modern ergonomics with trendy industrial aesthetics. It is a marriage of form and functionality that delivers everything you need with an edgy, industrial vibe. Read More

Sussex Street House: Steel And Timber-Framed Modern Suburban Home

Not every modern home needs to be about an extraordinary design solution that sets it apart from the rest. At times, the best home is one that just responds the specific features of the landscape it sits in and the needs of the homeowner. Set in the quiet suburb of Maylands, Australia, the Sussex Street House epitomizes this understated and elegant look of a modern family home. Conjured up and brought to life by Mountford Architects, the small and space-conscious residence was designed to maximize light even while creating a free-flowing and relaxing interior. Read More

Stylish Synergy: Modern Japanese Home With A View Of Distant Mountains

Memories and nostalgia often play a key role in home design and often homeowners want to replicate a feature of their childhood home or create a residence that takes them closer to their rustic roots. Designed by Takashi Okuno to meet the specific needs of a young couple, this Japanese home draws its inspiration from simpler structures of the past that were visually connected with the landscape around them. Dubbed ‘House that Coexists with the Landscape‘, this open, inviting and light-filled house adopts a more traditional silhouette and yet surprises you with its gorgeous, free-flowing interiors. Read More

Bound By Brick: Urbane Modern Renovation Of Inner City Worker’s Cottage

If you love the sight of exposed brick walls weaving their way through a contemporary interior, then this renovated inner city worker’s cottage in Annandale, Australia promises a visual treat! Revamped and modernized by Bastian Architecture, it is a dashing rear extension that alters the ambiance of this classic home nestled in a heritage neighborhood. Existing building constraints meant that the street façade of the house was left completely untouched while a modern living area, kitchen and dining were added to the rear. Connecting the rear garden, smaller inner courtyard and barbecue zone with the living space, the revitalized interior is filled with a flood of natural light. Read More

Concrete Charisma: Stunningly Refurbished Modern Industrial London Loft

Nestle in the heart of London and reviving the original industrial charm of the Clerkenwell neighborhood, the charming Clerkenwell Warehouse Loft was renovated and refurbished in style by InsideOut. The innovative makeover of this 2,583-square- foot apartment aimed at bringing back some of the original appeal of the home by doing away with old layers of drywall and exposing its concrete skin at its brilliant best. The project is a brilliant blend of aesthetics and functionality with modern inserts and smart units being used to add two new bedrooms, a state-of-the-art contemporary kitchen, an exclusive TV room, guest spaces and additional family areas. Read More

How To Get A Modern Look With Clean-Lined Decor

Thanks to a new wave of creative design studios, finding unique items (from furnishings to tabletop decor) has never been easier. Even one or two special pieces can make a big difference at home, especially when clean-lined style is involved. A beautifully designed objet d’art has the power to be the modern centerpiece of your space. Worth the investment, these treasures can elevate your interior to gallery status, especially when a less-is-more approach is involved. Keep reading to discover the how to get a clean-lined, modern look at home… Read More