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Mixing traditional with contemporary decor

The freshest style in decor these days is … mixing styles. Traditional and contemporary often work well together. Think abstract art with an overstuffed chaise, or an 18th-century-style toile wallpaper with an ’80s-era lamp. The appeal is in the pleasing tension between the styles; sophisticated, artsy, yet livable. The latest throwback trend comes, as usual, […]

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Modern House Design

Mixing traditional, contemporary decor creates sophisticated, artsy style

The freshest style in decor these days is … mixing styles. Traditional and contemporary often work well together. Think abstract art with an overstuffed chaise, or an 18th century-style toile wallpaper with an ’80s-era lamp. The appeal is in the pleasing tension between the styles; sophisticated, artsy, yet livable. The latest throwback trend comes, as […]

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Modern House Design

Scandinavian design is what influenced this calm and contemporary holiday home

A tired 30-year-old property was turned into a Scandi-inspired modern home by Interior designers Jessica Helgerson and Chelsie Lee, based in Portland, Oregon. The house is a weekend and holiday retreat for the owners, Suzy and Chris, and their three children. The couple had long dreamt about having a refuge in the Hamptons, a chic […]

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Modern House Design

Contemporary Rammed-Earth House Takes in Camelback Mountain From Every Room

LISTING OF THE DAY Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona Price: $15 million With signatures like floating roof canopies and dramatic geometry, this four-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, was conceived by Scottsdale architects Kendle Design Collective. “This home is a piece of art,” said Jim Bruske of Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, the listing agent. “Everyone […]

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