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  • Colorful Vintage Modern Bedroom Design

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    Colorful Vintage Modern Bedroom Design

    Modern design doesn't have to be boring or brand new.

    We just could not stop staring at this loft-style bedroom with its colorful decor and fancy chandelier choice.

    In case you were wondering, modern design does not have to be monotone and full of clean lines. You can incorporate vintage pieces, colorful textiles and of course contemporary chandeliers to achieve the best modern design.

    Glass Chandeliers From Euro Style Lighting

    Glass chandeliers from Euro Style Lighting.

    These glass chandeliers can add color or just a little fanciness to your vintage modern decor. The most fun part about design is combining and contrasting different styles.

    1. Crystorama Harper Chrome with Cognac Glass Chandelier

    2. La Scala Green Glass 30 1/2-Inch-W Chandelier

    3. Harper Ice Blue Glass 17-Inch-W Chandelier

    4. Elan Alveare Blown Glass 19 1/4-Inch-W Chandelier

    5. Cyan Boho Large Modern Amber Glass 32-Inch-H Pendant Light

    Colorful Textiles From Euro Style Lighting

    Colorful textiles from Euro Style Lighting.

    You can add color and comfort to your modern space with textiles. Accent pillows, area rugs, poufs and throw blankets dress up any space and make it more livable. A colorful floor lamp also fits right in with the colorful seating scattered around the room.

    1. Weylyn High-Gloss Red Fiberglass 17 1/4-Inch-H Stool

    2. Nugget Glass with Brushed Steel Ovo Floor Lamp

    3. Modern Grass Green Jacquard Chevron Knit Throw Blanket

    4. Turquoise Looped Mohair 50-Inch-W Throw Blanket

    5. Surya Chevron Plum Purple Wool 18-Inch-H Pouf Ottoman

    6. Surya Mod Persimmon Square Indoor/Outdoor Pouf Ottoman

  • Table Setting For the Modern Hostess

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    Table Setting For the Modern Hostess

    Images from Design Love Fest

    A beautiful Thanksgiving table setting that's not dated or boring.

    Thanksgiving is nest week! If you're like me, you have no idea how to decorate the table this year. Hopefully a brilliant idea will just come to you... Well, Design Love Fest has answered your wishes with some beautiful table setting ideas for Fall.

    You don't have to design a table setting that's dated and traditional to have a successfully stylish Thanksgiving dinner.

    Here's a few things to keep in mind when styling your table next week:

    Step 1 - Aesthetic

    Before you can get started, you'll have to decide on what style you're going for first and foremost. For example, do you want a glamorous table setting or maybe something more casual and organic?

    Step 2 - Color

    Once you've decided on the style you want, then you can move on and decide your color palette. Do you want it to be monotone, include bold colors or maybe something in between?

    Once you've answered these two important questions, and you've decided on your aesthetic and color palette, then you can move on to select dinnerwarependant lightingseating and decor accordingly...

    Step 3 - Food

    Remember, you'll want your food to match the beautiful style of your table?... Here's some ideas.

    This food arrangement on the left (below) is just more prettiness from Design Love Fest. The elegant dessert, along with amazing food photography, can be found on The Artful Desperado. Notice the stylish simplicity with both.

    Pretty Food For A Modern Table Setting

    Images from Design Love Fest and The Artful Desperado

    Don't forget that food can be a large styling element for your table.

    You can find this beautiful, and I'm assuming delicious, cake recipe on The Artful Desperado...

  • Winter Weekend: Palm Springs Architecture and Design Center

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    Architecture And Design Center
    Photo by Daniel Chavkin; All Photos from Architect Magazine

    A modernist classic makes the perfect home for a design museum addition.

    Home to the world's largest assemblage of mid-century modern architecture, Palm Springs has long been a modern design lover's paradise. With winter averages in the sunny 70s, it has always long been a snowbird's seasonal haven. 

    Now Palm Springs has yet another reason to be a favorite. The Palm Springs Art Museum recently expanded with the opening of an Architecture & Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion

    Modern Interior

    Photo by Julius Shulman

    Classic modernism abounds throughout this space.

    This beautiful space dedicated to modern design is a modernist exhibit in itself. The E. Stewart Williams designed former bank building has been meticulously renovated by designer Marmol Radziner to retain elements of historical significance.

    modern ceiling lighting

    CSL Aluminum Outdoor Ceiling Light, Elan Minn White LED Pendant

    Classic mid-century lighting is seen throughout the space. Today, contemporary pendant lighting in particular and modern lighting in general still exhibit that desert-inspired penchant for minimalism. 

    Meanwhile, decorative louvres surrounding the building are also indicative of the desert landscape outside. 

    Palm Springs Modernism

    Photo by Julius Shulman

    Inside and out, the architecture and design center exudes mid-century modernism.

    This new space is reason alone to escape the cold for a weekend this winter and head to Palm Springs for a modern design retreat. With exhibitions devoted to modern design, what more can any lover of mid-century ask from a weekend? 

  • Modernist Dream Home For Sale

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    Mid Century Modern Architecture

    Image from Curbly

    Mid-century modern dream home for sale in Los Angeles.

    What do you do when you love modern design and the perfect home goes on the market for $1.4M? Well, you dream design it of course...

    The A-frame architecture and ceiling-high windows create the perfect opportunity to not only design a beautiful living room, but showcase it!

    There's a few elements that should always be present in a mid-century modern home and they are the following: modern pendant lightingcontemporary floor lamp and a sunburst mirror. With these three elements, built-in shelving and lots of windows, you now have yourself a coveted home for all design enthusiasts.

    Modern Lighting And Furnishings From Euro Style Lighting

    Here's what we would want to see through those huge windows as you drive up...

    1. This white pendant light will look perfect hanging from the A-frame ceiling.

    2. The delicate nature of this sunburst mirror allows it to make a statement without dominating the design.

    3. Every mid-century home needs an arc floor lamp. The marble base on this one makes it even more special.

    4. Clean lines, tufting and a pale blue hue make this contemporary sofa a knock out.

    5. Classic designs in new materials, like this modern accent chair, rounds up a perfect seating area.

    6. To complete an awesome living room design, this block style white coffee table is the perfect choice. The simplicity won't detract from the beautiful seating.

  • Modern Bathroom Lighting

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    Modern Bathroom Lighting

    Image from Smitten Studio

    Stylish modern bathroom lighting.

    Since there's not much furniture in a bathroom, maybe a stool or bench, the opportunity for a 'wow' factor is much more limited than other rooms. It's true, different wall treatments, fixtures, cabinetry and plumbing plays a large role in the design. But since they all require a certain amount of function, the fun element in design becomes the lighting.

    Mini pendant lighting is not your typical choice in a bathroom, but as you can see above, it plays a large role in the aesthetic of the room, while the rest of the design choices are relatively basic.

    Domain Home featured several bathroom re-designs and these two were our favorite. Remember to notice the modern bathroom lighting!

    Modern Bathroom Design

    Image from Domaine Home

    Wall lighting helps dress up this bathroom design.

    There was a lot of work done to this bathroom above. To put it simply, it was made simple. And when it comes to modern design, simple is good.

    The stylish wall lights against the cool wood paneled wall really add something to this design.

    Glamorous Modern Lighting For A Bathroom Design

    Image from Domaine Home

    Crystal lighting makes a statement above a free-standing bathtub.

    Crystal lighting isn't just for the dining room and entryway. You can make a statement with your bathroom design by including one above the tub. 

    If you don't have a free-standing tub or huge space like the image above, don't worry. You can always include a smaller crystal chandelier above the center of the room.

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