April 27, 2011
Mies van der Rohe once said, "We must remember that everything depends on how we use a material." In this Palo Alto, CA, residence constructed from rammed earth, steel, and glass, and finished in white oak, ipe, and American walnut, architect Cass Calder Smith of CCS Architecture holds true to Mies' dictum. Thanks to the liberal use of natural materials, the house attains a comfortable sensibility noticed by nearly everyone who passes through its earthen walls. "Guests are, without exception, completely taken by how the house is very modern, but also very warm," say the owners.
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April 18, 2011
Innovo Design Unveils Swirling Bamboo Grass Lamp in Milan
What could signify Earth Day better than this bamboo grass lamp from Innovo?
April 14, 2011
14 Gauge Steel Outdoor Fireplace
Contain those wild bonfires this summer with the 14 gauge steel outdoor fireplace from ModFire.
Perfect children's light
I little bit of color, a lot of modern. Perfect light fixture for a children's room! See more lighting for mod kids.
April 03, 2011
Why not the Why Knot Table?
This coffee table is made from smoked oak veneer. The curves created from these wooden panels are elegant, intricate and would flow naturally with any style of living room decor. Twisted but stunning, this is a table that modern home owners are going to love, particularly the suckers for odd but unique made pieces offering functionality in their home.