Tag Archives: Modern

Old New England Farm Outbuilding Replaced With A Nifty Modern Masterpiece

Creating an aesthetic connection between a 100-year old farmhouse and a smaller modern outbuilding that has been built far more recently is a tricky task that requires attention to detail. Sitting next to an old farmhouse, this small, contemporary structure in Cranberry Isles, Maine accomplishes this by using vernacular architectural features and a wonderful balance of elements. The new building built by Elliott + Elliott Architecture is part of a multi-generational home where the kids and the grandchildren occupy the main farmhouse while the head of the family finds space in the newly built structure just outside. A wooden deck connects the two buildings and preserves the traditional charm of the farmhouse. Read More

Modern Door Hardware With A Twist

You may have never thought that a door handle would rate high on your must-have list, but once you get a look at the stunning handles and plates created by Bonnemazou-Cambus, you’ll understand the meaning of the adage “good design in the details.” Read More

10 Modern Gold Accessories That Will Make You Fall In Love With Gold Again

Don’t call it a comeback, it’s been here for years (it’s impossible not to channel LL Cool J’s Mama Said Knock You Out when saying that line)… But it’s true – Gold has been around forever and while it never went anywhere, it seemed to have taken a backseat to other metals in recent years, like copper and rose gold. And now, it’s making its way back to the forefront in the design world, which has us exploring some fun ways to bring it back into our homes. Take a look at some gold accessories that will help you take a dip back into the gold pond. Read More