Modern Architecture and Contemporary Design Fuse at The Isabella Gardener Modern Museum of Architecture

Modern architecture and contemporary design join forces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a 70,000 square foot, $115 million structure in Boston. The museum is an open, airy, light-filled box that stands respectfully behind the Venetian-style palazzo, erected in 1902 by Gardner as a repository for her extensive collection of fine and decorative art. Italian architect ...

Design: Composition and Proportion in IXOS House

Design team Beasley & Henley know a masterpiece that exudes modernism and echoes contemporary when they see it.  Such is the case with the IXOS House, with an artful design by AABE with incredible attention to detail – you can see it in the fabrics, the colors, even the arrangement of the furnishings. Combine this ...

Porsche Headquarters Contemporary Design

Contemporary design is front and center in these renderings of Porsche's North American headquarters to be built in Atlanta, Georgia. Though we have interstates in the U.S. instead of the Autobahn, you gotta love a Porsche. The speed, handling, and design have long drawn the admiration of car-crazed America. Porsche returns the love by building ...

Interior Architecture Exemplified in Contemporary Apartment

Contemporary interior architecture firm I Love Architecture from The Netherlands has designed an amazing interior: Apartment Weteringschans. The interior architecture of the space is split into a clean, grid-like structure. The kitchen island, which is a monolithic figure of marble and wood, serves as both the cooking and serving area. The colors and materials of this interior ...

LA Samba Room | Ultra Lounge Dancehall Contemporary Design

When creating a space for lounging and dancing the night away, there needs to be elements of sophistication and motion -- and the magical. The Samba Room in Los Angeles includes a mesmerizing display of lighting that transports guests into the world of motion. Properly designed lighting and atmosphere energizes guests and even accepts music as a ...

The Monastery | Contemporary Design Example

The Monastery is the name of this project by Arild Eriksen, Joakim Skajaa of Eriksen Skajaa Architectsfor Netlife Research. Netlife wanted their new spaces to feel creative, yet offer spaces for privacy, reflection and silence. Inspired by a monastery garden, the architects designed a brick and wood building partition in the center of a wide ...