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If you like modern architecture and design, then you'll love ModernHomes.com. The site features all types of modern homes for sale, including mid-century modern, modern + contemporary, modern farmhouse, and lofts, making it easy to find your next modern dream home. Plus, you can learn about the latest in modern home design and technology and discover ways to enhance your existing abode with their article library. So it's basically a gold mine for any and all modern design lovers.

Be sure to spend some time perusing the Curated Collections section of ModernHomes.com to get inspired by different modern home themes. Curated Collections thoughtfully showcases some of the best modern homes on the market, be it a historic mid-century modern home under $1

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West Elm just released its Spring 2021 Lookbook and it provides all of the design candy you’ll need for the increased time most of us are spending at home these days. The collection heavily emphasizes soothing, neutral hues, offering a welcome dose of calm in these turbulent times, as well as understated silhouettes that will complement a wide variety of aesthetics.  

You’ll also find a sleek collection of Scandinavian-inspired designs paired with handcrafted artisan accents that will elevate any look with a layered, worldly feel. 

Whether you’re planning to give your home a major update or you’re seeking a simple refresher, these gorgeous picks from the brand’s collection will ensure you do it in style. 

 

Calgary Tiered Bookshelf, $999

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Dutch architectural firm OMA is working on an innovative underwater sculpture park for Miami Beach. Entitled the ReefLine, the installation is intended to both raise awareness for and combat the effects of climate change all the while bolstering Miami’s already-thriving arts scene. 

Shohei Shigematsu, who heads OMA’s New York office, will lead the project in collaboration with a team of experts, including researchers, coastal engineers, architects, and biologists. 

the reefline underwater sculpture park
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The sculpture park will include a series of geometric concrete modules placed approximately 20 feet under water and spanning seven miles, beginning from South Beach. The structures are made from materials approved for artificial reef deployment,

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If you’re like many of us who are hoping that 2021 will be a little bit (or a lot) brighter than 2020, then consider investing in an interior update, which is a great way to set the tone for the new year. 

Not sure where to start? Etsy has you covered. Each year, Etsy releases its Year in Review, comparing data from searches on its site in the last three months to search data from the same time the year prior. The results give a great indication of interior trends you can expect to see in the coming months, as well as plenty of inspiration for your own interior refresher. 

Check out the interior trends from the report, accompanied by ways to bring the trend home below. 

 

Sky Blue

sky blue vases

Given the year many of us have had, it’s no surprise

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There are elaborate dollhouses and then there’s The Sahlberg, a $100,000 architectural masterpiece in miniature form. Created by master builder Jimmy Landers, The Sahlberg is a custom-built, 9-room hardwood cabinet house that’s unparalleled in its intricacy. 

elaborate dollhouse architectural masterpiece

Complete with a three-story grand foyer, a two-story wood-paneled library, and a variety of other meticulously designed spaces, the miniature mansion is truly a design marvel. Just a few of its intricate details include 2,000 individually-placed marble tiles in the grand foyer, accompanied by a curved staircase made with hand-turned spindles and real mahogany banisters. 

architectural dollhouse grand entrance foyer

This staircase winds up to a striking stained glass center dome, created by Barbara Sabia and decorated with hand-cut

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It’s that time of year again! And no, we’re not talking about the holidays; we’re talking about the long-awaited designation of Pantone’s Color of the Year. At the end of each year, Pantone, the authority on all things color, announces its pick for the hue that it believes will best reflect the upcoming year’s trends, designs, and overall vibe. 

According to Pantone, the “Selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis. To arrive at the selection each year…color experts at Pantone Color Institute comb the world looking for new color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, as well as new

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Yinka Ilori is a London-based multidisciplinary artist who fuses his British and Nigerian heritage to create stunning works of contemporary art. His work has been displayed in exhibits everywhere from Lagos and Stockholm to New York City and London. Ilori has also worked with a variety of big-name brands, including Adidas, Pinterest, and Pepsi. 

And fortunately for interior design and home decor enthusiasts everywhere, Ilori is now applying his talents to his first homeware line. Described as “humorous, provocative, and fun,” the pieces are equal parts vibrant and compelling, illustrating Ilori’s heritage while flawlessly combining form and function. 

That being said, the line is much better seen than talked about, so check out a few of our favorite

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Modsy is an online interior design service that gained swift popularity for its affordable and accessible approach to interior design. In a nutshell, Modsy will transform any photo of your room to a to-scale 3D rendering that you can then use, along with the help of one of Modsy’s expert interior designers, to style the room of your dreams. And you can do it all starting from just $159, which is a fraction of what you’d pay a traditional interior designer. 

In addition to providing innovative interior design services, Modsy has been analyzing the data of its thousands of users to predict trends for upcoming seasons. The company just released its trend forecast for 2021, and it’s a great place to start if you’re looking

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Unless you’re a magical gift-giving unicorn, you probably find the idea of getting the right holiday gifts for everyone on your list a little daunting. From figuring out what your loved ones would like most to finding options that fit your budget, the process can be more than a little stressful. Fortunately, Pinterest is making gift-giving a little easier for all of us this year. 

The social media platform recently released the Pinterest Shop, which features the most-searched holiday gift ideas on Pinterest. According to Aya Kanai, the company’s head of editorial partnerships, “The latest edit of the Pinterest Shop features hundreds of items from a combination of small businesses, Black-owned brands, and sustainable products.”

In other words, not

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On the very best days, the holiday season means cozying up with loved ones in front of a fire, maybe with a cup of hot cocoa, and settling in for a great night of Netflix and relaxation. And fortunately for us all, Netflix is poised to deliver a great lineup to take us through the season. 

Our favorite pick so far? Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas. The streaming giant recently announced that it’s releasing this festive show just in time for Thanksgiving this Wednesday, November 18th. 

Hosted by Benjamin Bradley AKA Mr. Christmas, the show offers the perfect combination of festive flair and design candy. Bradley is a longtime interior designer who’s become well known for his love of Christmas decor, which seems nothing short of an obsession

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