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Archibald Quincy Jones is among the most influential modernist architects in the United States. Jones studied architecture at the University of Washington, graduating in 1936, before moving to Los Angeles to work with modernist architects like Douglas Honnold, George Vernon Russell, and Paul R. Williams.

In 1942, Jones received a commission as a lieutenant commander in the Navy and was discharged three years later in 1945. Upon his discharge, Jones returned to LA to open up his own architectural office where he honed his unique style and voice in modernism. Jones directed much of his focus on updating and refining accessible, postwar housing, emphasizing economical and sustainable building methods.

He was among the first

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This year marks a century since the Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly referred to as Bauhaus, was established. Bauhaus was a German school of the arts founded by architect Walter Gropius that sought to combine craftsmanship, like woodworking and design, with fine arts, such as painting and sculpture. The result was an entire movement, dubbed the Bauhaus movement, that focused on uniting fine art with functional design to create practical objects accessible to a wide range of people.

Essentially, the Bauhaus movement strived to level the hierarchy of the arts. No longer was the top of the hierarchy reserved for fine arts; instead, all forms of art and design were included and converged to highlight what each brings to the table

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 With the global population continuing to grow and resource consumption at an all-time high, we’re putting a great deal of stress on Mother Earth, which is leading to very real consequences. The good news is, there’s a lot that each of us can do to reduce our carbon footprint and work to create a healthier planet, and more and more people are looking to their homes to help. In fact, most Modern+Contemporary architecture incorporates eco-friendly designs, recycled materials, and advanced technology to create energy-efficient homes that reduce the impact on our environment.

In honor of Earth Day coming up on Monday, April 22nd, we’re featuring some of the most beautiful homes that combine stunning style with eco-friendly designs.



Ecocapsule House Green Home Design

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It’s no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright is among the most prominent and influential architects in the world, but did you know that you can buy a whole line of Wright-inspired home decor on Amazon?

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has plans to roll out home decor and furniture in retail stores across the country in 2020, but it currently offers a bunch of home decor items from its collection on Amazon. The foundation’s CEO, Stuart Graff, said of the collection: “I think in the past, the focus was on serving the museum shops and serving Frank Lloyd Wright sites by creating souvenirs and memorabilia. What we're looking at now is how relevant he is to contemporary living.”

With its stained glass influences and sleek,

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From purifying the air you breathe to adding movement and intrigue to your aesthetic, there are boundless benefits to adding botanicals to your interior. And even if you don’t have the greenest of thumbs, there are options like succulents and air plants that allow you to reap all of the botanical benefits without the added maintenance.

That said, you can’t showcase your plant friends without a proper vessel. The following the pots and planters will ensure you give your botanicals the presentation they deserve all the while enhancing your space’s overall style.

Lekha Footed Mini Planter, $12

Urban Outfitters Mini Planter with Black and White Stripes

With its sweet feet and black-and-white stripes, this mini planter is a playful addition to any

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The sweeping arches, breezy hues, and ornamental accents of Spanish-inspired architecture draw many to invest in this style of home. The Spanish influences in California and Florida have resulted in an abundance of these homes in those regions, but Spanish-style homes are found throughout the United States, particularly in warmer climates.

If you’re like so many who have fallen in love with this style, then you might be interested in curating an interior to match. When decorating a home with such beautiful and unique architecture, finding ways to incorporate the architecture into the interior style will make your home feel that much more cohesive. The following tips are a breeze to apply and they'll leave you with a home that feels like a Spanish

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From pared-back minimal styles to dynamic, maximal aesthetics, there are infinite ways to design an interior. However, no matter your style sensibilities, there are a few common errors that people make when designing their homes that leave them looking unfinished, chaotic, and uncertain.

Now, we’re not talking about mistakes regarding style preferences—interior style is totally subjective and there’s no right way to execute it. Rather, we’re talking about general problems around factors like size, scale, and vision that can hinder the overall impact and feel of the space.

If you avoid the following pitfalls, then you can bet your home will look a whole lot more polished and cohesive for it, regardless of the particular aesthetic you subscribe to.

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, commonly referred to as Mies, was a German-American architect who, along with architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Gropius, is considered among the pioneers of modernist architecture. Mies began his career as an apprentice at the Peter Behrens’ design studio where he learned design theories and techniques working alongside the likes of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius.

After years spent honing his design chops with prominent architects and designers, Mies became the director of famed German art and architecture school, Bauhaus. However, Nazism ultimately closed the school, leading him to move to the United States. Once in the U.S., Mies accepted a position as head of the architecture program

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With digital devices reigning supreme, constantly bombarding us with beeps and buzzes that need our immediate attention, and to-do lists seeming to get longer every day, a good night’s rest can feel tough to come by. The good news is, there are some simple relaxation design hacks that make it way easier to get the sleep that your consciousness so desperately craves.

From adding soothing scents and botanicals to removing chaos-making clutter, these peaceful tips will have you falling asleep in a zen-like retreat each and every night.

Get Rid of Clutter

Small Minimal Organized Bedroom
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A cluttered room leads to a cluttered mind, so one of the best things you can do for your rest is minimize clutter in the bedroom. Taking a few

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There are a million and one ways to approach decorating your interior, but the best place to start is most definitely with your exterior. The architectural style of your home literally and figuratively lays the foundation of its aesthetic, providing the perfect point of reference for your interior style.

Of course, you don’t have to decorate your interior to match your exterior, but doing so provides several distinct advantages. For starters, it makes your home instantly appear seamless and cohesive. Maintaining style fluidity from the outside to the inside gives your home a polished, thoughtful appearance that results in an equally stylish and welcoming environment.

Additionally, matching your interior to your

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