Tadao Ando holds a special high regard for the design approach of Hans J. Wegner and the Dream Chair is his personal tribute to the Danish designer. The chair seeks to “express the same harmonious minimalist expression typical of Wegner’s design.”
Modern design and architecture is for the most part timeless classic and iconic. Revisionist in nature modern vehemently opposed decorative styles; it was – and continues to be – progressive enlightened and avant-garde.
Rejecting ornamentation and overembellishment contemporary is then used in the narrowest sense making reference to design and architecture that refrains from unnecessary decoration and adornment. As such contemporary is aligned with the parameters of modern but appears topical and may form part of a fad or trend.
Pastel hues have gone on to rule the world of fashion and design in the last few years and here is your chance to try them out in the bedroom as well. Pastels and shabby chic go like hand in glove and it is an approach that never fails. Gentle pink watery yellows and elegantly cool greens help punctuate the antique decors and give them a colorful new lease on life.
Depending on how small or oddly shaped the room is you may find that positioning twin beds side by side just doesn’t work. Here’s a room from Brit.co that solves that problem and gains extra storage from it too!
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings.
If you’ve got a lot of books why not just stretch your bookshelf headboard as far as you can? Here’s one featured on The Design Files that has little book cubbies built around the whole wall of a bed.
In contemporary design and architecture circles it is mainly the very best examples that are on a par with modern design often as a consequence of a designer’s vision and ability to direct innovation functionality form and aesthetic quality.