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.”
Those who feel that an accent wall in green or green décor are not their thing can still add the color by placing a couple of potted plants to fill up those empty corners. It is an easy eco-friendly and healthy choice that will instantly alter the mood in the bedroom.
Modern materials consist of steel concrete glass and plastic but they also include wood and varied ‘softer’ materials. In Organic Modernism complex woodworking techniques were combined with sculptural and organic forms (famous proponents included Danish designers Kaare Klint and Hans J. Wegner).
A similar and comparably creative example from Juvenile Hall Design shows books open and attached by their covers to the wall above the bed with one simple shelf for a lamp and a plant! That’s one DIY project that might be perfect for any extreme bookworm.
Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.
While some homeowners prefer to leave the chalkboard wall in the bedroom largely untouched and give it a more curated refined vibe others love the eclectic presence it has.
Contemporary designers exhibiting a considered approach to design problems – those who think about design’s true potential and meaning (a virtue held by those successful ‘modern’ designers) – are necessary protagonists and leading lights in a densely populated design field.
And for those who really want a personalized solution mixing different shades to come up with your own custom green hue is indeed an exciting and enjoyable alternative. This will ensure that you are the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind bedroom with a shade of green that you came up with!