A Series on Design Styles: Japan, Part 2 - The Areas of a Japanese Home

Further details on Japan. Part 2 of 3. (read more)
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A Series on Design Styles: Japan

A brief introduction to Japanese Style. Part 1 of 3. (read more)
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A Series on Design Styles: Bauhaus & Modernism

Last week I couldn't make up my mind where to go next with this week's post. Chronologically, Frank Lloyd Wright designed his buildings from the beginning of the 1900s to the 1960s- so he encompasses a lot of time. Bauhaus was just before World War II, with Modernism flowing through the war into the 1970s- and still influencing today. (read more)
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A Series on Design Styles: Arts & Crafts and its Influences

If you look back through the blog, you'll see a few references to Frank Lloyd Wright, and maybe even to Craftsman style. One of the first projects I had here in Arizona, coincidentally one of the first posts for the blog, was to develop plans for an addition to a home in a Historic District of Phoenix. Why mention such an early post? The Historic House is a little brick Arts & Crafts; it has built-ins, a key feature of the style that allowed for every day clutter to be tucked away when visitors came, while not over-filling the house with furniture. Though it was built outside the style's key time period, the home is an example of Arts & Crafts. It was also during that project when I mentioned Frank Lloyd Wright for the first time. (read more)
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