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Modern Home Interiors: The Perfect Neutral

Unconstrained by design era elements, the modern home's neutral clean lines leave you free to individualize your home to your heart’s desire.  Without concern for period architecture clashing with choices or locking you into a particular style, you will find unlimited opportunities to express your individuality. Our clients love this aspect of their Artisans Group designed home.

Open concept with connection to the outdoors, something many of our clients desire.  Densely populated urban homes, such as this one, benefit from design that allows such connection while affording privacy.

Highly Customizable

Your interior will be balanced and purpose built to your lifestyle and decorating preferences. Our architects and designers can design for storage, clutter control, privacy, increased natural light or whatever special features you are desiring. Aging In Place Design is also a speciality of ours. We can also customize elements of the modern home to showcase special pieces or entire collections. We then create complementary visual elements through creative use of contrast and design concepts. There are endless opportunities in a custom home to have what you want and need.

The interior can also be designed to enhance your enjoyment of your outdoor spaces.  Here, a custom rock wall provides privacy and connection to the outdoors.

From Artisans Group award winning designer, Brenda Fritsch “We have built custom sized niches for clients to feature their existing vintage bookcases, shelving and hutch units.  One such case displayed our client's grandmother's heirloom Asian "Head Mistress" books. Recently clients and I collaborated with the cabinet maker to design an open shelving unit to feature their African art.  And at one home we kept all of the selections, including flooring, cabinets, counters and tile very warm, neutral and simple to allow the focus to be on an extensive mid century modern furniture collection. I have also used either neutral colors or bright, vivid colors to accentuate and unite entire art collections or certain tones in paintings. Once I even created a fresh cottage color palette for a kitchen around a dinnerware pattern."

Mix It Up

If mixing and matching is your preference, antiques and collectables can look absolutely fabulous paired with the trendiest modern home furnishings and decor.

 In the “The Modern Mix”  by Nancy Mitchell, we find a traditional desk paired with a modern chair and other beautiful examples.,

Another article,  Expert Opinion: Does Antique Furniture Belong In Modern Homes, written by Janet Dunn, makes a compelling case for enjoying period pieces in modern homes. .

Built-in entry storage bench and overhead cabinetry in neutral design to blend with any decor.

It's Easy To Explore Interior Design For The Modern Home Interior

Some of my favorite examples of mixing different eras in modern homes are found in this HOUZZ link

Design For Your Preferences

While certain period design, such as the heavily embellished Victorian era, influenced interior decor and furnishings so as to avoid competing or clashing with it, modern architecture wants to leave inhabitants free to do whatever their creative spirit desires to achieve pleasing comfort and personalized expression. Whether you love to surround yourself with specific era furniture and collectibles, love to mix and match, are a fan of styles such as country or cottage or crave the hottest trends in modern decor, a modern home interior is the ultimate canvas for showing off your unique style. If you are thinking about building a new home, talk to our architects and interior designers about customizing a light filled, modern home around your home furnishings and decor preferences.

Artisan Group Design: Passive Home Interior Customized for Northwest Artist Don Freas

Artisans Group Design.  In this antiques filled Passive House, customized wood tones provide a background for a variety of the wood tones found in the client's furnishings.