Contemporary homes are homes that reflect the times that we live, and the homeowners values and ideas.

Contemporary Kitchen Island Pendants Spotted in California Home
Niche modern kitchen island pendants serve as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral space by Jules Art of Living.
Coastal Contemporary: 10 Modern Seaside Homes
A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.
Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen
Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.
Architect Ed Binkley on Contemporary Home Design and the ‘New Modern'
Influenced by brands like IKEA, home shows on HGTV, and the Scandanavian ‘less stuff and more life’ attitude, the clean, simple...
A Contemporary North Carolina Home Navigates a Tricky Site Atop a Ridge
Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...
Hanalei Bay Villa – Contemporary Home on Hanalei Bay Offering Art & History
"Hanalei Bay stretches over two miles of white sand with a dramatic mountain backdrop where rainbows and waterfalls are the norm.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
Skinny homes
As cities grow more dense, the popularity of infill development rises.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Contemporary Nordic Town House
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
Contemporary Hints in Santa Barbara
Catch design observations and smart tips this month and throughout 2013 from our national partner ASID's talented roster of...
A Well-Grafted Home
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
Lights Will Guide You Home
A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.
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Insider Secrets of Home design
When it comes to home design, mastery of skills and the ability to come up with a clear design language is the key to success.