Modernism is a philosophical movement that arose from transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the factors that shaped modernism were industrialization and the rapid growth of cities.

Mayberry Meets Modernism
The aesthetic of mid-19th century retail establishments still holds relevance.
Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
Meet the Craftsmen
Partnering with family-owned companies around the country, Room & Board collaboratively develops timeless pieces with superior...
The Opulent Modernism of Platner
For Warren Platner, whose modernist pedigree would make any contemporary designer squeal, design was all about the right groovy...
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House
On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern...
Rustic Meets Modern In This Tuscan Village Boutique Hotel
Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in the Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia region is a...
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
Art and Design Meet in Rustic Catalonia Farmhouse
The owners of this 1910 farmhouse wanted to create the ideal living space where their extensive furniture collection from the 50s...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
Historic Montreal House Meets DIY IKEA
Updating standard pieces, designer Gaëtan Havart turns a misused space into a vibrant kitchen.
Old-World Charm Meets Modern Finishes in These 6 Parisian Apartments
What could be more Parisian than a chic apartment or flat that combines original crown molding, contemporary furniture, and...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
A New Book Celebrates Modernism With Futuristic Homes and Visionary Masterpieces
Part history book, part design bible, Inside Utopia captures the midcentury modernist psyche and beyond.
Old Meets New in This Modern Extension to an Edwardian House in Melbourne
Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a...
Classic West Meets Contemporary Cool at the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming
New York City-based Studio Tack transforms a 1950s motel into a modern property that incorporates local culture into its...
This Sparkling New Home Is a Perfect Remake of Classic Sarasota School Modernism
In a modernist seaside enclave, a couple calls in a pioneering architecture firm to build a new house rooted in midcentury style.
Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo
The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of...
From Front to Back, This Toronto Home Literally Merges Heritage and Modernism
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