Welcome! Contempo is a journal of Contemporary Design. It is my Interior Design Point of View (POV) and I hope you will love it as much as I do!Read More
I came across this article entitled - A Concrete Townhouse in Mexico City Marks Studio Rick Joy’s First Ground-Up Urban Building by Fred A. Bernstein in Interior Design Homes.
What caught my eye the use of concrete in this contemporary home. Concrete is such a stunning material and it is not just about shape-making. It is the feel of the material and the light and shadow it creates. Concrete can make asymmetry as graceful as symmetry, or turn volumes of space into engrossing mysteries.Read More
I have noticed the trend of multi-generational homes. Pew Research Center defines a multigenerational household as one with grandparents and grandchildren or with two or more adult generations. The trend since 1980 is more people living in multigenerational homes, and a higher number of multigenerational households, said D'Vera Cohn, a senior writer and editor at Pew.
I found a beautifully designed multi-generational house in Melborne, Australia. Australian architect Matt Gibson has created a multi-generational home from a stack of zinc-clad boxes on a narrow infill site in Melbourne.Read More
De Castelli presented four new metal designs for 2019 at the Salone del Mobile during Milan design Week.
"The new pieces are united by their experimental approach that accents geometry, embodies tonality and emphasizes texture." - De Castelli
While reading the May 2019 issue of Elle Decor, I came across an article about the New York City Loft owned by Darren Star. He is an American producer, director, and writer of film and television, best known for creating the television series Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place, and Sex and the City.Read More
An article came in my inbox from Interior Design Homes showcasing two modern architects - John Friedman and Alice Kimm. Both are modern architects that were tired of boxy, stacked architecture. The married co-principals of multicultural heritages - North African and South American - commissioned a new home in Santa Monica, California and blamed it on BOSSA NOVA. This home is an excellent example of Contemporary Design.Read More
Saddle Peak Residence is located in the Santa Monica Mountains, sandwiched between Malibu and Calabasas on an acre of land. Designed by AUX Architecture. It is an excellent example of contemporary design.Read More