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Modernous at Palm Springs Modernism

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Starting Friday, Modernous is at Modernism Week in Palm Springs.  We are looking forward to the MANY events over the next 10 days. And you can look forward to some posts and photos from our events, including some continuing education, … Continue reading

Staging makes the difference!

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Modernous was brought in to stage this older home in Cedar Park in Seattle.  We always take a lot of photos to help jog our memories while designing a project.  In this case, we thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

The Elusive Fireplace!

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Our “Groovy Palm Springs Rental” was finished months ago, with one exception. We wanted to replace the original fireplace that had been removed in the late 80s.  We called every junk yard and salvage shop on the West Coast and … Continue reading

Aqua Lair hosts 425’s Fall Fashion Shoot

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In July, the Aqua Lair provided a unique background for the Fall Fashion issue of 425 Magazine.  It was super fun to spend the day watching all that goes into a shoot “behind the scenes,” and the results are awesome. … Continue reading

425 Magazine + Modernous = <3

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The September/October 2016 issue of 425 Magazine is chock full of love for Modernous!  Next week I will post the fashion spread that was shot in a Modernous-designed home, but today I’m sharing the article that was published on our unique approach … Continue reading

Campanella’s Renton Home

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We don’t usually work in Renton, but this awesome mid-century, architect-designed house made us change our mind quickly!  Felice (Felix) Campanella designed this as his own home in 1959 with forward-looking style, characterized by flat planes, large glass windows, and open spaces. … Continue reading

Wexler in Palm Springs is reborn

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Here are the professional shots (always amazing how much better they are!) of the Wexler that we’ve spiffed up top-to-bottom.  The crowning jewel will be the fireplace once we get it  back from the fabricator.  We have just a few … Continue reading

Magnolia View Property

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This gorgeous mid-century home has been lovingly updated without losing any of its mid-century charm.  Original built-ins and panels, and it’s variety of outdoor spaces make this a very desirable home. Modernous brought its touch throughout the property to highlight this period home without competing … Continue reading

The Wexler Slowly Comes Back to Life

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At last an update on the Wexler Modernous is working on in Palm Springs. As we’ve said, the house had several extensive remodels in the late 80s and early 90s, and we are bringing back original elements in the existing original … Continue reading

Modern A-Frame

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One of the great perks of my job is getting to tour houses.  You see some amazing architecture while out giving bids; and this A-frame in Issaquah–tucked away on an acre of land–is one of my favorites this year, so … Continue reading

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