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4 Ways to Modernize Your Home

r April 4, 2013 | B Design Inspiration, Home Decor

  Spring has sprung, and along with it, the season of home improvement and redecorating is upon us. The design world is ripe with modern minimalist spaces for spring 2013. To achieve this look you don’t have to throw out all your belongings and leave behind one bare bulb.  Here are 5 easy ways to modernize your home. Turn Up the Contrast The modern look is all about industrial shapes and clean lines, but this visually stunning furniture can be cold an unwelcoming in reality. Add comfort and high contrast by pairing hard shapes with soft textiles. This wire chair and furry throw are the perfect match. Even more traditional shapes, like this Windsor style rocking chair look cozy with…

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Blu Homes Builds Green in Joshua Tree, CA

r March 8, 2013 | B Design Links

Blu Homes recently hosted a one-day open house at their brand new prefab home constructed in Joshua Tree, CA.  This home tour was offered in conjunction with Modernism Week, an 11-day annual event in Palm Springs.  Of course, we were in attendance!   Built as a vacation home for Tim Disney (great nephew of Walt and Blu Homes board member) and his wife Neda, it offers a stunning silhouette, nestled among the boulder outcroppings of Joshua Tree National Park.  The exterior features large picture windows, corrugated metal siding and sliding wood panels.   The home is constructed from two factory-built Origin modules  that include bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and dining areas,  connected by a site-built center living area that also serves…

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