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The Ultimate "Contemporary Traditonal" Thread

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Jul 5, 2013.

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    This thread belongs in the glove-box of a Mazda Miata.
     
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    Very strange arrangement. Sit on the sofa in the tatami room, then sit on the floor in the Western room.
     
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    A picture is worth a thousand existential crises.
     
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    I'm currently removing a con-trad interior that the unthinking previous owner shoved into a beautiful C18th house, vandalising much original fabric of the building in the process. Makes me mad - why do people (presumably) fall in love with old, charismatic buildings, and then proceed to "renovate" them and remove all trace of age and character in the process. If you like old buildings, keep them old, fill them with lovely old things; if you like new buildings, keep them modern, furnish them appropriately. But this bollocks is just so half-arsed.
     
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    That is an excellent car.
     
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    Modern furnishings and interiors often look great in old shells. These late term abortions of modernity can't look good anywhere.
     
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    These are not modern furnishings. They are contemporary traditional. There is no modernist objective driving their design or selection. ConTrad is about adapting familiar, traditional elements to current fashion.
     
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    Among all of the other points brought up in this thread, it has baffled me that someone would buy a house with a room of this proportion, then put all the furniture against the walls. And, in this case, it looks like they paid someone else to do it. Perfectly arranged so that you can shout a conversation at one another.

    Of course you would need a candelabra above the fireplace....wtf.
     
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    If you think all these interiors look good I question your taste. If you think that house looks good, your taste sucks.
     
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    Myopic slander.

    ConTrad is bigger than what any one person thinks. It is a popular movement that derives from the taste collective.
     
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    Lack of taste + home equity loans.
     
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