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Modernica’s New Mobile Site is Pretty Nifty

We’ve got great news for all you smartphone shoppers – Modernica has a nifty new mobile website to make your mobile browsing experience as smooth and seamless as possible!

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If you prefer to do your browsing and shopping on your mobile device, you know that a well-built mobile site is absolutely necessary. We’re happy to say we’ve built a brand new mobile platform to make shopping at Modernica easier than ever.  Check it out on your mobile device today!

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Modern Earth Architecture: Making an Ancient Process New Again

Building structures out of rammed earth is a process that has been in use for thousands of years. Especially in regions where lumber is scarce, it is an economical and long-lasting housing solution.

Lately, architects are returning to the age old method of building with layers of packed clay and soil, to create beautiful modern masterpieces that are inexpensive to build and sustainable to live in.

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Home in Merricks, Australia by Wood Marsh Architects – 2011. Photo courtesy of Earth Architecture.

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Home in Merricks, Australia by Wood Marsh Architects – 2011. Photo courtesy of Earth Architecture.

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Desert Courtyard House in Arizona by Wendell Burnette Architects –  2013. Photo courtesy of Wendell Burnette Architects.

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Earth House in Victoria, Australia by Jolson Architecture – 2010. Photo courtesy of ArchDaily.

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Earth House in Victoria, Australia by Jolson Architecture – 2010. Photo courtesy of ArchDaily.

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Rammed earth and glass house in Medellin, Colombia. Photo courtesy of Inspiration Green.

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Copper House Las Vagas, Nevada by assemblageSTUDIO – 2009. Photo courtesy Archdaily.

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Family home in Mooloolaba, Australia by David Oliver Greenway Architects. Photo courtesy Inspiration Green.

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Single -family dwelling in Baja, by Betão e Taipa – 2006. Photo courtesy of Betão e Taipa.

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Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in British Columbia – 2006. Photo courtesy of ArchDaily.

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Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in British Columbia – 2006. Photo courtesy of ArchDaily.

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Lacey Residence in Arizona by Jones Studio.  Photo courtesy Inhabitat.

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Lacey Residence in Arizona by Jones Studio.  Photo courtesy Inhabitat.

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Hinterland House in Australia, by Morris Partnership – 2010. Photo courtesy of Contemporist.

 

Inspire Me Monday: Blissfully Modern Bedrooms

Be inspired to create the perfect bedroom! Take a look at these variations on the Case Study Bedroom and get started today with our Sleep Sale, only until February 1st.

 

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Photo courtesy of Alpha Smoot Photography.

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Photo courtesy of Dwell.

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Photo courtesy of Bless This Stuff.

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Photo courtesy of Apartment Therapy.

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Photo courtesy of Decoist.

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Photo courtesy of Home Adore.

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Photo courtesy of Modern Findings.

 

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Photo courtesy of Spence & Lyda.

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Photo courtesy of Daily Icon.

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Photo courtesy Justina Blakeney.