»Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is very common for families that are steadily growing to desire to expand their living space, it is however not the worst idea in the world idea to simultaneously upgrade on style and convenience. There are one thousand and one reasons to build your own home in addition to the advantages. Some of the main reasons include the use of modern construction materials, brand new electrical/electronic appliances as well as the cutting-edge technology. In most situations, building a new home of your own is synonymous to moving into a new community with new neighbors, schools, roadways and amenities.

Let’s take a look at some of the major reasons why you have to build your own home

  • Better Value

Don’t give the high cost of building a new home a chance to discourage you from carrying out your construction project. Truth is- if you really want an upscale home, you’ll have to prepare yourself for so many expenses, but at the end, you’ll get so much more for the money you are putting in it, like modern finishes and newer building materials. And that’s not the end it, the modern appliances and Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system will utilize less amount of energy unlike the older ones that exhausts the energy more. When you build a new home, there are few or no hidden costs of maintenance and repair that comes with it.

  • Advanced Home Technology

A major upgrade that excites new home owners in their house is- smart home technology. Majority of things such as: built-in speakers, cutting-edge alarm systems, entertainment centers, internet, wiring and outlet for cable and the likes that will have to be installed and purchased in a purchased or old house are common with a newly built home. The brand new appliances that will be installed in your newly built house will have modern features which are even more reliable.

  • New Community

In suburban areas, home developments lay emphasis on green space and some other common areas for the neighborhood. By yourself, you’ll discover your new home has walking parks and biking trails. There are certain new communities which are located around nature to make sure the beauty of the natural surrounding is well-preserved. One of the best rewards that come with building a house in a new community is the chance you get to be part of the pioneers of that new community.

  • Moving To A Better Standard Of Living

You get to have more spacious rooms for every member of the family, as well as a beautiful surrounding. The moment you find a reliable construction company, you’ll find out having a newly built home is a truly a rewarding mission. It will give great satisfaction to parents when they realize their kids will get to attend new schools, as they on the other hand, enjoy the amenities of the shopping malls, new restaurants and other places in the new community.

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The Difference between Modern and Contemporary art

»Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In popular usage, we often tend to make serious errors in classifying art appropriately as regarding the period. Someone may look at a Van Gogh, or a painting by Picasso and refer to it as the contemporary art of a particular period. While another person may take a look at Ida Applebroog’s works and refer to them as modern art, claiming that it is recent (compared to the popular Monets and Da Vincis).

Technically, as far as the periodic classification of art is concerned. The two fictional people discussed above are wrong. You may have made these same mistakes too at some point or the other. The layman wouldn’t notice anything wrong. However, any art experts or enthusiasts will automatically realize you’re not very knowledgeable as far as art is concerned. We’ve put this article together to help you have a basic understanding of what Modern art is and what contemporary art is; the movements that fall under these periods, and the notable artists during them.

Modern Art

The term Modern Art refers to art that was produced over a period of approximately one century (Give or take a decade) spanning between the 1860s and the 1970s. During this period, various artistic philosophies were exploited which were espoused majorly through the paintings and Sculptings. The Modern art period was one in which expressions of abstract forms were more rampant compared to the narrative nature of the traditional art of preceding periods. Some of the most notable names in the world of art emerged from and even kick started the modern art period. Remarkable artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Guaguin were heralds of the period. The popular and highly revered Pablo Picasso is also considered a modern artists. The country of France also played an important role in the Modern art movement because a lot of modern artists were French by origin, particularly producing and displaying their works in the capital city of Paris. Some of the today’s popular art styles originated from the Modern period. A remarkable example is Cubism, alongside its sub themes such as Analytic Cubism and Synthetic Cubism.

Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art basically describes Current Art. The period of time covered by the term Contemporary art can be said to span the end of the Modern Art period or Modernism (Which is a few decades before the 1970s) up till the present moment; in other words, the 20th and 21st centuries. Contemporary art differs from art of the preceding period because it is quite eclectic in nature. Society itself has tended towards a global structure, and in order to appeal to this wide audience, contemporary artists need go beyond religion, cultural, or even ideological barrier to produce all-encompassing works.

Various themes explored in contemporary art include: Technology, Gender issues, migration, political issues, and even pop culture. Some notable names in Contemporary art include Riter Ackermann, Siah Armajani, Richard Artschwager, Janet Biggs, Michael Borremans among others.


This is in no way a totally complete and comprehensive piece, you may still need to do some further reading if interested, however, this should help the next time you’re tempted to refer to Picasso as a contemporary artist.

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