… Great view and a smooth gorgeous interior: what’s not to like about this beautifully decorated home in Linnéstaden, one of the most exquisite sides of Gothenburg? This vibrant and playful interior is so nice and cozy and at a closer look, there’s nothing not to like about it! Gothenburg’s is one of the finest towns in Sweden when it comes
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We stumbled upon an interesting infographic developed by the team at Alan Mascord Design Associates Inc. The chart below (discovered on Houseplans.co…) presents some of the trends of home sizes in America. According to the data gathered, a changing economic climate and a growing concern for sustainability led to people buying smaller houses in the US in the
… Most of us, when hearing about grey think of something dusty and neutral, that doesn’t want to stand out nor to make an impression. The truth is that grey is …great, timeless and very hip these days! Why?! Because it offers a variety of possibilities and colour combinations. You can add any kind of powerful colour and transform a living
… We’d all love to live in multi-million dollar homes with high ceilings, wide, elaborate mouldings and architectural fixtures and oversized windows with expansive views of majestic mountains, glittery city skylines or the ocean’s waves as they crash ashore. I can’t offer any advice about your views but I can help offer you some suggestions as to how to make your
If you are looking for a getaway in the idyllic Son Vida, Palma, Mallorca, perhaps this Spanish villa will appeal to you. Initially discovered by Freshome on Sotheby’s…, the retreat offers contemporary luxury with a hint of traditional design, all mixed up in visual harmony. A generous garden with swimming pool and plenty of lounge furniture sets the tone
Just as its name suggests, the Curving House envisioned by architectural firm JOHO Architecture… and located in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, is characterized by an original twisted shape. The fundamental challenge for the architects was to adapt the residence to its uneven terrain and create a space for both parking and gardening to coexist. The problem was settled by imagining a
CCS Architecture… defined this stratified 5 000-square-foot house in Mill Valley, taking into account the magnificent surroundings and offering the best views. Surrounded by mountains and lush vegetation, the house represents an escape from the urban routine, letting your brave soul find its inspiration into this delightful décor shaped by the nature. The house is envisioned as a project on
Spotted on Beautiful Life…, the Monster Chair is…well, something worth sharing! Don’t expect something beautiful, that will simply inspire you with its dazzling presence. No, not at all! As the name already says it, the Monster Chair is something rather, anaesthetic. A design object that fits the daring ones. It doesn’t go with everything and it’s not something you
A composition of simple elements and a playful exposure of shapes and here we are, admiring a freshly renewed building with creative cutouts. The RGR House, designed by archiNOW!… is located in the beautiful city of Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. With its striking “labyrinth-like” façade, the residential project defined in 2011, spreads over 500 square meters and it makes quite an
When developing the plans for A House in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the team at Estudio GMARQ… had to anticipate the needs of the clients: “During the first meetings with our clients, a couple with no children, they made it clear that they had no preconceived idea of how their future house should look like or how it would be.” After
The bohemian region of Saint Marcel, Indre, France showcases a verity of possibilities when it comes to relaxing and spending your free time in nature. Traditional, quiet and away from a crowded lifestyle, the small commune is a wonderful place to have a home (or a vacation house). Maison A+C is a project defined in 2011 by Atelier Alassouer….
Inspiring an exotic atmosphere, Casa San Sen designed by Alejandro Sánchez García… is located in a place that not only relaxes you by soaking your senses into a deep state of tranquility but it also recharges your batteries when needed. We’re talking about Valle de Bravo, México, the type of place that conquers you with its vibrant green touch and
The grand rooms, majestic staircase and natural lighting of the initial building of the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum created in 1895 were retained in an “updated” modern version of the landmark. Benthem Crouwel Architects… envisioned a bold addition for the famous contemporary art museum, situated next to the Van Gogh Museum and the Concertgebouw. The massive white volume provides more space
Markus Johansson Design Studio… came up with an original cabinet design characterized by twisted lines. The new project has an appearance that seems to play with our visual perception: “A form featuring movement and balance, the Walking Cabinet seems almost like a playful and harmonic dance. Legs twist in different directions on the pavement; the cabinet seems to pose a
With two distinct volumes visually separating the public and private spaces, the Studio House in Wenzenbach, Germany is interesting to observe from a variety of standpoints. The residence was developed by German architectural firm fabi architekten bda …and was cleverly adapted to an uneven terrain. Partially hidden from the street, the house seems to follow the topography of the hillside,