Building a home can be exciting! Meeting with the architect and contractor to choose how your home will look and function for you and your family is a milestone in anyone’s life. Although, before you get excited about what is on the interior and exterior of your home – how about where it will be located? The property lot you…
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Once a traditional Malaysian bungalow, the Voila House is now an uplifting contemporary home, with walls that can be easily disassembled, to get the utmost of the outdoor environment. The project was designed by Fabian Tan Architect… in Kuala Lumpur and completed this year. The clients wanted a modern and inspiring home, relaxing and deeply connected to the exterior. Inspired
Warhaus is an ambitious residential project designed by Residential Attitudes… in Perth, Australia, to emphasise the need of man to rediscover the outdoors. The house boasts a central courtyard, a mezzanine walkway and an open plan living room. An exterior suspended metallic staircase defines the house’s industrial look. Bright and uncluttered, the Warehaus mixes timber, stone, concrete and metal. Definitely
At a first glance, this transparent and inviting residence envisioned by Cornerstone Architects… in Austin, Texas, seems literally out of place. A generous swimming pool with fountains, spectacular views from its many terraces and an overall impressive level of transparency are just some of the highlights displayed by the Spanish Oaks Residence. As the name of the project suggests, the
DOMO Arquitetos… completed this year, the Linhares Dias House, in populous city of Brasilia. Overlooking the Paranoa Lake, this neat contemporary home is a wonderful relaxing shelter, that offers some of the most amazing views, as the sun gets swallowed by the lake’s crystal clear waters. The rooms are compartmented, yet the environment feels uncluttered. Exuding transparence, the rectangular-shaped home
Capturing the essence of the city centre’s coffee shops, the [e-spres-oh] office in Timisoara, designed by Ezzo Design… is one of the most interesting Romanian design projects I’ve seen lately. Envisioned as a shelter of creativity and relaxation, this place, that looks nothing like a typical, dull IT office, was designed with the employees in mind. To get a better
Romanian designer Irina Neacsu… launched a fresh collection of chairs with character at the Cote Deco section of the famous Parisian event Maison&Objet, that marks a new direction in the evolution of her brand, thecraftlab. Mr Him and Ms Her went to Paris, together with the characters from the Seasons series, the traditional couple Draga and Dragu, and the urban
Every room in your home is enhanced with beautiful light and illumination from natural means like sunlight to artificial means such as lamps and lighting fixtures. When choosing the perfect lamps for your interiors do you ever consider what type of lampshade will look best with the setting? From pendant lampshade fixtures that hang above your dining room table to…
…Located in Cancún, México, the Cereza House is an uplifting urban house, that looks magnificent on the inside (due to the contemporary-elegant style adopted) but might seem a little bit dull and gloomy on the outside to those who are fond of dynamic living environments. Cereza House is the home of an adult Mexican couple, in love with contemporary design.
Kaegebein Fine Homebuilding… completed the design of an unconventional chalet situated near Aspen, Colorado. The project distinguishes itself from the typical holiday mountain retreat and this is mainly due to the lack of wood for the exterior finishes. The front facade of this construction resembles a concrete monolith, almost entirely hidden from the street side. A neutral color palette camouflages
Located in the W Tower in Park Tzameret in Tel Aviv, this outrageously luxurious penthouse occupies three levels and offers expansive views of Tel Aviv and the Mediterranean Sea. According to the project developers, Sky Penthouse… includes 6 meter-high ceilings and water feature in the lounge area, private internal elevator, an indoor swimming pool, glass floor terrace overlooking the lounge,
Stacked planks have never looked more appealing, you’ve got to agree with me on this one! The Mexican designer, Hector Esrawe…, presented recently his latest work, a black-lacquered sideboard that integrates with ease …raw wooden planks. The “eccentric” piece of furniture is ideal to decorate any minimalist space. Artful and neat, Stack Buffet (funny name, I have to say)
…When Villa S was bought, the clients were almost sure that they didn’t want to spend their lives in an environment that did not inspire them. A home is all about feeling comfortable and safe. A wise man once said that home is where the heart is. So, it’s a matter of feelings and harmony. Since harmony plays such an
Arquitectos Matos… completed the design of Casa Mosteiro, located in the outskirts of Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal. The concept of the project comes from the combined interpretation of the functional program of a single-family house with the specific premises of the clients, as from the study of the characteristics of the lot and its surroundings and morphological conditions. The
These lovely photos we received from Richard and Fernanda Gamba were taken in Chez Ric & Fer…, a bed&breakfast in France. Even though all the guest rooms here look amazing, my attention was triggered by this unusual attic room, which the owners recently completed. Here are some details on the project: “The high standing Bed & Breakfast Chez Ric