Estela Netto Architecture & Design… developed a dazzling home project, targeting young couples in search of a refined house that mixes harmonically the edges of good design with nature’s greatness. Casa Aguas Claras is the name of this outstanding project sheltered in a luxurious area from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The house aims to embrace the rocky surroundings and
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Alison Brooks Architects… completed the redesign and extension for a residence located in Islington, London, UK. Spread a total surface of 400 square meters (main building plus extension), Lens House displays an intriguing exterior. Its Origami-like extension consists of two irregular volumes, each having a well-defined functionality: “The first volume wraps around the brick walls at the side and rear
The interior design for this 4-level house in Singapore envisioned by designer Stanley Tham from KNQ Associate…s mixes contemporary design elements with glamorous accents, including reflective materials and luxe furnishings, to create a vibrant atmosphere. Having an insight into the family’s preferences (and becoming friends in the process) enlivens the interior scheme and adds the much needed ‘human spirit’
Abu Dhabi’s new inspiring architectural design might lead to even further research into the world of transforming interior and exterior environments with ingenious creativity. Al Bahar Towers housing the Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters are now part of Aedas Architects…‘ portfolio, rising tall to shape a new era in modern office building design. Inspired by a traditional Islamic lattice
We received photos and information about a Salt Lake City modern home showcasing quite a few remarkable contemporary features. Inside and out, the residence inspires opulence and extravagant living. Here is an excerpt from the description provided by Cityhome Collective…: “A veritable gallery of modernism, from the largest panoramic, residential windows installed in any Utah home, to the Italian
Roger Ferris + Partners …restored and partially redesigned a mid-century estate located in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. The new additions include a swimming pool, a garage and a modern art gallery. According to the architects, “the concrete volumes of the pool house and garage were minimized by inserting them into the hillside. All new exterior and restoration materials were reviewed
This modern dwelling in Grover, Utah was especially developed by Imbue Design… to be a desert sanctuary for Tibetan Buddhist practice. Moreover, the building serves as a secondary family residence. Due to the presence of large windows throughout, the indoor-outdoor connection is optimum. The inhabitants are thus offered exquisite views of the surrounding natural environment consisting of a giant red
25 Hours Hotel in Zurich is one of those places, bright, cozy and adorable that spread a contagious good mood. To all those who take some time to relax in Switzerland, don’t miss this spot! With a policy that promotes comfort and good mood, the hotel is an exquisite example of fresh and animated contemporary design. Situated in one of…
The scenic region of Asamayama, Japan had a tremendous influence on the residential project developed by the Japanese firm of architecture, Kidosaki Architects Studio…. After years of research, the client found the ideal site for his dream home and decided to settle down. Away from the urban jungle, this particularly beautiful retreat focuses on the staggering natural beauty, which
We recently received photos and information about a highly modern project, defined by an optimum indoor-outdoor connection. Andrés Serpa… designed this tropical home in Playa Grande, Costa Rica located just by Las Baulas Marine National Park. The residence was conceived as a place allowing inhabitants to enjoy the outdoors and natural environment. A sustainable home was built by following traditional
With two levels of excessive luxury and seven en-suite bedrooms, Le Petit Chateau… will certainly appeal to those of you in love with skiing. The chalet is located in Courchevel, a popular ski resort in the French Alps and can be found right on the edge of Bellecote Piste. The villa also features a spacious living area, indoor pool, massage
On Freshome we do our best in researching for the ultimate Christmas design ideas out there. From tree decorations to holiday table arrangements, we believe the decors presented here are both aesthetically pleasing and practical. Today, we decided to add Christmas decals to our list of ideas. As if anticipating out intention, the creative team at Pixers… provided some
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London based designer Tony O’Neill …envisioned the Walnut Shell Seat, an elegant chair showcasing an interesting wooden pattern. The project is composed of panels CNC routed in solid timber and joined together to the seat pan by finger-like lap segments. According to the designer, “although the construction is carefully considered, the furniture piece emphasizes the effect on the grain pattern
The Boaçava House in Sao Paolo, Brazil is a residential project with a strong and rigid structure, supported by asymmetrical concrete volumes and with the lower side “painted” in “red”, as a result of the iron oxide pigmentation. The project has been completed by Una Arquitetos…, in 2011, surprising us with its volumes and colorful walls. The industrial-like approach