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
Welcome to THE ultimate resource for creatives. Up-to-the-minute updates from over 180 of your favorite design/dev/photo blogs around the web, all in one place... Stay a while!
We also contribute our own content to the design community. View our Original Posts.
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
Being one of the most popular and influential design and architecture blogs, Freshome focuses on creating a strong connection between you and your home.
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
Some of the finest homes are those inspired by the priceless surroundings. When the setting is staggering, the house is, most of the times, an inspirational place. Undoubtedly, the Mandeville Canyon Residence is one of those homes, that look like a calm retreat or a relaxation sanctuary, aiming to link people with the natural environment and create harmony. This residential…
Combining function and sculptural design, the creative minds at Platform 5 Architects… developed an interesting project in London, England. Shoffice is a garden pavilion located to the rear of a 1950′s terraced house in St John’s Wood and displays a fascinating exterior. The brief of the owners required a “sculptural object that flowed into the garden space“, so the architects
While exploring the idyllic land of Lithuania, we ended up in Kaunas, where we found this fantastic rusted-like house designed by Studija Archispektras…. The project spreads over 395 square meters and is located nearby the river. Surrounded by a maze of pine trees, the house is ideal for disconnecting from the routine. Simple, yet a little bit abstract, the
We were recently sent photos of a small, but fresh apartment design in Bucharest, Romania. The creative minds behind the project are Monica Corduneanu and Paula-Maria Duta of Archinteriors…. Here are some words from the designers describing their work: “This project is for a one room apartment with a living room, kitchen and bathroom. As soon as we saw
This project was a full renovation and addition to a lovely older five bedroom home located in Rosedale, one of Toronto’s most prestigious neighborhoods (in Canada). The addition was needed to extend and open up the kitchen and family room at the back of the house and also to allow for a more gracious master suite above. McGill Design Group…