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Living Room Decorating Ideas that Expand Space

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The living room is often the first room that visitors see when they walk through your front door, and the space sets the tone for how guests feel about the rest of your home. Your living room is also a place for entertaining friends and relaxing with family and its design should reflect that. While making the space physically […]

Entry Tower and Sweeping Views Over San Francisco Bay Defining The Belvedere Residence

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Overlooking San Francisco Bay, the Belvedere Residence designed by Polsky Perlstein Architects aims at capturing light and surrounding vistas: “The site has South and West views over the San Francisco Bay toward Sausalito and the Golden Gate Bridge. With a desire for connecting the home to the outside on both levels, the Main Level has […]

Optimum Flow of Spaces Exhibited by Mid-Century Modern Home in California

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Klopf Architecture, Outer Space Landscape Architects, and Flegels Construction updated a classical 1950s original mid-century modern home designed by the late Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Ellis Jacobs. Klopf Architecture pushed the original design intent to make the house more open and uniform from space to space, while improving energy efficiency. The project also involved capitalizing […]

Soho Loft Combining Scandinavian and American Design Sensibilities

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Gabellini Sheppard Associates completed the design of an impressive loft in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District, New York, USA. The 8,300 square-foot apartment combines American and Scandinavian sensibilities, as it was especially imagined for a professional couple, American and Danish, and their three children. According to the architects, the loft aims at “preserving the character of […]

Two Penthouses Merged into Expansive Home: The Chicago Hi-Rise Project

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This expansive Chicago home envisioned by Dresner Design and boasting an area of 5000 square feet (464 square meters) is in fact a luxurious merger of two penthouses. Developed for a couple of European musicians, the Chicago Hi-Rise project is nestled amongst skyscrapers and offers views of Lake Michigan. One of the main brief requests […]

Exclusive New Home Overlooking The City of Angels

Designed by Marmol Radziner and constructed by Fountainhead Builders-Developers, this new home in LA presents its contemporary shape in photos you will love enough to share. Floor-to-ceiling windows throughout make the contemporary structure reveal the surrounding view and suburban landscape while flooding the spaces with an abundance of natural light. From the moment you see this new […]

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Tailoring the look of your home’s exterior is one way to create a space that reflects your personality. There are many cheap landscaping ideas you can tackle on your own that are high impact without a high price tag. Creating a modern, beautiful yard doesn’t have to cost a lot. In fact, the gorgeous, million dollar […]

Dynamic Redesign for Colonial Style House in Westchester, New York

Fougeron Architecture completed the redesign of a colonial style house in Westchester, New York, United States. A face-lift was done by changing all the exterior materials and reimagining the position of the windows. The project also included a living room expansion which currently takes advantage of the surrounding landscape. Connected to the swimming pool and […]

Modern Home in North of Montana For Electric Car Owners

Entering this modern home in North of Montana is like accessing a world of private bliss. Imagine pulling up the driveway and getting out of the car walking up the two stairs to the door and stepping inside a home with an open floor plan that wraps around the kitchen island and opens to the garden in the […]

Welcoming Array of Open and Enclosed Spaces: “House Set On The Valley” in California

Situated on a privileged site filled with vineyards and beautiful mature trees in California, USA, this residential project consists of two separate houses connected by glass. Envisioned by Jørgensen Design, the House Set On The Valley is a welcoming merger of open and enclosed spaces: ” Each dwelling is protected from a busy road with two […]

10 Ways to Conquer Your Home Design Creative Block

Got blank walls? Stuck in a decorating rut? We have all been there, listening to the echo thrum through empty halls, wondering, How on earth do I fill this space and where do I begin? It is more than a little intimidating to begin decorating a home, no matter how big or small. We want to […]

Distinctive Architecture Geometry Unfolding Towards Spectacular Views: Groveland House

Located in Vancouver, Canada, the Groveland House by Mcleod Bovell is a three level residence opening up to spectacular views. According to the architects, “a wide footprint and generous building area allows the central living portions of the house to expand into double-height spaces. These tall spaces interact with a large roof plane with a […]

Modern River House in Lithuania Contrasting Natural Surroundings

Having a modern river house is like making peace with both nature and technology. This particular modern river house is located on the banks of the Neris River, in Lithuania’s Vilnius County. Spreading over 226 square meters, this house was imagined and built from the ground up by GYZA. Having the bedrooms and guest room on the ground floor made it easier […]

Original Scandinavian Loft with Skylights and Wood Burning Fireplace

Located in a beautiful area of Gothenburg, Sweden, this 59 square-meter apartment displays a modern and stylish character. Discovered by Freshome on Alvhem, the remarkable Scandinavian loft features tall ceilings, large skylights and a wood burning fireplace for chilly autumn evenings. As you enter the main hallway, you are thrown aback by the airy feel […]

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