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Seattle’s First Certified Passive House: Modern Family Home Marrying Luxury and Sustainability

  • Park Passive Home by NK Architects
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  • Park Passive Home by NK Architects (4)

What you are about to visualize is the architecture and interior design of one of Washington State’s most energy efficient homes. Occupying 252 square meters in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood, the home that came to be know as Park Passive House was designed by Marie Ljubojevic and Lauren McCunney of NK Architects and built by Sloan Ritchie of Cascade Built. Showcasing an […]

Small Apartment in Stockholm Encapsulating A Glass-Walled Bedroom

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This small apartment in Stockhom, Sweden impressed us with its original layout and stylish decorating scheme. Discovered by Freshome on Svensk Fastighets, the 34 square-meter crib displays comfortable living spaces with a powerful aesthetic appeal. The first interior you are likely to observe upon entering this apartment is the bedroom, creatively separated from the rest […]

10 Exterior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

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While we all want a spectacular home that stands out amongst the rest; we also want a home that blends with its surroundings and neighborhood. Designing the exterior of a home can be a complicated process of color choices, materials, balancing shape and lines— it is not a job for novice designers. Do you ever […]

Confined Argentinian Home Arranged Around a Small Courtyard Illuminating Modern Spaces

  • Contemporary Santa Fe Home by Rosana Sdrigotti and Julio Cavallo (1)
  • Contemporary Santa Fe Home by Rosana Sdrigotti and Julio Cavallo (2)
  • Contemporary Santa Fe Home by Rosana Sdrigotti and Julio Cavallo (3)
  • Contemporary Santa Fe Home by Rosana Sdrigotti and Julio Cavallo (4)

Within the confinement of a small plot, a modern home offering an open layout for enjoying both the inside and outdoors might seem close to impossible. But then again, architects have a way to visualize the given space in its completed stage and walk around construction sites like they’d walk across the finished home. This compact […]

Hillside Dream Home Embedding Dramatic Panoramas Into Casual Californian Lifestyle

  • Holmby Hills Residence by Quinn Architects (1)
  • Holmby Hills Residence by Quinn Architects (2)
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Beautifully isolated to shape a luxurious environment, the Holmby Hills Residence rests on a 57,250 square feet site in Holmby Hills, Bel Air, Los Angeles, so you can see where it gets its name from. The location inspired not only its name, but its openness towards panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills beyond. Designed by London-based […]

Creative Rolling Flower Pots for Healthier, Happier Plants

Inspired by the movement of sunflowers, Studio BAG Disseny designed these rolling flower pots that provide more functionality than regular plant holders. According to the project developers, common pots are static, so ‘why not provide them with movement to enable them to follow the path of the sun, to sway in a breeze or grow […]

Captivating Two-Room Swedish Apartment Displaying A Highly Efficient Layout

Located in a beautiful Art Nouveau building in the center of Gothenburg, this captivating Swedish apartment (discovered by Freshome on Alvhem) is packed full with inspiring decorating ideas. Comprised of two rooms plus kitchen, the 57 square meter home also comes with plenty of attic space for storage. Step into the small entrance hall and […]

10 Interior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

Think of this as a little 101 in decorating. While we all cannot possess the eye for exquisite design and detail — we can decorate our homes as though we do.  In some ways, interior decorating can be thought of as a formula with specific steps; building blocks that will help create your very own […]

Sleek and Functional Two Bedroom Apartment Showcasing Family Scandinavian Design 

When you think about Scandinavian apartment interior design, you might get a picture of a minimalist space where white and light play a huge role. This bright and cheery two bedroom apartment seen on HusmanHagberg enhances that idea while adding a warmer tone to the overall appearance through carefully chosen patterns and textures. Spreading over 936 […]

Intriguing LASSO Lamp Showcasing A Powerful Minimalist Design

Designed by Quentin de Coster Design Studio for French company Cinna, LASSO lamp pays tribute to minimalism and functionality. As its name suggests, this unconventional lighting unit resembles a lasso, but also a suspended torch: “I wanted to create a poetic light that invites users to interact with it. I tried to give shape to […]

Modern Residence With a Luminous Character in Singapore: 65BTP-House

ONG&ONG Pte Ltd. completed the design and development of 65BTP-House, a private residence with a luminous contemporary character in Singapore. The project is surrounded by a vast garden that converges at a colossal pre-war rain tree of such magnificence that its presence is ingrained within the very architecture of the house itself. Throughout this home, […]

Engaging DNA Bench By True Design Adding Appeal To Public Spaces

Inspired by the DNA molecule, Leonardo Rossano of True Design together with Debora Mansur developed an engaging furniture piece. The twisting DNA Bench is meant for public spaces, bringing a highly original touch to this furniture sector. This is not the first time we’ve seen DNA inspired designs- do you remember the MyDNA Bookcase by […]

Why Italian Household Goods Are The Best Choice

Amazing craftsmanship does not happen overnight. Rather, it evolves throughout decades. Skills are honed, practiced and developed to perfection, and mistakes are omitted through trial and error. Once  these skills are perfected, they are taught to the next generation and the next, and so it goes, on and on — creating a time-tested and perfected […]

Minimalist “Catch the Views House” Frames Nature’s Perfection with Charming Design Lines

When your home is known as the “Catch The Views House “, the sheer joy of living each day overlooking unique panoramic landscapes can be enough to motivate you in the morning. And when your home is located in Chile’s Valparaíso Region, Zapallar to be specific, the place itself presents a paradise-like facet to the blessed owners. Spreading […]

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