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Why Neutral Colors Are Best

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Do you think neutral colors are boring? We are going to debunk the myth that bold is better. Of course, there is always room for pops of color in your life, but there are a lot of good reasons to stick with a neutral color scheme for your interior design. Neutral colors don’t have to […]

New Colossal Mixed-Use Performance Space in The Netherlands: Theatre Spijkenisse [Video]

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The close collaboration between UNStudio architects and Arup led to the development of the New Theatre Spijkenisse, a contemporary building design in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. The mixed-use performance space is defined as “a remarkable building with an inviting and open character”. The internal organization and the circuit of functions has been designed around the flow […]

Future Fitness Tracks Progress, Suggests Exercises and Keeps You Engaged: Gymtrack

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We’re all keen on providing a healthy environment for ourselves in the privacy of our home, but once at a gym, the power is somehow stripped from you. Adding a personal insight into your every workout, Gymtrack keeps track of members workouts by using a “smart pin” that transforms the web of your gym’s machines […]

Elegant and Light Infused Fully Renovated Villa in Belgium 

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This bright and inviting fully renovated villa invites you to step into an inspiring world as you put aside reality for a few moments. Imagine this contemporary piece of architecture adorning a 25 acre plot in Uccle, Belgium spreading over 8,073 square feet. Social spaces look warm and inviting thanks to the ingenious way the architects re-imagined […]

Playful and Provocative Wooden Safe Box Inspired by Clock Gears: mr.knox

A safe deposit box may inspire many things, but it is not exactly the type of item you would like to have around for an inviting, homey feel. Envisioned and implemented by Utrecht-based furniture designer Stephan Siepermann, mr.knox cabinet is “a funny translation of a heavy steel safe box into a smart and playful wooden […]

How To Bring Japanese Simplicity Into Your Interiors

We all lead hectic lives. It’s no surprise that after working all day and schlepping the kids to activities, we want come home to something a little calmer. The easiest way to do that is by simplifying our interiors. Folks looking to bring more simplicity into their homes should look toward Japanese interior design for […]

Contemporary Split-Level House With Views of Downtown Seattle and Mt. Rainier

This contemporary split-level house in Seattle, Washington, USA is the result of an extensive renovation process delivered by the team at Grouparchitect. Ballard Remodel stands out in its neighborhood due to its distinctive large cantilevered shed roof, an unconventional outdoor terrace and a tasteful mix of exterior finishes. Unlike many other modern home designs, this […]

Handcrafted Origami-Inspired Lampshade Adding a Stylish Touch Where Needed

Portugal-based studio blaanc borderless architecture shared photos and information regarding one of their latest works. Orikomi is a lightweight lampshade, made of high quality paper and carefully hand-crafted. Despite its complex, origami-inspired construction, Orikomi is simple to hang and serves much more than an aesthetic purpose: a portion of the sales profits of each piece […]

Vivid Ambiance Cleverly Achieved in Small Apartment Near Saint Petersburg

Welcome to a cheerful small apartment envisioned by Geometrium and located in Lensovetovskij, a village near Saint Petersburg, Russia. The crib was especially developed for a young couple who requested that aesthetics and usability be the main features of their new home. Painted white walls visually enlarge the space, while bright and colorful lighting elements […]

Intriguing Dear O’ Deer Planter Re-Shaping Perception of Everyday Things

Delhi based duo Re-culture recently presented Dear O’ Deer, an intriguing ceramic planter that works on the juxtaposition of the dead and the living. The plant grows outwards from a ceramic deer skull to resemble the antlers of the deer. A lid and drain holes are strategically placed allowing the planter to be used as […]

10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design

It happens to everyone— you are shopping and see the perfect home decor accessory. Immediately you think, Oh! this will look perfect in my TV room! Of course, you give in to the impulse buy and excitedly bring home your new-found treasure— only to discover that what looked liked the ideal accessory looks hideous when […]

Live/Work Conversion Loft in San Francisco With Vaulted Concrete Ceilings

Concrete is not usually associated with a warm and welcoming home. In today’s post, we will try to demonstrate that with proper inspiration and decorating skills, beautiful things can occur. This particular live/work conversion loft in SOMA, San Francisco comes with approximately 17-foot-high vaulted concrete ceilings, yet its design can not be described as sober […]

Modern Canadian Residence Infusing its Neighborhood with Elegance 

Alterations and additions can bring new life to many old buildings and upgrade the neighborhood’s appeal at the same time. Having won a 2014 design excellence award from the Ontario Association of Architects, this three-storey high modern home is located in mid-town Toronto residential neighborhood Moore Park. The modern Canadian residence showcases a defining flexibility created on the grounds […]

Original Residence in Poland Dictated by Modern Living Needs: Two Barns House

Two Barns House by RS+ Architects is located in a quiet northern district of Tychy, Poland, near a forest complex. Access is achieved by cul-de-sac from the main road connecting the plot in its north-west corner. Zoning plans based on the analysis of the urban area imposed roof geometry and the maximum height of the building. […]

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