The gorgeous Blanco House is a residential project, defined by James D. LaRue Architects…, in 2012, in Austin, Texas. The architects envisioned a flawless living environment, a home characterised by elegance and comfort. Its striking-beautiful terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a fine evening with a good wine, in the company of a dear friend. The glossy floor
Summer is here, so all we can think about is a breezy, uncluttered home, with a large swimming pool and lush vegetation surrounding it. While “hunting” homes, we ran into The 299 Soper Place, a home designed by the Canada-based architectural studio, Barry J. Hobin & Associates Architects Inc…. This 4,800 square feet residence accommodates a new lavish spa,
Would you immortalize your favorite pet by transforming its photo into a pillow? Yeah… it’s a tricky one. However, we decided to post this unusual project by print-maker Shannon Broder…, an artist who “loves drawing and silk-screening all sorts of creatures and bring them to life by sewing and stuffing them into objects you can play with and love!”
Your outdoor home is often forgotten when selling your home. The attention of your interiors becomes the focal point and the fact that most homebuyers make up their minds before setting foot inside your home is a daunting reality. Before you miss out on potential homebuyers let’s look at ways to add more value to your outdoor home. From brightening…
Designer Vitaliy Yurov sent us images of a stylish roof apartment he completed in Kiev, Ukraine. According to the description he sent us, the crib is located on the last floor of the multi-storey building. It consists of the following areas: kitchen, dining room, bedroom, bathroom and terrace. Natural material finishes such as stone, concrete, wood and glass ensure a
Strikingly modern, the White Lodge residence developed by Dyer Grimes Architects… in Tandridge, England combines luxurious country living with modern functionality. Originally home to a 1960’s detached bungalow surrounded by tall trees, the site was reinterpreted as to host this imposing 480sqm home. From afar, you can observe the hardwood cladding and white render with an abundance of glass throughout.
By combining the functionality of a casual backless chair with the comfort provided by a hammock, British designer Benjamin Hubert came up with “Cradle”, a captivating seating unit (initially spotted by Freshome on beautiful life…). Its appearance is truly intriguing- here we have a furniture piece that is both elegant and practical, with a design emphasizing on texture and
Exuding a relaxing traditional feel and plenty of character, this home in Kullavik, Sweden (initially discovered by Freshome on Skeppsholmen…) is inspiring to say the least. The wall that runs around the house frames the garden and along with a few small walkways and a splendid oak creates a perfect outdoor environment. Aside from the main thatched roof building,
Bright and inspiring, the Aurea Residence, designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture… in Magnolia, one of Seattle’s neighbourhoods, USA, spreads over 3,300 square meters. This contemporary house is divided in four different structures. Each of these structures offers zen relaxing views over the Japanese rock garden, perceived as an internal courtyard, a private centre that floods all the four
We’d never think that our homes could potentially be hazardous – We do the best to ensure that our family and loved ones are safe and sound at all times, but often the dangers are not visible and lurk where we cannot see them. Some of what you are about to read may be of no surprise to you at
Comfortable, modern and stylish, the Windowseat Lounge, designed by Mike & Maaike for Haworth Collection… is a chair inspired by the need of getting a breath of fresh air. “The Windowseat is designed as a comfortable refuge from the hustle and bustle of lobbies, airports or open office environments. By taking architectural elements (walls and ceiling) and applying them to
…We all know that when we arrive at home, after a hectic day at the office, all we want is to disconnect from the urban jungle and deeply sink into a dreamy state of mind, in an environment that has the power to keep us away from stress. Usually, people forget about this “feature” when choosing their homes and they
Energy efficiency is one of the main attributes of this imposing public school built on a challenging lot in Los Angeles County, USA. The masterminds at Brooks + Scarpa took after the similarly situated schools of Curtis and Davis… in New Orleans and created a place for learning that feels comfortable, while also setting an example for alternative energy use.
With a stunning view over the Peconic Bay, the Clearhouse (with a very suggestive and inspired name) surprises you with its openness. The house, located nearby the lake, in Shelter Island, New York, USA, is the work of Stuart Parr Design…. Forget the classic walls! This is an environment that exhales transparence, inviting the nature inside the house! The
A living wall, or a green wall, is a garden that grows vertically, as opposed to horizontally, which can exist inside or outside the home. Any well lit place inside your home, would make a suitable environment. Indoor herb gardens are growing in popularity and thrive well in sunny kitchens. Conversely any outside wall would do as well. Green, or