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Lavinia

Lavinia has a Master’s degree in Cultural Management and is a University graduate in Tourism Economy. She also has a degree in photography and experience as a copywriter, developing targeted texts connected to various domains, including traveling (check out her travel blog) and design. Find more about Lavinia on our about us page.

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Striking Modern Residence Built From 31 Containers in Australia

Todd Miller of ZieglerBuild surprised Australia’s architecture scene with a striking modern residence built from 31 shipping containers. Situated on 706 square metres in Graceville, a quiet suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, this unconventional home inspires a perpetual holiday feeling. The creative dwelling sprawls over three floors and features graffiti artwork and an impressive saltwater pool.
The transition between indoors and

Inspiring Chinese Home Integrating a Mature Tree: Tea House

Archi-Union Architects… completed the design and development of Tea House, an inspiring Chinese home built in the backyard of the studio’s offices in Shanghai. The aim of the project was to embody harmony by integrating enclosure and openness, delightful living spaces and logical construction. A “house-of-the-future” look is discharged by the minimalist concrete and glass exterior, the quadrilateral shape as

Mountain Holiday Home Exhibiting a Contemporary Design Approach in Norway

This mountain holiday home was especially envisioned by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter… as a contemporary retreat for a family of four. Situated near the village Geilo, a popular skiing destination in Norway, Split View Mountain Lodge frames the spectacular views and allows easy access when it comes to skiing and hiking activities. According to the architects, the owners’ brief requested a

Original Interior Design Enhanced by Gabled Forms in Kyoto

We were instantly captivated by the original interior design exhibited by Hazukashi House, a contemporary family home envisioned by Alts Design Office… in a suburban area of Kyoto, Japan. Seemingly minimalist- if we were to judged by its exterior appearance- this crib bewilders as one steps inside. The core of the dwelling is a common dining spot, where all the

Elegant Furniture Duo by Jangir Maddadi: Captain Chair and Grace Collection


Swedish designer Jangir Maddadi… unveiled an elegant furniture duo, professionally marking the beginning of 2014 at Stockholm. The Captain Chair and Grace Collection exudes refinement and glorious simplicity.
Nature has a charming way of communicating. How would you interpret waves forming stone, or how trees reaches for the skies? In time, everything that surrounds us is formed and forever changed

Massive Contemporary 6 Bedroom Estate in Cannes: Villa Chamade

Villa Chamade is a massive contemporary estate located just few minutes away from the center of Cannes, and the prestigious Cap d’Antibes. With a commanding hillside position on a 3400 square meters of land, this high-class residence offers 660 square meters of living space with its 6 en-suite bedrooms, a meticulously designed living room and two kitchens for summer and

Ethnic Prints and Modern Elegance: The Lana for Photoliu Chair


In a world where prefabrication and mass production are the rule, the Lana for Photoliu chair invites you to take a break and take a seat for a moment! The result of a design collaboration between Photoliu…- bespoke furniture brand and Lana -famous Romanian designer based in London, the furniture piece is a tribute to traditional values inspired by

Perfect for Reading and Storing Your Books: Wireless Ludovica Lamp


Presented to us by Zanocchi & Starke…, a young design studio based in Turin (Italy), the Ludovica Lamp is perfect for those who love to read and maintain their books in order. When this original lighting unit holds your books, it emits a delicate and diffuse light; when extracted from its base, a beam of light follows you everywhere,

Inspirational Quotes Turned into Minimalist Illustrations by Ryan McArthur


Those of you who seek inspirational quotes will surely enjoy this array of minimalist illustrations from Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur. Discovered by Freshome on My Modern Met…, this collection of artworks takes sparks of wisdom from famous figures and delivers them in an original manner. From Tolstoy’s “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no

Ancient Kauri Table Reportedly Made From 50,000-Year-Old Wood

The result of a fruitful cooperation between Zieta & Holzano…, the Ancient Kauri Table is an elegant furniture piece said to be made using 50 000-year-old wood: “Ancient Kauri is the oldest wood in the world while FiDU is the most innovative technology of flexible steel forming“, the designers stated. Embedding an intriguing mix of ancient and new, this

Powerful Design Statement Against Furniture Waste: The Trash Closet

The Trash Closet by Marijke & Sander Lucas utilizes leftover furniture that would normally end-up in a landfill. By incorporating leftover furniture to produce an outstandingly functional and eye-catching storage unit, the designers strive to inform individuals about our global furniture-waste catastrophe. According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s statistics of 2009…:  9.8 million tons of furniture ended up in

Butter Factory Transformed into Sculptural Modern Apartment in Australia

Curvaceous and almost dizzying, this sculptural modern apartment located in West Melbourne resembles a contemporary art gallery. Transformed from a butter factory into an unconventional living space by the creative minds of Adrian Amore Architects…, the place is intriguing to say the least. White walls throughout make a good background for twisted shapes and minimalist furniture. The color palette

Ominous Skull Armchair for Deviant Modern Interiors

Skull Armchair is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka Harow…, that seems fit for anyone interested in comfort as they plot sinister moves. Consisting of a black gloss resin exterior sitting atop a steel internal frame, the Skull Chair is a geometric, stylized take on the human skull. It is a clever

Door Handle & Instant Hand Sanitizer for Healthier Living: PullClean


PullClean… is an extraordinary door handle and instant hand sanitizer developed by the creative minds at the British studio Agency of Design. The aim of the designers was to transform regular door handles- perfect breeding grounds for germs- into groundbreaking sanitizing devices. Even though this is a type of project that could be well implemented in any building, the idea

Groundbreaking 3D Printed Lamps: Breaking Bulbs Collection

Swedish company Gässling recently launched their innovative Breaking Bulbs… collection, a range of 3D printed lamps capturing that split second in time when an object is destroyed on impact. The over-sized bulb-shaped lamps appear to shatter as if they are being dropped, smashed, and even shot. “I wanted to challenge myself and create object which would not be possible to

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