Compact spaces are so cool because they usually have a very smart design behind the decoration. It’s always about how to make it more comfortable, as less boring as possible and super practical, of course. We’ve spotted this apartment on Decoholic… and we thought of showing you how small apartments have an elegant something going on. In this particular case,
It is always fascinating to observe Japanese architecture in its most flexible sense. Fujiwaramuro Architects… have completed the design for Narrow House, a project that seems to defy the laws of space, located in the downtown residential area of Kobe, Japan. The total area of the site of 36.95 square meters meant a good challenge for the architects, which ingeniously
Especially designed for a family of four living with their two cats, House L by Schneider & Lengauer… takes in the Austrian landscape of Scharten, with views of the Northern Limestone Alps. According to the architects, “three key requirements characterize the result. First, it was necessary to integrate the qualities of the site into a prestigious residential and working environment.
YOu may not recall, but a while back we published a beautiful collection of carpets, inspired by the Scottish countryside. Terre Des Hommes is the second collection of rug designs by Eeuwes Studio…, inspired by the Aerial theme. Stepping back from the more naturalistic approach taken in Landscapes, the 6 rugs that make up the Terre des Hommes
Elegance and functionality define this minimalist penthouse apartment developed by esé studio and located in Lycabettus, Athens. Initially discovered on Decofairy,… the design of this place intrigued us due to its many original furniture items and daring storage solutions. Nowadays, there is a tendency towards hiding things behind camouflaged doors, yet this apartment has everything out in the open, with
What is a modular home?
A modular home is one that is built indoors in a factory-like setting. The finished products are covered and transported to their new locations where they will be assembled by a builder. A modular home is not a mobile home; it is simply a home that is built off-site as opposed to on-site. These homes
Aspen, Colorado is home to many interesting architecture projects, one of which we will present today. Willoughby Way is the name of this chalet, envisioned and developed by Charles Cunniffe Architects… as an alluring holiday refuge. From afar, the building look perfectly embedded in its dream-like natural environment: “Heavy timbers and stone anchor this home into its site on Red
In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that books are a wonderful way to express art. Yes, of course, a book is a piece of art itself, but beyond our regular perception, there’s another one. And another. And so on! We are
Away from the city rush, on a small plot of land (210 square meters), a single-family home in a picturesque settlement is all some of us need, in order to experience the wonders of a new and fresh lifestyle. The V House, designed by BaksvanWengerden Architecten… in Alkmaar (the Netherlands) is an interesting example of modern architecture, being all cladded
This countryside retreat envisioned by practice MDS impresses due to its original shape and interior design. Located in the foothills of the Yatsugatake mountains, in a climate that is not too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter, the residence reflects a serene life, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. According to Designboom…,
Coquette, picturesque and bohemian, the Scandinavian attic apartments are an excellent choice for those who love an unconventional lifestyle, sprinkled with special moments of tranquility and simplicity. Nothing is too edgy nor inappropriate. It’s like every elements has its own personality, reflecting itself into the unity of the whole. The white walls create the feeling that the apartment is much
Integrated in a picturesque setting in Normandy, France, among orchards and forests, the minimalist G House by Lode Architecture demonstrates that 100 square meters are more than enough for building a comfortable crib. The monochrome building was built using laminated wooden panels and slate cladding, which reacts to the changing skies of Normandy.
Once inside, visitors will come across cozy,
Swapping out old home appliances and replacing them with new “smart” technologies and systems can be a good move by opening up the door to saving a substantial amount of money on utilities. Each household will be different and will require a unique look into the needs and uses of these potential technologies. Not every solution listed here will benefit
According to the Chinese believes, the sky and the earth are in perfect harmony and they represent the two powerful coordinates that dictate the supreme manifestation of the universal dialectic. The Chinese Coin House in Santa Cruz, Bolivia is definitely one of those unusual and inciting homes, with a wonderful story behind them. Inspired by the popular Chinese coins that
Located in West Hollywood, Norwich Drive Residence by Clive Wilkinson Architects… showcases modern glamor, yet mixed with good taste. According to the architects, “the design needed to express the transition from commercial strip to small scale residential neighborhood, so the scale and detail respond to both conditions. Construction is simple cubic stucco forms, with exposed wood structure, and softened with