The Medic’s House is a modern extension to a 1950′s three bedroom house in Hampshire, United Kingdom, envisioned by Andy Ramus and Laurent Metrich of AR Design Studio…. The residence is inhabited by two Winchester based Doctors, who needed extra living space with the arrival of their new baby daughter. AR Design Studio’s solution was to “create a large
…Wandering on the streets of Madrid, this splendid city of culture and siestas, is an exciting thing to do. A city filled with life and colour makes you curious and ready to start a journey of discovery. The best thing about visiting such a dynamic city is that it offers you the possibility to bump into impressive buildings, unique coffee
Longhi Architects… designed this spectacular house with a futuristic look in La Planicie, Lima (Peru). The clients, when asked what exactly are they hoping for, replied that they wanted a home “for ever”, a place so nice and comfortable that would make them spend the rest of their lives there. Such a nice thought! Along with clients, who were extremely
This season is the best for bringing out metallic inspiration throughout your interiors. Everywhere you look metals are a hot trend – from the warm gold, brass, and copper accents to the cool chrome, nickel and stainless steel applications there is no doubting that metals are here to stay! If you’ve been trying to find ways to bring these colorful…
3D SURFACE… is an innovation which arose from a meeting between three experienced craftsmen: Romano Zenoni and Alessandro and Stefano Fazzuoli. The combination of texture, shapes and materials especially developed by the company led to the creation of artistic wall panels, ideal for any modern decor. Thanks to the clever use of ceramic coated fiber-reinforced mortar solutions for interior and
We just spotted this infographic on GlassTileStore.com that helps new home owners pick out a layout for their kitchen and instantly thought of sharing it further. Created in collaboration with Kitchen Cabinet Kings…, the drawings below describe the different layout options available, considering the effective work triangle. This basically consists of three key appliances: the fridge, oven, and sink/dishwasher.
It is a fact that originality sparks are lit daily in the music industry. In today’s post we would like to present Ark Nova…, a project that combines an unusual architecture approach with the desire to bring music to communities that were affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. According to its developers, the Ark Nova
A while back we featured a futuristic bar lounge on Freshome, with interesting curvilinear lines, designed by the creative team at NUVIST, an Istanbul-based design studio. The Evfyra table is one of the company’s most recent projects and features similar characteristics, making it perfect for a modern, minimalist office. Its surface is glossy, reflecting key interior additions.
Finalist in the 2012 “Wood Awards” organized by the Swiss Association of Carpenters and Craftsmen, the concept behind Creek Armchair is to fabricate a wooden design with a contemporary language. According to designer Sandro Lopez (whom we interviewed… a while back on Freshome), the continuous presence of wood in our living environments throughout history is a result of
If you are into minimalism and simple decorations, this is something you’ll definitely like! Bridge Shelves is a simple design concept that adds a touch of elegance to any living environment. It can be completely disassembled and flat-packed for convenient delivery. We’ve spotted the Bridge Shelves project on archidesignclub… and we really wanted to share it with you too. This
The Light Walls House is a project developed by mA-style Architects… in the city of Toyokawa, Japan. What’s really interesting is that, despite not having windows, the house is uniformly lit, enhancing the feeling of peacefulness. The neat, rectangular-shaped home was designed to take advantage of the natural light, in a less common manner, but hey, we’re in Japan, the
Before you buy your serene, bucolic home nestled among the trees and wildlife of the mountains, there are a few things you should be made aware of. Living in the mountains can be peaceful and magical, but new challenges and difficulties can present themselves. We hope that will enlighten you to both the positive as well as the potentially negative…
…Tetris, the game, reminds me of my childhood. It’s always nice to bump into projects that are somehow related to that period of time. For those of you who don’t know (somehow I doubt it, but still), the game is all about arranging blocks and trying to find the most efficient way to reach your goal, that of saving space.
Envisioned by Goss Visualisations, project Woodpeckers is a visualization for Strom Architects…, soon to be developed in New Forest, Hampshire, England. The residence will serve as a holiday retreat in a rural site with many building restrictions. The result of dealing with all architecture and function-related challenges is “a superstructure is a simple timber frame that will be
This 1950′s semi-detached house located in Silchester Park, Dublin, Ireland needed a small upgrade. The owners wanted to transform a little bit their home into a brighter and more breezy living space, so the team of architects responsible with the project, GKMP Architects…, came up with the following solution: a modern extension to the existing house. Parts of the