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Contemporary Bangkok Residence Defined by Interconnected Glass Volumes

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This two-level residence envisioned and implemented by Architects DBLAP takes advantage of a charming, lush-green site in Bangkok, Thailand. Consisting of a series of interconnected volumes, the project is centered around an inner courtyard, accessed easily from all rooms of the house. Predominant use of glass allows the inhabitants to enjoy unobstructed views of the surroundings, […]

Why Our Brains Love Colorful Interiors

  • Focus on three colors per room that work well together. Image Via: Lucy and Company
  • Use similar colors for the walls and furniture to make a small space appear larger. Image Via: Kukk Architecture & Design
  • Bring red into your dining spaces to get people talking. Image Via: M.S. Vicas Interiors
  • The colors we use in our designs have an effect on our perceptions. Image Via: Jeneration Interiors

What’s the first thing you notice when you walk into a new room? The colors. Whether your reaction is positive enough to make you think, “I have to remember to ask her what palette she used” or negative enough to have you leave you saying, “I don’t know what he was thinking”, we’re bound to […]

2-Bedroom House in Washington Centered Around a 16-Car Garage [Video]

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Despite its impressive exterior dimensions, this West Bellevue House in Washington, USA features only two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The owners probably thought too much living space would in time lead to boring maintenance problems, so they decided to center their home around a giant garage. Discovered by Freshome on Redfin, this […]

Cool Dog House Upgrade: Instantly-Endearing Pet Trailer Design

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It is difficult not to notice the increased appeal in pet furniture and pet-related projects worldwide. In today’s post we would like to show you this instantly-endearing dog trailer design, envisioned by Judson Beaumont of Straight Line Designs Inc. The Pet Trailer Series includes four unique dog-sized trailers made from environmentally-friendly materials, including recyclable aluminum, […]

Sustainable House Design Paying Tribute to Modern Technology in Hong Kong

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An existing 40-year old house in Sha Tin district, Hong Kong was recently given a complete make-over by the architects at Millimeter Interior Design Limited. Overall costs were lowered by building the exterior walls over the existing structure. The new 5100 square-foot residence is currently divided into two stories and features a garage, a living […]

Private Contemporary Home in Mexico Balancing Seclusion and Openness 

Imagine coming home at dusk to this marvelous contemporary home! With an illuminated facade composed of sleek design lines, this 7,168 square feet villa in Hermosillo, Mexico, is a private home holding great inspiration. Designed by Imativa Arquitectos and photographed by Alexander Potiomkin, the private property known as Residencia R35 rises three levels up to accommodate a very specific circulation – service, […]

Interesting Home Extension in London Featuring Brick Walls and Sliding Glass Doors

Commissioned to provide a new kitchen and living room for a couple whose children had recently moved out, London studio Tigg Coll Architects implemented an original home extension. This addition connects the main building with the garden and features sliding glass doors which retract into brick walls:  “Even though we wanted the new extension to really […]

Modern Home With Large Entertainment Areas and Ocean Views: Pearl Bay Residence

Gavin Maddock Design Studio completed the development of Pearl Bay Residence, an impressive retreat located 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa and bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. A modern signature within the budget and Mediterranean style influences were the two main requirements mentioned in the clients’ brief. The result is a […]

Colorful Scandinavian Apartment Infused With Rich and Inspiring Details

Looking for ways to add dynamics to your home? Have a look at this colorful Scandinavian apartment filled up with rich and tasteful decorating elements! Found by Freshome on Alvhem, this four room apartment in Linnéstaden, Gothenburg boasts 114 square meters divided in three bedrooms, a generously-sized living, kitchen and bathroom. A variety of beautiful […]

Borrowing From The Rich Personality of Its Surroundings: Pobble House in England

Pobble House is an original looking timber frame residence paying tribute to the qualities and architectural history of its special location in Ashford, Kent, England: “Owing to the site’s significance, local planning policy dictates that any new building must replace an existing one and is to be of similar scale and proportion to that of the […]

Brilliant Outdoor Room Substituting the Entry Hall in Modern Mountain Home 

Nestled between the Teton Range to the west and the Gros Ventre Range to the east in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, this modern mountain home is a dream home to Clay Heighten and his wife, Debra Caudy, a dream they didn’t know they had. Leaving most decisions to Larry Pearson of Pearson Design Group who’s impressive portfolio could […]

Spectacular Looking Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table by MotoArt

We published an intricate table design on Freshome a while back, developed using a Boeing 777 wheel. This time we would like to focus on this Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table, a spectacular furniture piece by the talented team at MotoArt. Formed from a General Electric engine nacelle, the unconventional project seats up to twelve people […]

Historic Convent Transformed Into Spectacular City Hall in Quebec, Canada

The redesign of this historic convent (initially built in 1881) as the city hall and municipal offices re-establishes its presence at the center of community life. The project- repurposed by Affleck de la Riva Architects in Quebec, Canada- creates a dialogue between the restored heritage building and a contemporary addition housing a new entry lobby, […]

Charming Duplex Apartment in Central Stockholm Infused With Light

Everyday life should unfold in bright, open and ingeniously designed homes. Seen on Alvhem Mäkleri & Interiör, this duplex apartment in central Stockholm provides a dose of highly appraised Scandinavian design as inspiration for those who love bright urban living spaces. The Charming central Stockholm duplex apartment spreads over a total of 55 square meters, so the design […]

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