Original Shelf Padded with Soft Cushions: SNUG by Giorgio Bombace

SNUG, the padded shelf is one of those design that surprises due to its simplicity and wittiness. No longer do walls have to carry shelves divided of personality; this practical addition ranking high in aesthetics can subtly add that touch of warmth some interiors need badly. Designed by Giorgio Bombace for Formabilio…, Snug is an original shelf with soft,

Bookworms’ Paradise: Wooden Staircase Encompassed by Walls of Books

This house located in London was recently renovated by Platform 5 Architects…, being a true bookworms’ paradise. The client, a book lover with an extensive collection of books, was absolutely impressed with the results. Highlighting his passion for lecture, the architects designed a book tower at the heart of the house, a double-height library wrapped around a stair. Looks

New York Loft Adorned by Fascinating Art Collection Worth $20 Million

Welcome to a fascinating elite-luxury loft, where art is immersed in everyday living spaces, making them explode with personality. Discovered on Daily News…, this artistic New York loft comes with plenty of impressive features. To start off, it is located in a superb building dating back to 1909 and boasts extensive views over the city’s American Museum of Natural

Store Away Unwanted iPhone and iPad Cables: Stage Charging Shelf

Dutch based furniture brand Spell… launched their latest creation, the Stage charging shelf, an interactive unit acting as a meeting place for all your re-chargeable handheld devices. A very simple idea and yet so appropriate to optimize what is now a daily action, storing away those unwanted cables which proliferate inside our homes. The wall-mounted shelf can also serve as

Modern Box House With Openings Inspiring Freedom in Sydney, Australia

Zouk Architects… designed the Box House, a private residence located in the golden triangle of Strathfield, a region with exclusive venues in one of Sydney’s suburbs. Most of the properties respect a strict planning regulation. The Box House became a reality after analysing the immediate surrounding, which determined its final shape. Comprising a series of interlocked boxes, the home is

Armchair Tied to Its Pouf by a Rope: Decube Furniture Project

Decube Furniture Project consists of an armchair connected with its footrest by a rope. An object that is simple and linear, where the link between two elements leads to interaction. Designer Luca Binaglia… envisions projects that share emotions “arising from a word heard many years before, from a song, a film or a glance captured from the surrounding world“. A

Heritage-Listed Venue with Modern Additions in Maylands, Australia

The Australian architecture studio, Jonathan Lake Architects… remodelled this heritage-listed venue in Maylands, Australia, adding a sense of contemporary design to the existing structure. The project completed in 2010 brings to our attention a new timber extension with steel framed openings. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow to flood the interior with light and warmth. The depth generated by the several frames located

Rectangular-Shaped Single Floor House in Tel Aviv, Israel

Occupying only a third of the total surface of the plot (250 Sqm out of 750 Sqm), the Pathway House designed by Jacobs-Yaniv Architects… in Tel Aviv is a home that establishes a connection with the outdoor environment, in order to make the inhabitants feel relaxed and peaceful. Boasting a rectangular-shaped structure, the single floor venue brings the residents one

Warmth and Elegance Displayed by Sustainable Prefab House in Princeton [Video]

Located just five minutes away from Princeton’s University, this new modern home designed by in collaboration with GMLM Design Giedre Miller has some “elite” features of its own. Surprisingly enough, The Quarry House was fabricated at a modular factory in less than a month and installed on site in one day. According to the architects, the sustainable prefab

Hillside Home in Japan Cleverly Exhibiting the Owner’s Car Collection

Not too long ago, we published the Car Park House project in Los Angeles, which switches between the common positions of the open-air “garage” and the living spaces. This particular hillside home by architect Kenji Yanagawa …in Kurakuen, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan is an interesting Japanese approach to displaying a private car collection. The striking dwelling is carved into the hillside,

Multipurpose Creative Space in Tokyo by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Shun*Shoku Lounge, a multipurpose creative space, was recently completed by Kengo Kuma and Associates in Tokyo, Japan. The 1000 square foot creative space functions as an information booth and public relations informal office for Gurunavi…, a company which puts all its efforts to establish connections between top-class (gourmet) restaurants and people who grow a passion for exclusive and sophisticated

The Uncanny Honeycomb Inspired Estar Móveis Store in Brazil

Estar Móveis, a furniture design company from Brazil opened a new store in São Paolo and we have to say…it’s bold and crazy! SuperLimão Studio…, the company responsible with the makeover, did an exceptional job! Estar Móveis, a firm with more than 60 years of experience, has recently started to change its direction, adapting a more contemporary approach towards

Versatile and Alluring: Odu Rocker and Daybed by Confused Direction

A functional mix between a bed and a rocking chair, the Odu Rocker envisioned by Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann from Confused-Direction is eye-catching and original. Initially spotted by Freshome on Trendir…, the swaying daybed features a a curvacious shell like base, complete with a comfy-textured finishing material, that makes the overall design quite inviting. An interesting feature is

Colossal 3D Printer Designed to Build a Home in 24 Hours

Do you remember our post on the world’s first 3D printed Canal House… in Amsterdam? Well, if that project was estimated to be completed in a matter of months- an impressive achievement- a new colossal 3D printer is being planned as we speak, with the purpose of building a house in less than 24 hours. The master mind behind this

Interconnected Spaces: Contemporary Renovation of Residence 1414 in Austin, Texas

A house originally built in 1940′s, in a historical neighbourhood in Austin, Texas, a contemporary renovation by Miró Rivera Architects…, to meet the current expectations of the owners. During the 1980′s, the venue did suffer some less inspired transformations, which were not reflecting exactly the true nature of it. What the clients wanted was to “get back to the

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