V2 House by 3LHD Architects is a highly modern addition to the picturesque seashore in Dubrovnik, Croatia. With its simple geometry and white profile, the residence contrasts the architecture… of the surrounding buildings, reaffirming the worldwide development of the contemporary-minimalist style. Adapted to the irregular terrain, V2 House showcases an elongated shape, with various protuberances facilitating room elongations and the
Designer Samuel Codegoni… envisioned Paero, an unconventional hood for elegant kitchens. Minimalism and Japanese elegance inspire furoshiki, the refined technique of wrapping objects in silk cloths and fabrics to conceal, protect and at the same time enhance the contents of the package. By using the same concept, the designer transformed a sheet of stainless steel, used for wire cloth, into
In recent times, Dutch design furniture has been heavily focused on creating eco-friendly designs while using sustainable materials. The Bamboo Chair follows this trend. Using long-established Asian plaiting methods in combination with modern Dutch design techniques, designers Tejo Remy and René Veenhuizen were able to create a chair that is made 100% from bamboo, displaying a refined look.
Displaying a fascinating silhouette in wood, glass and stone, the House in the Hills is an exceptional residential project developed by Architectare… in Itaipava, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. “Despite being in a proportionately large lot, the building has its shape defined by the small triangle of its buildable area on the entrance of the lot, resulting from enforcement of the
Inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, T House by studio Natalie Dionne Architecture… is a villa said to “stimulate the imagination and compel us to contemplate one’s place in the surrounding landscape.” With a privileged location in a forest clearing up on a hillside, in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the project offers a genuine retreat for a busy urban
… Stikwood in three easy words, precisely what makes for a fun DIY project, with the ability to create the illusion of customised trim woodwork, for a fraction of the price and time. Plan. Peel. Stick. The Sacramento, CA based company (having the same name as the product) rides the wave of new trends with a peel-and-stick product that shoves away
The creative minds at Bagnato Architects… came up with a daring design for a family residence in Melbourne, Australia. The brief of the clients requested a large contemporary home spread over a single level that would provide all living needs for a family with four children. Moreover, the interiors were required to be divided into separate zones for the kids
Designed in collaboration with award-winning architect Alex Lifschutz, the Coda street furniture range by manufacturers Woodhouse… offers long-term durability with a refined palette of materials and finishes. The Coda range features a bench, seat, stool, bollard, bin and bike stand which is launched together with a complementary wayfinding signage system. Every item is visually co-ordinated to facilitate a harmonised
An inspiring calendar design, from a young talented Italian artist and a final year student of Architecture, GianMarco Pollaci…, presented one of his latest works, a vivid and colourful outcome indeed. A source of inspiration for the year to come, Shapes Calendar 2014 portrays each month in a cheerful manner, highlighting “the power” of geometry. As you can see,
Created from a series of tiny crystal pieces suspended by nickel plated rings assembled by hand, the Ozero custom-made crystal chandelier multiplies the light source and offers a beautiful and glittery atmosphere. The piece was envisioned by Janos Heder and has the ability of turning your home into a more harmonious place to live, while defying spaces.
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Discovered on Southeby’s Realty…, this property, considered Victoria’s crown jewel, the waterfront estates reanimates Victorian design, placing it in a contemporary context. Set in a remote, drawn cove, with an excess of 700 feet of beachfront, 3 islets and a dock extended into the ocean, it provides endless possibilities of enjoyment. Lush gardens with a vast array of colours
This massive 5,300 square foot contemporary residence in San Diego, California, USA was envisioned by architect Jonathan Segal… as a solid concrete building with plenty of openings maximizing communication with the outdoors: “Due to the unusually small property in an area with typical properties three to four times the size, every square foot was important. The exterior room was a
Stripped Standing Lamp by dutch designer, Floris Wubben… was sent to us via mail with a couple of pictures of Stripped, one of his exciting projects. Stripped is a floor lamp made from a raw tree branch, keeping the natural form of the wood intact as much as possible. It suffered a minimum number of modifications and aims to bring
Photographer Joao Morgado, sent us a project, a private college, he photographed in Portugal completed by OVAL – Avelino Oliveira…. Situated in the municipality of Porto, College Cebes is a new and dynamic private secondary school. Boasting a modern contemporary design and residential architecture characteristics, the fresh structure was designed to blend with the surrounding environment and the
Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados… completed the design and development of MG Residence, a modern house located in a suburb in western Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project takes advantage of its flat and deep site, while maximizing the connection with the surrounding green areas. Living spaces are distributed across four levels, including the basement, a 10 car garage, service units and