Search for "staircase" - 3/37 - Freshome.com

Connecting Three Historic Dwellings with a Modern Extension: Inspiring House in Vexin

Recently completed by French architect Jean-Philippe Doré, House in Vexin is an inspiring project that connects three historic homes with a modern extension. One of the main challenges was to renovate the existing buildings in the spirit of the village, while maintaining details such as the traditional roof tiles and the original lime plaster. On the other hand, […]

Vintage Looking Noveltree Bookshelf Ladder Inspired by Classic Libraries

Inspired by classic libraries which often hold towering high shelves to store the vast amount of old literature, the Noveltree by Nieuwe Heren is our star design project for the day. The books that are hardest to reach are always the most intriguing ones. This was the main idea behind this vintage-looking ladder which can easily […]

Harmonious Home With Captivating Laguna Beach Vistas

Another stunning project from the architects of DJ Avicii’s home in Hollywood Hills – talented studio McClean Design – makes us wonder how they find the resources to construct such vivid residential spaces. Spreading over 3,500 square feet, this new single family harmonious home known as the Ellis Residence used what seems to be a drawback for its […]

10 Architectural Photography Tips To Get The Ultimate Shot

Architectural photography, whether classic or contemporary, can be both rewarding and challenging. Figuring out how to get the ultimate shot isn’t always easy, even though you try, try, and try again. There are a lot of factors that play into getting the ultimate shot — some controllable and some not — so here a few […]

LEGO-Inspired Kids Furniture Collection Sparks Up Nostalgia 

Considering kids love for all things LEGO, Spanish furniture design and manufacturing company Lola Glamour imagined a modern furniture collection inspired by the charming building blocks. The handmade LEGO Furniture Collection for Kids employs the visual power of beloved LEGO bricks into contemporary furniture design for children’s rooms. These storage for kids use well-known patterns to […]

Narrow Manhattan Townhouse Parading Vertical Design

Surprising the eye with a contemporary approach to facade design, this eye-catching urban townhouse in New York re-imagines Manhattan’s  typically narrow infill plot. Designed by GLUCK Partners, the home hidden behind a custom water-cut aluminum rain screen charms the eye with its pattern and a play of horizontal slit windows and vertical glass slots. Completely open to the backyard […]

Luxury 5-Bedroom Family Home Marrying Elegance and Technology

Located in a village near Prague in the Czech Republic, this luxurious five-bedroom family home is not only elegant and welcoming, but also eye-candy for tech-savy folk. Latest environmental design technologies were implemented by Jestico + Whiles to imagine and build the perfect family home for their clients. The amazing private luxury home known as Villa Pruhonice opens to the surroundings […]

Modern Peribere Residence Framing Views of the Downtown Miami Skyline

Located on a privileged site on Biscayne Bay, South Florida, Peribere Residence by Max Strang Architecture commands views of the downtown Miami skyline and Port Miami. The 6,000 square house in concrete and glass is raised above the existing grade to “better accommodate the occasional hurricane storm surge and also to confront longer-term sea level […]

10 Things Interior Decorators Don’t Want You To Know

The inspiration strikes—you simply cannot live for one more second with that old, sagging sofa or those tattered, sun-faded drapes or the paint-chipped kitchen cabinets—it’s time to redecorate! The potential that comes with a home redecoration project can be exciting, but also difficult when it comes to logistics. While some homeowners have inspired ideas when […]

Original Brick Extension for Mid-century Home in Stoke Newington, London

Lipton Plant Architects developed an original brick extension for a mid-century home in Stoke Newington, London. Clonbrock Road is a two-level semi-detached house initially built in 1957. The addition stands out due to its pale-brick finish and cantilevered volume. Spacious and modern looking on the inside, it accommodates a living area across the ground floor, […]

New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany

Köhler Architekten skilfully integrated a new building within he historic district of Ottensen, in Hamburg, Germany. The classical façade structures of workmen’s and bourgeois houses in the district were reinterpreted and the new resulting surface was covered with the modern HI-MACS® material, designed to inspire a contemporary look. Architect Florian Köhler says that passers-by often […]

Vintage-Edwardian Building Tastefully Upgraded Into Modern Home

Known as a popular tourist destination, Toronto’s Beaches neighborhood exhibits an almost artistic streetscape, due to its Victorian and Edwardian architectural legacy. A couple with a taste for contemporary architecture bought a dilapidated vintage-Edwardian, 1,250-sqf Beaches home and decided to make it livable. The residence was initially built in 1930 and required a lot of cosmetic […]

Small 1950’s Building Hiding a Jewel Conversion Within: Le 205 by Atelier Moderno

A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950’s building that stands rather unnoticed among its neighbors in the Mile-Ex district in Montreal, Canada. The robust walls of this former workshop, however, hide a jewel conversion within. If the recomposed facade is surprisingly private, its large windows and full-height steel […]

Enchanting Newly Built Edwardian-Style Home in California, USA [Video]

Lindsay Chambers commissioned Palo Alto based architect Andrew Young of Yound and Borlik Architects to design a turn of the 20th century Queen Anne Victorian.  She wanted the new residence to have a dialogue with the 1906 Edwardian Victorian situated nextdoor to the property, as well as to create an ideal historic-feeling home where the […]

advertise here