Giulietta is a floor standing minimalist mirror designed by Luis Arrivillaga… in a simple and effective elementary form, graphically displayed. Although its slender figure may lead people on in thinking there is not much practicability attached, the item also comes with a second function; it also be employed as a hanger. This comes in handy whether you decide to place
Welcome to a colorful apartment with plenty of interesting features. Located in a building planned by architect Oscar Niemeyer in the central region of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the loft was recently added a new vibrant feel. Gislene Lopes… took on the challenge of reinventing the personality of this home and employed plenty of strong colors and intriguing textures in the
Two-storey Cliff House, with a suggestive name, is the project completed this year by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects… extends over the edge of a rocky cliff on the Atlantic’s windswept coastline of Nova Scotia (Canada). Envisioned as a simple and peaceful seaside retreat, the construction is one of those “almost impossible” homes, giving the illusion of floating over the ocean. Built
Nothing is as personal as color. Choosing a color palette is both the most important part and yet the most daunting part for many when it comes to decorating their homes. Read on and get some great tips as we help guide you to create the color palette that best suits your style, personality and lifestyle.
Choosing your colors
For fans of bold and brash design, English Blinds… have just launched a flamboyant range of pop art inspired designer roman blinds. This new collection consists of 24 designs influenced by the pop art movement of the 1950’s and 60’s and features iconic archive imagery from the period. You can take a trip along the Cote-D’Azure in a vintage Fiat
This striking home located in Sweden, Stockholm found on Skeppsholmen… blends the local style and charm with an industrial influence. It includes a large kitchen and living room in an open plan and three bedrooms, one of them being a mezzanine. Every part of the house is surprising in its own way. The white rooms are balanced by different colorful
When planning the Box House in Brasilia, the architects at 1:1 arquitetura:design… mainly aimed for a “new way to occupy space and form”. The result is a compact and welcoming home, displaying a simple rectangular geometry: “The main volume was created as a concrete box, with enough personality; the entries of the box are marked with a rusty steel form.
A concrete house, completed in 2007 by Raimundo Anguita…, the Urzua Cofre House sited in a quiet place, just outside the city limits of Santiago, is an amazing relaxing home. It cannot pass un-noticed, yet makes you feel safe and unexposed. Opening to the surrounding site, the residence brings the nature closer to the inhabitants. Several terraces, perceived as
Ultra Architects… designed this timber-clad monolithic shell house in north-west Poland, to blend with the surrounding site. The three-storey residence, named Seaside House, is located near the waters of the Baltic Sea, behind the stretch of sand. Besieged by pine trees and greenery and built on the exact footprint of a demolished old dwelling, the new structure boasts a simple,
With a total surface of 50 square meters, this lovely crib discovered on Alvhem… features an open plan layout and is described by the Swedish as having one room plus kitchen. The apartment is located on the fifth floor of a turn of the century building in Gothenburg, offering charming rooftop views. As you enter, you are greeted by a
Adding a modern extension to a building is a challenging task. When MU Architecture Studio… were commissioned to expand the living space of a private residence located on the second floor of a brick building, the architects came up with the idea to build an extra level. The crib was thus converted into a duplex, by linking the new floor
Especially built for Celine Dion and her family, this massive oceanfront Florida estate (also featured on Freshome a while back) is now listed on the market for $72 Million, according to The Telegraph…. The mansion is the largest water front estate located on Jupiter Island and includes an impressive water park. With 5 individual pavilions, a pool house with
Located in Santiago, Chile, this modern 8,826 square foot residence seems to follow the natural curves its uneven terrain. Lo Curro House was especially envisioned by Chilean architectural firm Peñafiel Arquitectos… to take advantage of the magnificent surrounded views: the southeast of Santiago and the Andes beyond. Therefore, the initial plan of the architects was to develop a house that
This modern residence located in Israel and designed by Luciano Santandreu… for a young family with 3 kids grabs attention quickly and promises a unique experience. Considering that the plot is quite reduced, the architect has balanced the outdoor and indoor spaces for a harmonious effect and privacy, allowing free movement. One important aspect when designing the house was dedicated
Tavonatti Residence was designed by Par Arquitectos… as a retreat in the region of Cachagua, Zapallar, Chile. Completed in 2011, the residence consists of two blocks, one on top of the other. Exterior staircases connect the perpendicularly arranged units, unveiling a series of open-plan spaces. The terrace, located at the upper floor offers striking views of the beautiful surroundings. You