Your bathroom is one of the only rooms in your home that relaxes your cares away and can invigorate you to start anew the next the day. There is nothing better than bringing new innovations into your bathing and pampering experience and this year at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) …in Las Vegas, Nevada there was no lack
Aroeira III House (2011) is a contemporary residence designed by ColectivAequitectura… in Portugal, near a golf course (area of Aroeira). A fine example of contemporary architecture, the residence is characterised by strong horizontality and openness. It comprises three intersecting volumes, all distributed on two levels. Main floor was highlighted through a Cumarú wood coating which, by the way, creates both,
Have a look at this charming house and artist’s studio envisioned by Carney Logan Burke Architects and located on a butte in Jackson, Wyoming, USA! According to the official description of the architects, Butte Residence overlooks the confluence of the Snake and Gros Ventre Rivers and commands panoramic views of the Teton Mountain Range and National Parks.
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The theme of this highly flexible apartment in Hong Kong by Clifton Leung Design Workshop… is based on natural materials and shades. The living room projects a clean and minimal look, with a wall- mounted TV to further enhance space-saving. Instead of a conventional sofa, the two benches can be separated to offer flexible seating during friends’ visit. This arrangement
The Stealth Kitchen from Resource Furniture is an intriguing concept consisting of modular functional units “hidden” behind a pretty looking wall. The idea of hidden kitchen components… has been around for a while, yet this system is innovative: “The patented Stealth technology is UL listed. Stealth Modules in the form of pantries, double ovens, island units, washer/dryer laundry centers, and
…Stonington Residence is a renovated historic house neighboring a large meadow in Connecticut, USA. Initially developed by architect John Lincoln in 1945, the project encapsulates some interesting features: “Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence is evident in Lincoln’s use of stone, corner windows and a flat roof. Due to the nature of the materials and construction methods used on the original building,
Exhibiting a dramatic architecture composition, the Wentworth Rd house by Edward Szewczyk Architects… takes full advantage of the Sydney Harbor views and climate. An interplay of horizontal lines defines the exterior of this three-level home, making its imposing silhouette difficult to miss when strolling through the neighborhood. The opposite facade opens up towards an inner garden and a swimming pool.
The kitchen industry is seeing a shift away from the almighty all white kitchen trend which has swept the industry over the past couple of years and is now seeing a move towards natural materials, brass accessories, monochrome minimalism and patterned splash backs. Here, we at Freshome will predict what we believe will be the strongest kitchen trends in 2014.…
Defined by lush tropical rainforests, the Big Island of Hawaii is home to a spectacular property overlooking the Pacific. Perched on a staggering cliff overlooking the scenic Hamakua Coast in Ninole, Hawaii, this 9.44-acre estate known as the Water Falling Estate has its own rooftop helipad, so I guess you need to bring your own helicopter if you want to
The Black Villa is a rectangular-shaped private residence within the centre of Ljubljana, designed by Primož Novak & Demšar arhitekti d.o.o.… in 2011, uniting two buildings with distinct character. Exterior of the first building black upholstered, with an abundance of glass used for doors, windows and balustrades, whereas the second building clad-in woods but also enriched with large glass windows,
Galatea is a gorgeous luxury home displaying a unique contemporary style in Corona del Mar, California, USA. The house’s sleek design was executed by Details A Design Firm…. Contemporary clean lines meet earthy shades of colour, giving birth to an elegant space, filled with warmth and rich decorations (just take a look at the super-stylish lamps and chandeliers). Overwhelming,
How can you live comfortably in a high density population area that benefits from the existence of large expanses of water? What might look like a challenge now is only a short way from becoming a creatively-driven solution for living in crowded areas. Master carpenter and freelance designer Sascha Akkermann and interior designer Flo Florian of Confused-Direction Design… imagined a
…We ran across this luxurious Florida Penthouse exhibiting a striking design diversity and charming ocean views. Space is never a problem for the inhabitants in this generously-sized apartment, where all interiors feel overwhelming. The living room, dining space and kitchen are all arranged in an open plan. The most intriguing of all is the lounge zone, opening up through floor-to-ceiling
Located in Cabin John, Maryland, USA, this massive contemporary house overlooks the edge of a steeply sloping wooded site. The Riggins Residence may surprise you with its imposing silhouette and total surface of 4900 Square feet (about 455 Sqm). Envisioned by Robert M. Gurney Architect…, the retreat showcases a diverse modern architecture, with various volumes partially extruding from the
We ran across this delightful home office on Whimages, combining functionality with a highly personal touch. With freelancing becoming more and more appealing, we found this idea inspiring and suitable. This charming spot is not just an unconventional working space. It is also a reading nook, a chill-out zone and a child-friendly entertaining “corner”. … We believe the “success story”