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Harmonious Modern Home in Taiwan Especially Designed for Two Newlyweds

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Located in the Taiwanese-American martial foreign-style houses community, this harmonious modern home was originally part of an individual building which had been constructed with old-fashion decorating. However, the life of two newlyweds was about to start here, so a new modern approach was necessary. Z-AXIS DESIGN chose the special iron blue to be the leading […]

A Reading Retreat Like No Other: Garden Library by Mjölk architekti

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Wouldn’t it be nice is the urge to read a good book came with a complimentary garden library? Check out this beautiful reading retreat envisioned and implemented by Mjölk architekti in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. With a budget of €4500, the architects built an intriguing dwelling of wood and plywood, using […]

Timber Architecture: 10 Benefits of Wood Based Designs

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In this article we’ll emblaze the kindling of our creative imaginations by exploring and detailing the benefits of wood based designs. This article isn’t going to exclusively revolve upon wooden houses, but use of wood within designs and construction also. Wood is a wondrous material; hopefully you’ll agree upon conclusion of this article. 1. Exceptional […]

Cantilevered Two Hulls House Overlooking the Sea in Nova Scotia, Canada

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Two Hulls is one of the many fascinating detached houses, floating above the sandy beach, designed by  MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects in Nova Scotia, Canada. Cantilevered on concrete foundations, it allows the water to flow freely underneath the structure, without harming the house in any way. The perfect place to construct a seaside refuge home, the isolated plot of land, […]

Modern Home Aiming at Converting Traditionalists by David Small Design

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Described as a “modern home that attracts and even converts traditionalists“, David’s house by David Small Design sits on a heavily wooded lot, surrounded by traditional homes, in a suburban Toronto neighborhood. The residence is said to illustrate that modern homes can be cozy, inviting and respectful to a community’s established character. Through the use of […]

Slovakian Apartment Jazzed Up With LED Lighting by Rudolf Lesňák

An old devastating Slovakian apartment in Bratislava was the perfect challenge for architect Rudolf Lesňák, who managed to transform it into a luxurious and comfortable home. Having a total surface of 51 square meter, it was necessary not to fill the interiors with useless day-to-day objects. All the furniture was thus “made-to measure”, while the open […]

Industrial Design Elements Softened by an Appealing Mix of Textures: Loft 002 in Canada

Located in Toronto’s trendy King West area, Canada, Loft 002 by Toronto-based studio Rad Design Inc is packed full with exciting items which design enthusiasts will probably recognize. The modern apartment is as original as it gets, with its concrete ceilings and exposed pipes, Its industrial design elements are cleverly complemented by a rich palette […]

Behold, iPhone Enthusiasts: iSpot Table Lamp and Charging Dock by Umbra Design

We featured quite a few interesting iPhone charging docks on Freshome- check out the aSHELF by KREAFUNK for example, which combines the functionality and design of a shelf with a built in dock for iPhones and iPods! Today we would like to share another ingenious approach with you. Entitled iSpot Table Lamp, the gadget depicted […]

Polyhedral Monoclinic House Adapted to the Urban Setting by Atelier Tekuto

This surprising project, Polyhedral Monoclinic House, located in a peaceful neighborhood of Tokyo was designed by Atelier Tekuto. It accommodates a three-level home for the client and several studio apartments for rent. I have to admit it, the building that just popped up on the streets of this congested city is quite startling! With an angled roof […]

Make the Most of Your Bathroom With This Practical Layout Guide! [Infographic]

You may remember the kitchen layout guide infographic we published on Freshome a while back. In today’s post we would like to present a bathroom layout guide, as featured on Glass Tile Store. This will come handy to anyone who is currently in the process of developing a new home. It is a known fact […]

Clever Redesign of a Taipei Apartment: Pad 67 by Dillon Chen

Occupying 2,200 square feet of an apartment building in Taipei, Taiwan, Pad 67 is a contemporary crib adapted for a modern urban lifestyle. Under the attentive supervision of Dillon Chen of D|C Interior Design, this former five small bedroom apartment was transformed into a spacious two bedroom (and a guest room) home. Within an open […]

House Incorporating Distinctive Blue Zinc Cladding by Altius Architecture

Ontario, Canada is the place where Thorncrest House is nested, incorporating distinctive cladding. The rectangular-shaped single storey residence was designed by Altius Architecture, for a family of six. Being one of their latest inspiring homes, it features contemporary elements and a coated in blue zinc cladding exterior, standing out from the general street landscape. Glass panels replace the […]

Chic Apartment Emphasising Bursts of Lights and Darks by Natalia Akimov

The Russian artist designer, Natalia Akimov completed the interior of this compact chic apartment. It emphasises a bold contrast between dark tones of colour and light. Unpretentious and simplistic, the living environment doesn’t require too much special attention. Despite being a modest place, it is neatly decorated. The designer explains that each accessory, pattern or […]

Australian Residence Engaging with the Backyard by Anderson Architecture

This Australian residence is an existing federation house in Mosman, Australia, that became a delighting living environment after the renovation. The team responsible with the project, Anderson Architecture in collaboration with the interior design studio,  MacKenzie Design Studio, managed to put together their creative ideas, in order to create a functional eco-friendly home for a family with strong […]

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