Classic Greek and Roman Architecture in Modern Times

Many will look for unique and different architectural designs in a home. In some instances, it can be difficult to center on an actual selection. This is because there are a great many brilliant architectural styles to choose from. Some are so magnificent they never go out of style. Some may even stay in style for thousands of years! No,…

The NV Bed by Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid teamed up with Hollandia International… and created the NV adjustable sleep system. Right now you can see only a rendering at this point, but the finished product will feature a high gloss finish, drawers for storage under the bed and in the headboard, the all essential iPod docking station and cabinet doors in the headboard which can swing

How to Take Better Care of a Garden

There are many things that can make a home look special. One of the most prized aspects to many homes is the garden. This is because an avid gardener will often put an enormous amount of effort into crafting a garden into a work of art. Yes, with the right effort, a garden can become a work of visual splendor.…

Small Home Office Idea for a Small Apartment

Last week we presented a little guide entitled “How to Develop a Home Office…” and today here is an interesting idea for a small home office especially if you live in an apartment. Many apartments have long corridors that often end up in dead zones that can be exploited if you use your creativity a little. In this

Some Advice on Selecting Furniture for Your Home

Selecting furniture is a little tricky for some. They may know they need some new items but are unsure as to what type of furniture to add to their residence. Thankfully, the variety of furniture available is so vast that no one will ever run out of options. However, making the actual selection can be difficult.  So, let’s look at…

Small Apartment with a Spacious Feeling

This apartment was designed by Stanley Tham of KNQ Associates for a couple staying in a condominium in Leicester Road, Singapore. This apartment is a great example of how you can give a spacious and cosy feeling to a small apartment. The subtle color palette punctuated with brighter spots of tones. – Thanks Jwen for the suggestion.

Going Green Inside the Home

Many people are looking at going green light comes to the design of a home. This is a very noble concept. In addition to saving energy, the ability to save on expenses is possible as well. Of course, there is also the humanitarian benefit of contributing to the improvement of the environment. Yet, there are those who do not explore…

Preparing the Baby’s Room, by L. McComber Architects

When a newborn baby arrives, it’s usually hard to keep your home untouched. And the changes are pretty radical. Here’s a very daring example where the folks from L. McComber Architects… had to suspend the parents bed (a 700sqm loft in Montreal, Canada) in order to make space for the baby’s room. Built using curved douglas fir plywood and tubular

Pop Culture and Home Decorating

Have you ever visited a restaurant next to a theater that promotes live shows? Many of these restaurants will integrate paraphernalia from the history of the theater into their interior design. Programs, photos, and posters from famous plays adorn their walls. Such unique decorations work wonders for providing a visual flair. So why not duplicate such a stunning visual display…

Coffee table that can turn into a love seat

When you live in a very small place the space is premium, and a piece of multifunctional furniture is pure gold. Designer Akemi Tanaka came up with a wonderful modular piece of home furniture that is perfect for small space apartments. This piece of furniture is called the “Futaba” coffee table, and as you can see from the pictures attached…

Contemporary Design in Central Goteborg

Located in Vasastaden a large city district in central Stockholm Goteborg – a few blocks away from the city’s most fashionable street, this is a 66 sqm apartment that adds a bit of modern while preserving the century old aspects. With elegant white furnishings that make it look chic, quality furniture that adds style, the elegant two-rooms apartment is on

Home Improvement and Home Equity

When homeowners weigh options for home improvements, they usually do so to improve the look of their property. This is all well and good. After all, it certainly never hurts to have a home that is the best looking on the block. What many do not realize, however, is that looks alone are not the only benefit home improvement provides.…

Idea for underground parking in an urban environment

For those of you who always dreamed at your very own top-secret underground parking, like those you saw in movies here is an innovative design that aims to tackle the growing loss of front gardens to car park space in urban areas. A West London resident decided to combine the garden an the parking space together, and he has developed…

Swedish Inspiration: Four Rooms Apartment in Goteborg

No matter if you plan to buy it or just use the images as inspiration, here’s a wonderful four rooms apartment in the attic of an old building in a quiet neighborhood of Stockholm Goteborg. Undergoing a recent “facelift” that kept the classic design of the building, it’s really nice to see a painter’s influence in creating a perfect home

Interior Design and Focal Points

What is it about a room that you notice when you first enter it? Is it a fireplace? Is it a bookcase? Perhaps, it is a statue or some other unique item. Then again, have you ever been in a situation where you entered a room and did not notice anything? If this is the case, then the room either…

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