We’ve been covering wooden houses before, but we have something new for you today. Designed by Nigel Parish from the Canadian Architectural Design Studio Splyce…, the Geddes Residence is a beautiful shining home with an irregular shape and view to the ocean, built in West Vancouver and surrounded by a very carefully planned scenery. The Geddes Residence is special
Living in the woods or close to a forest may actually be a solution nowadays when air pollution levels are so high. Check out this woodland Villa 1 in the Veluwe Zoom area near Arnhem in the Netherlands, which recently won the ’best private interior’ at the Dutch Design Awards. Designed by Powerhouse Company…, the house uses large glass
I’m not too much into historic and contemporary design, but I do know that this Louis XV commode Buffet and wine rack is quite interesting. Designed and manufactured by Axis FormLAB… in a Rococo style it has subtle curves and miniaturized legs. Apart from trying to mimic the shapes and forms used in the 18th century, the commode is also
In Santiago, Chile, the 38 years old Los Heroes Building has been renovated into a very modern office building that will turn heads when walking by. Murtinho Y Asociados Arquitectos… have been in charge with the change and I must say they did a great job. They installed some fancy colorful panels that won’t only highlight the concept but also
I always knew those Brits are wicked, but not like that. Apparently on Swain’s Lane in London, there’s a glass looking house designed by London-based architects Eldridge Smerin…, which has a great view, (prepare!!!) over a cemetery. Other than the fact that there are dead people in the area the four-storey house is extremely modern with large windows and
Just a twist of design, a splattering of paint, a cheeky addition to something old can make it look brightly cheerful and attractive to the eyes again. The Banpo Bridge… which crosses over the Han River in the Seoul capital of Korea has been given new life with the addition of a very interesting fountain, that was specially designed to
This noose shaped hanging lamp designed by Marie Thurnauer is both cool and disturbing. It might be an innovative way to light up a room, but on the other hand it is morbid and it could be used as a Halloween decor object. Now the bad news is that if you want this simple idea for this Halloween the price…
Korean Designer Won-suk Cho’s… unusual lighting design has won rave reviews. Who would have thought that the “skeletal” forms of bare bulbs or a fluorescent lamp could be almost like works of art? His lamp cum lampshade look like a thick x-ray plate with an illuminated lamp bulb shape complete with the lit up inner workings of the lamp. His
We’ve featured LEGO inspired furniture in the past. Now you can add even more LEGO to your living space! This latest wall mounted radiator is from the Italian radiator company, Scirocco…. It looks just like a giant form of the best-selling children’s toy. It’s not just a colorful wall radiator design - in terms of function, the LEGO radiator
The Balmoral is a private residence with a beautifully structured interior that is very elegantly furnished with most of the interior decorations using a black and white tone in all its rooms, creating a relaxing comfortable atmosphere. The same thing happens in the bedroom – extending to a green terrace, which looks simple in appearance yet comfortable in feeling.
As the world fights to take a grasp of the global financial situation, the Middle East churns out one big construction project after the other. The Leed Platinum Twin Eco Towers to be built in Abu Dhabi was revealed during Cityscape last week.
The 23 storey building – supposedly known as the Eco Towers… will be built with a Leed
We all know that one of the easiest ways you have to light a dark corner in any room or add some atmospheric lighting to your living-room area, is to place your choice of lamp. With numerous designs, shapes, colors, dimensions or lighting abilities, lamps constitute one of the most convenient methods one has to alter the lighting tone of…
We have featured skateboard furniture before but the Deckstool is different. The stools are made from old skateboards which otherwise would have gone to the landfills. Jason Podlaski (US) has transformed what were once battered and scarred street toys into trendy furniture. The scratched deck designs have given his stools an aged look - in a good way.
This amazing lamp was achieved by cutting up an old fashioned table lamp and inserting more than 40 perspex plates in between the slices. The designers from Studio Mango… (The Netherlands) wanted to make ordinary perspex more posh. Well, they not only succeeded but they also managed to update what was an old lamp and made it more modern looking.