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Stone Lighting : Rock Lamp

It’s been a while since we lived in caves but our love for natural stone still persists. So even in the most contemporary of homes, there is room for the Rock Lamp. The lovely natural tones of Appalachian stones perfectly sets off the light from the flame. As with natural rocks, each piece is unique in both colour and shape.…

W Hotel & Residences in New York


What is it that you expect from new residences or from newly built hotels? High class, isn’t it? Well, in Downtown New York on 123 Washington Street, a 57-storey tower designed by Gwathmey Siegel Architects is going to be built and should most likely meet the above criteria. Dubbed the W Hotel & Residences… and with the help of interior

KICKIT – Kick Your Shoes in a Different “Shoe Rack”


To all those that always seem to be in a hurry when taking the shoes off we have a solution. KICKIT is not a classic shoe rack, but actually a piece of furniture, a lighting device, a seating place and a sculpture, all at the same time. It’s not the light emitted from behind the bristles from two 28W fluorescent

Interior Design Photography by Rachael Smith


Usually, the visual factor gets me when a piece of furniture is beautiful, but I always thought of the photographer that brings in those stunning images. Who are those people behind the modern or classy interiors we see each day? One of them is Rachael Smith… – a London-based freelance photographer specializing in interiors, still life and portraits. I’ve just

Adjustable Height Side Tables – Panier

Bought a new bed recently? Or a new living room set? You may have noticed that beds are not made of the same standard height nor are sofas. It’s so annoying then to have to get brand new sides when the old ones are still perfectly fine. You won’t have this problem though if you had bought the Panier tables.…

Robotic Sunlight Seeking Plant Pot Holder

Plants add a warm touch to any home. However, in order for them to thrive, most plants do need a fair amount of sunshine. This robotic plant pot holder will help keep the plant happy by moving with the plant as the sunlight from the window shifts as the day progresses.  This prototype “solar seeking botanical augmentation” robot’s four wooden…

The Walking House : Stupid or or Not ?

Designers from N55 in Copenhagen, Denmark come up with this idea that I think is quite stupid. The idea is called the Walking House, and they say it provides a solution to the problem of rising water levels as the house can simply walk away from floods. Now when I’ve saw that the six legs attached to the frame of…

Modern & Minimalist Bedroom Interior Design Ideas

After last week we presented a Bedroom Designs and Room Ideas for Modern Teens… today here is another inspirational post with bedroom ideas. Today theme is modern and minimalist bedrooms. This look usually has a mixture of simple furniture and those out-of-this-world artistically designed pieces. In modern bedrooms, the bed is usually the one that stands out. The modern style

Whistler Cay Residence in British Columbia


For all those that love skiing and usually do it during the winter season, the Whistler Cay Residence in British Columbia, Canada, is a great inspiration for you. Though it has a contemporary look on the outside, the guys at a|k|a architecture… designed a stunning interior, modern and simple at the same time, promoting open space (it’s a trend these

Geddes Residence Shines in West Vancouver


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

Modern Woodland Villa 1 in Netherlands


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

Louis XV Commode Buffet and Wine Rack


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

Los Heroes Building Gets Modern Transformation


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

House on Swain’s Lane in London, Overlooks a Cemetery


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

Latest Seoul Major Tourist Attraction : Banpo Bridge

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

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