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Strikingly Luxurious and Diverse Laurel Way Residence in Beverly Hills

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Cascading down a hill in Beverly Hills, California, Laurel Way Residence can easily be mistaken for an exotic holiday resort. Whipple Russell Architects wanted to achieve an unconventional design, where “each room or space should be a jewel box, an individually conceived, precisely functional and dramatic sensory experience with its own depth of architecture”. Marc Whipple’s […]

Urban Seating Unit Adorned by Miniature Grass Island: Saturnia Bench

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Designer Philippe Nigro envisioned a creative bench that allures passers-by to have a break and enjoy nature, even if this happens at a small scale. Especially developed for Piba Marmi’s Monocromo exhibit at Italian design trade fair Abitare il Tempo, Saturnia bench exhibits an irregular geometrical shape bordered by various squares and rectangles. These design protuberances […]

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

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Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in building homes. Columns are one of those design challenges that are essential for structural support to carry the loads from the roof, upper floors, or other weight bearing loads down to the ground […]

Sleek Aluminum Radiators for a Contemporary Lifestyle: Agorà Collection

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Discovered on Flodeau, Agorà is an elegant collection of harmoniously shaped aluminum radiators that miraculously can change the décor of any room. Designed by the talented Nicola De Ponti for TUBES,  these unusual items evoke a classic sophistication and complement the meandering architecture of the ancient Greeks. The beguiling design of these  heaters blends seamlessly with different types of […]

Hypnotizing London Home Adorned With Elegant Crystal Lighting

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Displaying an impressive contemporary white theme and elegantly adorned with crystal lighting, this six-level house in London is hypnotizing. The residence was especially developed by SHH studio to answer the living requirements of a family with six children. By employing a harmonious mix of furniture items and decorations, a seamless transition between spaces was achieved. […]

White Residence in Spain Incorporating Modern Volumes by LADAA Studio

With a neat, all-white exterior, the Time House designed by LADAA, in Vilamarxant, Valencia, Spain is the perfect place to live in. Bright, spacious, modern and youthful, the house integrates two rectangular-shaped volumes, which define the villa’s architectural structure. It has several entrances and offers a variety of methods to relax and enjoy a tranquil lifestyle. The Time […]

Is the kitchen the most important room of the home?

I wrote two articles recently Are Dining Rooms Becoming Obsolete and  How Science, Art and Technology Are Creating the Kitchen of the Future, which led me to question whether the kitchen may now be the most important room of the home. I discussed this with decorators, kitchen designers, architects, realtors, editors and friends both in […]

Classic Lighting With a Unique Modern Spin: Windfall Crystal Chandeliers

Munich based lighting brand Windfall has “invaded” hotels, fashion and jewelry boutiques internationally. Lighting experts Clarissa Dorn and Roel Haagmans take classic structures and add their own modern spin. Instead of having the lighting integrated in the chandelier, they have it lit from above so it becomes almost like jewelry for the lighting. Think of Windfall lighting as the […]

A Home Away From Home: A Stylish and Personal Retreat Called Brücke 49

Spotted on flodeau, the Brücke 49 project is a cozy retreat in the Alps and believe me, sometimes a place like this is all you need to break the monotony or escape the routine. For those of you who feel like the overwhelming cities are devouring you (metaphorically), we recommend to “run and hide” in the mountains. Just for […]

Rustic Village House Integrating Traditional Danish Elements by Powerhouse Company

A home is about the way it makes you feel. It’s about safety, comfort, warmth and a certain type of atmosphere that distresses you and fills you with happiness and unmeasurable joy. We’ve bumped into this project, the Village House located in northern Sjælland, in Denmark. Definitely worth presenting it on Freshome! To begin with, the […]

Uplifting New Design Enhancing the Feeling of Space: Westgate Residence, Brentwood

The Westgate Residence is a 1948 house located in Brentwood (California), recently renovated by Kurt Krueger Architect, a design centered architectural practice based in Los Angeles. The owners, a retired couple wanted a place that disconnects them from the past and connects them to the modern lifestyle. The impeccable new uplifting design is like a breath of fresh […]

Changing the Mood of a Studio Apartment Through RGB Lighting: Russian Loft by G-DESIGN

Creative Group G-DESIGN recently completed a modern studio apartment located in St. Petersburg, Russia. The main objective of the project developers was to create a spacious, bright and sleek interior in an area of ​​120 square meters. without the place feeling overloaded with decorating elements. At the request of the customer, a series of unconventional […]

Daring Monochromatic Interior Scheme: “Home in Black Serenity” in Taipei

Employing a single color in a residential design scheme is a daring decision. When this particular color is black, then the outcome may range from shocking to shockingly elegant. This is the case with the rooms belonging to project “Home in Black Serenity”, recently completed by Taiwanese firms Atelierii + Just Make Design in Taipei. […]

Playfully Eclectic Residence in Queensland, Australia: Mooloomba House

Creative and colorful, the design of Mooloomba House steps out of the conventions imposed by minimalist contemporary architecture. Envisioned by Lockyer Architects on Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia, Mooloomba House showcases a blend of different volumes, its exterior exuding an intriguing diversity. The approach was connected to “the idea of the organic evolution of the Straddie […]

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