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Luxurious Three-Level Home Exhibiting a Complex Modern Architecture: Amwaj Villa

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When reaching out to Moriq Architecture, the owners of this site in Bahrain requested a modern home, with a powerful indoor-outdoor connection. Amwaj Villa is an imposing family residence with a complex geometry and a structure that adapts to the contemporary living needs of the inhabitants: “The home was planned on 3 levels with just […]

How to Become (and stay) a Successful Interior Designer

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It’s not all fabrics and fun. Unfortunately, some enter into the field of interior design with little knowledge  of what the daily grind of a designer is really like. While part of the job certainly involves playing with fabrics, colors and furniture design, there is also a whole other level to interior design that may […]

Complex Montana Glass Home Embedded in a Dreamlike Natural Landscape

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The Montana Glass Home, painstakingly rendered by Cutler Anderson Architects, is a great example of modern construction. Glass walls, tapered columns and a floor plan that flows as gracefully as the river in front, make it hard to distinguish indoors from outdoors. The land surrounding the home is its own masterwork. The assemblage of lush […]

Industrial Space Transformed into Colorful and Animated Loft in London

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Located in an old factory near Edgware Rd, London, United Kingdom, this colorful and animated loft was thoroughly planned and designed by Cloud Studios. Playful and artistic, the apartment gives away good vibes at every step. An open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room invaded by natural light sets the tone for a bright home […]

Portuguese Home Delivering a Soothing Beachside Ambiance: SilverWoodHouse

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Architect Ernesto Pereira envisioned SilverWoodHouse, an original contemporary timber-clad residence located in Portugal. Pereira was in the process of building his beach-side architecture office, when the owners of this project contacted him and asked him to redo their own dwelling near Mindelo, a coastal area 14 miles north of Porto. The brief came with no […]

Lovely Small Apartment in Paris Mixing Contemporary and Classic Details

Envisioned by French designer Tatiana Nicol, this lovely small apartment in Paris cleverly mixes contemporary and classical details, resulting in a living space filed with personality. Despite a total surface of just 50 square meters, the crib seems particularly spacious and functional. As you enter, you are greeted by an open plan living and dining […]

Striking Glass-Walled Penthouse on Top of Holmenkollen Ski-Jump [Video]

Dear ski enthusiasts out there, today we would like to provoke you with a question: wouldn’t it be interesting to live in a place as adventurous as skiing itself? Airbnb recently collaborated with interior designers Melissa Hegge and Nina Holst to transform the top of the Holmenkollen ski-jump in Norway into a spectacular glass-walled penthouse […]

Dynamic Creekside Retreat Invaded by Light and Bright Colors

The Creekside Retreat by Richardson Architects is a successful redesign project of a house initially built in 1954: “This home, nestled in a redwood grove, was recently purchased by a family of four. Situated on a gently upsloping lot bordered by a creek, its most distinctive site feature is an old wooden bridge over the […]

Why Office Walls Are Crumbling in 2015

Workplaces are on the move—literally.  We have seen the trend tiptoeing into our daily office life for some time now, but it seems 2015 may be the year of the complete office overhaul.  The original open office concept was conceived in the 1950’s by a team in Hamburg, Germany—they thought it would facilitate communication. With […]

Modern Family Retreat in Florida Hosting an Artist’s Studio: Lakewood Residence

Reinterpreted by KZ architecture, the massive Lakewood Residence in Florida, USA makes the most of its subtropical setting. The new home answers the living needs of a couple and their three children and includes an artist’s studio. Redesigning the outdoor areas (a worn out fabric canopy, a pool, and a large expanse of unusable open […]

Edgy Hexagonal Concrete Tiles Building Decorative Landscapes

Imagined by Austrian designers Patrycja Domanska and Tanja Lightfoot for KAZA Concrete, these hexagonal concrete tiles named Edgy have captured our attention with a blend of versatility, simplicity and elegance. Versatile in style, color and placement, the hexagonal concrete tiles can be seen covering a whole wall, decorating different areas or punctuating design lines along walls and across rooms. These new, […]

New Zealand Residence Alternating Open and Enclosed Spaces: Freeman’s Bay Home

Dorrington Atcheson Architects completed the design and development of Freeman’s Bay Home, an inspiring contemporary family retreat located in Auckland, New Zealand: “This new build in the heritage suburb of Freeman’s Bay is a composition of concrete, steel and glass that gives a handshake to the past. Horizontal texture on the precast concrete walls echoes […]

Spectacular Green Residence Overlooking the City Skyline: The Wall House in Singapore

There are many details that set The Wall House apart from the array of modern homes in Singapore. Envisioned by architecture studio FARM, this green residence is made up of two volumes, one for the retired parents and one for their children: “This separation of the house into two blocks, in part a response to the […]

Detailed and Discreet Contemporary Home in Santa Monica 

Architect Eric Rosen did an amazing job building this stunning contemporary home in Santa Monica. Solar-powered electricity, heat and hot water systems tap into the efficient natural potential of the land, while the modern architecture with one dark volume cantilevered over another demands attention. When we got this home by email, we were surprised to see so many […]

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