Hunter Kenihan of Indian Summer Investments LLC… sent us an inspiring home makeover project. When the current owner bought this 1920′s bungalow with craftsman elements, it had the classic outdated Los Angeles floor plan, two small bedrooms and a small bathroom between them. It was also on a significant hill with great views of northeast Los Angeles and the San
Entering the Casa Cor Rio 2013 competition with a sophisticated project, Gisele Taranto Architecture… proved that attention to details, light and carefully chosen furniture pieces can create an inspiring design worth sharing with the world. Occupying the second floor of a two story penthouse apartment, this elegant master suite known as Casa Cor was designed in collaboration with art curator
This small apartment design in Vilnius, Lithuania is the result of a striking makeover achieved by Studio YCL…. The 24 square meter home is located in a fascinating looking brick house in Užupis, Vilnius. The details in the photos are quite spectacular, which is why we decided to share this project further with you guys. Be sure to also
Showcasing a peculiar monolithic design, Villa Freundorf is the home of a young family. Emplacement was chosen near the enchanting city of Vienna, Austria. The project was completed in 2012 by Project A01 Architects…. Neatly designed and making use of geometry and shapes, this detached all-white contemporary villa resembles to a spaceship. Creative and inspiring, this residence is an
…January is a time when many of us can feel a bit low, so we decided to cheer you up with some Scandinavian design lessons. The holiday season is over, and spring still seems a long way off. It’s no wonder we get a touch of the winter blues. Yet, in Scandinavia where the winters are long and dark, people
The renovation of Casa RO, by Elías Rizo Arquitectos…, emerged from a house originally built in the 60’s. The rectangular-shaped venue is defined by straight lines and a good communication with the exterior. Consequently it was enlarged and adapted to a modern context. The clients, a young family with a unique way of living, wanted to step away from
Located in in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Birds Nest Residence is a clean-lined residential project defined by bold geometric forms. Embracing simplicity, the house designed by Kendle Design Collaborative… boasts a mid-century modern architecture. The team responsible with the project, strongly influenced by the work of Richard Neutra and Al Beadle‘s modern approach, chose to build up a rectilinear structure and
Volumetric holiday home, CT House is a stunning modern residence located an hour and a half from the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The project was designed by Bernardes + Jacobsen Arquitetura… and completed in 2010. Two perpendicular volumes create the plateaus, one for access and the other for leisure. The division between spaces was a natural thing to do:
Widely known for its tranquil and beautiful suburbs, Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) is an inexhaustible source of architectural inspiration. From modern to fully traditional venues, the city keeps expanding its boundaries, enriching the landscape of the suburbs. We’ve stumbled upon Thornbury House, a traditional dwelling with a contemporary extension. The owners, a family who lives in an area with many early…
…A mixture of modern practical effectiveness and local traditional aesthetics are combined elegantly in a picturesque ‘’expo town’’ of GangNam, South Korea resulting in Korean design. A little over 20 years ago, South Korean government constructed an “expo town” where exclusive and famous korean architects for those times, designed the city. GaOnJai was one of the settings of this expo.
The more comfortable a home makes you feel, the better! Abraham John ARCHITECTS… completed last year, in Khandala, India, the Monsoon Retreat, a dynamic and fluid living space which opens to the gardens, enhancing the feeling of freedom. Light plays an important role in this context, adding warmth and texture. Boasting an open floor plan, with the kitchen, dinning and
The owner of a sublime villa in Rotterdam gave designer Robert Kolenik carte blanche to reinvent its interiors. According to the official press release we were sent by Kolenik…, the result can be summed up as “eco chic eye-candy for extremely comfortable living“. Take the living room for example. With that grand, eye-catching, custom-made Proud couch by Kolenik measuring
Paco Camús shared another impressive project from his Private Collection with us (we featured an original wood and glass table design… on Freshome by the same designer). Showcasing an intricate geometry, this elegant chair design is able to enhance a modern interior instantly. Its shape was inspired by natural curves and is interesting to observe from more than one standpoint.
Nestled in Slovakia, Home Spa is a relaxing & chill-out spot designed by architekti.sk…. Seeking a little bit of calm, privacy and tranquility in their lives, the owners of a Neo-Baroque villa located in the city centre of Bratislava chose to invest in their second home, a contemporary “sanctuary” dedicated to relaxation and pampering. Interconnected, the two houses share
Angkor Table Design Collection by Paris-based Olivier Dollé… caught our attention with a bold appearance and an intriguing concept. The design was inspired by the 12th century temples at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, “a place where architecture and nature are one and where tree roots and branches overrun the walls“, as the designer himself described it. So you may want