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Straight lines, continuously bending curves and open plans make contemporary houses a celebration of geometries. This is exactly the case with the house below, which was designed by Zemberek studio in 2013. As you can easily notice, organic, dreamy shapes are missing, but things that require mathematical strictness and exactness flourished instead. Lacking in ornaments, geometric design may seem crisp or hard edged, but when you introduce several colourful details, the atmosphere changes immediately. Explore the 220 m² surface below and […]

Plaster of Paris is a fun medium to work in. A liquid become a solid in a few short minutes and you get to decide how to form it. There are endless ways to incorporate plastered artificial flowers into your diy projects and home decor. For today we found an interesting project of upcycling : Plaster Dipped Flower Votives. For dipping, the plaster coats the petals, freezing them in creamy white loveliness. With the stamina of the plastic flower, the […]

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The Kunstcluster (Art Cluster) is destined to become a landmark within the town centre which is in the process of being regenerated over the next few years. The site of the Kunstcluster consists of two conjoined blocks: the theatre with arts centre as well as the multi-storey car park combined with retail space. A new town hall has been built, shops, homes and offices above ground, and underground parking.  The theater will have two rooms: a large room with 650 to 700 […]

Cocoa Island Resort is one of the smallest islands of the Maldives archipelago. It’s so tiny that it takes only 10 minutes to move from one end to another and two minutes across the island. Encircled with powder white sand, the carefree, understated luxury experience includes holistic wellness treatments at COMO Shambhala Retreat, South Indian-influenced cuisine and worldclass diving. The resort is a creation of Christina Ong, the founder of the COMO Group, and hotels, such as The Halkin and The […]

In 2008, Abbas Riahi Fard and Farinaz Razavi Nikoo of RYRA Studio looked to explore the “interface between nature and architecture” with their design for Barin Ski Resort in Iran. Inspired by the resilient forms of igloos, the hotel appears as one with its environment, an inhabitable snow sculpture on the mountainside. Barin is located in the heart of mountain just about 1 kilometer from the Shemshak ski resort ,the second largest ski area in Iran after Dizin and about 55 […]

Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, this luxury hotel is situated in the heart of Spanish wine country in the medieval town of Elciego. The property is famed for its Basque-Riojan cuisine and also has a rooftop library lounge with views of the Spanish countryside. Since its unveiling in 2006 this masterpiece created by Frank Gehry to house the Hotel Marqués de Riscal has become a highly sought after contemporary, luxury retreat. Design, art, gastronomy, wine and the lush landscape […]

The Lake’s Restaurant is a Japanese restaurant showcasing the essence of simplicity and purity through its sleek architecture merging two volumes. The project was thought to be in “flying” over the lake, a fact that reinforced the desired lightness in the project. Spreading over 220 square meters on a large site area (166.000 sqm), the modern lake restaurant was imagined by Mass Arquitetura and Norea De Vitto Interiores as rallying surrounding panoramas. The goal of the project was to implement […]

A residence in Saint Tropez, France evokes sweet stories with fishermen and amazing sunsets in port. The one below depicts similar legends in a contemporary, updated manner. Realised by designer Piero Manara, founder of Casa Manara studio, the house stands on a hilltop in Saint Tropez and offers and uninterrupted view of the sea. ‘Our goal was to provide a sense of luxurious comfort without being overwhelming’, Manara explains, ‘but with numerous textures and finishes which would create a sense […]

The botanic artist Makoto Azuma is trying to change the way we look at flowers. His latest exhibition, Iced Flowers, offers a distinctive look at the changed life cycles of flower bouquets that have been encased in blocks of ice. He’s used water and the stratosphere as backdrops for his exotic flower arrangements but now he’s experimenting with ice. Located in a warehouse two hours northwest of Tokyo, the spectacular exhibition consists of 16 frozen floral arrangements displayed in rows throughout […]

People all over the world love decorating their homes, but few are as good as the villagers of Zalipie, a painted village in Poland. Home décor is a centuries-old tradition in this secluded village of southeastern Poland. Zalipie, is definitely one of the country’s top tourist attractions. Not because it has five-stars hotels or massive glass buildings, but on the contrary, due to its small wooden cottages, which are painted in the most vibrant colors. Although no one is completely sure how […]

Dynamism and transformation are concepts which describe this design generated by research into the perception of movement: surfaces are folded, creating continuity, into functional spaces able to accommodate objects. In many homes, where floor space is limited, it is often the dining table that is the first large item of furniture to be subtracted from the scheme. Even in homes that have multiple reception rooms, the dining room is often taken over by an additional snug lounge room that can […]

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One of our newest additions to the exclusive list of Kalia luxury signature homes, this modern architectural masterpiece features spectacular ocean views from every room. Kalia’s ultra-modern Aerie luxury rental home in Costa Rica has 3 comfortably appointed bedrooms, 2 and half baths, as well as outdoor showers. Smart open design techniques separate the dining, living and play spaces. Relish in modern furnishings throughout the villa, such as the large flat screen TVs and Blue Ray DVD systems in the entertainment […]

Egg cartons can also be a problem on waste management because we have a lot of them, and most of us don’t know what to do or how to recycle them. Actually there are a lot of creative solutions for this problem. Here are some great ideas of how to recycle egg cartons: 30 Recycling Egg Cartons Craft Ideas. Take a look and start your DIY project! Sounds simple right? I just don’t understand how people are so creative. I would never […]

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HexFlex is the ultimate adventure and snowboarding multi-tool. Originally designed the HexFlex to be a snowboarding multi-tool, but while carrying the prototypes around on their keychains, in their pockets, and attached to our back packs the designers found that it is useful for so much more than just tightening bindings while on the slopes.  The unique snowflake shaped design of the Hexflex has allowed us to creatively use natures perfect shape to combine functionality and design in our compact multi-tool. This is a […]

Most people would be offended to be told that they live under a rock – but the designers of this home will be hoping that the idea of living inside one is a little more popular.  Designed by the Swiss studio Bureau A, this small wooden cabin holds a fire place, bed, table, stool, and window- all the essentials “big enough for the life of one man.”  From the outside, this wooden cabin looks like a boulder that is perched precariously […]

Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya – is the Kempinski China’s first and only beach resort – the luxurious new resort is located in the premier area of Haitang Bay Sanya, a 20-km continuous strip of beach – a stunning Chinese hideaway that is animated yet intimate. Set on its own private beach, Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya is a short 30-45 minute drive from Sanya Phoenix International Airport. With a wide selection of 374 rooms, suites and 25 residential-styled pool […]

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