When I first read the residence was built in 24 weeks on a budget of 500,000 Australian dollars I said: “Wow! That must be an incredible project!”  Curl Curl Residence was designed by Australian studio CplusC Architects and is located in a suburb of northern Sydney. In a nutshell, the architects wanted to exploit the structural and aesthetic benefits of the timbers. The result proved to be quite stunning:  ” The longitudinal division of the home is expressed externally with the metal clad butterfly roof […]

This is probably the coolest doorbell I’ve ever seen!  The Pianobell is an innovative approach to the old doorbell by Li Jian. As you can see from the picture attached bellow the Pianobell was inspired by a piano. This concept is great because it allows your visitors to perform a short piece of music on this small “instrument”, and is something that you’ve never saw before!  

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“This house is my opus. It’s my greatest achievement of a 20-year career” – Steve Hermann The Luxury Glass Pavilion House by Steve Hermann  was built in 2010; this contemporary mansion is 14,000-square-feet of amazing views in Santa Barbara County’s exclusive Montecito community. The white exterior of this modern architectural home sits in contrast to the grassy landscape of the wooded site in Montecito, California. Sleek, simple and pitch perfect. Mr. Hermann gets extra points for not slapping the toilet […]

American born artist Chuck Close has developed a skill for finger painting instead of using the ordinary techniques.  Seen from a distance, a portrait of Chuck Close’s grandmother-in-law looks like a giant photograph that reveals every crack and crevice of the model’s face. Only when you come closer, the paint surface dissolves into a sea of fingerprints. This  technique involved the direct application of pigment to a surface with the artist’s fingertips. By adjusting the amount of pigment and the […]

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This amazing Basket tree offers a new type of sports equipment that can be used by just about anybody!  Many people can play simultaneously. The hoops branchesat different heights allow a play for multiple teams of different age groups. Just because everybody knows the rules of basket, it doesn’t mean you can’t invent new ways of playing it.                    

Arqui+ Architecture have completed the design of a new house in Vale Do Lobo, Portugal. Found on homedsgn, this high-end 6,450 square foot residence and its incredible cantilevered infinity swimming pool. We picked this house because we were  struck by the swimming pool, the property’s real beauty! Vale do Lobo is a golf resort located in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal and it was realized  by Architect Vasco Vieira, principal of Arqui+ Arquitectura. As you can easily notice from the pictures below, the swimming pool has […]

When it comes to kitchen furniture, the most interesting thing is the way all the elements come together to shape a place for cooking with love. The interior design studio, Interiors by Darren James, created this modern kitchen  that “follows the “Living and Cooking” Darren James philosophy.” The goal was to create a streamlined, high quality kitchen that was equally welcoming for a passionate home chef.                                 […]

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The house renovated by Wespi de Meuron studio is located on a hilly landscape, in Treia, Italy.Found in ArchDaily, the property has 300 years old and it was a farm house at the beginning. The architects wanted to transform the old building into a contemporary dwelling and holiday house, with attached guest house and pool. Most of its parts were preserved, whereas all the wood structure (intermediate floors and roof) needed serious reconditioning and they were replaced. The architectural concept combines the old substance with […]

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The water is a dreamy translucent blue, and the white-sand beaches with coral reefs are just under your nose at Luxury Casa China Blanca from Mexico. This modern villa is located in Puerto Vallarta and it’s a wonderful getaway destination for couples , families and friends. According to its site, the location is wonderful for weddings, parties, and cocktails. This luxurious retreat features wonderful interior and exterior spaces as well as a large swimming pool with adjacent lounge areas and beautiful green vegetation. The interior […]

This is a Swiss Army Knife for your car, a modular household that unfolds from the back of your car. With it you can you can cook, eat, take a shower and sleep during your outdoor adventures!  The swissRoomBox is easily removable, practical and intelligent modules, each of them having alone or combined, its functionality. Buy it from here

The German designer Christian Susana created an intelligent mobile home. It has a flexible living space with individually applicable multi-functional modules. Equipped with auto technology and modern amenities this RV can be a small car when you don’t need the RV and a whole RV when you actually need one.    

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Situated on the edge of a natural preserve this house takes full advantage of the  natural landscape that it faces. Completed in 2008 by Abramson Teiger Architects, this 4,500 square foot, contemporary home is located in Calabasas, an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, USA. The project included: the main house building, the garage and a guest room building that are separated by a courtyard. The success of the house may be due in part of the choice to create a wide […]

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Cats love three things: sleeping, warm place and hidey holes, so this Bamboo Radiator Bed is bound to be a favourite with every feline. This tube shaped bed fits onto the radiator to provide an enclosed, cosy bed in the warmest spot in the house. The perfect solution for any cats. The Bamboo Radiator Bed is a warm comfortable place for your cat to sleep and a fun vantage point from which to survey their surroundings. Order it from here.

What I liked most at this house known as Padaro Residence is its conciliation with tradition. The architects from B3 Architects Studio chose to build something clean and contemporary according to a concept that speaks to the traditions as well. The residence is located in Carpinteria, a small ocean side city from California and it has  large expanses of glass with beautiful beach view. As you can easily notice, the owners can capture beautiful views from different corners of the house. Another important thing proved to be very […]

The house designed by Marmol Radziner is located on a narrow site in Venice, California, U.S.A. Working within the restrictions of the site, the house divides the lot into thirds, with the two main volumes placed on the exterior edges of the property, bridged by a sunken kitchen in the center. To maintain privacy from the neighboring houses, the residence presents mostly solid, plaster elevations on the north and south with only bands of clerestory windows to bring in light. The two wings open to […]

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For those of us who love coffee and cherish every moment … they are able to pay a lot for everything to be perfect, from the largest to the smallest details. Whether you choose to  sit,  on the terrace or in the living room, you should feel very  comfortable; the fresh air gives you energy. A special product design is not just a simple object of furniture, it gives life for living space. It is well known that a special […]