4blue is dedicated to providing you with a cover-all aspect approach to constructing your pool, we take can care of the landscaping, 3d modeling before we dig and even provide you with after sales care and service. Their philosophy is that each project is unique and each client has particular expectations for their future swimming pool.  The design of the pool must respond to the existing conditions and the client brief. By working closely with each client, aesthetic and functional needs are met. Their […]

Govaert & Vanhoutte Architecten designed this glass house called Villa Roces,  a modern home located in Bruges, Belgium. Discovered on Freshome, this elegant and simple glass house has a 50-metre-long wall at the back and a sunken swimming pool at the front. A single rectangular volume resembling a large transparent box was cleverly designed inside and out, in order to meet the living expectations of the inhabitants. A 50m long wall functions as a backdrop for the transparent volume and […]

Marcio Kogan’s Studio MK27 have completed the V4 house in São Paulo, Brazil. The house has also been nominated under the House category of the 2012 World Architecture Festival.  This project is a perfect idea for a summer villa for a single family. I love  this open plan taken to the extreme: a large living room and adjoining dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, and an expansive bathroom with floor-to-ceiling glass walls. The architecture allows  you to contemplate the nature from the large glass […]

Are you a big fan of black and white? We present you a house from mohv.se that shows how a monochrome color palette can be a striking scheme for your home. But, don’t forget: to keep a room feeling big and bright, allow light to bounce around the walls by choosing a stark white paint, and introduce black accents via furniture and accessories. The villa was built in 1939, but it was  redecorated.  The property has undergone a major renovation inside with […]

PENSON have completed their design for the new Google London headquarters located in the Renzo Piano-designed Central St. Giles Building in Covent Garden, after being appointed in May to carry out the concept. A dance studio, gym, massage parlour, secret garden and numerous ‘relaxation rooms’… restaurant and other facilities, including a panoramic view over the city… Wow! it’s sound like a description of a luxurious five-star resort :) . Measuring 160,000 sq ft, this is the second office PENSON have […]

This old Sicilian house was restored by Arturo Montanelli and combines a rustic style with a modern approach. I’d definitely love all of these details… this house could be the perfect holiday retreat for me: stone walls, old wood furniture and a outside pool. I’m missing a porch under a grapevine to consider it perfect. And although a house like this could be found in any of the wonderful islands in the Mediterranean sea, this one is in Sicily. Idyllic terraces […]

Green offices? Of course you’d like to work in a eco-friendly environment? You’ve arrived to the right place! Today, we’ve chose a lot of pictures from Green Studios, British manufacturers of ecologically-sound, flexible garden rooms. They only use responsibly-sourced materials, modular construction, and exquisite finishes, so their buildings fit your lifestyle. We’ve already showed you before how to treat the planet much better and choose a green office, but we now want to advise you  to take in consideration another solution. Why don’t […]

For today we decided to present a selection of the most impressive beach houses presented on DesignRulz, in order to provide inspiration for your next holiday house. Here are the 15 most popular Beach Houses featured on DesignRulz  on 2012, according to your Facebook “Likes”. Once again, go grab your favorite drink, sit back, relax, and don’t forget to click the photos for more information and further pictures of the building in question! Enjoy this ‘green paradise’ display below and […]

Colboc Franzen & Associés have designed a contemporary floating house situated in Sèvres, France. Built in 2008, this stunning home named House in Sevres, is a luxurious house with a perfect combination floor level through a remarkable innovation.  The house consists of three separate sets; the amenities likes lobby room, office room area, laundry room, basement and garage. Second, parts of collective life likes living room, dining room and kitchen. Third floor, was the last nest for their children who […]

I love white interiors for their characteristic of reflecting light all day long! Some say it’s more difficult to take care of white pieces of furniture, but I think it is worth the trouble! :) With the popularity of minimalist homes, decorating is lending towards using neutrals again. Do you need a piece of advice? Keep the interiors white and clean, and add some color using  subtle textures in kitchen bench tops, carpet or timber floors. We found on esny.se a beautiful apartment from […]

Posted in  Spaces for living

Designed by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design, this house is an interesting experiment in reduction and reuse, just because the building itself (until now) was recycled for fourth time. It’s only 540 square feet was remodeled using exclusively reclaimed materials. The aim goal was to redesign the interior for maximum space efficiency. The layout of the house is simple and clean and allows lots of light to pour in from the windows that meet with the floor. A ‘great room’ houses the kitchen, dining room […]

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Looks great! Grandma’s Revenge: Both Kitchen and Dining Room Kitchens, living rooms and dining rooms are three core spaces that every home needs in some form, but not always easy to fit into small apartments. If you are living in a small apartment, space saving kitchen furniture from Melanie Olle and Ilja Oelschlgel is probably the one that you need, judging from the video below. This amazing compact kitchen doesn’t take so much space and it blends into a wall. Grandma’s Revenge is  a […]

Living in a big cities are required to be practical and modern. Perfect for small apartments and student rooms, the furniture set can transform into a living room, dining room, bedroom and office with a few simple moves.  All-in-one furniture, the furniture set for urban living is perfect for you. The concept is for a system of space-saving furniture that nests together-hence its name, Matroshka, aka the Russian nesting dolls. At its most compressed the system takes up just four square meters […]

Are you curious to discover Berlin with 1 Euro per night and sleeping  in the smallest house in the world? This project was  initiated by Le-Mentzel in cooperation with BMW Guggenheim LAB, Airbnb and Eastseven Hostel. The ONE sqm house  is an architectural project, which is part of the Guggenheim LAB program. The only 1 square meter house they created is so small but sufficient for a one night sleep. The perfect stay for artists, rebels, occupy activists, adventurers, students, poor, homeless. It […]

These cool tubular structures made for public spaces were designed by Sebastien Wierinck. Known for his belief that luxury objects should be created out of materials at hand, wierinck transformed the bar by using ordinary red caterpillar tubes to create both a sculptural and functional display in which patrons could interact with the piece. The industrial material was arranged in a bundle, creating bench seating which extended upwards on either end, separating into individual tubes, outfitted with lighting elements  to […]

If you recycle, you care about the environment!  “Green life” is such a common expression nowadays that I am under the impression we’ll come to find second uses for every single object. So, if recycling is a key component of modern waste reduction, let’s behave according to the trend! After we showed you how to recycle wine bottles and how to make interesting lighting objects from used advertising banners, we decided to transform your old bicycle into something beautiful and useful. You can […]