This mid-century architectural oasis with views is a stunning, private home with sleek architectural lines and fantastic open living spaces. According to the architects: “We accented the beautiful character of this home with exotic and custom modern furnishings. This celebrity home was listed by one of Partners Trust’s owners, Richard Stearns. The greenery around this wonderful deck brings a splash of life and vibrancy that really attracts buyers. The seating is all gathered around a central focus point, creating an alluring […]

NM apartment  was designed by Paul Kaloustian Studio and it is located in Beirut. The basic approach is to eliminate the existing layout of the apartment and to focus on intensifying its potentials. The NM apartment enjoys unique views on to the Mediterranean sea from one side and the dense fabric of the Gemayze district from the other, which we enhanced by opening up the facades to allow total transparency. The proposed plan relies on three curved walls to define the […]

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The luxury of owning a pool is one that most do not take for granted. Whether its use is for enjoying backyard barbeques with friends and family or escaping for a cool dip in the water, our pools serve as an important part of home life. In order to get the most out of having a pool, regular maintenance, cleaning, and checkups are necessary. Because these tasks can be daunting, hiring a pool company tends to be the most efficient […]

Ovolo Hotels is an independent hospitality company, headquartered in Hong Kong, that own and operate a collection of individually designed lifestyle hotels and serviced apartments. The company keeps in touch with the modern traveller through award-winning interiors, detail-driven comforts, focused all-inclusive services and cutting-edge en-suite technology, all done in signature style. Founded by Girish Jhunjhnuwala in 2002, Ovolo is a proud Hong Kong brand and remains a family owned and privately operated business with a charitable core. Ovolo now runs […]

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This urban house is smartly organized, dynamic, fresh and contemporary. You can easily fall in love with its original lamps, attractive decorative objects and eclectic pieces of furniture. Work of Steven Harris Architects, the house features large open spaces that communicate smoothly with the exterior. The garden – a bless for those who want to escape from the city every evening – has a strong contact with the living area. A transparent glass wall with sliding doors delimits the spaces, making the outdoor landscape […]

Hotel Pan Pacific Singapore sells fast on our website. The 5-star Pan Pacific Singapore is directly connected to Marina Square Mall and Suntec Convention Centre. It is located at the gateway of Singapore’s Central Business and Financial Districts and it offers an outdoor pool, 6 dining options and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. The hotel overlooks the iconic Marina Bay and has been consistently voted the World’s Leading Business Hotel by World Travel Awards. Savour epicurean delights at our award-winning Singapore […]

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Beginning January 14th 2016, a tropical paradise, known as Therme Bucharest, Romania will be open to the public just ten minutes away from the city. Therme Bucharest, a 30,000 sqm wellness, relaxation and entertainment center based on thermal waters will open some 20 kilometers north of Bucharest, in Balotesti, on January 14, 2016. Therme’s owners, Austrian group A-Heat, say this is the biggest complex of this kind in Europe. German group Wund, which owns four such thermal centers in Europe, has […]

Flowered beddings, soft pillows and long, folded curtains are symbols for romantic rooms. It might sound cliché, but there is no other way I could describe a charming place where mystery reigns. Spotted on Zara Home, the collection below contains tens of patterns, colours and textures. From pure whites and serene blues to intense browns and energetic reds, the exquisite beddings will transform your bedroom into a royal chamber. A set usually consists of a flat or fitted bed sheet that […]

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Owning a contemporary house in the forest is both a challenge and a bless. You enjoy the natural landscape all day long, but you have to deal with a harsh climate and an overwhelming feeling of isolation as well. Realized by Libeskind Llovet Arquitetos, the residence below is located next to the river Paraibuna, in São Paulo. ‘Paying attention to the environment, the project aims a minimal impact on the preserved site’, explained the architects. Designed like a concrete pavilion with […]

Zaya Nurai Island is a 5* luxury boutique private island resort; an exclusive island concept, situated off the coast of Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. Easily accessible via a short speedboat transfer; minutes travel time from Abu Dhabi city. Nurai Island offers it’s guests single bedroomed Beach Retreat Villas and/or multiple bedroomed Water Villas, delivering a full resort experience, lifestyle and wellbeing culture in a truly unique location. Congratulations to Zaya Nurai Island on their nomination for the 2016 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality […]

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House Araguaia OM is a private residence designed by Dayala + Rafael Estúdio de Arquitetura. It is located in Alphaville Araguaia, Goiânia, Brazil. This stylish Brazilian house,  Araguaia OM, designed for a couple who loves getting friends and children already married, is located on a plot with 1260 mp located in a condominium with unique beauty and view a huge area of ??environmental preservation. According to the architects: ” The great challenge of building, which has approximately 455 mp, was to provide residents […]

This clever example of interior layout, by the team at Fertility Design, experiments with the introduction of retractable glass doors within the heart of a home, to divide off rooms for quiet and privacy at certain times of the day, whilst still providing the opportunity of creating a free flowing open plan space when desired. The sliding doors in this example provide a barrier around the home office area for times when total concentration is needed away from the hubbub of […]

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Spotted on, this Tudor house in Hastings, UK is one of the most beautiful rehabilitation projects we have ever written about. Motivated by the fact that many old buildings in the area lost their original features, the owner – a ardent admirer of the Tudor house style – spent more than £500,000 on buying and renovating it. First of all, he focussed on preserving the simple, rustic and the less impressive aspects of the building that reminds us of medieval cottages. Steeply pitched […]

Puzzles Architecture took on the challenge of updating a family home in Lustin, Belgium, that was built in 1730. The residence borders a river, an orchard, a garden and a forest. Constructed of two parts stone and one part cob, the house was perfectly integrated into its surroundings. The project developers chose to keep the charming original facades and extend the back volume to gain more living space by adding a weathering steel extension. The buget was about  230 000 €. “The concept […]

According to Food Industry & Nutrition, there is no better way to absorb vitamins, enzymes and minerals from fruit and vegetables than by drinking juice. Studies have shown that the absorption rate is up to 4 times higher and digestion times are also significantly improved. A slow juicer is also the best juicer for leafy greens (also known as a cold press juicer) and work as the name suggest; slower than your normal juicer. The slower speed is beneficial in a […]

We got used to be surprised by modern residences. With their catchy architecture and appealing use of materials, the buildings are on top of our preferences. Located in Brazil, the mansion below was realized by Le Araujo Arquitetura and it features large, naturally lighted interiors and lots of relaxing outside areas. The guest is impressed from his very first steps: alleys of white tiles and well-organized green areas welcome you at the entrance. An interesting combination of volumes and transparent […]

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