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The process of designing such a place can be difficult and time consuming but you don’t have to do everything at once. A garden is never finished—it is a creation that evolves from season-to-season and year-to-year. Experienced gardeners are well aware of this reality and have even come to enjoy the ephemeral nature of their landscapes. In this article, we’re delving into the top outdoor trends of 2015, looking into some great ideas that’ll transform your tired yard into something […]

What does a completely white decor suggest? Purity, serenity and a sense of clarity no other colours could bring at home. Realised by Atmosphere Interior Design, the home below used white as a dominant tone in a successful formula. As you can easily notice, the pristine hue functions like a canvas where pieces of furniture and decorative items are exhibited. For example, the kitchen features completely white cabinets for storage of food, cooking equipment, silverware and dishes. Appliances such as refrigerator, dishwasher, and […]

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Designing the front yard is very important. It gives to the house great look. You can decorate your front yard with flowers, grass, rocks and a lot of other creative stuff. If you are looking for inspiration in garden designs, you have come to the right place. Gardeners are always tinkering, always improving, always dreaming. We all dream of the perfect backyard with a cozy wooden deck to spend summer nights and a beautiful fire pit where you can get warm on […]

A wood decor reflects serenity, shelter and security. Somehow, it could be interpreted as a blessing of nature at home. Just  admire the photos of the project below and you will realise how grateful and uplifting an interior decorated with natural materials could feel. The residence – a symbiotic work between architect Ken Linsteadt and designer Erin Martin – is located in Sonoma county, a historically significant region of California, US. As you can easily notice, the entire house is dominated by wood, giving […]

Notre Ntam’ is a private residence designed by Z-level in 2014. The home is located Agios Fokas, Greece, and has stunning views off the coast.This project is located on the point of Agios Fokas on the south-westernside of the island of Lesvos on an agricultural greenfield site amongst the olive groves.The design was intended to re-interpret local vernacular references, which are not drawn from traditional residential architecture on Lesvos, but from early industrial buildings located there. The basic issues of the […]

Designed and inspired by the “spirit of nature”, the original 1853 Greek Revival style multi-family dwelling, has been transformed into a 6-story state-of-the-art single-family residence. This six-storey single family house was recently renovated by Good Property and Turett Collaborative Architects. It’s situated in Greenwich Village, New York, United States. The home boasts 6-bedrooms, 6-full baths, 4-half baths and over 1,300 square feet of outdoor living space. Including the finished cellar with a skylight, the home spans 9,125 square feet with an elevator, glass […]

Outdoor design requires patience and creativity. It needs perseverance because you have to wait until flowers blossom and plants go wild, and imagination for it is not so easy to arrange stones, gravel, wells and lamps harmoniously. But, here comes the professional unit – Apex Landscapes, a multi-award winning landscaper company based in Melbourne, Victoria with an experienced team specialising in both outdoor design and construction services. The project below represents and amazing outdoor design divided in three separate fields: cooking, dining and entertainment. […]

Designed by Enrique Cabrera, this two-storey single family house is situated in the Mexican city of Mérida. Simplicity and practicality are paramount in this project. The design is carefully thought out to maximize space and all the living spaces of the house to see the back garden. The house is a game of contrasts – subtle and bold, playful and practical, open and closed resulting in an extraordinary design exercise that the context of residential development where it fits into account. […]

Designed in 2014 by Jacobsen Arquitetura, RT House is a private home located in Laranjeiras, an affluent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to the architects: ” The conceptual aim of this project was to develop a house with two floors that visually appeared buried. For that, we raised the main level of he house 1.5 m (5 ft), creating a lower, half buried level, yet with natural lighting and ventilation. On this floor are the service and leisure areas, such […]

If you want to add personality to a contemporary space, art is always a reliable option. Paintings, sculptures, vases, drawings, photographies and even unique pieces of furniture can help create the spirit of an art gallery at home. Anyway, it is not a museum you are looking for, but a territory with identity and charm. Realized by Boom Town studio from Canada, the residence below speaks this language perfectly. Built after World War II, the building which is a typical Montreal […]

Designed by Mei Architects, the McDonalds Restaurant is located on Coolsingel, one of the city’s most popular shopping streets. the two-storey structure was conceived by Rotterdam-based Mei Architects as a golden pavilion with a facade of pixillated imagery. This McDonald’s restaurant featuring a perforated golden facade and a grand spiral staircase was designed by Dutch firm Mei Architects to replace “the ugliest building in Rotterdam”.  After a very fast construction time of two months a spectaculair new pavilion now shines in the heart of […]

Amazing spacious residence situated in Umbria, Italy completely redesigned by Denmark-based Paola Navone. Furniture and interior designer Paola Navone reshapes the open plan of a barn-like space into a modern yet cozy home. The lavish home is located in Umbria, the designer has used rustic sentiment when it came to furniture and tiling choice. Also the walls are stripped to their stone bricks and painted in the beautifully radiant white. The designer also allowed the open space to breathe, deciding not […]

Designed by Alter Studio, a two-story mass conceals the neighbor to the east and establishes an independent relationship with the site. The entry courtyard is designed around a stand of live oaks and defines the home’s public presence in an assertive, albeit sensitive, injection of modernity to the area. By contrast, a private courtyard in the rear, where the neighboring homes disappear from view, creates a tranquil refuge. Akin to the ethos of the Eichler Homes of Northern California and […]

A green house is designed to be environmentally friendly and sustainable, focusing on the efficient use of energy, water and building materials. Called the PopUp House, the model below was designed by House Port, a company that provides a sustainably made, ready-to-assemble design for living. Beside using sustainable methods for the structure of the dwelling, the house features eco-friendly interiors too. As the documentation on the website explains, the green house can be built in less than two months, providing ample living space, […]

A skylight is a window placed in a roof or ceiling to admit daylight. Due to their benefits – bringing natural light in rooms that might otherwise be dark, framing views of the sky and clouds, providing a focus in a space -, skylights are frequently part of the integrated architectural strategy. This was exactly the case with the project below, a duplex-story house realized by Boom Town studio from Canada. From the very beginning, the couple living here decided to […]

When you want to renovate an old house, lots of questions cross your mind. Does it worth the investment? How do I make old look new without mistakes? What remains and what ca not be rescued at all? After renovating her 1920′ house, designer Bronwyn Poole from Space Healer has several solutions. Before planning the budget and discussing the phases of the renovation with her husband, Bronwyn Poole clarified one thing: the feeling to be experienced at home. ‘I wanted […]