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This modern house at the top of the coastal cliffs in the town Saltsjöbaden is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the eastern Sweden. The 2,690 square-foot home has a spectacular view over a lake, giving its terrace an enviable serenity. Unique maritime landscape gives the interior a special freshness and romance. Bright orange accents kitchen furniture, yellow pillows, red-orange carpet on the floor and raise the spirits make the interior especially elegant.

Designed by Gervais Fortin, the team demonstrated that it’s possible to build an ecological house without sacrificing the contemporary design. Ecologia Montreal is the first single dweling home in Montreal, Canada, aiming for a Platinum LEED certification. All the materials were hand-picked from the most eco-responsible supplier’s of Quebec. A combination of exposed beams, big windows and an inner courtyard, signs the beauty of a cozy and modern living space. The stone of the facade, from a local quarry, impresses by […]

If you can’t make, fake it – but basing some aspects of your interior design overhaul on this rule doesn’t mean you need to compromise for something cheap looking or with poor functionality. Sometimes, with certain types of ‘artificial’ of ‘faux’ products, what you’re using to fake it can even be better than the real thing – and cheaper, too. Now who doesn’t love that?! Our latest guest post takes a run through four popular interior design elements that virtually […]

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For today, we have handpicked another 10 Clever Gifts For Wine Lovers ( first article was published long time ago: 10 Unique Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers. Some are useful, some are fun, but I hope you will find something for your family or friends. Now let’s go to the pictures! Note that there are “buy” links bellow each wine gift, so if you find something you like – you know what to do. Which one of these wine accessories would you want for yourself? […]

If you want a splash of color and vitality for your home flowers are an ideal choice. They are great for giving a unique feel to your interior décor, and they are very easy to change so that your home always has a fresh feel. If you are someone who is easily bored by the appearance of their living environment then changing your floral arrangements is a great solution. You get the change in style and color without having to […]

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Whether you have an open space or just want to create more private, cozy spaces in your home the right room divider can make all the difference. The photos in this post go well beyond a folding screen and instead use everything from shrubbery to curtains to nautical rope to create beautiful, unique spaces. Using plants as partitions is a particularly creative and beautiful solution to the room divider issue. In general, room dividers are used in one of these ways: to divide […]

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As many of our U.S. readers prepare for their Thanksgiving feast, we’ve decided to share with you one of the things we are most thankful for: stunning kitchens and the architects behind them. Continue reading after the break to view a compilation of kitchens we wouldn’t mind spending our day cooking (and eating) in. Modern house with stunning Kitchen by Alexander Brenner Architects Designed by Alexander Brenner Architects, this villa was build for an art lover and her family. This […]

House R&L is a private residence located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. It was designed by CKX architecten and has a sophisticated interior based off of a neutral color palette. Designed for a young family with three small children and a special interest in modern Dutch architecture and the need for a small office.Interiors are spacious and lively, with natural light enhancing its contemporary home design. Large glass facades let the garden enter the house and make it part of the living […]

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A London-based architect has been making waves in the design industry with her design of a stunning home powered by hydroelectricity. Margot Krasojevic’s concept, Hydroelectric House, aims to harness the consistent and powerful movement of waves to generate energy. Inspired by the shape of a sea urchin, the Hydroelectric House harnesses tidal and solar energy to generate electricity. Conceptualized for Llandudno, Cape Town, the sculptural building comprises two shells: a fixed, outer shell that anchors the home to the beach and […]

Lakeside Villa in Danderyd by Rahel Belatchew Lerdell First Sweden Coolest House that we want to present you is : Rahel Belatchew Lerdell, principal of Stockholm-based studio Belatchew Arkitekter, renovated this 5,382 square foot lakeside villa designed by Hambo Nielsen in 1967. The house is located in Danderyd, a city on Lake Edsviken in Sweden, north of Stockholm. Do you like our Top 10 of Sweden’s Coolest Houses Presented on Designrulz? Let us know your impression! Summerhouse Lagnö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter […]

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This minimalist apartment is located in Gdynia, Poland. The project was completed by Design Studio Dragon Art. The apartment has been designed with highest care to detail. The apartment finished in 2013 is actually created from two smaller residential units merged into one, therefore the first stage of the project for the design studio involved construction changes. The main part of the house is an open space where there is a kitchen, dining area and seating area. In living is a direct […]

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DIY projects are amazing discoveries, aren’t they? Realised with little costs, the items have the rusticity of old farm houses, creating a feeling of tranquility and serenity. Thus, if you want to bring a piece of nature into your home, raw wood is the best recipe. At Urban Plus Forest shop, we found a lot of amazing ideas that can be sources of inspiration for your future DIY projects. Following the trend of naturalness and minimalism, the brand creates wooden home accessories, […]

The art of inserting a new building into an historic city block means engaging in an open, physical dialogue with the existing city buildings.  Renzo Piano Building Workshop designed this “glass organic creature” in the courtyard of a 19th-century block to house the new headquarters of the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé – dedicated to preserving the history of French film company Pathé and promoting cinematography. The upper part of the building is made of glass, providing natural light for the Foundation’s offices. An […]

Today’s post covers 15 dwellings that have had a profound effect on how we think about designing and building in forest environments. These featured projects share many important characteristics with one another, some of which are quite apparent, while others require a deeper read. Together, these 15 Awesome Forest Dwelling Designs that will make You Love Green Architecture establish a vocabulary of design that is evolving architecture in a design-forward direction of sensibility, timelessness and discipline. Blending the inside with the outside, they feature […]

This 14,200 square-foot contemporary home has many of the qualities and amenities that you would find in an exclusive five-star resort; quality craftsmanship, the use of rare materials, an outdoor fire pit, sports courts, and a magnificent pool. Mr. Hayer has been designing prestigious homes, rich in architectural character for an affluent and distinguished clientele. Whether traditional or contemporary in design, each custom home is tailored to the preferences and lifestyle of the individual client.

A kindergarten is a preschool educational approach traditionally based around playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school. The first such institutions were created in the late eighteenth century in Bavaria and Strasbourg to serve children both of whose parents worked out of the home. For today we gather a collection of  Top 10 Amazing Modern Kindergartens  Where Your Children Would Love to Go. Enjoy and tell us your opinion! […]

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