Designed by THA Architecture, the Sunshine Canyon Residence was, in a way, created by the Fourmile Canyon Fire of 2010. The owners, who lost their home in that fire, wanted to rebuild near their original home site. Embracing the beauty of the burned landscape, they chose a steeply sloped southern facing site, also burned by Fourmile fire. The home responds to this dramatic site through a simple form – juxtaposed to the landscape while inspired by the fragmented granite boulders […]

Dessigned by Hyunjoon Yoo Architects, this house is for a couple in their early fifties who lived in the city but have moved to a rural area. The site of the house was chosen based on the principles of Feng Shui, which inform the locations of each room and the views. Therefore, he chose the site based on the “Feng Shui”, the Chinese philosophy for choosing the healthy site and architecture. Some monk who happened to be a “Feng Shui” […]

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When I think of Moroccan interiors, a world of colored glass lanterns, tiles with geometric patterns and oversize pillows come into my mind. Although the style requires a clearer perception when integrated into a modern house, there are a lot of elements that may inspire you to bring the warmth of the desert and the passionate spirit of Casa Blanca at home. In doing so, Habibi Interiors, an international supplier of authentic Moroccan products will help you a lot. As you can […]

Designed by Flavin Architects. this mid-century modern home is located in Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA. By the time the house was built, modernism had evolved from the Gropius era, to incorporate the rural vibe of Lincoln with spectacular exposed wooden beams and deep overhangs. The design rejects the traditional New England house with its enclosing wall and inward posture. The low pitched roofs, open floor plan, and large windows openings connect the house to nature to make the most of its rural setting.

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The Barisieur is an alarm clock and coffee brewer. This alarm clock -turned-coffee-machine will automatically brew a cup of coffee right when you wake up, easing you through your morning with the smell of fresh coffee. It encourages a ritual before going to sleep, signalling to the body and mind that it is time to unwind and relax. Living slow even when times are fast.

PIL House is a home designed by Studio Guilherme Torres. It is located in São Paulo, Brazil, and has a brightly-colored interior with an abundance of decorative accessories to add personality. The decoration of the apartment of Pil Marques, DJ and music producer in São Paulo, came out in the most unexpectedly way by the hands of the Brazilian architect Guilherme Torres and his staff. The initial idea was to simply help the owner organize his countless collections, and adapt it to the style and […]

Madrid-based studio ÁBATON has completed the Casa del Pico project, a 3,143 square foot two story residence in . The idea of two structures floating on rock was possible because of the granite on the land. The bottom of the swimming pool is irregular imitating the shape of the granite on which it stands. The ground floor was designed to be more in touch with the outside and the garden. The upstairs area, where the sitting room and children’s area are situated, overlooks the […]

This Vancouver house by Canadian studio Splyce Design comprises a stack of glazed boxes set into a hillside, designed to maximize ocean views and create terraces on all three levels. “The form of the house was shaped by the conditions of the site,” said architect Nigel Parish.”It pushes out and pulls back to gain views, satisfy the client’s requirements, and satisfy zoning requirements. “The house responds to these conditions by nestling itself into the hill while also projecting out over […]

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When celebrities aren’t basking in the limelight they’re probably at home bathing in the bath tub and as you can imagine, celebrity bathrooms exude class, style and elegance. After all, when you’ve got a multi-million dollar mansion, it goes without saying that your bathroom needs to be of the highest quality. But what do celebrities look for in a bathroom? High profile lifestyles are probably best offset with simple luxury when it comes to bathing. There’s nothing quite like slipping […]

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When you have a good designer on your side, an ordinary outdoor space can immediately become more inviting with a fireplace. The one below was designed by Jeffrey Gordon Smith, a firm specialised in landscape architecture. As you can easily notice, the fireplace was smartly integrated into a terrace that features a three-bench sofa, an armchair and two wooden tables. Inspired by the geometry of the space, the fireplace turns round, just in front of the potential guests that are invited to […]