The idea of having a pool in your own backyard will always be incredibly glamourous. It’s easy to give into daydreams of hosting weekend parties, adopting an invigorated fitness routine that includes laps after work, and spending long afternoons lounging poolside while cultivating the perfect tan. For those of us that live in climates where the swimming pools are still open and the sunshine shows no signs of stopping – this post is for you. Most people think of interiors when […]

While there are many luxurious villas in Greece with astounding seascape views, countless amenities and extraordinary architecture all promising days, weeks and months of vacationing and relaxation, we found four that we fell in love with. Villa Begonia, touted as one of the most exclusive and luxurious of the villas in the Mediterranean. Villa Eudokia, a secluded gem of a complex overlooking the Ionian Sea. The Athenian-inspired Villa Kalliopi on the bay of Kalafatis with its curvy architecture. And lastly […]

Building a brick oven only takes a few days of hard work, although it can take several weeks to dry. Once your oven is ready, you can bake pizzas, bread, and even roast meats and vegetables outdoors. Besides adding flavor to your food and yard, it can save you the cost and discomfort of cooking indoors in the summer heat. Consider the following when researching how to make a brick oven. Mirza Horatiu Bogdan from designs and develops charming cooking areas meant […]

Gal Marom Architects completed the Five Star Caesarea project. This 5,380 square foot, two-story, contemporary home in Caesarea, a town in Israel located mid-way between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Inspired by feng shui theory, this luxurious modern residence was designed with spectacular aluminum floating wall elements, detached from the floor and the ceiling, running between parallel paths at the front of the home. Built with two wings connected by a transition bridging the home, white structural steel columns and glass curtain […]

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At a time when the master bath serves as a personal sanctuary, Cerasa‘s bathroom collection delivers calm and rejuvenation by eliminating the extraneous and focusing on the essentials. With in-floor bathtubs and luxury furniture the atmosphere they bring about is akin to those found in spas. Obviously most of the concepts do require a lot of space and we suspect any of these would find room in a typical apartment setting. But if you are the kind of person who is […]

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Designed by Diego Revollo Arquitetura, Panamby Apartment is a stylish home located in Panamby, an upscale neighborhood of São Paulo, Brazil.  Color is a key factor in the overall design scheme. Splashes of yellow, green and orange add dynamics to the space, by creating strong contrasts with the white plastered walls. Patterned ceramic tiles are used as a decorative materials in the open plan living and dining space, with surprising visual effects. The living room occupies the core of the apartment. We […]

Williamson Chong Architects have designed the Blantyre house for a family in Toronto, Canada. According to architect, when his clients wanted to build a house in The Beaches, a popular Toronto neighborhood, “they were committed to the idea that they could live well in a compact square footage.” The couple found a 19-foot-wide lot with one catch: a 100-year-old Norway spruce in the backyard. Saving the tree and compressing the footprint for the three-story, 2,300-square-foot house “was our first big chess move,” […]

MM++ Architects have recently completed a small real estate development in Mui Ne, a holiday destination in Vietnam. The sea front view is amazing and unusual for a private residential project in this area, usually occupied exclusively by resorts and hotels. The idea was to maximize this potential with semi-detached sea front villas and keep a large part of the land as a “buffer” landscaped area to prevent noise from the road. On the ground floor the kitchen, dining and living […]

German studio Dettling Architekten has designed the C1 House in Karlsruhe, a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwest Germany. This beautiful contemporary home was created for a family with children that wanted a proper environment for the kids to grow. Every little space was used to provide functionality to the place. The floor-to-ceiling windows permit the natural light to enter inside all day long and also to keep the home warm during the night.

The Lindhurst Residence was designed by Dallas-based studio Wernerfield Architects. This house looks beautiful with trees and a small pond in front of the house. This single story, modern home is located on a one acre site in the Preston Hollow area of Dallas, Texas, USA. The c-shape courtyard plan is oriented to offer views of a large pond from all areas of the home.The internal courtyard space provides a generous outdoor living and pool area with privacy from the street.”