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Elegant Kasokudo Bonsai Planter Inspired by the Automotive Industry

A striking fusion of form and function, the Kasokudo Bonsai Planter by designer Adrian Magu is as stylish as it gets. The product is an artistic representation of the developer’s interest for everything green and his work in the automotive...Show More Summary

Modern Greek House Design Exploring Traditional and Up-to-Date Design

The island of Kea in Greece seemed the perfect location to settle down and enjoy magical breezes serpent among olive trees. This modern House in Kea was seen by architects Marina Stassinopoulos and Konstantios Daskalakis as an opportunity to employ the island’s traditional building practices in a modern and highly functional residence. Show More Summary

Afillia Lamp Collection Featuring Original 3D Printed Lace-Like Diffusers

Bold and minimalist, Afillia is a new collection of lamps designed by Alessandro Zambelli for Italian company exnovo. In plant terms, “Afillia” means leafless, though not lifeless, surely an apt image for a collection of luminous essentials and airy voids. Show More Summary

10 Color Theory Basics Everyone Should Know

Most of us aren’t interior designers by trade and that’s okay. Whether you think of interior design as an enjoyable hobby or a necessary evil that helps keep your home looking presentable, sometimes it can be tough to understand the industry lingo. Show More Summary

Your Favourite Place As Jewellery: City Maps Turned Into Necklaces by Aminimal Studio

Using GPS info from OpenStreetMap, Brooklyn based Aminimal Studio created a series of necklaces depicting city maps. From Venice to Chicago, the Urban Gridded Dogtags collection (discovered by Freshome on Citylab) includes over 120 wearable...Show More Summary

A Story of Love and Modern Architecture: Unconventional Casa Redux Tour [Video]

Instead of opting for a conventional house-tour video, the architects at Studio MK27 chose an intriguing story as a proper way to “describe” Casa Redux in Brazil. Produced by Pedro Kok and Gabriel Kogan, the video below is entitled “That...Show More Summary

Amsterdam Garage Transformed into Light-Filled Spacious Home by i29 Interior Architects

A former garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp was turned into a spacious home by i29 Interior Architects. Naturally lit by large roofs, the interior with a generous 230 square-meter surface on one floor level is finished in a simple material palette. Show More Summary

Expressive Brazilian Architecture to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

Designed by Ney Lima Architects in Brasilia – Distrito Federal, Brazil, this 570 square meter home spreads over space as well as time. Emerging from the architecture of the 60s, this home combines contemporary appeal with tradition and openness into an exemplary piece of modern Brazilian architecture. Show More Summary

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

When you really think about it, one of the coolest facets of architecture is the ability to have buildings be so different – so varied in terms of size, shape, and style – and yet so similar at their core. No matter who designs the building, it is constructed from a blueprint. Show More Summary

Dynamic Floor Design Blending Colorful Hexagonal Tiles and Concrete

Achieving a sense of dynamics in  a room can be done in a variety of unexpected ways. Take today’s project for example, a minimalist kitchen design, part of G-Roc, a residential project completed by Nook Architects and located in Barcelona, Spain. Show More Summary

Charming Details Exhibited by Original Fairytale Sauna in Russia

Building separate little houses for bath procedures is very common in Russia. However, architectural studio Artecology (led by Russian architect Andrey Bugaev) created a fairytale sauna on a seemingly fairytale land. According to the designers, the walls of this unusual dwelling are made of larch logs which are 280 mm in diameter. Show More Summary

Minimalist Staircase Design Enriching Century-Old House in Milan

What can you add to a simple home to make it unique? Italian architects Francesco Librizzi and Matilde Cassani came up with a minimalist staircase design to enrich the overall look of an old dwelling: “An original 1900 house where windows, doors and tiled floors survived to modernity. Show More Summary

Shabby Hunting Cabin Turned Into Impressive L-Shaped Contemporary Residence

Shands Studio Architects converted a shabby hunting cabin and summer guest house in San Anselmo, CA, USA into an impressive contemporary residence. The main purpose of the planning stage was to connect the project to its rich landscape. Show More Summary

10 Things You Should Know Before Painting A Room

Are you living with boring white walls, but hate the thought of painting? Painting is often a task that homeowners dread. However, it is one of the most inexpensive ways to improve the look of your home without too much effort. Paint colors can dramatically change the mood and interior design of your home. Show More Summary

Family Home in Slovakia Paying Tribute to Comfortable Modern Living: Villa M

The architects at Atrium transformed an existing building on a harsh terrain into a contemporary residence able to respond to the growing needs of a family in Kosice, Slovakia. Villa M is structured on three levels and displays a powerful modern geometry. Show More Summary

Surprising Edwardian Building Renovation in Australia: The Brick House

In search of a new architectural language, Clare Cousins Architects envisioned an original looking residence entitled Brick House and located in Prahran, Victoria, Australia. The project is an addition and renovation to a single fronted Edwardian-style dwelling. Show More Summary

Ingeniously Versatile: REK Extending Coffee Table by Reinier de Jong Design [Video]

REK extending coffee table by Reinier de Jong Design is a flexible furniture piece available in two new versions: oak veneered and all-white. According to the designers, one of the two new versions is almost entirely white except for the subtle black lines. Show More Summary

Luxurious Modern Interior Scheme Uncovered by The Appealathon House in Australia

Appealathon House in Perth, Western Australia is a compact modern residence developed by Australian home builder Grandwood by Zorzi. The architectural language of the project is defined by simple lines, order and proportion. A minimalist...Show More Summary

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

An intriguing play of geometric shapes and exterior finishes defines 166 The Kingsway project, a modern house located near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom dwelling is currently on sale, listed at approximately...Show More Summary

Zen-Inspired Dwelling With A Powerful Modern Architecture Geometry : 66MRN House

No matter what the standpoint, the 66MRN House in Singapore displays an intriguing architectural language, spiced up with unexpected lines and shapes. Envisioned by the creative team at ONG&ONG, the project consists of two main volumes,...Show More Summary

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