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How to Find the Right Interior Designer

Creating the space you live in is a big deal. Whether you’re to remodeling your existing home or build your dream home, projects can quickly become too large to manage alone. Maybe you don’t currently live near your decorating project, or you work too much to allow for full control of design and execution. Show More Summary

Art Underfoot: Traditional Textiles by Nancy Kennedy

Nancy Kennedy takes inspiration for her handwoven rugs from a number of sources. Her designs incorporate styles inspired by the American West and Southwest; some, like the QR Code design, have a decidedly modern tone. Operating out of Eureka, California, Nancy Kennedy began weaving in 1990. Show More Summary

Whimsical Interiors with Classical Inspiration

These interior designs are the work of Shelley Klausman Interiors, a design firm based out of Winter Park, Florida. Part fairy-tale, part classical, these designs cultivate an atmosphere that is charmingly familiar, but with a few surprisingly modern touches. Show More Summary

Dream Beach House in San Salvador Unveils Rustic Details

This lovely beach house in the Republic of El Salvador was recently completed by architecture and design studio Cincopatasalgato. The project, named Casa Azul, was especially envisioned for a serene family of four.  After traveling for...Show More Summary

A Contemporary Cube in the Woods

This isn’t your average cottage in the middle of the woods. The CUBE House by Yakusha Design Studio was built utilizing an optical illusion — the Cube shape makes the home appear much smaller from the outside, reducing the impact on the landscape while still allowing plenty of interior living space. Show More Summary

A Seamless Transition in the Gap House

The Gap House, a project of STORE MUU design studio, was built in a newly developed neighborhood facing the Sagami Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. A mild year-round climate coupled with a gentle sea breeze meant that an open air floor plan with tiered levels utilized the space and environment, making it an ideal design for this home. Show More Summary

New Transitional Housing Units in Portland

Laura’s Place, a transitional housing facility located in Portland, Oregon, just got a little bit bigger. This local communal home for single mothers just expanded with the help of Architecture Building Culture, who helped to design and create a building that allows for additional residents. Show More Summary

Corner Apartments For All on Kent Avenue

New York is known for its skyscrapers, but one new development is reinventing this cornerstone of the city. 416-420 Kent Avenue by ODA architecture is opening up 800,000 feet of new residential space, with an interesting twist. An innovative...Show More Summary

Cove Hollow Seamlessly Blends Styles

Cove Hollow, a project of Yankee Barn Homes, is located in East Hampton, New York. The project started as a way to build a structure between two existing buildings while maintaining the integrity of the surrounding environment. The design of the house is faithful to the time period of the neighborhood. Show More Summary

A Light-Filled Tel Aviv Apartment

Originally built in the 1970’s, this apartment was transformed into an entirely new contemporary living space by Studio Raanan Stern. This contemporary apartment located in Tel Aviv, Israel  now utilizes light and small modern details to accentuate the space. Show More Summary

New Tribeca Building Offers Dazzling Views

30 Warren is a completely new luxury high rise occupying a whole block-front in Tribeca, New York. Designed by Post-Office Architectes, the newest member of Warren Street breathes some refreshingly new design into the neighborhood. The apartments range from 1 to 3 bedrooms. Show More Summary

These Tiny Homes Let You Try Before You Buy

Have you been thinking about a tiny home, but not sure if you’re ready to make the leap? Now you can try your hand at living in a tiny home before you commit to this lifestyle change. Escape Homes, a company based out of Wisconsin, lets...Show More Summary

Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape

Jensen Architects built Turner Residence as a series of open spaces, such that the structure itself disappears into the landscape.  Residents can pocket the top floor’s sliding glass panel walls away to open the living and dining space. Show More Summary

Minimalist Home in Taiwan with Open Mezzanine

HAO Design gave their clients’ traditional 2.5 story home in Pingtung City a minimalist makeover.  The finished design, called Blank, has a light and airy feel due to its large windows and open mezzanine.   Moreover, white walls and an uncluttered interior make the space feel even larger than its 1700-square feet. Show More Summary

Rich Colors and Eclectic Art Adorn this Sophisticated Apartment

This sophisticated apartment in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood has two precious commodities in New York real estate: space and light.  Given that, id 810 Design Group had plenty to work with in its design.  More importantly, however, the dynamic design team had clients with big personality and an art collection. Show More Summary

How to Add the Pantone’s New Fall Colors to Your Home

New York Fashion Week as come and gone, and left us with an impression of what’s to come in the next year of fashion. It’s no secret that what trends in fashion trends in our homes, which is why we pay close attention to the trend reports coming out of NYFW. And when it comes […] The post How to Add the Pantone’s New Fall Colors to Your Home appeared first on Freshome.com.

Mid 19th-Century Villa in England Returns to its Original Grandeur

Named “The Pilot’s House”, this villa built from brick and flint masonry is an architectural gem. The residence is located in Winchester, England and has an interesting history: it is part of a collection of family homes developed for the wealthy in the mid 19th century and located close to England’s oldest school, Winchester College. Show More Summary

Heritage Cottage in Australia Transformed into Versatile Family Home

Those Architects converted a late 19th century heritage cottage into a flexible, contemporary home. The four-bedroom residence located in Armidale, Australia, added a generously-sized social zone and a secondary living room. The goal of this project was to create a “set-up” of an outdoor living and entertainment area of 1775 square feet. Show More Summary

Creative Apartment in Ukraine Packed with Design Ideas

Svoya Studio completed this creative apartment in Ukraine for a painter and her family.  For an artistic household, the project “Shhh…” had to be as unique as its name.  So, complex patterns, interesting textures, and fun pops of bright color run throughout the space. Show More Summary

Converted Warehouse Apartment in Sydney Celebrates its Historic Past

Upon entering this converted warehouse apartment, your attention is immediately drawn to its original brickwork and two stunning arched windows.  They are the centerpiece of the apartment’s modern living room.  In being so, they are the perfect example of how architect Josephine Hurley kept the historic character of the Edwards and Co. Show More Summary

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