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A Community-Centric Apartment Complex on the Staten Island Waterfront

With Ironstate Development Company’s Urby Staten Island project, “they had to go big or go home,” according to a local resident quoted in the New York Times.  This community-centric apartment complex feels like part of a grand plan with...Show More Summary

Two Rivers House a Western Retreat

This wild retreat, designed by Snake River Interiors, is located in Wyoming, United Sates. Named for the two rivers that join on this beautiful and wild property, this house embodies a spirit of the West, from the rawhide wrapped dry bar to the stone flooring to the distressed woodwork. Show More Summary

Upgrade Your Bedroom Tonight With These Creative Headboard Ideas

A bedroom without a headboard is like the perfect outfit without the right shoes. If your bed is missing the all-important headboard element, take inspiration from our headboard ideas and add a big design statement your room tonight....Show More Summary

Wooden Brick House Matches Tradition with Innovation

Built by Jaro Krobot, this project was an exciting exploration in material innovation. By using new building technology to recreate a traditional home, the atmosphere of the surrounding area was preserved. This house in Lu?atín, a small village in central part of Slovakia, was completed in 2014. Show More Summary

Modern House Spins and Tilts as Part of Performance Architecture Project

This unusual rotating house was designed and implemented by architect-artist duo Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley as part of a ‘performance architecture’ project. The residence was recently on display at the OMI International Arts Center in Ghent, New York, where it drew attention of the worldwide media. Show More Summary

A Winning Bet on Kazoo House

This home addition, a project of the Melbourne based architecture firm Architects EAT, was built in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield. The neighborhood is famous for the local horse track, and this project honors that local history. The home, entitled “The Kazoo House,” was named after the racehorse whose winnings helped fund its transformation. Show More Summary

Grind Your Coffee by Pedaling at Montreal’s Pista Café

This fresh coffee house in Montreal, Canada revolves around the “Pista Café tricycle”, a bike concept that relies solely on legs and pedals to provide freshly ground coffee beans. The tricycle combines human power, technology and the pleasure of a good coffee. Show More Summary

Contemporary Homes in Valle de Bravo Have Us Dreaming of Mexico

Five Houses, by Weber Arquitectos, combines the feeling of being surrounded by lush vegetation with accessibility to modern amenities. These contemporary homes are located between the center of Valle de Bravo and a local golf club.  It is also an easy day trip to an area where you can see monarch butterflies. Show More Summary

This Renovated Tenement is a Design Time Capsule

Tenement House on the Edge of a Park was an interior design project by Loft Kolasinski, completed in 2016. The original Tenement building, built on an edge of a park in Szczecin, Poland, was completed in 1907. This renovation utilized...Show More Summary

Modern Sanctuary in the Woods of Washington State

MW/Works project Little House is a compact, modern sanctuary covering two floors and 1,100-square feet of space.  The firm explains that the project “hopes to capture the essence of the modern cabin—small in size but much larger than...Show More Summary

Zoltan Apartment is Contemporary and Timeless

Designed in 2015 by A+Z Design Studio this contemporary apartment in Budapest, Hungary, utilizes sparse accessories to accentuate the sharp curvature of the space and draw the eye in. There are original touches throughout the apartment, such as the radiators and the pipes running from floor to ceiling. Show More Summary

Luminous Shop Showcases Indian Metal Art

Studio Ardete’s design transformed this metal profile cutting store in a Northern Indian city into an art exhibition that beautifully showcases the works produced inside.  They aimed to reignite interest in the art by redefining it with a modern edge.  To do this, the design showcases applications of water Jet CNC cutting in architecture. Show More Summary

An Old Barn Renovation in the Italian Countryside

Mantua-based studio ARCHIPLAN completed the renovation of an old barn in Bomporto, Italy. The building had been partially damaged by an earthquake and was in dire need of a contemporary update.  Surrounded by abandoned farm buildings and the cultivated fields of the Modena plain, the residence is an oasis of tranquility. Show More Summary

Check What the Buzz is About at Kew Gardens

Ever wonder what life in a beehive is like? Designed by Wolfgang Buttress, this human-sized beehive is designed to give you a bee’s eye view. The interactive exhibit is visiting Kew Gardens through summer 2016. Standing at nearly 56Show More Summary

Ivy Coat Hangers Climb the Walls

Created by Baptiste Ducommun for Klybeck, these minimalist hangers add a touch of class to any room while providing decorative flexibility. Designed to mimic the effect of an ivy plant slowly expanding outwards and upwards, this design,...Show More Summary

A Stunning Skylight in Minimalist Canadian Remodel

EM Architecture recently completed the renovation and design of Maison Mentana. The building was constructed in the 1900’s as a four-plex, then later converted into a duplex before becoming a single-family home last year. The extent of the renovations to this structure has left it unrecognizable from its original state. Show More Summary

20 Dramatic Home Exteriors Proving Black is the New Black

When it comes to home design, black may be the new black. Traditionally, the superstition of black exteriors has kept it from being a popular choice for homeowners. But with the influence of prominent designers (think Johnathon Alder and Simon Doonan), 21st-century home trends are changing. Show More Summary

Luxurious LA Residence Boasts Sustainable Features

Prime Five Homes sent us photos and information about 432 S. Citrus Ave, a modern sustainable residence in Los Angeles, California, USA. With 5 spacious bedrooms and 5.5 designer bathrooms, smart systems and a nearly 300-square-foot covered patio with fireplace, this retreat meets the demanding needs of a luxurious lifestyle. Show More Summary

Updated Up-Chair Invites to Creativity and Comfort

Designed by Martin Ballendat for Italian manufacturers Tonon, the Up-Chair was updated to a sleeker, more attractive version. This is how design evolves. One chair at a time. Besides offering a comfortable physical touch, its shape and manufacturing story inspires anyone to improve on what exists. Show More Summary

This Historic Seattle Church’s Conversion to Luxury Condos

This former Seattle church is now one of the hottest real estate listings in town. The Sanctuary, designed by Sechrist Design Associates Inc, boasts 12 luxury residences in this historic building. Formerly first Church of Christ, Scientist, the congregation sold the historic building to a luxury real estate developer for $1.1 million in 2006. Show More Summary

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