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Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, Skyline Residence is an example of modern sustainable architecture. The imposing family house was envisioned and implemented by Nathan Good Architects...Show More Summary

Flat-bike-lift Or How to Park Your Bicycle On The Ceiling [Video]

The flat-bike-lift is a new ceiling hydro-pneumatic overhead bike rack to be used in the house garage or in place where we park our bike. Once the bike is loaded and securely attached in a simple and quick way, a slight upward hand push...Show More Summary

Shaping The Office Of The Future: Workspace Design Trends [Infographic]

Over the last decades, we have been witnessing major transformations in the corporate mentality regarding workspace design. According to this infographic from Alliance Interiors, more changes are yet to come, as the office of the future will be less business-focused and more employee-oriented. Show More Summary

Unassuming Family Residence Revealing An Architectural Surprise: Subiaco Oval Courtyard

Subiaco Oval Courtyard is the official name of a highly original residential project developed and implemented by Luigi Rosselli Architects in Subiaco, Australia. Seen from the street level, this family home is visually in tune withShow More Summary

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Nature

Take a moment from your busy schedule to lift up your eyes from that handheld device and reunite with the natural beauty of the world around you. What do you see? Are the tree branches swaying in the breeze? Are leaves rustling at your...Show More Summary

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage Construction – a home opened to the surroundings and prepared for a modern lifestyle. Inviting...Show More Summary

Stylish Holiday Retreat In Bali With Black-Accented Décors: Mahatma House

Mahatma House is located in the traditional Balinese village of Seseh, just steps from the black volcanic-sand beaches. Set against a tropical beachfront atmosphere, the holiday villa features a beautiful 60-foot river stone pool, a generously-sized deck and a poolside lounge with seating for up to 12 guests that includes a large circular fire bowl. Show More Summary

Elegantly Connected: EMMA and EMILY Padded Chair Designs by Färg & Blanche

Swedish-French design duo Färg & Blanche has come up with two elegant padded chair designs for Swedish furniture brand Gärsnäs. EMMA (depicted in the first two photos below) is a hand-sewn, well-tailored armchair that “speaks the language of craftsmanship picking up the gauntlet. Show More Summary

Why You Should Use Natural Materials In Your Design

You’ve probably been heard about the advantages of decorating with natural materials like marble, wood, metals, and clay. Chances are, you’ve also wandered what exactly counts as “natural”. It’s okay, you’re not alone.  In the worldShow More Summary

Hauntingly Beautiful Estate Near Santa Barbara Reviving a Sense Of Awe

This impressive Santa Barbara luxury home occupies a four acre piece of land in a gated community between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains south of Los Angeles. Located in the vicinity of Santa Barbara, the home in the Cima...Show More Summary

Perforated Brick Entrance Screen Defining Fairbairn Road House in Australia

Taking on the challenges of a narrow site, Inglis Architects designed and developed Fairbairn Road House in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The project showcases a simple architectural language of masonry, timber and stone, with emphasis on the front facade: “The house presents itself to the public and does not seek refuge behind a fence. Show More Summary

Exquisite South Carolina House Evoking A Traditional Coastal Style

The architects behind the Southern Living Idea House at Palmetto Bluff drew their inspiration for the home’s design from Palmetto Bluff’s low country surroundings. The home, designed by Pursley Dixon Architects as a haven for guests to entertain and unwind, is situated amid the state’s iconic palms and freshwater creeks. Show More Summary

Ben Young’s Handcrafted Glass Sculpture Inspired by Ocean Waves

Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and currently living in Sydney, Australia, Ben Young is a self-taught artist. From surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and building boats, Ben spends time indulging in bohemian activities. Show More Summary

Contemporary Holiday Villa in Koh Samui Offering Spectacular Coastal Views of Thailand

With a dramatic cliffside location overlooking Koh Samui’s port town of Nathon, Lime Samui Villa 4 offers guests spectacular coastal views of Thailand. The interiors of the property frame the striking limestone peaks of the National Marine Park and the legendary Five Islands, setting the stage for spectacular crimson sunsets. Show More Summary

Innovative Turning Boxes Adapting Sharifi-ha House to the Climate Changes of Tehran

Nextoffice – Alireza Taghaboni completed the design and development of Sharifi-ha House, an innovative residence that can ingeniously adapt to the climate changes in Tehran, Iran. The is due to the displacement of turning boxes thatShow More Summary

Why Men Have Excellent Decorating Taste

Does this title have you scratching your head?  You read it right, men do have excellent decorating taste. Want proof? Well, this article will have you realizing that some of the most historic and influential designs were established by men. Show More Summary

Visual Tricks Enhancing Original Yogurt Bar Design in Israel

In a dark small space in Ashdod, Israel (previously an AC store with plaster niches), Dana Shaked has designed a white magical yogurt bar. The first step in the conversion process was to remove all niches and wall covers and to divide the space according to a yogurt bar program. Show More Summary

Well Defined London Penthouse Evoking a Strong Metropolitan Feel

Appointed by Ballymore to redesign the interior layout of a London Penthouse, the designers at Amos and Amos came up with a well defined space inspiring opulence: “Our design approach for Wapping Lane was to create a penthouse interior that represents a true departure from the norm. Show More Summary

Elegant 3 in 1 Modular Sofa Helping You Deal With Small Spaces

Designing for a small space is becoming more and more accessible, as practical solutions emerge without compromising in aesthetics. Sofista is a modular sofa, perfect for integrating in convertible living rooms. Consisting of three units- an armchair, a chaise-lounge and a sofa for two, the project is extremely functional. Show More Summary

Seattle’s First Certified Passive House: Modern Family Home Marrying Luxury and Sustainability

What you are about to visualize is the architecture and interior design of one of Washington State’s most energy efficient homes. Occupying 252 square meters in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood, the home that came to be know as Park Passive...Show More Summary

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