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Uncluttered Modern Family Home Breathing in Canadian River Panoramas

Defined by simplicity and a powerful connection to its green surroundings, the Dunrobin Shore modern family home was envisioned by Christopher Simmonds Architect as being a personal oasis near a crowded urban fabric. A unique customShow More Summary

Vibrant Bar&Restaurant Inside an Articulated Wooden Snake: Izakaya Kinoya

Izakaya Kinoya in Montreal, Canada is the latest restaurant & bar project belonging to interior designer Jean de Lessard.  In his work, the architect emulates the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya, an informal place where people drank beer and sake. Show More Summary

Extremely Creative Vertical Apartment Showroom: IKEA Climbing Wall in France

The advertising campaigns implemented by Swedish furniture brand IKEA usually rank high in creativity, but wait ’till you see the company’s latest “stunt”! IKEA climbing wall is a vertically designed apartment that anyone with proper feet muscles and a soft spot for adventure can discover. Show More Summary

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Scandinavian Interiors

You may be surprised to hear that the beauty of the Scandinavian design movement wasn’t fully recognized until the 1950?s. Since then, this minimalist European design has brought acclaim to many prominent and noteworthy Scandinavian designers who have made a global mark by creating unique furnishings and housewares. Show More Summary

Modern Family Retreat With a Curving Upper Level: House Revnice

Situated in a residential area of villas on the northern bank of Revnice above the Berounka valley in the Czech Republic, House Revnice is a modern family retreat offering a healthy lifestyle. The residence- envisioned by Jarousek.Rochová.Architekti-...Show More Summary

Adjustable Wooden Desk Meant to Improve Posture and Efficiency: LIFT

Do you remember this height-adjustable desk that was featured on Freshome a while back? It seems that working while standing gains more and more popularity, as people are facing the dangers of sitting on a chair for hours in a row. Clearly,...Show More Summary

Two Stacked Perpendicular Volumes Defining Modern LK House in Austria

A play of two volumes stacked one on top of the other was the design proposal forwarded by Dietrich Untertrifaller Architects for LK House in the town of Hard, Austria. The “boxes” are partially wrapped in concrete, a rough material contrasting the extensive glazing and wooden shading panels. Show More Summary

Bold Office Design for Media Agency Showcasing an Industrial Character

This is the second time i29 Interior Architects collaborates with VMX Architects, this time to develop a bold office design for MediaXplain, a media agency in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. VMX took full advantage of the powerful features...Show More Summary

Sophisticated São Paulo Apartment With Enriching Details Designed for an Art-Loving Couple 

Elegance if the defining trait of the soothing Ibirapuera Apartment – an inviting home where hardwood floors and Carrara marble fit perfectly. Designed by one of Brazil’s prominent interior architecture and decoration designers - Diego...Show More Summary

Flashy Louis Vuitton Store in Tokyo Displaying Original Pattern Cladding

The new façade of Louis Vuitton Matsuya Ginza in Tokyo is said to be inspired by the history of Ginza, the city that used to be known for its Art Deco design. According to renowned Japanese Architect Jun Aoki, the creative mind behind...Show More Summary

Distinctive Seatoun Heights House With Breathtaking Harbor Views in New Zealand

Seatoun Heights House sits on a steep site above Seatoun Heights Road, New Zealand, perched above the harbor. When planning the development of the residence, Parsonson Architects took advantage of the spectacular views and the existing established vegetation. Show More Summary

Make a Great First Impression With Jewelry-Like Door Handles and Knobs

First impressions are the building block you can use to erect an inspiring world of beauty around you. When someone first visits your home, they see the front door. And the door handle as they get closer. Imagine a door handle so beautiful, it would immediately receive the admiration of your guests. Show More Summary

Rediscovering Things That Matter: Charming Hudson Woods Nature Retreat

Ingeniously crafted by the team at Lang Architecture, this Hudson Woods retreat is part of a larger residential project located 100 miles away from New York and including 26 modern and energy efficient homes. This project is said toShow More Summary

Why Houses Are Getting Smaller

Are you one of the millions who have down-sized in recent years? If you are, what made you decide to move into a smaller home? Was it financial motives that lead to your decision, or just the fact that you no longer required a home full of rooms that collect dust and never get used? […] The post Why Houses Are Getting Smaller appeared first on Freshome.com.

Distinctive Home Design for Art Lovers Overlooking Stuttgart: Apartment Sch

Ippolito Fleitz Group was commissioned to develop a creative home on a hillside in Stuttgart, a site offering fantastic views over the city nestled in the valley below. Apartment Sch stretches over three mezzanines in the upper levels...Show More Summary

Imposing Sunset Strip Residence in LA With Extensive City Views

Sunset Strip Residence by Los Angeles based Mcclean Design Architects is an imposing residential project consisting of three units: luxury villa, glass garage and cozy guest house. According to the developing team, the house is approached by means of a gated driveway and guard house. Show More Summary

Modern Creativity on Display: Apartamento Cobogo in São Paulo, Brazil

Envisioned and implemented by Filipe Ramos Arquitetura Design, Apartamento Cobogo in São Paulo, Brazil is the result of a complete renovation. According to the project description we were e-mailed, all walls found on the site were removed, and the existing concrete beams exposed. Show More Summary

Massive Weekend Retreat Balancing Modernity and Coziness: Casa ALD

This weekend retreat designed and implemented by Juan Carlos Baumgartner of SPACE Architects is projected on a land of little over 1,000 square meters in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. Casa ALD consists of two main volumes: a prism into which another rectangular wooden prism is embedded. Show More Summary

30 Classic Home Library Design Ideas Imposing Style

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” ? George R.R. Martin Owning a home library conjures up feelings of excitement as well as promises of comfort, privacy and growth. Imagine walking...Show More Summary

Ingenious Drawing Unit for Kids Shaped Like a Giant Paper Block

Designer Luc Lacroix of o-carre e-mailed us photos and information depicting his latest project, an ingenious drawing unit shaped like a giant paper block. According to the designer, BLOC is a chic version of a small office for kids....Show More Summary

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