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Extensive Use of Glass Defining Modern Lake House in Romania: Villa Snagov

Situated on a narrow strip of land between the forest and the lake, this contemporary residence in Snagov, Romania takes in its peaceful natural landscape. Designed and implemented by DOOI Studio, Villa Snagov stands out due to its modern...Show More Summary

Visually Tempting Color Contrasts Displayed by Stylish Apartment in Poland

Working with visually tempting color contrasts, Design Studio Dragon Art planned and implemented a stylish apartment design in Gdynia, Poland.  This impressive home is the result of interconnecting two smaller apartments and adapting the result to the modern living needs of a family of four members. Show More Summary

Why Japanese Interior Design is Popular

Japanese interior design is being mimicked world-wide, for good reason. Japanese tradition is steeped in many qualities that are worthy of mimicry— such as a deep-rooted love and respect of nature, or a fondness towards minimalist interiors that highlight the artisan-appeal of individual pieces. Show More Summary

Stylish Open-Layout Apartment Design in Saint Petersburg by GEOMETRIUM

Designers Alexei Ivanov and Pavel Gerasimov of studio GEOMETRIUM completed a modern apartment design in Saint Petersburg, Russia. A contemporary crib with plenty of natural materials was the main request forwarded by the client. The basis of the design scheme is a combination of marble, wood and black graphical elements. Show More Summary

Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA

SAOTA and Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting Cove 3 House, a family residence in Knysna, South Africa. The site enjoys spectacular sea views and it was important that the connection to these views was maximized. The...Show More Summary

Minimalist Lighting Combo With an Industrial Twist: Vialattea Lamp by Formabilio

Minimalist, yet with a very demanding character, the Vialattea Lamp envisioned by designer Paolo Manganaro for Italian-based company Formabilio is able to add a creative twist to modern interiors. The project features four different pendant lighting units hanging from a metal tube structure. Show More Summary

How Workspace Design Affects Workflow

Running a business is no easy task. At any given moment, there are a thousand different decisions to be made. As the boss, not only is it your responsibility to make those decisions, but the answers that you give could potentially make or break your commercial success. Show More Summary

Functional Elegance: Concept House Showcasing a Soothing Color Palette 

When looking for inspiration that would upgrade your ideas of the perfect living environment, apartments, villas or concept homes like the one you are about to see hold details you need. Located in Munich, Germany, the concept house known as Poing House was designed by German studio Luxhaus. Show More Summary

Physically Bring Your Architecture Projects to Life: Arckit by Damien Murtagh

Irish Architect Damien Murtagh took the idea of creativity in architecture to another level when designing Arckit, an ingenious kit that enables everyone to physically bring their ideas to life. Three years in the making, Arckit is a...Show More Summary

Playful Approach to Modern Living in Taiwan: The Family Playground by House Design

We love the vibrant character exuded by this home in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. Envisioned by the creative team at House Design, the Family Playground project is exactly what its name suggest: an open invite to social entertaining. The design concept redefines the traditional kitchen in Taiwan, which is commonly crowded and dark. Show More Summary

Upgraded House in Saint-Tropez Embracing a Rich Natural Landscape

By adding wooden panels and steel railings to an existing house in Saint-Tropez, France, Vincent Coste reinvented its character. According to the designer, L2 house is the result of a reflection on the envelope and how to develop outdoor...Show More Summary

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

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