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Modern Home Extension Blending Familiarity and Functionality 

What used to be a double fronted Victorian terrace house in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, recently became an inspiration to us all, as you will see in the images below. Transformed from a potentially livable home into a mesmerizing collection of spaces, the owner’s old residence was enlarged, and polished into an inviting and modern family home. Show More Summary

Delightful Vertical Gardens Enhancing “Apartment T” in Milan, Italy

Apartment T by AE5 partners stands out due to a sleek contemporary look and a generously-sized terrace, which can be used as extra living space. However, the main design highlight of this home in Milan, Italy is another: “Looking onto...Show More Summary

14 Creative Backsplash Ideas for your Kitchen

A kitchen can look finished without a backsplash, and sometimes a clean coat of (washable) paint is what best executes a design. But at the same time, there’s also an opportunity to use the space to anchor the overall design of the room. Show More Summary

Modern Luxury Farmhouse with Emphasis on Entertaining: House in Blair Atholl

House in Blair Atholl by Nico van der Meulen Architects is a luxury farmhouse located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, in a secluded golf estate. Free from high boundary walls and electric fencing, the expansiveness of this double-story home with unrestricted views of the countryside makes a powerful impression. Show More Summary

30 Small and Functional Bathroom Design Ideas For Cozy Homes

Small bathrooms may seem like a difficult design task to take on — however these spaces may introduce a clever design challenge to add to your plate. Creating a functional and storage-friendly bathroom may be just what your home needs. Show More Summary

Natural Beauty and Casual Cocktail Parties Delivered by 353 Degrees North Villa in Indonesia

353 Degrees North by Jodie Cooper Design is an exotic retreat located in the the village on Nusa Lembongan, on a beautiful island southeast of Bali, in Indonesia. From dawn to dusk, the residence frames a magnificent natural landscape, shaped by lush tropical vegetation and panoramic ocean views. Show More Summary

Modern Holiday House Overlooking The Galician Countryside

Located near the small town of Vilapol, in the Lugo region of Spain, the modern holiday house curiously shaped and displaying a dynamic floor plan was designed by Padilla Nicás Arquitectos. Spreading over 225 square meters on a triangular...Show More Summary

Honey Lake Plantation Resort&Spa in Florida Encouraging Outdoor Adventures

Honey Lake Plantation Resort & Spa in Florida, USA, a 4,552-acre dream property belonging to entrepreneur Bob Williamson is currently listed on the market for $22,2 million. The lot is part of a luxury plantation resort boasting cottages,...Show More Summary

30 Modern Bathroom Design Ideas For Your Private Heaven

Bathrooms are spaces that we use everyday, so their importance is far greater than we give it credit for. From bright and cheery to sophisticated and imposing, modern bathrooms have long gone beyond the limit of space. Creative solutions...Show More Summary

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

What is most striking about this contemporary family home is the kitchen design. It focuses all the attention on the need for natural light and aired spaces. Imagined by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, the home sheltering this inspiring kitchen is known as the Holleb Residence. Show More Summary

Perfectly Organized One-Room Scandinavian Crib With Bright Interiors

Located in the Kungshöjd area, this delightful one-room Scandinavian crib is close to everything Gothenburg city center has to offer. The peaceful street leading to the apartment makes it hard to believe that you are right in the heart of city’s most appealing neighborhoods. Show More Summary

Catalyst For a Rejuvenating Escape: Headland Villa 2 in Koh Samui, Thailand

Located in Koh Samui, Thailand, The Headland Villa 2 spans across two levels, overlooking the Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. Tropical plants surround this luxurious retreat, with a poolside’s banyan tree reigning over the lot. Show More Summary

Compact Living Cube Multi-Functional Furniture and Storage 

Swiss designer Till Konneker of Ill Designs moved into his apartment studio only to discover it lacked storage space. Like a creative artist that he is, Till imagined a storage space large enough to house a library, a bed, a closet and much more  – a multifunctional furniture set for the modern home. Show More Summary

Glass Box Extension Upgrading Bungalow-Style Home in New Zealand

Grosvenor Street Residence by Dorrington Atcheson Architects is a bungalow-style home recently upgraded with a bright extension. Located in Auckland, New Zealand, the residence had been updated several times before with a series of dark  lean-tos, that made the spaces seem cluttered. Show More Summary

How Interior Designers Can Increase Their Incomes

This is not some “How to Get Rich Quick” article, rather more of a scientific article that looks inside the creative mind of an interior designer, looking into the way they think and why those very thoughts are blocking them from maximizing their potential and their income. Show More Summary

Original Eichler House in California Gets an Inspiring Upgrade: Appleberry Drive Residence

Appleberry Drive Residence in Marinwood, California is an original Eichler house, recently upgraded by Building Lab. Despite its powerful character, the building lacked a real connection to the outdoors: “As can be said of most eichlers, this was great house to begin with. Show More Summary

Modern Haven for Art Collectors: Central London Penthouse by Fernanda Marques

Brazilian designer Fernanda Marques completed the design of a central London penthouse for a young couple of art collectors and their two children. The brief of the project requested a harmonious artistic home, where the entire family...Show More Summary

Distinct Black&White Exterior Showcased by Minimalist “Framing House” in Japan

Located in the Shiga Prefecture, Japan, Framing House by Form / Kouichi Kimura Architects is a contemporary Japanese home displaying a minimalist design and a distinct black&white exterior. The owners’ brief required the new building to accommodate an art gallery, along with inviting living spaces. Show More Summary

Slender Lines Framing Mesmerizing Views: Modern Pool House in Brazil

With a construction timeline of only 30 days, this modern Pool House in Brazil impresses with its slender lines and welcoming outdoor relaxation spaces. When planning the residence, the architects at Kali Arquitetura decided that “an...Show More Summary

Half-Sunk Into a Harsh Landscape Overlooking the North Sea: The Dune House

Located on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands, Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects rises over the harsh terrain, offering views of the North Sea. Its shape is resembled by the architects with that of a wooden diamond, experienced...Show More Summary

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