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London Townhouse Defined by Artwork and Color Accents

LLI Design have recently completed the Southwood Project, a total interior design and refurbishment of a 1970’s London townhouse. “The place had tremendous potential and the new owners, a young professional couple, wanted to embrace the 1970’s feel, rather than try to ignore it, ” the architects said. Show More Summary

Australian Coastal Home Reveals Dynamic Façade

This coastal home in Australia was envisioned by Coy Yiontis Architects for an older couple with a soft spot for traveling. A friendly getaway for visiting grandchildren and friends, the residence was planned as a haven between adventures. Show More Summary

Modern “Blanche Chalet” in Canada With Sweeping River Views

The Blanche Chalet, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”, Canada. ACDF Architecture opted for a simple geometry and natural materials to gently complement the landscape in a modern fashion. Show More Summary

Home Remodel in Canada Maintains Prairie Style Architecture Details

The Du Tour Residence in Montréal, Canada is the result of a renovation project completed by Open Form Architecture in collaboration with interior design firm FX Studio. Initially designed by an architect in the ‘60s, the project features many of the time period’s distinctive architectural details preserved during the rehabilitation process. Show More Summary

How to Achieve (and Love) Open Shelving in Your Kitchen

Like Skippy or Jif, Team Edward or Team Jacob, everyone seems to have a firm opinion about open shelving. Some love the modern trend; using open shelving not only in the kitchen, but throughout their homes displaying nicknacks, keeping track of necessities, and storing collections in a creative way. Show More Summary

A Charming Marmalade Factory Conversion in Poland

Loft in Marmalade got its quirky name from the building’s history as part of a marmalade factory in Szczecin, Poland that was active until the start of WWII.  The design firm Loft Szczecin went to pains to keep much of the original character of the building for an outcome that is unexpected and unique. Show More Summary

14 Simple Shibori Projects To DIY This Summer

Tie-dye is all grown up and back in our homes. Long gone are the rainbow hues that are admittedly more boho than chic. Here to stay are the subdued, intricate, and unique patterns of shibori dying. Call it the older, cooler sibling of...Show More Summary

NYC Hotel Feels Like Your Own Apartment on Park

It’s not easy to stand out in the renowned NYC hotel market, but Maramara Park Avenue has caught travelers’ attention with rooms that feel like your own New York apartment on Park and a spa straight out of the Mediterranean.  The company...Show More Summary

Complex Holiday Home Overlooks the Indian Ocean

Named Beachyhead, this complex modern residence by SAOTA makes the most of its privileged location in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. The site slopes down to the beach and has uninterrupted views over the Indian Ocean, Robberg to the South East and the Outeniqua Mountains in the distance towards the North. Show More Summary

Bright Red House Nestled in a Norwegian River Valley

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects (JVA) completed Red House in a wooded river valley outside of Oslo, using a concept and color that vividly stand out in this natural setting.  The house is positioned perpendicularly to the river to accentuate the slope of the land and minimize obstructing views for their neighbors up the riverbank. Show More Summary

For California Jamba Juice, Fresh Inspiration is Just Outside the Door

Jamba Juice’s recently opened Innovation Bar in Pasadena, California showcases a fresh new design idea completed by Bestor Architecture, one that combines branding with local influences.  The idea is to make stores stand out from the generic, repetitive experience found at most chains. Show More Summary

Seattle Artists Turn Their Unused Horse Stable into a Studio Space

The owners of this property outside of Seattle, Washington—a UX designer and the head of a non-profit with a knack for painting—moved to raise their daughters in the Pacific Northwest.  The Bridle Trails Neighborhood where they landed...Show More Summary

Chic Apartment for Young Couple in Taipei

This chic, modern apartment located on the outskirts of Taipei, Taiwan was tailored to the lifestyle of a young couple working in the product design industry. The idea behind the project was to have a flexible space for living, as well as for the designers to bring their ideas into play. Show More Summary

Vivid Apartment in Singapore Inspired by Pop Imagery, Street Art

This vivid apartment design in Singapore was inspired by street art and pop imagery. Envisioned by KNQ Associates, for a restless bachelorette, the project successfully integrates a collection of toys, art and wacky objects. Upon entry, one is struck by the blue of the metal cladding the walls that extend around the corner to the living area. Show More Summary

Apartment in Spain with Small Space Design Ideas

The Apartment in Alfinach renovation by rh Studio is the perfect answer to its young couple owners’ complaints that small space living was no longer working.  It makes the most of all 753-square feet in a modern, minimalist design. You...Show More Summary

North Carolina Home with the Ultimate Environmentalist Cred

This comfortable and stylish family home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina received major environmentalist cred recently by going net positive.  Architect Arielle Condoret Schechter said that the home was producing $22 more energy per month than it consumed at the time of her report on the project. Show More Summary

Family Home in Australia “Unfurls” Into Welcoming Living Spaces

Christopher Polly Practice completed the design and development of Unfurled House, a modern family home located in Petersham, Australia. The project retains parts of the original building found on site. “An articulated two-story framed...Show More Summary

Sculptural Renovation in Cambridge Built with Custom Milling

The artistic waves in this sculptural One Main Office renovation were designed by dECOi Architects, with each piece fully customized to be elegant and functional.  The two planes, floor and ceiling, appear to naturally arc across the...Show More Summary

Relax Like a Celebrity in this Zuma Beach Getaway

This three-bedroom European villa in Malibu’s coveted Zuma Beach does not have the gilded look you would expect from a celebrity home, although it was owned by Victoria Secret model Tatjana Patitz.  Its more subtle refinery is in a million...Show More Summary

A Tiny Apartments Roundup: 500-Square-Foot or Less Spaces

500 square feet may not seem like a lot of space. But to some, it’s more than enough to create a comfortable and welcoming home. And we have more than enough of these tiny apartments waiting to give us inspiration right on our own website. Show More Summary

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