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Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Are you a design voyeur? If you wonder what’s inside when you walk or drive by a home or apartment building, you’ll be pleased to know that there are architectural home tours throughout the country, which let you enter the best examples of contemporary and modern homes and check them out. Show More Summary

Bohemian Retreat Surrounded by Green Valleys in India

The creative team at Spasm Design completed The House with the Gabion, a serene getaway surrounded by green valleys in Lonavala, India. The project makes the most of the scenic Pawna Lake while addressing the living needs of the owners. Show More Summary

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Is Here and You Can Shop the Pieces at Wayfair

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway is here! The waterfront home, located in Gig Harbor, Washington, overlooks Puget Sound. Designed in a “livable coastal modern” style, the 3,500 square foot home sits on over 1 acre of land. Interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn furnished the dream house using 400 pieces from Wayfair. Show More Summary

Brick Bungalow in Canada Becomes Modern ‘Flipped House’

Flipped House is a two-story residence with a modern, turnkey design located in a neighborhood dominated by more traditional architecture. The team at Atelier RZLBD renovated an existing brick bungalow in Ontario, Canada, and added a second level to the structure. Show More Summary

How to Plan Your Next Remodel Like a Pro (Without Going Nuts in the Process)

Anyone who’s ever tried to manage a remodel can tell you that it’s a huge undertaking. Between trying to stay on time, on budget and on top of a thousand moving parts, it can feel like another full-time job. It’s far from impossible though. Show More Summary

Minimalist Villa in Beijing Envisioned as a Spatial Narrative

Wonder Architects Studio redesigned a traditional villa in Xicheng District, Beijing. The project features an unconventional layout, minimalist arrangements and a creative indoor-outdoor interplay. “Beijing is a city that lacks architectural variety,” the architects said. Show More Summary

What to Look for When Shopping for Accessories

If you’ve been an interior design aficianado for any length of time, you know that including the right accessories can make or break a room. However, beyond giving that initial piece of advice, most design sites are vague in terms of how to find the decorative items that will complete your design. Show More Summary

‘Two Halves’ Residence in Australia Ensures Both Privacy and Connection

Moloney Architects completed the design of a contemporary residence in Australia. Named for its split monolithic architectural form, Two Halves House is distinguished by two pavilions that appear to stand alone, but in fact live hand-in-hand. Show More Summary

How to Use Ultra Violet, the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, in Your Interiors

Every year, Pantone shakes up the design world with its choice for the color of the year. 2018 is no exception. This year, the winner is a striking shade called Ultra Violet and this bold color has already begun shaking up the design world for the better. Show More Summary

‘The Rock’ House in Canada Hides Behind Maple Trees

ATELIER GÉNÉRAL architecture completed the design of The Rock House, a minimalist residence located in Shefford, Canada. Built on the slope of Quebec’s Mount Shefford, the retreat bridges an aerial view on one side and an ascending, rugged topography, populated by rocks and maples, on the other. Show More Summary

We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to make a move in the near future or are planning on staying put for years to come, it’s comforting to know that your investment...Show More Summary

Wood and Glass Boxes Define Contemporary Retreat in Norway

Architecture Studio Snorre Stinessen completed the design of Malangen Retreat, a cluster of accommodation units located in Tromsø, Norway. The cabins are located on a ridge rising from the fjord below and neighbor a lush forest. TheShow More Summary

It’s Time! Get the Scoop on 2018 Interior Design Trends

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are behind us and now you’re wondering what the new year will bring in terms of new style trends to enjoy. It turns out 2018 will bring big changes. We’re seeing old aesthetics come back into favor and entirely new looks take shape. Show More Summary

Smart Roof Extension Boasts Panoramic City Views in Beirut

Brussels practice Notan Office completed a roof extension and water tank project in a crowded urban area of Beirut, Lebanon. The unconventional extension has a total surface of 250 square meters (2,691 square feet). “In Beirut roofs are inhabited, private or shared, terraces or technical roofs,” the architects explained. Show More Summary

4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space

If there’s one goal of interior design, it’s to make the most out of your interiors. Sometimes, the space you’re working with is ideally set up and all it takes is a few small tweaks. Other times, you need to consciously work toward changing the entire perception of the room. Show More Summary

Indonesian Forest Retreat Unveils Leaf-Shaped Roofs, Grotto Pool

Ananda House is an unconventional holiday retreat designed by IBUKU Architecture in the shape of two multi-level structures. Hidden in the tropical forests of Abiansemal, Indonesia, these two architecture gems blend natural materials with innovative lodging. Show More Summary

What’s Your Interior Design Style? Ask These Questions to Identify Your Aesthetic

Before you can start any design project, you need to have some sort of inspiration in mind. If you’re fully aware of which design styles you’re consistently drawn to, finding a muse should be fairly easy. If not, though, it can be hard to even figure out where to start. Show More Summary

Terrace House in Melbourne Embraces Sustainable Architecture

Ben Callery Architects completed the rehabilitation of a terrace house in Melbourne, Australia. The old heritage building on the site was dark, narrow and overshadowed by neighboring walls. In response, the contemporary Beyond House has an open layout that addresses the inhabitants’ need for connection. Show More Summary

What To Do When It Feels Like Something’s Missing: 3 Interior Design Tweaks That Make a Difference

Sometimes, even when you follow the fundamental interior design principles to the letter, your project doesn’t come out quite right. It’s not that there’s anything truly wrong, it’s just that something feels a little off about the whole room. Show More Summary

Stylish Amsterdam Home Dotted with Eccentric Decorations

Amsterdam-based studio Cocoon Living transformed a large three-story house into a contemporary home for a travel-loving family. The renovation is part of a larger project that aims to upgrade many of the old buildings surrounding the canals of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Show More Summary

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