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Ingenious Modern Makeover Reviving Malaysian Urban Heritage

With elegance and grace, a modern makeover can bring back the focus on living rather than preserving. And not just any kind of living. Owners of this remarkably renovated Peranakan shophouse in Singapore can pride themselves on enjoying an updated version of a home that served both as a residence and for commercial purposes. Show More Summary

Secluded Home Overlooking River Views Beyond a Glass Wall Fireplace

There is no doubt when it comes to Specht Harpman‘s architectural talent and hard work. Homes like this light-filled Upper West Side apartment or the New Canaan Residence developed by Specht Harpman in Connecticut stay with us thanks to their elegance, simplicity and charm. Show More Summary

Contemporary Sofa Design Gathered in Curvy Collection

We see rounded design lines all around, in organic forms and man-made designs. They tell the story of continuity and inspire designers to use their elegance to create objects we surround ourselves. Desforma furniture comes to meet the needs and desires of those looking for sleek furniture design to decorate their homes with. Show More Summary

Contemporary Beach House Exposing Its Steel Structure and Wooden Decking in Lebanon

Located in the seaside town of Amchit, in Lebanon, this 430 square-meter home developed by BLANKPAGE Architects stands out due to its unconventional design. The contemporary beach house (photographed by Ieva Saudargait?) showcases aShow More Summary

The 10 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Let’s face it: No one wants to have to go running for a drip bucket every time it rains. Not only is having to stay on top of the weather forecast annoying and impractical, but that one small drip symbolizes a larger roofing issue – and we all know that roofing issues mean an investment […] The post The 10 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks appeared first on Freshome.com.

Industrial-Style Loft in San Francisco Showcasing an Impressive Design

Located in South Beach, San Francisco, USA, this contemporary loft discovered on Teedhaze comes with 2,200 square feet of live/work space and audacious brick and wood finishes. The apartment consists of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, working areas and large outdoor areas. Show More Summary

Remarkable Family Apartment Embellished With Luminous Vertical Gardens

Perfect for a small family, this apartment in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine was imagined as focusing on its main attraction feature: expansive panoramas of the city and the Dnieper River. Ukrainian design team SVOYA studio imagined a collection of interiors that would offer the young married couple and their child a feelings of ease, serenity and coziness. Show More Summary

Mar de Luz Modern Mansion in Peru Showcasing Luxurious Transparency

Not even strong winds can withstand the power of good architecture and this is proven by the contemporary Mar de Luz Mansion rising near the National Park of Paracas in Peru. Designed by architectural studio Oscar Gonzalez Moix, this...Show More Summary

Deliciously Evoking Famous Artists: Caitlin Freeman’s Modern Art Desserts

They don’t call it “the art of cooking” in vain. In her quest for delivering sweet goods, pastry chef Caitlin Freeman of Miette Bakery and Blue Bottle Coffee Company recreates famous modern art works. Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, RoyShow More Summary

Elegant Eco-friendly Ranch in California Reshaping Rural Family Life

Updated to become an eco-friendly ranch, this original 160-acre homestead in California’s Chileno Valley was designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects for a young family with three children who love nature, tranquility and dreamy panoramic landscapes. Show More Summary

Why Green Architecture Is The Perfect Investment for Your Home

We all want to help the environment – or at least we know we should – but when it comes to actually implementing sustainable practices, the task often seems too daunting. Green architecture, in particular, has been given the unfortunate reputation of being too difficult and costly to implement in your own home. Show More Summary

Subtly Twisting Geometry Inserted in Raw Nature: Discovery Centre in Canada

Located in the Mont-Tremblant National Park in Québec, Canada, the Discovery Centre envisioned by Smith Vigeant Architects offers a stunning view of Lake Monroe and its surrounding hills and mountains. The building consists of three distinct sections: an amphitheater, a space for service facilities, and a discovery zone. Show More Summary

Provocative Home Design Re-Shaping The Urban Australian Landscape

Flaunting a rough geometric interplay of lines, this peculiar collection of volumes is actually a home designed by Of Diverse Research (ODR) Architects within an Australian neighborhood. An unfamiliar shape like this one can’t evoke anything less than a mixture of inspirational sources. Show More Summary

Innovation Alert For the Wallpaper Industry: Glamora Design Studio App [Video]

Presented as a useful tool for designers and architects, but also for anyone looking to add a colorful twist to their home, the Glamora Design Studio App by wallpaper company Glamora introduces a new method of interacting with wallpapers in general. Show More Summary

Black Cube House in Poland Tailored for a Modern Family Life

There is a Black Cube House in Poland that cleverly hides its history. Unpretentious from the street – a dark wooden volume punctuated by bright green window and door details – it hides a calculated geometry in the back. Demonstrating...Show More Summary

Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands

RoosRos Architecten has developed a contemporary office building and a storage unit for Sanibell, manufacturer of quality ceramic hygiene ware, in Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands. With an appearance of being constructed from stackedShow More Summary

Intriguing Three Garden Home in Belgium Revealing a Serene Life Balance

Positioned right on the edge of a residential area in De Pinte, Belgium, this intriguing home neighbors an enchanting small forest gathering all the benefits and pouring them inside. Villa Moerkensheide showcases a symmetric spatial configuration: three cubes around an equilateral triangle. Show More Summary

Glittery Estate in California Revealing a Questionable Neoclassical Identity

Excessive luxury seems to be even more appreciated when joined by a theme. In the case of this glittery estate in Glendale’s College Hills neighborhood, California, USA, the owners opted for a “custom neoclassical style”, with columns and statues spread throughout. Show More Summary

Style and Functionality Shape Cross Stitch Wood Extension Inspired by an Inheritance 

Adding a wood extension to your crowded existing home might turn it into something out of a dream. Imagine your dream home – I bet you saw its front facade with your mind’s eye. But did you ever think that your home’s backside competes...Show More Summary

Inspired By Horseback Riding: Ergonomic Camou Chair by Christian Sjöström

Inspired by the posture used in horseback riding, Christian Sjöström has designed Camou, an everyday-use chair emphasizing on movement, variation and control of the body. The chair is designed in such a way that the user is “forced”Show More Summary

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