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Family Cottage in the UK Gets Barebones Plywood Addition

This family home in Windsor, UK, was recently renovated and extended by London studio TDO. The architects took inspiration from the LA Case Study homes and added the plywood addition, but wanted to retain some elements of the old 19th century dwelling and preserve the cottage’s original character. Show More Summary

Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany

Located in the town of Schorndorf, just outside Stuttgart, Germany, this industrial-inspired office is the result of an extensive renovation. Alexander Fehre converted the first level of an industrial building into a creative showroom and workspace for Movet, a conveyor-belt manufacturer. Show More Summary

Balcony Garden in Hanoi Proves Every Home Can Have Outdoor Space

Located in a small and narrow alley in Hanoi, Vietnam, the QT House by Landmak Architecture is a smaller version of the typical tube house. It’s sandwiched between two adjoining dwellings like many of the homes in Vietnam’s fast-growing urban neighborhoods. Show More Summary

Almost All White Apartment in Kiev Plays With Materials and Textures

FORM Architectural Bureau completed the design of this modern white apartment in Kiev, Ukraine. The 1,938-square-foot home features an array of interesting materials and textures, most of which are organic. There’s so much white that even the subtlest of grays pops. Show More Summary

Modern Colorado Home Captures the Essence of Historic Telluride

Tommy Hein Architects designed this modern Colorado home in the old train depot neighborhood of Telluride — encompassing both contemporary concepts and the spirit of the breathtakingly charming ski town. The house was built using steel...Show More Summary

9 Easy Kitchen Lighting Upgrades

If there’s one place the worlds of form and function seamlessly meet it’s in the kitchen. And upgrading the lighting is an way to add a fresh dose of style and substance to the space. Even if you don’t have a major kitchen remodel in your future, a simple lighting swap — from adding some […] The post 9 Easy Kitchen Lighting Upgrades appeared first on

This Ski Chalet in Quebec Is Also a Weekend Family Oasis

Surrounded by a dense forest of spruce, maple, beech and birch trees, this weekend ski chalet in Lac Archambault, Quebec, is a modern oasis. The project was developed by Sophie Robitaille and Andrew Curtis of Studio robitaille.curtis for...Show More Summary

English Farm Cottage Gets Inspiring Modern Addition

Adam Knibb Architects completed the design of The Beckett House, a private residence located in Crawley, England. The project is a remodel and extension of a charming farm cottage — to take an old farmhouse and bring it to life for the current family with an inspiring modern addition. Show More Summary

Milan Loft Design Takes Black Metal to the Next Level

Envisioned by Silvio Stefani in collaboration with furniture manufacturer Minacciolo, this metropolitan loft in Milan, Italy, does so many great things with dark, industrial metals. The sober color palette is fully of dark black metals (both matte and shiny) and greenish grays, like the grey concrete floor, and wood (both burnt black and natural). Show More Summary

Eclectic London Apartment Takes Inspiration from Greek Homes

Ardesia Design completed the renovation of a mansion block apartment in Maida Vale, London. The 970 square-foot-home initially had three bedrooms, a small living space, and a bathroom. A contemporary upgrade was in order to bring this eclectic London apartment to life. Show More Summary

Maximizing Vertical Space and Light on a Narrow Lot

Platinum House is a residence in Tokyo, Japan designed by Atelier Spinoza. The narrow shape of the lot meant they needed to design up, but the interior doesn’t just showcase that main goal: maximizing vertical space. The architects were...Show More Summary

5 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for a Modern Low-Water Garden

OK, so California isn’t the only state going through a water shortage. At least 30 states in the U.S. currently have some level of drought, ranging from “abnormally dry” conditions in Florida and Massachusetts to the “exceptional drought” currently happening in California and Nevada. Show More Summary

Townhouse in Australia Hides Minimalist Yoga Studio

The creative team at InForm designed the Elwood Townhouse, a private residence located in Elwood, Australia. A steel, glass, wood, and concrete exterior creates a straightforward and highly modern look. Inside, it’s white walls and lots of light wood — just right for a home that includes a full-blown yoga studio. Show More Summary

Former Industrial Warehouse Converted Into Versatile Living Space

Andrew Simpson Architects completed the redesign of this 19th century industrial warehouse conversion in North Fitzroy, Australia. According to the architects, the building was once a jam factory, a carbonated water factory, and then an advertising agency. Show More Summary

7 Garden Ideas to Get You Ready for Spring

Is it just us or is spring in the air? It’s getting a bit warmer, and that renewing feeling we get as winter lifts is starting. We’re getting inspired us to clean up, refresh, and get organized. Of course, there’s a ton of spring cleaning to be done inside. Show More Summary

Modern Home Tours Announces 2016 Tour Dates in Four Cities

Get excited — some of the coolest modern homes in the U.S. are opening their doors this spring. Modern Home Tours just announced the upcoming dates and cities for the first four of their 2016 tours. For us modern home design enthusiasts,...Show More Summary

Creative Shared Bedroom Ideas for a Modern Kids’ Room

Laughing…crying…playing…fighting. A shared sibling bedroom is a beehive of activity and needs. And that means there’s a lot for parents to tackle when creating their kids’ shared bedroom. With twice the amount (or more) of evolving personalities...Show More Summary

Walnut Panels Unify This Contemporary Ukrainian Apartment

The walnut panels in this contemporary apartment do a ton: they add character, unify the design, serve as bookshelves, hide the vestibule, and divide the space. Situated in a new residential complex in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, the apartment was envisioned by Nottdesign. Show More Summary

How to Highlight Your Home’s Exterior Architecture

What sets your home apart from the others on the block? No matter what style it is, here's how to make the most of it. The post How to Highlight Your Home’s Exterior Architecture appeared first on

Interactive Exterior Slats Transform a Slovenian Kindergarten Classroom

In 2010, Jure Kotnik Architecture modified a 1980s kindergarten classroom in Ljublijana, Slovenia to add a colorful and interactive facade. The project transformed three of the exterior walls of the building with brightly painted wood slats (all locally sourced). Show More Summary

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