Inventive Modern House Brings Green Goodness To Urban Landscape

It is barely surprising news to know that we are increasingly moving away from nature and are stuck in a world dominated by concrete, glass, cement and stone. The urban landscape has barely any space for nature at its vibrant best. Attempting to correct this anomaly and bringing a pocket of vibrant green to the sprawling cityscape of Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam is the gorgeous Stacked Planters House designed by VTN Architects. Part of a creative initiative dubbed ‘House for Trees’ by the eco-friendly folk at VTN, this exquisite green house has been crafted using terrazzo, glass and concrete. Read More

Concrete Beams And Textural Beauty Reshape This Spanish Apartment!

Nestled in a quiet little neighborhood of Bilbao, this refurbished and re-imagined Spanish apartment does all it can to showcase its unique features with a touch of creativity and smart lighting. Revamped by PAUZARQ arquitectos to serve the changing lifestyle of the homeowners, the new interior is filled with plenty of natural light even as textural contrast, exposed concrete girders and beams and innovative, illuminated niches take over. The transformation is anything but mundane with the new floor plan including a dining room within the confines of the kitchen crafted out of wood and glass partitions. Read More

5 Key Elements For Fall Entertaining

The only thing more delicious than the fall food that graces our tabletops each autumn is the decor that emerges from the new collections. As the air turns chilly and we anticipate a season of gathering, entertaining, and connecting with others, let’s explore ways to make this time of year extra special. Keep reading for decorative elements that will take your home (and tabletop) to new heights as you indulge in fall entertaining[photo from Anthropologie] Read More

Adaptable Apartment Revamp Embraces Both Pastels And Dazzling Jewel Tones!

There are plenty of different directions in which an apartment renovation can go and often it is defined by available space, style and the specific needs of the homeowners. Nestled in an aging building in Hong Kong, the Happy Valley Residence is a three-bedroom apartment spread over 1206 square feet and was in urgent need of a modern makeover. As with most apartment revamps, Lim + Lu decided to adopt a neutral backdrop in white for the new interior even while doing away with rigid walls and unnecessary internal partitions. But that is where the similarities stop as this relaxing and ravishing home combines pretty pastels with exquisite jewel tones to create a truly spellbinding setting! Read More

Natural Swimming Pool Set In A Green Landscape Gets A Multi-Tasking Pavilion

Call it a gorgeous pool house that takes you back into the lap of nature or a multi-tasking escape which serves as a great gathering spot for friends and family, the Natural Pool Support Pavilion in Pedro do Rio, Brazil is undoubtedly one-of-a-kind. Built to become a part of the lovely landscape at its beautiful best, the pavilion was crafted by Gaudenzi Arquitetura in a manner that left the site as undisturbed as possible. A natural swimming just a few steps away is the undoubted focal point of this relaxing getaway that takes you away from the constant hustle and bustle of urban life. Read More

Natural Swimming Pool Set In A Green Landscape Gets A Multi-Tasking Pavilion

Call it a gorgeous pool house that takes you back into the lap of nature or a multi-tasking escape which serves as a great gathering spot for friends and family, the Natural Pool Support Pavilion in Pedro do Rio, Brazil is undoubtedly one-of-a-kind. Built to become a part of the lovely landscape at its beautiful best, the pavilion was crafted by Gaudenzi Arquitetura in a manner that left the site as undisturbed as possible. A natural swimming just a few steps away is the undoubted focal point of this relaxing getaway that takes you away from the constant hustle and bustle of urban life. Read More

Lorimer Street Townhouse: Light, White And Modern Industrial Panache

Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn is home to some of the most gorgeous and authentic townhouses you will ever come across and each one of them has a story to tell. With changing times, needs and aesthetics, homeowners are increasingly turning towards smart renovations to give these classic townhouses a modern sheen. The fabulous Lorimer Street Townhouse showcases one such beautiful transformation as an old and dark three-story townhouse was turned into a light-filled, inviting home by Elizabeth Roberts Architecture and Design. The new loft-like interior combines industrial elements with contemporary sheen to deliver the best of both worlds. Read More

10 Smart And Space-Saving Shoe Storage Ideas

Different people have different obsessions, but one universally common fixation seems to be mankind’s crazy love for footwear. Whether it is stacks of shoes, heels or any other form of footwear you love, all of us inevitably have or crave for a large footwear collection. With changing seasons, weather and trends, we tend to box away some of those shoes and unbox others. Be it formals, snickers or casuals, finding the right space to store your shoes is often as difficult as buying the right ones! With that in mind, we have decided to bring to you 10 space-savvy shoe storage ideas that make your life a whole lot easier. Read More