Black, White And Geometric Delight: Urbane Supreme Apartment In Moscow

Choosing a central theme around which your home decorating and design scheme revolves is an essential part of fashioning that perfect interior. Clarity of thought is even more essential in urban apartments where space is limited and clutter an all too easy trap that one falls into. Offering a window into the heart of Moscow and surrounding its homeowners with black and white images that are used as captivating murals, the Supreme Apartment sets itself apart from others without ever trying too hard. Designed by Gruppa Geometra, this Russian residence and its distinctly urbane appeal, it is décor, wall murals and lighting that usher in an air of exclusivity. Read More

Amazing Solarium Steals The Show At This Renovated Mid-Century Bungalow

It is one thing to turn a forgotten old home into a cheerful and comfortable setting suited to the needs of a modern family. But the task becomes much more challenging when you need to convert a mid-century bungalow into a trio of modest dwellings along with a cool solarium at the heart of it all. Nestled in Radisson Heights – Albert Park, Calgary, Homeaway was designed by Studio North to showcase how an old residence can easily accommodate three compact homes even while holding a relaxing and practical greenhouse! Read More

Cozy Workspaces: Home Offices With A Rustic Touch

A home office is a sacred sanctuary to anyone who earns their living by running their business from home. It is the place where our best ideas are born, where we do most if not all of our work, the place that feels like a little home within a home. Naturally, we want it to be decorated in a way that fits our style down to a T, making us feel comfortable by infusing the room with an air of familiarity. If you are in love with rustic interiors, spy these amazing rustic home offices and get inspired! Read More

Sunset House: Exhilarating Ocean Views Laced With Luxurious Minimalism

Defined by the steep change in gradient of the lot it sits on and the amazing ocean views on offer of the harbor and beyond, the Sunset House adapts to the landscape around it. This luxurious and minimal residence in West Vancouver was designed by Mcleod Bovell to combine captivating views with a sense of calm and comfort. It is the sparkling plunge pool along with the suspended wooden deck and the rear garden that steal the spotlight at this Canadian home. But there is much more on offer than Oceanside vistas as the interior perfectly complements the unassuming contemporary façade. Read More

Keeping Out Extreme Heat: Folding House With Lake Views In Chile

Smart, responsive design that caters to the specific needs of the homeowners is a great way of tackling adverse weather conditions without compromising on aesthetics. Nestled on a lot with steep inclination and minimal flat area, the Folding House in Las Cabras, Chile, beats searing heat of summer with an ingenious roof flap design that creates a cool and relaxing recreational area. Designed by B+V Arquitectos, the budget home overlooks Lake Rapel in the distance and sits on an elevated, artificial platform. The 896.5-square meter home combines intimate spaces with pen vistas outside the window to create a dynamic indoor-outdoor interplay. Read More

55 Gorgeous Kids’ Bedroom Finds That Amaze And Delight

It is hard to shop for yourself while redecorating a room or even planning for a new home. The task gets even trickier when you have to do it for others. Add in the fact that it is for individuals who you love the most on the planet and are incredibly fickle with their choices and it can quickly becoming daunting. That is right; we are talking about decorating the kids’ bedroom. It is a delicate act of balance between what you want, what the little one longs for and of course, what the budget dictates. Kids’ bedroom furniture can be amazingly varied, leaving you with endless choices. Read More

Big Eco-Minimalist House With Scandinavian Spirit

Interior design inspired by beloved Finland, natural materials and a picturesque view opening from huge panoramic windows: this project’s designers created a very stylish country home for a young family couple with two boy kids. Read More

Synergy Of Contrasting Elements: Energy Independent Yorkville Residence

Built to meet the specific needs of two retired geophysicists, you would expect the exceptional Yorkville Residence to imbibe the spirit of the planet and its green goodness within its form. This is precisely what Alan Nicholson Design Studio have managed to deliver as they combined several different materials, a breezy design centered around a cantilevered shed roof and an inviting landscape. Rammed earth, wood, metal, steel and even concrete find a way to coexist with ease at this gorgeous Californian home where elegant design, energy-efficiency and eco-friendly charm are seamlessly rolled into unison. Read More

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Tropical Modernism By Alfred Browning Parker

Tropical Modernism is a safe way to describe this home built in 1968 by Alfred Browning Parker. “Woodsong” was built around the contour of a palm tress found on the property. There are three different buildings and a 90 foot lap pool that connects them. Thats a new one, swimming to different parts of the house. There’s also a lagoon, waterfall, sauna and cabana shower room. Honduran mahogany and brass nails create the ultimate warmth. The house is located in Coconut Grove Florida and is currently on the market. If you wanted a tropical second home or permanent residence this would be the ultimate tropical getaway. Read More

A Celebration Of Gray Panache: Refined Apartment In Prague

There was a time when bold color was hip and flowery patterns all the rage. Then came the 90’s that brought along with them the much-loved cubicle and modern design that relied largely on simple, straight lines along with colors like cream and beige. But the last decade saw a completely design and decorating direction take shape with gray heading the trends chart. If you thought that this was a passing fad, then you are probably both surprised and delighted by the long-lasting nature of gray as a hot neutral. Embracing this phenomenon along with the warmth of wood, the Grey & Wood Apartment in Prague delivers precisely what it promises! Read More

How To Grow Plants From Seed: Guide On Seedlings (Part 3)

Congratulations! Following the instructions from the previous posts we have sowed the carefully prepared seeds into proper containers and soil mixtures. What we need now is to take proper care about our seedlings, giving them the most favorable conditions for growth – timing, light and temperature… Read More

Casa Finestrat: Contemporary Spanish Home With Chic Mediterranean Charm

There is something incredibly cool and cheerful about contemporary Spanish homes that gives them a relaxing, cheerful appeal with a dash of Mediterranean panache. Nestled in a gorgeous neighborhood of Finestrat, Alicante, Spain Casa Finestrat is one such elegant and luxurious modern residence where expansive outdoors and casual hangouts shape the interior, Designed by Gestec, a series of gardens, a luxurious pool and outdoor dining and living spaces welcome the homeowners here. It is the contemporary pool, deck space and the fabulous landscape that flow into the lower level living area, giving it both color and personality. Read More