Revamped Modern Home Fluently Combines Geo Tiles, Concrete And Wood

Most modern homes tend not to dabble too much with textural contrast. It is not too hard to understand why though, with contrasting textures becoming hard to balance even at the best of times. But this renovated Brazilian home manages to find that fine line between elegance, effortless blend of different materials and finishes and a cheerful ambiance as it brings together wood, concrete, glass and even geometric tiles! The confluence of these diverse elements is truly exceptional and becomes even more appealing when you realize that the home still manages to remain largely understated. Read More

Embracing Fall: Gorgeous DIY Wreaths With Natural Charm

There are many different ways in which you can give your home a ‘fall-flavored look’, but few feel as lovely and ideal as a gorgeous wreath. With Thanksgiving around the corner, you might want to think about arrangements that go beyond just the dinner table and a lovely wreath is the perfect way to welcome your guests. For many, e though fall has been around for a while, the need for embracing it fully only comes a week or two ahead of Thanksgiving! With it starts the search for a lovely wreath. Fret no more, as we have the perfect collection of DIY nature-inspired fall wreaths that are absolutely amazing! Read More

Glass-Walled Bathrooms And Bedrooms: Space-Saving Solutions For Small Homes

Cleverly delineating space in an open plan living is one way in which you can create individual rooms and areas without visually reducing space. Even the most resourceful room divider can prove to be a hindrance at times and in the tiny apartment, it is undoubtedly glass that comes to your rescue. That’s right; glass enclosures containing bedrooms and bathrooms are currently reshaping more modest urban homes all over the world. The idea might not be revolutionary in itself, but architect Manuel Ocaña definitely gives it a fresh, new upgrade with his ingenious design of three different apartments in Madrid, Spain. Read More

This 30 Square Meter Micro-Apartment Has A Moving, Multi-Functional Wall

Space, space and space; there plenty of empty space in the universe and yet there seems very little space in our own homes! Part of the reason is the way we tend to fill up most of the free space, often ignoring both aesthetics and the actual necessity of décor piece brought in. Then there are cases when you have to make-do with a truly small interior. This micro-apartment in Milan falls into the latter category with 29.5-sqaure meters of space that is amazingly maximized using a variety of space-savvy additions and unique innovations. Read More

1920’s Warehouse In Los Angeles Turned Into A Splendid Modern Industrial Loft

Rugged and yet polished, stylish and yet surprisingly understated, practical and still pleasing, the Arts District Loft is many worlds in one. A 2,000-square-foot loft in a warehouse from the 1920’s, this dashing modern industrial is nestled in Downtown Los Angeles and draws you in instantly with its dark, flamboyant vibe. The open living area of the loft sits on an elevated platform when compared to the dining area and kitchen next to it. Existing partitions of the loft are done away with and every space inside has been revamped and redone to give it a contemporary sheen. Yet, a distinct industrial undertone runs throughout thanks to the concrete flooring, walls, exposed duct pipes and large, industrial-style windows. Read More

10 Exciting Christmas Decorations Created From Pool Noodles



When you think of pool noodles, maybe you just think of water, sunshine and fun, however there are a lot of new and creative holiday decorations made from pool noodles. One such example is making a Christmas wreath for your front door. Most of the pool noodle decorations are easy and budget-friendly, so they are […]

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A World Of Contrasts: Modern Japanese Home For An Elderly Couple

Elegant, uncomplicated and showcasing a blend of western aesthetics and classic Japanese design, A Warm Final Residence designed by Takashi Okuno perfectly accommodates the needs of its elderly residents. With a gray and white exterior, the exterior of the residence paints a contemporary picture. Step in and it is a more classic Japanese style that takes over. Warm wooden tones can be found everywhere with an open living area connected to the central courtyard outside. A small wooden deck extends the living room outside while sliding doors delineate space and offer privacy when needed. Read More

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Edwardian Home With A Modern Facelift

This Edwardian home with a modern facelift is the work of Found Associates. I have always been fascinated and drawn to the juxtaposition of old and new, specifically modern with anything ornate. I like when ornate elements are painted a singular color to create texture from detail. Looking at the interior and exterior photos of this home, you would never guess that they belong together. The modern furnishings play well with both forms of architecture. If you walked in the front door and through the house I feel like you would experience a gradient of design experiencing two different styles and how they would flow. Read More