Tag Archives: Contemporary

Private Contemporary Home On The Stunning Slopes Of Mount Wellington

Terrain plays a big part in defining the overall silhouette of the house and with the Little Big house on the slopes of Mount Wellington; it is the landscape that plays the most pivotal role in home design. Apart from the topography, a desire to incorporate vernacular design plays a crucial role in creating a unique exterior for this gorgeous contemporary house. The home sits at an altitude of 450 meters above sea level and the heavy winter snow and generally chilly weather in this part of Hobart forced Room11 Architects to create a structure with top-notch insulation. Read More

Contemporary Abode In The Mountains With A Daringly Poised Design

A challenging site often produces the most spectacular of homes and ‘taking off’ from the edge of a mountain in Spain; Where Eagles Dare House epitomizes this in grand fashion. Designed by GRAS arquitectos and overlooking Mallorca from its amazing vantage point, this mesmerizing contemporary homme steals the show with a first level that seems to precariously extend outwards. It almost feels like the home is trying to fly off the edge of the mountain and the very sight of the fabulous infinity pool here leaves you amazed. With the city of Mallorca below and the sea in the distance, you feel liberated inside this minimal masterpiece. Read More

Dark And Minimal: Contemporary Norwegian Cabins With Wooden Warmth

Winter might be taking its toll on you and the snow outside just never seems to go away. It is precisely in these moments that one is drawn to the charm and warmth of a beautiful cabin next to snow-clad slopes! These cozy, comfortable and modern escapes take you away from constant rush and allow you to enjoy a hot drink or four while admiring the view outside. Nestled in an area renowned for cross-country skiing, Cabin Sjusjøen finds an exquisite balance between modern minimalism and classic Scandinavian design. Designed by Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter, the cabin is made of 12 triangular planes and its sheltered, L-shaped ends keep the interior toasty warm! Read More

A Balance Of Elements: Serene Contemporary Home In Guatemala

A contemporary home next to a lovely golf course and surrounded by ample greenery, the San Isidro Residence in Guatemala City, Guatemala, balances nature and vernacular design with modernity and sophistication. It is not just contrasting design styles that come together here as the house also aims to create a curated balance between various natural elements – earth, wind, water and fire! The result is a captivating home and an even more exquisite backyard where one can enjoy the natural landscape beyond even while soaking in the warmth from the fireplace! Read More

Contemporary Avatar Of Terrace Home In Melbourne Flooded With White And Light!

Finding space in a neighborhood that is packed with long and narrow terrace houses in the suburban sprawl of Melbourne can be a tricky affair. It is a task that demands balance, ingenuity and a degree of restraint. Combining all these with unique aesthetics is the fabulous Carlton Terrace that has been recently revamped by Windust Architects x Interiors. This multi-level makeover improves the interior with a new living area, dining room and kitchen on the lower level that open up towards the deck outside. A new, upper level contains the bedrooms along with two bedrooms on the existing part of the ground floor. Read More

6 Contemporary Console Tables With Fascinating Geo And Textural Style

Console tables have been around for a long while now. But a recent spurt in mid-century modern design along with smart entryways and homes that demand space-savvy goodness has meant that they are now more prominent than ever before. You see even small apartments with very little square footage turn to the console table for a stylish makeover. The multiple designs on offer, innovative new forms and slim consoles that blend them into the backdrop make them even more of a hit! With that in mind, we decided to share with you 6 chic, contemporary and exceptional console tables that are anything but mundane. Read More

Clean Lines And Contemporary Minimalism Wow At Breathtaking PMX-01

With its imposing façade and a design that feels almost futuristic, the PMX-01 House in Palmares, Costa Rica brings urbane elegance to a setting that is natural and a touch rustic. With an impressive design that relies on smart orientation, a balance between privacy and unabated views and clear delineation of public and private areas, PMX-01 is both aesthetic and ergonomic. The first level contains all the public areas and has an open, double-height living space along with the kitchen and dining. On the second level one finds the bedrooms and bathrooms, with each room offering lovely views of the sunsets and the rolling hills behind. Read More