Tag Archives: Family

The Open House: Pavilion-Style Family Retreat In Granite And Glass

A spacious, relaxing and secluded holiday home is a dream that nearly all of us share. Nestled in a relaxing neighborhood of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, the Open House brings this dream alive for a modern, urban family of the city. Designed by MODO Designs, the structure of this pavilion-style retreat is divided into two sections with the front façade holding the public spaces and the more sheltered rear edifice containing the bedrooms and the bathrooms. This split between the two zones is simple, practical and also creates a spacious courtyard that holds a large wooden deck along with the pool. Ample greenery around the house acts as a natural privacy barrier with a resort-inspired ambiance holding sway. Read More

Swiss Delight: Modern Single Family House In Concrete And Wood

Set in an idyllic landscape filled with majestic mountains and a lush green landscape that comes alive each summer, Single Family House on a Slope in Merishausen, Switzerland brings modernity to a relaxing rural setting. Designed by Dost, this contemporary residence in gray sits on a sloped lot (not a surprise) and overlooks the village below. Despite its private and modest street façade, the house opens up towards the view below as its rear front features large glass windows and sliding doors that bring the outdoors inside. With an interior in wood and concrete, this smart Swiss home combines a hint of rustic charm with refined modernity in a seamless fashion. Read More

Contemporary-Style Family Interior In Brownish Hues

How to find a prefect interior solution for a family of three generations? The authors of this project managed to come up with an option that satisfied everyone. The clients were a family including the spouses, their kid and the Grandma. The task was to organize a separate bedroom for each of them and a common open-concept kitchen and living room, where the members of the family would spend time together and receive guests. And if in terms of functionality the task was pretty clear, finding the perfect stylistic and coloristic concept was quite challenging. After long negotiations it was determined to set the choice upon contemporary style within a brown color palette, with nothing redundant or garish. And though dark hues are obviously dominating in this interior, it would be wrong to say that it lacks air or light. Besides, it features many non-standard solutions and unconventional materials that catch and please the eye. So, let’s have a look at the details! Read More

Industrial Kitchen And Versatile Family Room Redefine The Northcote Home

Ever looked at a home and wondered how great it would be if you could also find space for an exclusive TV room, study, library, family room or even a relaxing hangout in general. With space being the biggest issue, most of us simply do not have so many rooms to spare. This is exactly why Dan Gayfer Design decided to create a smart, versatile and modern multi-tasking family room that also serves as a relaxing social for the entire family, TV room, home office and a whole lot more! Part of the transformation that saw the Northcote Residence acquire a more efficient interior, the new family room is indeed a space-savvy showstopper! Read More

Brazilian-Modern: Poised Multi-Level Family Home In Sao Paulo

Influence by typical Paulista school of architecture and embracing Brazilian-modernism at its brilliant best, the Mattos House in Sao Paulo paints a picture of balanced contrasts. A FGMF Arquitetos design, the spacious house relies on multiple levels to create a breezy, relaxing and openresidence where every single level is connected with the outdoors. The fascinating journey into this beautiful house starts with the lowest level that holds the garage, entry and a lovely garden along with private spaces that are cleverly hidden from public view. Step above to the first floor and you will find the open dining area and kitchen that are once again connected with the garden. Read More

Old Garage With Heritage Façade Finds New Life As A Fabulous Family Home

Adaptive reuse does much more than just save historic buildings and cut back on construction costs and wastage of resources. It is undoubtedly the biggest reason for the newfound love of all things ‘modern industrial’. It is old factories, warehouses and abandoned industrial buildings being turned into gorgeous apartments and homes that has seen a revival of a style forgotten by the 90’s nestled in Darlinghurst, a beautiful suburb of Sydney, this bright and ingenious home was once a forgotten garage that is blessed with a heritage street façade and ample space on the inside. Read More

Relaxing Contemporary-Style Family Apartment In Beige, Gray & White

This apartment with the total area of 120 square meters was designed by a team of qualified designers. They managed to turn it into a contemporary space that features all the must-haves for comfortable living: spacious and functional rooms with well-thought-out storage zones and areas for work and rest. Read More

Family Apartment In American Style: Brutality & Classics

When the architects and designers of this apartment first met their clients, they were relieved to hear their wishes. Both parties were staring off in the same direction. A young, yet already big family, wished to turn their downtown Moscow apartment into a classical American house. And what is American style? Bold and brash Americans adore to mix designer cocktails, the ingredients of which are borrowed from Spanish, French, Scandinavian, Greek, Italian and other styles. Considered as a kind of “advanced acrobatics” is the ability to link plenty of stylistic quotations within a single space and do it so that a new extraordinary story was born in the end. Read More

In The Foothills Of Franklin Mountains: Multi-Level Family Home In El Paso

Ushering an air of refinement to a rugged mountain landscape that overlooks the city of El Paso in Texas, Franklin Mountain House stands out visually at the foothills of imposing mountains. The gorgeous home designed by hazelbaker rush perfectly represents the blend of rocky mountain terrain on one side of the residence and the urban scenery on the other by combing the two contrasting worlds. Spread across three different levels, it is the lowest floor that houses the utility spaces, the first floor that contains the living area, dining and kitchen and the top level which contains the bedrooms and bathrooms. Read More

Mill Valley Guesthouse: A Relaxing Hangout For Friends And Family

A relaxing retreat that is surrounded by greenery and takes you away from the hustle and bustle of life inside the concrete jungle is increasingly an idea that most homeowners are veering towards. Most often this manifests in the form of fabulous holiday homes. But the Mill Valley Guesthouse designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects is about creating a serene and comfortable space for visiting friends and family, even as they take in the wonderful scenery outside. Nestled on a lot in Mill Valley filled with redwood and cedar trees, the design of the guesthouse ensures that the existing landscape is as undisturbed as possible. Read More

Compromise Family Bedroom Project: Contemporary + Classics

This bedroom interior design project is special in the first place because it was worked out as a compromise variant for the spouses, who share different interior views. One of them tends to favor contemporary style, while the other had her heart set upon classics. This project was a nice attempt to consider the tastes of both spouses and find a golden mean in terms of architectural design and decorative filling. Read More