Tag Archives: Glass

Modern Revamp Involving A Glass Roof Transforms This Dark Victorian House

Lighting is often an afterthought for potential homeowners dreaming up their house. But ultimately it is lighting that plays the most important role in defining the ambiance of your home. An old, three-story Victorian house in Cardiff, the Glasshouse is a wonderful example of how even the most dreary space can be turned into a cheerful, contemporary home using the right infusion of light! Brought in to radically alter the damp and dark interior of this classic home, Glen Thomas Architecture turned to a contemporary extension with a distinct, 9-meter long glass roof to get the job done. Read More

Glass Cylinder House In France: Awesome Modular Architecture

0-cylinder-house-by-Cyril-Lancelin-modular-residential-architecture-in-France-Lyon-exterior-rocks-forest-woodA pretty unusual house is to be built on the outskirts of Lyon, France – it will be composed of numerous cylinder-shaped glass modules. According to the author’s idea, this is an all-terrain type of housing, since cylinders can be arranged in any sequence depending on the characteristics of the terrain of every specific land plot. Read More

The Amazing Design Of The Grulle Glass Armchair From Stabord

Not only is the Grulle glass armchair in synthetic pony fur, beautiful and unique, but it is also incredibly comfortable! The Stabord design is a perfect fusion of form and function, this is a piece of furniture you will cherish for years to come. The Grulle armchair is a sophisticated and disruptive armchair, ready to be your hotel lobby signature or a great icebreaker for when you have your friends at home. Read More

Wood, Cement And Glass Shape Modern Eco-Friendly B&B In Veneto

Increasingly modern homes are embracing design where the boundary between the interior and the world outside is effectively blurred; giving homeowners a more nature-centric and vivacious lifestyle. It is absolutely no wonder then that this beautiful and modern Bed & Breakfast in the the Euganean Hills of Padua has gone down a similar route! Designed by Integrate Collective, this beautiful Italian B&B in Veneto has been designed as a reclusive getaway that promises captivating views of the hilly terrain even while providing a perfect setting for workshops, corporate team building events and ‘experimentation in the kitchen’! Read More

Stained Glass In Interior Design: 30 Inspiring Ideas

Stained glass will live forever. There is no question about that. Modern technologies of this craft allow for creating small masterpieces with the hands of experienced craftsmen, who have practiced their skills for decades, and simpler hand-made pieces that you can create in your kitchen with kids from a set bought in a DIY store. Today we’d like to show you a collection of 30 modern stained-glass pieces, which are very likely to inspire you for great changes in your own home! Read More

Copeland Grove: A Tantalizing Timber, Charred Wood And Glass Extension

Transforming a home with a modern rear extension is definitely a hot trend that simply refuses to slow down. Not only does it give an old structure a new lease of life with simple refurbishment and a snazzy addition, but also cuts down significantly on construction costs. Today, we delve into the childhood home of Stephen Kavanagh in North Dublin and take a look at a rear extension that is inviting, contemporary and filled with plenty of natural light. The extension brings natural ventilation into an old, terraced house and acts as a semi-open interface between the main house and the large garden outside. Read More

Glass And Timber Extension Revamps 18th Century Farmstead In UK

Set in the confines of Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom, the West Yard Farm in its latest avatar is a wonderful blend of the old and the new. Designed by Van Ellen + Sheryn, the stunning 18th century farmstead was refurbished and extended to accommodate the needs of a modern family. The new contemporary extension in timber and glass is at the heart of the project that aims to revitalize this historic structure, even while preserving its original aura and creating interiors that stay true to the rustic backdrop! Set in an idyllic 60-acre valley, the new building acts as a transitional zone between the original farmhouse and the converted bar. Read More

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

I Flauti: Amazing Hand-Blown Murano Glass Lamps

It must be very joyful to feel involved in reviving good centuries-old traditions of your country and the entire globe, be engaged in preserving the world’s cultural heritage and give new life to unique ancient craftsmanship. Certainly this was what the English-Italian design team Giopato & Coombes felt when they started to work on their lamp design dubbed “I Flauti”. Read More

30 Glass Coffee Tables That Bring Transparency To Your Living Room

One of the key components of any living room is the coffee table. It is set right in the center of all happening, usually standing right next to the sofa, holding a tray of baked goods, books or other decor pieces. It is an element that has a big functional purpose, but how it looks plays a very big role. It can be a piece that completely matches the rest of the interior or the one piece that stands out. A glass coffee table is incredibly flexible with its ability to blend in and stand out at the same time. It brings elegance and transparency to the room, sending the message of purity and simplicity. Read More

Simply Breathtaking: Glass Floor Ideas For The Polished Modern Home

Ever walked on one of those glass bridges at the mall or stepped atop a seemingly precarious stairway with floating glass stairs? If you have, then you will know that this is not a thing for the faint of heart! Glass floors instantly draw attention, move away from the mundane and give your home a dramatic, contemporary twist. They are not easiest to pull off or even maintain, but a glass floor can make a huge visual and aesthetic impact without trying too hard. And undoubtedly, it is the transparent ones that feel most exciting! Read More

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Glass Guest House By Desai Chia

This glass guest house by Desai Chia is so stunning I almost thought it was a rendering at first. The house is beautiful, the main steel and wood structure create a nice structure that supports the glass exteriors. “The house integrates a number of sustainable design strategies, including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, natural ventilation, motorized solar shades, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting for irrigation, in addition to an elegant structural design.” I could imagine this home in just about any environment but I am sure it would work better in a warmer climate. Read More