There is beauty in simplicity. This is especially true in case of home design and decorating. Instead of spending endless hours on complicated form and flowery overtones, one can achieve an equally impressive result by sticking to the basics. Do not believe us? Then check out the Miravent House in Spain designed by Perretta Arquitectura. It has an undeniably elegant form and achieves this by putting together horizontal concrete planes and unobstructed glass walls. It feels all too simple and yet wows you instantly; the blend of textures the intersecting planes and the simple straight lines! Read More
Perseo is a classical yet ultra modern table where glass and wood enhance each other in a perfect combination.
Built form two of the most used materials in furniture manufacturing, the attractive design of the dining table combines modern and classic aspects in a beautiful way, bringing dining to a new level. This is a prime example of combining great design with quality materials to produce a stunning piece of furniture able to create an illusion of a bigger and cleaner space in the dining room its placed in.The minimal and elegant lines are made all more stylish by the transparent top that extends in the legs area and merges with the wooden legs in perfect harmony. Perseo modern glass table creates an air of stylishness, elegance and sophistication wherever it is. Transparent glass top in combination with wood constructs a beautifully crafted dining tables collection that is very sought after. The two elements contrast yet complement one another in their grace, beauty, and sense of elemental opposition.
The modern glass table for dining is created by Paulo Graselli for Tonelli, and made in Italy. The various dimensions and the variety of materials make Paulo Graselli’ s design versatile and suitable for many uses. The pieces from the collection are available in four different lengths: 200cm, 220cm, 240cm and 260cm and the glass is an impressive 1.5cm thick. Legs that are measuring 3.8cm thickness, are available in solid Canaletto Walnut wood, solid bleached Oak, matte white lacquered or lacquered in any RAL color of your choice. Read More
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
A 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
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
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 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
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
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