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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

Old Ranch Home In Palm Springs Gets Inspiring Renovation

Chino Canyon House is a renovation and addition to a home built in 1954 at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California. Hundred Mile House envisioned a new L-shaped configuration for the building, which wraps around an entry courtyard. Read More

Dual Decks And A Cloak Of Green: Modern Classic Home In Poland

There are times when it is the home design that makes it truly special and then there are occasions when it is the backdrop and the landscape that make it remarkable. HOUSE 01 in Nowa Górka designed by GAB, Poland falls into the latter category with stunning woods creating an envelope of green around it. Set on a spacious lot, the house takes inspiration from the more rustic homes in the region when it comes to the layout. A garage sits next to the main house and both the units are placed carefully to create passive heating and cooling without relying too much on artificial sources of heating. Read More

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

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Find A Home Most Suitable For You

Home is where the heart is and it takes everything from money to all your hard work to make a place suitable to live. As no two humans are the exact same, their choices differ too. Someone might want a house by the beach for for their family to live in whereas someone might as well want an apartment in a city. Read More

10 DIY Corner Shelf Ideas For Every Room Of Your Home

Who among us has not searched for ways in which we can maximize the space in our home without sacrificing on aesthetics and style! It is a common theme in most homes across the world and often the hunt for more space leaves us disappointed simply because we refuse to notice those forgotten corners or realize all the potential that they hold. The empty corner in the living room or the tiny niche in kitchen can add plenty of storage space without you needing to give the room a major overhaul. And leading the pack here are open, corner shelves that can be used in a variety of ways. Read More

Low Cost Family Home In Melbourne’s Suburb With Polished Gray Exterior

Each home is an expression of both its homeowner’s taste and the various external factors that shaped its unique silhouette. Set in the modern Melbourne suburb of Thornbury, the Thornbury House designed by BENT Architecture was shaped by the more classic homes that surround it along with the architect’s desire to craft something new and exceptional. It is the playful pitched roof of the house that steals the show and draws your attention almost instantly even as the gray exterior of the residence gives it a contemporary and polished aura. Read More

10 DIY Haunted House Ideas To Dress Your Home Up For Halloween

There are those who want to throw around just a few decorations as Halloween rolls around. Then there are those who go the extra mile and then some to turn their home into a cool Haunted House; an attraction that ends being the talking point of the neighborhood. If you wish to explore this route for Halloween this year and are short on idea, then there is still plenty of time to get the job done! DIY solutions offer a fun and cost-effective way in which you can give your home that spooky and even crazy Halloween upgrade without breaking a sweat. Read More

1960’s Ranch-Style Home In Austin Gets A Colorful, Light-Filled Makeover

Giving an old ranch-style Residence in Texas a new lease of life by altering its floor plan and turning its aging interior into a comfortable, modern living space and working zone, co(X)ist Studio completely transform the Y House. Part of the tranquil Sherwood Oaks neighborhood in Austin, Texas the remodel relies on a new floor plan that separates the master bedroom from the other bedrooms of the house and breezy décor that ushers in pops of bright, cheerful color. It is the new Y-shaped addition between the two bedrooms of the house that gives the revitalized house its name even as a relaxing porch becomes the center of family activity. Read More