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Garú Apartment: Modern São Paulo Home In Wood And Concrete

Creating a relaxing and energizing living environment for a retired couple in Guarujá, Brazil, Estúdio BRA use both color and texture to transform a previously uninspiring apartment. With an area of just 96 square meters, the apartment does not really overwhelm you with sweeping spaces. It is for this reason that the architects opted for an open plan living that contains the new kitchen, dining and living area placed in a linear and uncomplicated manner. Different colors have been used for different rooms of the home to delineate space without putting in physical barriers. Read More

22 Cool Remodeling Projects To Make Your Home Amazing

People all want their home to be stylish, up to date and a reflection of their personality. Remodeling is an inevitable process that allows you to achieve your dream home. Remodeling can cost a lot, but if you have the right tricks and creative hacks, the remodeling can be bearable money-wise. There are plenty of […]

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Inventive Sliding Screens Create An Adaptable Home On Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

Contemporary homes can be creative, warm, inviting and eco-savvy and be so without sacrificing aesthetical value and a sense of sophistication. Nestled on the famous Sunshine Coast of Queensland and in the interior of Noosa Shire, the Tinbeerwah House overcomes topographic challenges to fashion a seamless indoor-outdoor interplay. Designed by teeland architects, the minimal and modern family residence relies on innovative sliding hardwood screens to alter between a ‘privacy mode’ and an ‘open, inviting mode’. The large screens quickly slide open and shut depending on the season and the necessity of the homeowners to create adaptable, varied living conditions. Read More

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

10 Colorful And Creative DIY Rugs And Mats To Brighten Your Home

Sometimes it is the little details that we tend to miss and ignore. And yet, it is these tiny improvements that completely alter the look of your home and give it a more impressive, curated appeal. Rugs and mats definitely fall under this ‘oft-overlooked’ category. It is easy to ignore them because your focus is firmly at your eye-level and this means walls, décor and lighting tend to take up most, if not all, of your time. But rugs and mats make a huge difference to the overall ambiance of a room. Even in rooms as special as the Oval Office where it is a carpet with the Seal of the President that often commands the most attention! Read More

The Glade: Eco-Sensitive And Sustainable Home Wrapped In A Green Cloak

Turning a densely vegetated lot into a setting that holds a lovely modern home is a tricky task that requires balance between eco-sensitive design and smart usage of space. Located in an urban lot that is still filled with greenery in St Peter Port, Guernsey, The Glade is a contemporary residence that has been carefully sunk into the lot without disturbing the existing topography in a drastic manner. A DLM Architects design, the house does all it can to leave the already present and extensive root system on the lot as undisturbed as possible. Working around the environmental contains and maximizing solar gain along with natural light, the house is a masterpiece in eco-friendly architecture. Read More

Home Decor Trends To Watch, According To Maison & Objet Paris

The Maison & Objet show just wrapped in Paris, and it was full of home decor inspiration. The show is the largest showcase of European designers and their home products, and global attendees come to buy the latest for their stores, or simply take in the inspiration and find a fresh direction for their upcoming projects. Read More

Home Library Ideas To Create Your Very Own Smart Home

If you love to read and have a nice collection of books you value, why not create a home library or study where you can stylishly house your books? It doesn’t require as much space as you think, so check out these home library ideas to create a smart space in your home. Read More

Sustainable Mountain Home In The Andes With A Dashing Dark Exterior

When it comes to harsh mountain conditions and terrain that is as good as inhospitable, the Himalayas and Andes tend to top the list. It is towards the East of the central axis of the Patagonian Andes that this gorgeous little Mountain House in Coyhaique, Chile sits. With its dark exterior, the cabin tends to stand out visually once winter sets in. During the hotter months, the greenery around the cabin allows the structure to blend in; much like the dark bark of an evergreen tree. Wood for the house has been sourced locally by Armando Montero and this makes the structure a whole lot more sustainable than many other cabins in the region. Read More