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Old Blacksmith Workshop In Barcelona Transformed Into A Light-Filled Home

A sensible transformation of an old structure into modern dwelling saves time and resources. It is this adaptive reuse of buildings that has seen the spurt of modern industrial style across the globe. Part of Badalona in Barcelona, Spain, the 1303_IH House was once a blacksmith workshop that was transformed carefully and cleverly by Albert Brito Arquitectura into a light-filled contemporary home. Spread across two different levels, it is a fabulous light well and a wonderful stairway that form the spine of this rejuvenated interior. Read More

Concealed In A Shroud Of Green: Steeping Into The Shelton Marshall Residence!

Presenting a wonderful contrast between the cleverly concealed and the undeniably obvious, Shelton Marshall Residence in Downtown neighborhood of Kansas City enthralls with its innovative design. In an urban landscape where greenery and privacy are increasingly hard to find, architects from El Dorado manage to unearth both these qualities with a home that seems hidden underground on one side and precariously floating above it on the other! Yet both these elements are carefully balanced as a cloak of green with transplanted prairie ecosystem on the roof and a wonderful garden adds the eco-sensitive tinge to this family residence. Read More

Roof That Curves Upwards Brings Light Into This Revitalized Aussie Home

If you find us constantly harping on the importance of lighting and natural ventilation while planning for a home, then it is for good reason. Lighting can make or break the appeal of an interior and can transform a dark, dingy and unlivable space into a modern, cheerful setting. This effect is even more profound in case of natural light and the Curvy House in Northcote is a perfect example of how creative design can usher in sunlight into the most improbable places! Designed by Ben Callery Architects, the rear extension of this narrow brick house in Melbourne relies on a roof that curves towards the sky to fill its living area with sunlight. Read More

Modern Treehouses: Childhood Dream Turned Into A Luxury Getaway

As kids, we all loved treehouses. They were the exciting little escape into a fantasy world where we could play high above the ground and plot our adventures. As adults, some of that adventurous spirit still lies within us, but now it’s mixed with a dream of a luxurious home and a peaceful getaway. When we combine these philosophies we get a modern version of a treehouse – a beautiful house among the trees that can serve as a permanent residence or your favorite vacation spot. Check out some of the most inspiring modern treehouses down below! Read More

Blanche 49: Old Industrial Building Turned Into A Polished Spa

We often come across old warehouses, industrial buildings and abandoned factories being turned into gorgeous modern homes and spacious lofts. But a transformation like Blanche 49 in Mechelen, Antwerp, Belgium is far less common, both in terms of aesthetics and ergonomics. The beautiful spa and salon is nestled in an urban-industrial neighborhood of the city and perfectly epitomizes the unique charm of the neighborhood. A stunning and innovative makeover conjured up and brought to life by Van Staeyen Interior Architects, the new spa is all about fluidity of design, custom décor solutions and revitalized industrial elements that create a fabulous backdrop. Read More

How To Turn A Balcony Into A Cozy Nook? Real-Life Example

The mistress of this balcony, Linda, is a professional interior designer. She spends most of her life in the studio and always felt a longing to have a place, where she could take a break from hustle and routine and take time for her personal thoughts and ideas. And that’s when she decided to consider her own balcony: it’s open and has a total area of 5 square meters – pretty much for contemplation and hygge. Read More

Etched Into The Landscape: Dramatic Deep House With Box-type Corner Windows

Challenging conventions and pushing the boundaries of what is possible and what constitutes good design, the Deep House in South Korea is all about exploring new frontiers. Designed with care and creativity by architect Homin Kim of poly.m.ur across a period of 6 years, this stunning contemporary home draws your attention with its inimitable silhouette, fabulous use of windows and innovative spatial solutions that shape a room-within-a-room. Effortlessly becoming a part of the landscape, despite standing out visually, the polished exterior of the house is surrounded by lush green canopy. Read More

The Layers: Serene Rustic Retreat With Stone Walls Blends Into The Landscape

There comes a point in everyone’s life when the rush of urban life starts to wear you down and all those miles over the years start to take a toll on both your body and mind. Designed as a second home for an elderly couple that lives in Seoul, The Layers offers a secluded and comfortable retreat that blends a rustic exterior with polished, modern interior. An OBBA creation, this fabulous home is set at the foot of a mountain range and overlooks a large water reservoir that is just a stone’s throw away. With a fruit and vegetable garden on one side and a curated landscape on the other, this is a home that is all about reconnecting with nature! Read More

Ingenious Plywood Partitions And Drapes Turn Apartment Into Workspace

Transforming an ordinary urban apartment into a unique and space-savvy workspace, Andrey Andreev and Petya Nikolova, founders of Another Studio, showcase how all it takes is a dash of creativity and bespoke solutions to reimagine interiors. Nestled in Sofia, the new workspace relies on a series of plywood partitions that also hold shelves, cupboards and nifty cabinets to delineate space while offering a multitude of display and storage options. The bespoke partitions were placed by removing the existing internal walls, allowing for a more open and fluid work environment that strikes a balance between privacy and interactive zones. Read More

Copper Bathtubs: Turning Your Bathroom Into An Antique Paradise

Copper has always had an antique appeal that gives the room a time-tested vintage character. The rough bronze look will make it a centerpiece in a bathroom of any style! It has the charm that easily impresses everyone, but lovers of all-things-rustic will be able to appreciate it even more. If you are dreaming of soaking in a vintage bathtub that takes you into another era, copper bathtubs are the perfect thing for you! Read More