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This Luxurious Seaside Villa Sits On One Of The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches!

A 5-kilometer long stretch of tropical paradise filled with white sand, gentle waves and an old casuarinas forest that offers ample cover and privacy to everyone relaxing and rejuvenating here – Non Nuoc Beach in Vietnam is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque on the planet. It is also a visitor’s paradise with luxurious hotels and villas spread all over this enchanting coastline. It is in this idyllic setting that one discovers the gorgeous and stunning Naman Villa designed by MIA Design Studio. A series of 40 villas spread across the coastline, today, we take a look at one of the four types of villas that are a part of this exclusive project. Read More

Cheerful Burgundy Brilliance Enthralls At This Adaptable Sao Paulo Apartment

It is not very often that you find a modern apartment that is draped in color beyond the simple white, stoic gray and unassuming neutrals that barely make a visual impact. This is even truer when you flip through the many living room inspirations around. But the Terracota Apartment in Sao Paulo is a touch different from the rest. It embraces bright and beautiful burgundy in an apparent yet classy fashion. Designed by AR Arquitetos, this revamped Brazilian apartment features a bold, red metallic sheet that morphs into different forms in various sections of the interior. Read More

You Can Stay At This Vernacular-Style Beach House In Sri Lanka


This unusual looking guesthouse in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, was recently completed by Chinthaka Wickramage Associates. Issana Beach House is located 200 kilometers (125 miles) away from the bustling capital of Colombo and is a comfortable stopover for those looking to explore the country’s South Coast beaches. Read More

This Fukushima Vacation Home Taps Into Sustainable Design Practices

A holiday home surrounded by snow-filled slopes and a majestic mountain outside the window is a place where we would all love to spend our next vacation! It is precisely this picture-perfect elegance that the One Year Project offers as it sits snugly at the foot of Mt. Bandai in Fukushima, Japan. The lovely retreat is made completely out of wood that was harvested from the site, ensuring that both the cost and the ecological impact are kept down to a bare minimum. Once the project was done, trees were planted around the house on stilts to ensure that the forest around it is replenished over time. A Life Style Koubou design, it is a fabulous suspension bridge that connects the two units of the escape. Read More

This Modern Boat House In Winter Doubles As A Scenic Summer Retreat

Nestled on the edge of a charming fjord in the US and overlooking a picturesque landscape that takes you away from the constant rush of concrete jungles, the Hood Canal Boat House is one of those amazing, idyllic escapes that most of us dream about! Designed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer and sitting on the wonderful banks of Hood Canal, this revamped boathouse combines modernity with durability and efficiency to make most of the limited square footage on the inside. With a concrete and steel structure, the exterior of the boathouse is designed to withstand the wear and tear of the harsh winters in the region. Read More

Box-Style Bedroom And White Drapes Steals The Show Inside This Apartment

Interiors can get boring at times in terms of overall symmetry even if styles and trends vary. It is a dash of ingenuity that brings freshness to homes and with a box-styled bedroom that is also space-savvy, this modern loft in Toronto takes the less-trodden path. Designed by Studio AC, Broadview Loft moves away from the mundane with an open plan living that is only disturbed by a super-organized kitchen in the corner and a bedroom that looks more like a large white box. Instead of using traditional walls and doors, the cheerful bedroom feels much more casual and classy as its white walls and large white curtains create a clear demarcation of space. Read More

This 30 Square Meter Micro-Apartment Has A Moving, Multi-Functional Wall

Space, space and space; there plenty of empty space in the universe and yet there seems very little space in our own homes! Part of the reason is the way we tend to fill up most of the free space, often ignoring both aesthetics and the actual necessity of décor piece brought in. Then there are cases when you have to make-do with a truly small interior. This micro-apartment in Milan falls into the latter category with 29.5-sqaure meters of space that is amazingly maximized using a variety of space-savvy additions and unique innovations. Read More

Exposed Brick And Natural Greenery Bring Freshness To This Chinese Office

Contemporary offices have come a long way from boring cubicles of the past and a never-ending sea of gray and beige. Today’s offices are all about combining work, relaxation and an inviting environment with a touch of creativity and uniqueness. Every office space wants a personality of its own; one that reflects the ethos of the firm it holds. Bloom Design Studio in Shenzhen, China follows this path with an interior that is largely clad in white and filled with plenty of natural light. Indoor plants and exposed brick wall sections usher in the necessary warmth and contrast even as the beautifully lit company logo welcomes clients and employees. Read More

Tranquil Zen Aesthetics Welcome You At This Contemporary Chinese Teahouse

The Tea room or the Teahouse is an essential component of Chinese culture and tea is viewed as an entity that drives away negative force from your body, cleanses it and fills one with positive energy. The serene backdrop in which one shares tea with friends and family has plenty of cultural significance and Taohuayuan in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China aims to translate it into a more modern setting. Surrounded by a lush green forest landscape, this contemporary Teahouse presents a clean, refined silhouette. Marble and glass have been used by CL3 Architects in a crisp and clear fashion to ensure that minimalism of the space is left undisturbed. Read More

This Refined Aussie Home Sits Between A Rock And A Hard Place!

Unbelievable as it may sound; this expansive Aussie home does indeed sit exactly between a giant rock on one side of the house and another on the other side! And yet Wolf Architects manages to turn what seems like a crippling handicap into an advantage as they used the rocky terrain to their advantage with a stunning basement that is etched into the formation along with a super-cool six car basement. The list of impressive features at the Two Rock House go beyond just its overall presence as a 25-meter long infinity-edge lap pool, double-story music studio in the rear and sweeping living areas steal the show with their sheer flamboyance. Read More