Tag Archives: Wood

Wood, Hallway Console With Coat Hanger From Tonin Casa

The hallway is the first impression that visitors will have of a home, and Wood hallway console is specially designed for homeowners that think about decorating this area in a special way. Usually hallways were empty spaces that do not look very inviting for guests, but that fact started to change when the idea of decorating hallways first showed up. After all, why decorate every space of your home, but leave empty the space that builds a first impression? Read More

Space-Conscious Japanese Family Home In Wood And Concrete

Think of space-saving interiors we often imagine quirky desks that disappear into the wall, Murphy beds that only come out at night and uber-creative shelving which seamlessly blends into the backdrop. But there are times when smart utilization of available square footage is all you need to create a space-savvy home that serves the needs of a modern family. House in Takatsuki is a Japanese residence that draws you in with its innate sense of minimalism, contrasting wooden and concrete surfaces that blend warmth with steely, cold finishes and a large bookshelf that stretches across two floors! Read More

Creative Wood Platform Inspires Childish Exploration In Massachusetts


Five Fields Play Structure is a landscape architecture project in Lexington, Massachusetts, that aims to bring the community together through play. Developed by Matter Design in collaboration with FR|SCH, the wooden structure is said to challenge the creativity and imagination of both children and adults. Read More

Wood, Cement And Glass Shape Modern Eco-Friendly B&B In Veneto

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

Copeland Grove: A Tantalizing Timber, Charred Wood And Glass Extension

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

Eco-Sensitive Holiday Home Relies On Locally Sourced Stone And Wood

Building a family retreat around the existing trees on a lot requires both sensible and innovative design that combines nature with smart architecture. The House by the Trees was designed by MODO Designs to accomplish precisely that as the open, pavilion-style structure weaves its way through large need, amla and chikoo trees on the lot. Nestled in an affluent neighborhood of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, the family retreat relies on the greenery around it for privacy even as the sweeping living areas, dining space and kitchen flow into the landscape outside. Read More

Swiss Delight: Modern Single Family House In Concrete And Wood

Set in an idyllic landscape filled with majestic mountains and a lush green landscape that comes alive each summer, Single Family House on a Slope in Merishausen, Switzerland brings modernity to a relaxing rural setting. Designed by Dost, this contemporary residence in gray sits on a sloped lot (not a surprise) and overlooks the village below. Despite its private and modest street façade, the house opens up towards the view below as its rear front features large glass windows and sliding doors that bring the outdoors inside. With an interior in wood and concrete, this smart Swiss home combines a hint of rustic charm with refined modernity in a seamless fashion. Read More

Wood Tube And Curved Ceiling Shape Skyline House Atop Eastbay Mountain Range

Overlooking the bright lights of Oakland and the Golden Gate in the distance, Skyline House sits proudly on one of the highest points of the Eastbay mountain range. Designed by Terry & Terry Architecture, the smart residence makes most of the spectacular views on offer while combining an open living ambiance with innovative design solutions. One can see the rear balcony and the panoramic view beyond even from the entry as an open common space creates the heart of the home. Surrounded by large redwood trees and a relaxing garden, the focus here remains firmly on the landscape outside! Read More

LA House: Cantilevered Brilliance Wrapped In Concrete And Wood

Finding design solutions to make most of a lot that is irregular in shape, the LA House in Londrina, Brazil, utilizes an innovative concrete box draped in wood to create a contemporary living environment for a young couple. Crafted by Studio Guilherme Torres, the modern home is located on the highest point of a condominium project and its innovative design makes most of the view on offer even while ensuring complete privacy. With wood and concrete shaping both the exterior and the interior of the home, the architects relied on simplicity of materials, smart ergonomics and modern minimalism to fashion a spacious and cheerful interior. Read More

30 Magical Wood Cabins To Inspire Your Next Off-The-Grid Vacay

A vacation in the woods is always a magical experience. The peacefulness of the nature and the sense of being away from our fast-paced life is refreshing, but one thing that truly makes the experience what it is, is staying in a wood cabin. The rustic and rural style makes us feel cozy and in touch with the natural elements, truly bringing out the magic of the forest setting. If you need to indulge in some wood cabin inspiration, take a look at these wonderful 30 wood cabins before you plan your next vacay! Read More