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Gorgeous Floodplain Home With Unique Architecture

Thu, Oct 23, 2014 | Modern home designs

The Northwest Harbor House, located in Sag Harbor NY, USA, straddles a tidal estuary and freshwater wetlands on a site that is only 6ft above sea level. Bates Masi + Architects needed to create a home that was sensitive to the environmental concerns and the local zoning restrictions. All the zones within Northwest Harbor House are arranged using an innovative structural system that infuses them with natural daylight and circulating air. The Northwest Harbor House uses the pilings as an integral part of the overall design. The interiors are modern and in calm earthy colors; natural light makes the spaces look even bigger than they are. The architects managed not only to solve all the problems but also to provide stunning architecture and décor.


How To Style The Malm Fireplace: 20 Ideas

Thu, Oct 23, 2014 | Fireplaces

Fireplaces are actual more than ever now because it’s rather chilly outside and there’s nothing better than sitting next to a fireplace in such weather. Malm fireplaces are iconic and nobody can blame you for loving the design. Coming from one of the original manufacturers of freestanding fireplaces and the only one still in existence today, these classical designs offer a multitude of advantages. There are various types and colors – for indoors and outdoors, bigger or smaller ones, in lots of different colors – these fireplaces are fantastic in any space and you can find your variant easily. Choose a bright one to make it a focal point in the room or a calm one to blend into the surroundings.


Refined Linnk Liquor Kabinet With Geometric Design

Thu, Oct 23, 2014 | Furniture

Liquor and wine connoisseurs, this cabinet is right for you! The high-end, handmade liquor cabinet, designed by New Zealand designer Ian Rouse, takes a bar cabinet to a whole new level with its solid craftsmanship. Made from American Ash, leather upholstery, and toughened glass paneling, the design makes it suitable to pull a stool up to or stand and prepare drinks. The cabinet is divided into two sides, one open section for display and another one with a drop down door that doubles as a prep surface. Hexagonal shapes adorn the back walls of the cabinet adding another layer of character. The piece is ideal both for a residential or commercial setting.


Chic Yet Simple Dune House Overlooking The Beach

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | Beach house designs

The World Architectural Festival has chosen the Dune House by New Zealand’s Fearon Hay Architects as the winner in the Villa category. Nestled in the dunes of a popular beach the home provides shelter and privacy, a raw richness and coastal calm. Despite of lots of stone and marble used in design, the villa is very cozy and inviting thanks to the fabrics used in décor. The house leaves kind of philosophical and airy impression, it looks chic yet simple. The villa is designed to provide both protection and outlook, with spaces opening to a translucent glass screened courtyard and terrace overlooking the beach.


Top 10 Bathroom Decor Trends And 45 Examples

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | Bathroom designs

Wanna decorate your bathroom according to the latest trends? Here they are, just choose what suits your space most!

  1. Bright bathrooms. It’s easy to see why bold bathrooms are the latest look. Have some fun with colorful fixtures, patterned towels and wallpaper.
  2. Metal décor. The copper metal trend will be around for a while longer. Bring this warm, lustrous metal into the bathroom with your basin, taps, piping or even a copper bath.
  3. Beach touches. Coastal style incorporates natural seaside accessories and elements, drawing inspiration from rocks, shells and natural driftwood.
  4. Monochrome decor. Simple yet striking, black and white bathrooms are always in style.
  5. Contemporary décor. Sleek, simple and unadorned spaces, the use of clean lines, geometric shapes and hard angles are ideal for smaller bathrooms.
  6. Float. Floating sinks and cabinets are all the rave at the moment thanks to the many advantages that they offer.
  7. Lux. Luxury bathrooms are all about freestanding baths, marble and gilt accessories to create the ultimate feeling of opulence.
  8. Minimalistic style. This style of bathroom is all about clean lines and the use of whites and greys to keep the space simple.
  9. Au naturel. Turn your bathroom into a spa-like retreat using materials that reflect the beauty of the outdoors.
  10. Asian decor. Incorporate simple wooden elements throughout the bathroom with clean lines and a minimum amount of adornment.

Orwell Cabin Sofa For Comfort And Intimacy

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | Sofa

Cozy and warm furniture is right what you need when it’s cold outside. Orwell by Barcelona-based Goula / Figuera, a cross between a sofa, bed and cabin invites the user to climb in and just feel comfortable and relaxed. The piece is sofa-shaped, with a high back, over which heavy quilted curtains can be drawn down to insulate against sound and create a “cabin”-like experience. The name Orwell, the author of ‘1984’, references the original idea of the product, which was to recapture that intimacy which can sometimes be lost, even within our own homes. Orwell is your own nook where you can get comfort and intimacy, so amazing for the cold season!


Chic Industrial Paris Loft From An Old Factory

Tue, Oct 21, 2014 | Modern home designs

The beautiful industrial-style Paris loft of designer Virginie Denny and her husband, artist Alfonso Vallès began life as a factory — and that aesthetic has been retained, with the polished concrete floors, metal stairs and railings, the collection of industrial furniture and objects, and the low key palette. The space was divided into 2 parts to save the volume: a big space for living and the second part for the mezzanine. The furniture is mostly industrial with mid-century modern touches, and rustic details make the interior more inviting and cozy. Fantastic photos and works of art give personality and chic to the space.


38 Super Cozy And Charming Cottage Kitchens

Tue, Oct 21, 2014 | Kitchen designs

These days, the trend in kitchens seems to be towards brightness and whiteness: light colors, light marble, shiny subway tile. With this article, we’re taking things in the opposite direction: we’ve rounded up kitchens that are rustic, warm, dark, cozy — the perfect kitchen for the cozy cottage of your dreams. Rustic wooden and brick walls, rustic shabby kitchen islands, old hearths and fireplace – all these things will help you to make your kitchen cozy and inviting. Go for vintage and shabby chic furniture and don’t hesitate to use dark shades as they make a statement. Enjoy the kitchens below and get inspired!


Crazy Vialattea Pendant Lamp Of 4 Different Parts

Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | Lamps

Why choosing just one lamp for the space? If you hesitate or want to mix different styles, you’ll love this piece! Vialattea pendant lamp by Paolo Manganaro is right for those who are hard to please – it’s really a unique lamp and immediately becomes the protagonist of your interior. The unconventional design is actually 4 unlikely shades playfully paired together – a real diversity of shapes and finishes of the lampshades. Such a lamp can make a statement in your living room, kitchen, dining room or even bedroom. Easy to assemble and to fix to the ceiling Vialattea has character that cannot pass unnoticed.


Ascetic Masculine Apartment With Luxury Touches

Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | Luxury home designs

This masculine apartment in Moscow could take the title of ‘best bachelor space’ because it doesn’t look too rough and is amazingly refined and elegant. The spaces are dark with some heavy features and materials such as dark wood, metal and stone, which is traditional for every masculine home but this space stands out thanks to its luxury and refined details. A stunning fireplace, a fantastic painting, gorgeous lights and marble panels – here every room has its own peculiarities that really attract attention. Though the apartments seems rather simple and even ascetic but every corner here is pure luxury, every piece of furniture is handmade and every touch is thought over.