Pyramid Cottage House Reflects the Icelandic Landscape

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Located in the middle of Iceland’s famed Golden Circle Route, about an hour and a half ride from Reykjavik, the Pyramid Cottage House is an unconventional holiday retreat. The project consists of two pyramid-shaped volumes connected by a single-level entrance hall. Read More

Stylish Chargers for a Festive Table

If you’re into easy-breezy entertaining, the last thing you likely worry about is a charger to set under your plates at the table. Once considered accents for formal dinners, chargers (also called charger plates) are quickly becoming modern staples, even at the most casual of tables. No, you don’t need them for every meal, but they can sure make a fun statement, punctuating each plate with texture or shine. There’s a charger for every style, so no matter what look you want to create at your dining table, you just might find some design inspiration in the selections below… [photo from Crate & Barrel] Read More

Pyramid Cottage House Reflects the Icelandic Landscape

architecture contemporary house
Located in the middle of Iceland’s famed Golden Circle Route, about an hour and a half ride from Reykjavik, the Pyramid Cottage House is an unconventional holiday retreat. The project consists of two pyramid-shaped volumes connected by a single-level entrance hall. Read More

30 Creative and Trendy Shabby Chic Kids’ Rooms

Picking a theme and style for the kids’ bedroom is a pretty challenging task and it is often a fine balance between what you want, what your little one dreams about and of course the budget constraints that you need to work with. If you have a three year old around who constantly is coming up with new ideas (as crazy as they might be), then the entire process becomes even more taxing. But any parent will tell you that it is well worth the hassle once you see the big smile on their faces at the end of it all. For those still struggling to pick style or exploring the many options out there, we present the trendy, elegant, cool and pleasant shabby-chic style. Read More

Pyramid Cottage House Reflects the Icelandic Landscape

architecture contemporary house
Located in the middle of Iceland’s famed Golden Circle Route, about an hour and a half ride from Reykjavik, the Pyramid Cottage House is an unconventional holiday retreat. The project consists of two pyramid-shaped volumes connected by a single-level entrance hall. Read More

In the Majestic Shadow of Alps: Cozy Home Renovation in Sils im Engadin

When it comes to stunning natural backdrops filled with lakes, glaciers, the stunning sight of Alps all around, it really does not get a whole lot better than the dreamy and magical setting of Sils im Engadin in Switzerland. It is here that one finds a beautiful, sensible and contemporary renovation of a barn house that offers a marvelous window into the breathtaking landscape it sits in. Dubbed House AR by Ruinelli Associati Architetti, this is a transformation that combines the classic with the modern without ever seeming out of place. Read More

Cube-Shaped House in Chile Takes In Dramatic Sea Views

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House D by PANORAMA + WMR Architects is defined by minimalist architecture and a dramatic location on top of a cliff, 215 feet above the sea. The project in the coastal village of Matanzas, Chile was especially envisioned as a holiday retreat for a couple and their son. Read More

Botanica 32: Breezy Home Down Under Built for Relaxed Urban Lifestyle

Some of us find our dream home in the small, urban apartment that serves as a simple escape and a place to rest and relax in between all the hard work and partying. Others might prefer a magical escape that is nestled in the heart of unadulterated natural beauty and then there are those who are willing to take up the challenge of renovating an old, discarded structure into a new house. But for majority of us, the vision of a dream home is a semi-urban residence with a small garden, contemporary design and enough space for the entire family. Botanica 32 by Metricon offers precisely that! Read More

Cube-Shaped House in Chile Takes In Dramatic Sea Views

architecture modern residence
House D by PANORAMA + WMR Architects is defined by minimalist architecture and a dramatic location on top of a cliff, 215 feet above the sea. The project in the coastal village of Matanzas, Chile was especially envisioned as a holiday retreat for a couple and their son. Read More