Starting from Scratch: Modern home with wonderful style has been re-vamped

Starting from Scratch: Modern home with wonderful style has been re-vamped

23 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With a very cute, almost cottage-like charm, this beautiful home was originally bought in 2006, when it was completely burned out and restored. The owners of the house did most of the work themselves, slightly changing the layout of the house and re-vamping it with a wonderfully simple, yet elegant design. From a one bedroom house with one bathroom, it has transformed into a three bedroom home with two bathrooms and a loft, increasing exponentially in size. Read more

Geometric Meets Monochromatic: Modern home in Spain oozes contemporary styling

Geometric Meets Monochromatic: Modern home in Spain oozes contemporary styling

23 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This interestingly geometric home, is not like the traditional Spanish homes that you often see in the area. With its monochromatic exterior and very masculine construction, this house has a modern and dynamic look and feel. Situated on a small slope, this house was designed and constructed by Patxi Cortazar Arquitecto in 2012 and is located in Victoria Gasteiz, Spain. Read more

Injecting Vibrancy: This large, elegant home has a fantastic bright and colourful interior

Injecting Vibrancy: This large, elegant home has a fantastic bright and colourful interior

21 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From afar, this property is nothing less than a magnificent sight. Palm trees guard the entrance to the house, while the light and regal appearance of the exterior give it character and class. The pool at the front of the house also adds to its appeal as the shimmering reflections of the waves dance upon the surrounding surfaces. This wonderful home is owned by a young couple in Vero Beach, Florida, USA and covers around 700 square meters. Read more

The Warming Tones of Wood: Slatted wooden home has a very inviting and warm interior

The Warming Tones of Wood: Slatted wooden home has a very inviting and warm interior

20 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Standing tall and very proud, this marvellous wooden construction is positioned on the shore of a lake in the town of Haliburton, Canada. With its stylish chalet like exterior, the stained wooden slats give it a naturalistic feel and really help to blend the construction into the tall trees and verdant vegetation. The beautiful suspended decking area that bends around the house is a wonderful spot to sit and view the lake, and contains a very comfy seating area. Read more

A Lake-Side Classic: Traditionally styled home has some classical overtones and rich colour palettes

A Lake-Side Classic: Traditionally styled home has some classical overtones and rich colour palettes

20 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With a typically classic American styling, the exterior of this house oozes appeal with its gorgeous textured brick and stone walls and high pointed roofs. Located on the shores of a stunning lake in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, this three-storey house was designed for a family by Meritage Homes. The core of the house is a truly wonderful open-plan living area with a high ceiling and a rustic stone fireplace. Read more

Concrete Secrets: Modern home with concrete shell, hides a very  interesting secret

Concrete Secrets: Modern home with concrete shell, hides a very interesting secret

20 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Settled on the ridge of a hillside in the village of Vitznau, Switzerland, this unusual concrete structure has a interesting secret. The owners of the house approached Lischer Partner Architekten with the idea of living in a wooden house, but due the the foggy surroundings, they needed something a little bit more robust. The architects came up with a solution and created a wooden house, surrounded by a concrete shell to protect the soft core. Read more

The Textures of Nature: Gorgeous wooden home in Russia oozes style  and warmth

The Textures of Nature: Gorgeous wooden home in Russia oozes style and warmth

17 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This amazing house is the work of Peter Kostelov, a fantastic architect based in Moscow. He designed this geometrical wooden masterpiece in a small village, 90 kilometres from Moscow, Russia. The house is a summer re-treat for its owners and is located on the beautiful banks of the Volga. With its industrial charm and textured façades, this house resembles the look and style of shipping containers and has a wonderful slatted wooden exterior. Read more

Charming Contrast: Gorgeous home contrasts wonderfully from the outside to the inside

Charming Contrast: Gorgeous home contrasts wonderfully from the outside to the inside

16 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Surrounded by a tremendous wooded area with lots of trees and verdant green shrubbery, this modern country house is located a stone throws away from the beach and was developed by Haroma & Partners. It is located in Kustavi in Finland and has a deep black exterior that has been designed with wooden panels and facades. This one-storey house has an abundance of windows which allows lots of light to penetrate through to the interior of the house and allows the owners to gaze out onto the wonderful surrounding scenery. Read more

Loft of the Neoclassical: Eclectically styled loft conversion has bags of colour and style

Loft of the Neoclassical: Eclectically styled loft conversion has bags of colour and style

15 September, 2014  |  Apartment Interior  |  No Comments

Loft conversions are often very spacious and open due to their open plan living space and lack of walls or privacy barriers. This loft has an unusual design theme that has a mixture of interesting interior details. Ceiling, brick walls and exposed pipes add an industrial feel to the overall space and fit in wonderfully well with the rustic and raw structure of the loft. Read more

Brought back from the 50’s: Eclectically styled home is a mixture of modern and 50’s design styles

Brought back from the 50’s: Eclectically styled home is a mixture of modern and 50’s design styles

14 September, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

At first glance, this house looks like a modern home that has been recently completed using contemporary materials and bags of design and style, yet it is in fact a building that was built at the beginning of the 1950’s. Located in Lexington, Massachusetts, USA, this home has been completely renovated by Boston Hickox Williams Architects and made into a very special place indeed. The exterior has been renovated with wooden panels that have a similar colour and style to the panels used in the 1950’s and has very angular and almost neoclassical elements. Read more