Perfectly Petite: Stunning cottage is a gorgeous example classical French design

Perfectly Petite: Stunning cottage is a gorgeous example classical French design

12 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

As you walk up to this house, you are greeted by an extremely charming and charismatic house that has been beautifully styled with a classical French design. The project has been recently completed by A+B Designs and has a very rustic looking exterior, thanks to its beige stone walls and inserts of old brick. The house is surrounded by a well-kept garden, complete with colourful flowers and verdant green vegetation. Inside the property, the interior is simplistic, yet rustic in appearance and includes some magnificent pieces of furniture that really give the rooms depth and delicate sophistication. Read more


Eco is Easy: House made from sustainable materials proves that eco-friendly doesn't have to be boring

Eco is Easy: House made from sustainable materials proves that eco-friendly doesn’t have to be boring

11 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From a distance, it is hard to believe that this house has been made from sustainable materials in a bid to keep it in line with eco-friendly living. This house proves that a green building can still be beautiful, despite strict rules on building regulations and usable materials. The structure of the house is a simple rectangular shape, with light grey concrete walls and large open windows for maximum light entrance and also benefits from a garage and glistening swimming pool at the rear of the property. Read more


Escape from a Modern Life: Small, yet homely building provides a weekend re-treat for guests

Escape from a Modern Life: Small, yet homely building provides a weekend re-treat for guests

9 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This charming little wooden retreat is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located on a hillside in northern Colorado, USA this gorgeous chalet-style retreat has an inspiring view of the Rocky Mountains and was designed by Northworks Architects + Planners. The main floor consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom and a small kitchen which opens out onto the living room, all of which have stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Read more


Wishes on the Water: Amazing holiday home on the edge of a lake provides the perfect spot for relaxation

Wishes on the Water: Amazing holiday home on the edge of a lake provides the perfect spot for relaxation

6 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

If there is a place to have a holiday, then this is it! Located on the very edge of a lake, this suspended structure, that appears to float on water, is a modern guest house for holiday makers who want a relaxing break. The holiday home is built using a steel frame that sits on concrete piles that are submerged beneath in a lake. The cabin has a modern look, but the use of traditional materials such as natural oak and slate which gives it a rustic tone. Read more


Calm in Canada: Modern home has a tranquil and very calm atmosphere with contemporary design features

Calm in Canada: Modern home has a tranquil and very calm atmosphere with contemporary design features

4 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This wonderful, natural looking home, is nestled on its own rocky hillside and is at the foreground of a huge, forest. It’s modern construction looks elegant, yet slightly masculine and has a wooden slatted exterior that helps it to blend into its surroundings. The house itself is located in Vancouver, Canada, and was designed by Christopher Developments. With its own balcony looking out onto the surrounding views, and a spacious living area inside, the house has plenty of places to escape and relax. Read more


A Wonder in Wood: Contemporary home with an abundance of wood, looks warm, inviting and very comfortable

A Wonder in Wood: Contemporary home with an abundance of wood, looks warm, inviting and very comfortable

3 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This beautiful one-storey house is located in Seattle, Washington, USA, and was developed by Paul Moon Design. The exterior of the house has a lovely mixture of modern and traditional chalet styling. The wooden framework gives the house a rather natural look and feel and the stone inserts also help to give it a cabin-like look and feel. This coupled with a rather modern structural design, creates an interesting yet wonderful piece of architecture. Read more


Small is the New Big: Quaint little guest house is cute, spacious and beautiful

Small is the New Big: Quaint little guest house is cute, spacious and beautiful

30 December, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very quaint and delicately styled guest house was created by ART Design Build and despite its small size, is both spacious and very functional. The exterior has a rather cute and traditional styling with really beautiful grey and white wooden panelling and the house also comes complete with its own sheltered patio. Inside, the guest house is really appealing, with a bright and open atmosphere that makes it seem bigger than it really is! Read more


Mediterranean Merit: Gorgeous house in Arizona, has real sophistication and middle-eastern styling

Mediterranean Merit: Gorgeous house in Arizona, has real sophistication and middle-eastern styling

29 December, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With incredible character, and an utterly impeccable design, this luxurious Mediterranean home was designed by Ownby Design and is located in a lovely estate in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The exterior of the house has been decorated with brown stone which gives it both a natural and interesting texture. The gorgeous, traditionally styled roof slating also gives the house a rather middle-eastern feel, with exposed wooden brackets that hold the roof in place. Read more


Extend and Evolve: Extension to an existing house gives the owners more room to evolve and expand

Extend and Evolve: Extension to an existing house gives the owners more room to evolve and expand

28 December, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This extension to an existing house was built so the owners could install a brand new kitchen and diner as well as another open plan family room. It has a traditionally styled open plan living space where the family room, kitchen and home office reside. The home office is near the corner of the space, which, if necessary, can be hidden via sliding doors to give a definite spit between work and play. The exterior of the extension has been built with modern beige façades with wooden detailing that give it a traditional twist. Read more


Traditional & Timeless: Stunning and delicately finished house has some fantastic features

Traditional & Timeless: Stunning and delicately finished house has some fantastic features

27 December, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This classically styled two-story house was designed by Foley Fiore Architecture and is located in the wonderful city of New York, USA. This huge house consists of two floors, with an entrance hall, living room with wooden columns, a family room, kitchen with island, wine cellar, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms as well as ample space outdoors. The exterior of the house has been finished with a traditional style of stone slates and bright white window and door frames, giving it a rather elegant and beautiful look. Read more