Posts Tagged ‘black exterior’

Contemporary Dominance: Masculine styled modern home stands tall and proud with its jet black exterior

Contemporary Dominance: Masculine styled modern home stands tall and proud with its jet black exterior

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

This very unusual geometric house is striking in both structure and design. With angular lines and a rather masculine appearance, coupled with its jet black colouring, this house is dominant and proud. The house was designed by Australian architectural firm, Matt Elkan Architect and is located on a beautiful plot of dense trees and other forest-like vegetation. Read more


Terrifically Transparent: Modern home with an abundance of windows is impressive in both style and appearance

Terrifically Transparent: Modern home with an abundance of windows is impressive in both style and appearance

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

This striking, transparent two-storey house glistens in the sunlight thanks to its large windows and simple structure and is the epitome of sophisticated and elegant modernism. The exterior has been made with black and grey panelling and has inset lighting in the roof to brighten up the house when the sun begins to set. In the courtyard, there is a cozy terrance, which is surrounded by beautiful scenery and landscapes. The interior of the house is open and airy thanks to its many large windows, and is flooded with natural sunlight all throughout the day. Read more


Halcyon Hillside: Tranquil home has stunning views to relax and de-stress the mind

Halcyon Hillside: Tranquil home has stunning views to relax and de-stress the mind

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

Nestled amongst tall green trees and surrounding hillsides, this large modern residence has been recently developed by the American company b+g design and is located in a forest on the the side of a hill. The exterior of the house has been built using black and grey concrete, for a modern and sophisticated look, and has had a large amount of windows installed into the walls to allow sunlight to penetrate the rooms. Read more


Elegant Extension: Glorious extension is both beautiful and functional

Elegant Extension: Glorious extension is both beautiful and functional

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

This modern two-storey building is in fact a rather quaint and beautiful extention to an exisiting house located in Austin, Texas, USA. The extension was designed and implemented by Webber + Studio Architects and was completed with metal panelled façades in a rather charming black and grey colour combination. The extension has a total area of 90 square meters, but packs a massive punch with its very stunning and spacious interior. Read more


Dramatic in the Desert: Modern home situated within the grasps of a desert looks incredible against the daytime sun

Dramatic in the Desert: Modern home situated within the grasps of a desert looks incredible against the daytime sun

13 October, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With a dark and dramatic structure, this house located near Palm Springs, east of Los Angeles, California, USA, is a triumph in modern design. The owner of the house wanted a home that could be hidden within a shadow due to the immense heat from the sun and the blazing brightness that comes with living in a desert scene. The black exterior helps to absorb heat and stops reflections from penetrating the eyes. This looks very dramatic in effect against the beige and dusky coloured surroundings. Read more


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


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


Fuse the Gap: Cotemporary home helps to bring the outside and inside together in unity

Fuse the Gap: Cotemporary home helps to bring the outside and inside together in unity

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

With a snowy backdrop that is sprinkled with tall, wintery trees and a bright blue sky, this wonderful home is the work of famous modern architect, Pierre Thibault. He impresses with his ability to be able to create unity between nature and a building, and fuse the gap between outside and in. The exterior of the house has been created using a warming wood, and glass framed windows and doors. Read more


Hidden in Mexico: Modern home blends into its surroundings and is at one with nature

Hidden in Mexico: Modern home blends into its surroundings and is at one with nature

1 August, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Hidden away from sight behind tall green trees and lots of fresh vegetation lies this magnificent modern home completed by AS/D Asociacion de Diseno. Located in the wonderful warm city of Mexico, this house has been built with space and contemporary style in mind and looks very masculine and proud in its grounds. The house has magnificent views of the valley and the distant mountains and sits comfortably in the space of its own little woodland. Read more


Off the Tracks: Old railway station has been transformed into a modern, contemporary home

Off the Tracks: Old railway station has been transformed into a modern, contemporary home

26 July, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

It is not very often that a disused railway is converted into a rather sleek and stylish modern home, but for the owners of this wonderful abode, it is a very good job that someone with a designer’s eye has taken an interest. Located in the countryside of Connecticut, USA this old railway has been transformed into a modern dwelling by creative team at the company Gray Organschi Architecture. Read more