Posts Tagged ‘traditional exterior’

Ruins Turn into a Rustic Italian Villa

Ruins Turn into a Rustic Italian Villa

8 November, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Built upon the relics of an old Italian home is the Casa Bramasole. Set in a valley of rolling plaints, perfectly manicured trees stand tall. Just beyond them sits this awe inspiring villa. It was constructed in the tradition of Italian country villas, complete with authentic simulated antique embellishments. White paint has been sponged over mildly textured stucco. Other walls are made from stone. The wood doors have a deep tone, giving them an aged quality. Read more


Beautiful Home with Stone Façade and Modern Décor

Beautiful Home with Stone Façade and Modern Décor

27 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

A creative blend of stone, metal and wood was used to build a home exterior that is both contrasting and complimenting. The main structure of the house connects to a secondary wing by way of an elevated concrete bridge. All in all, this design by VARDAstudio will make you think and ponder for just a little longer than usual. A backyard veranda holds a large clay pot and boasts light and dark colored wooden doors. While the bottom portion of the home lined in stone, the top is made with a reddish colored wood. Read more


Dark Structured Modern House With Minimalist Interior

Dark Structured Modern House With Minimalist Interior

27 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

By now, you should know better than to judge a book by its cover, but sometimes exterior home design can be purposefully misleading. This house sports an eerily dark exterior, a traditional sloped roof and vinyl siding. However, multiple elements make the house extremely modern. Read more


Updated Classic Swedish Home Design

Updated Classic Swedish Home Design

23 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

The brown thatched roof is the first thing that visitors notice at this traditional Swedish home. Out back, a warm pool awaits with plenty of seating and space for recreation. A red velvet rug lines the black wood stairs, flowing out to the living room, where it ends directly underneath a glass topped coffee table. Dark wood beams line the ceiling, in contrast with the rich red accessories and neutral colored furnishings. Read more


A 19th Century Home Restoration Design Story

A 19th Century Home Restoration Design Story

14 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This spectacular example of 19th century home restoration, presented by The DMD Group, just goes to show that older structures don’t have to look dated. Multiple elements of this 19th century home were kept intact and perfectly preserved to maintain a decidedly sophisticated mood. An outdoor stone health placed on the other side of the indoor fireplace acts as a mirror. One can almost sense the warm heat emanating from inside. Read more


Classic and Modern Nantucket Home Hybrids

Classic and Modern Nantucket Home Hybrids

9 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Although the outside of a house often matches the interior, this Nantucket Island home has styles that defies common assumptions. Red brick chimneys and bay windows help this modernly designed home to blend in with its neighbors, but only from the outside. Cool steel countertops and light fixtures give the kitchen a somewhat futurist feel, with even cooler grey embellishments spilling over into the living and dining areas. Read more


Surprise Minimalist Interiors Within Classical Styled Houses

Surprise Minimalist Interiors Within Classical Styled Houses

9 October, 2013  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

The exterior walls on this classically styled American home tells one story. Beyond the front door, however, a surprisingly different world awaits. Almost entirely white, the furnishing, décor and accents appear in an undoubtedly sparse manner. Everything has a permanent place, even if there is plenty of room to house it somewhere else. Staunch, deliberate and utilitarian, something as simple as a throw rug would appear out of place. Read more