August 30th, 2014

Chic and Luxurious POD Boutique Hotel in South Africa

Chic and Luxurious POD Boutique Hotel in South Africa

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POD Boutique Hotel is a luxurious hotel subtly promoting discretion and elegance, completed in 2009 by Greg Wright Architects, located in Cape Town, South Africa. POD is more than a luxury boutique hotel. It’s a declaration of love for fine living, fine design, and unforgettable experiences. Conceived of as a discreet and super-stylish location and getaway on the Camps Bay strip, this project is…

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Minimalist hillside home in Hungary: Long Brick House

Minimalist hillside home in Hungary: Long Brick House

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Long Brick House is a minimalist hillside home built on a budget and designed for book lovers by Földes & Co. Architects, located in Pilisborosjeno, Pest County, Hungary. This 1,483 square foot (137.8 square meters) home can be described as minimalist design meets everlasting intellectual values. The project was initiated by an intellectual couple who had a clear starting point, “we own a length…

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August 29th, 2014

Sleek and Stylish Corvi Concrete Wine Cooler

Sleek and Stylish Corvi Concrete Wine Cooler

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We just love the new Corvi Concrete Wine Cooler, an extravagant design for wine lovers and those who just love to entertain, by designer Fran Corvi of Argentina-based studio PPi3D. The wine cooler is a sleek and stylish alternative for those searching for a sophisticated way to store their most prized bottle of vintage. Inspired by the simplicity of stone, the cooler’s clean, sharp lines offer a…

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41 Sensational interiors showcasing black painted walls

41 Sensational interiors showcasing black painted walls

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Thinking of making a bold statement by using black in your interior home decor? Black is confident and self-assured, chic and mysterious, yet most of all, black is beautiful. If you have committed to giving your home a facelift, then you have to get rid of your white walls, an inexpensive way to enhance the appearance of your home. While white walls are safe, using a hue such as black in your…

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Stunning Family Retreat in New York: Water Mill Houses

Stunning Family Retreat in New York: Water Mill Houses

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 Water Mill Houses is a family retreat comprised of a main house, pool house, guesthouse, bunkhouse, and garage, designed by 1100 Architect, located in Water Mill, New York. The compound is distributed across fifteen acres of wooded land with the main, or “glass,” house standing on the highest peak of the property, allowing for an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscape and shoreline…

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August 28th, 2014

Upper West Side Apartment with minimalist design details

Upper West Side Apartment with minimalist design details

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This Upper West Side Manhattan apartment was designed by 1100 Architect, comprised of a neutral color palette, minimalist details, and refined materials, creating a warm, modern atmosphere. Throughout the space, sleek materials like concrete, marble, and white lacquer are complemented by accents of softer materials including Belgian linen and bleached wood. 1100 renovated this duplex apartment…

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Stunning Greek Island Escape in Ithaca: Villa Kalos

Stunning Greek Island Escape in Ithaca: Villa Kalos

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Villa Kalosis nestled on the beautiful Greek island of Ithaca, which once lay in ruin and was completely abandoned but has been returned to its former glory as a guest vacation house. The home was discovered by two South African photographers in the surrounding countryside of Lahos. The couple’s mission was to fulfill their dream of creating a home for the design conscious traveler looking to…

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August 27th, 2014

Modern compound in Texas hill country: Trahan Ranch

Modern compound in Texas hill country: Trahan Ranch

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Trahan Ranch is a stunning residential modern compound designed by Patrick Tighe Architecture, situated in the heart of hill country in Austin, Texas. The 3200 square foot residence is on a fourteen acre sloped site with native oaks, natural springs and unobstructed views. The layout of the house is a direct response to the site conditions.

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The plan is organized to integrate and enhance the…

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Prospect House showcasing panoramic views over Seattle

Prospect House showcasing panoramic views over Seattle

Queen Anne Hill Residence

Prospect House is a result of celebrating a stunning Seattle panorama while accommodating a modest budget and a family with two young children, designed by Janof Architecture. The 5,663 square foot house honors the owner’s desire for a domestic refuge while maximizing the experience of its location.

Queen Anne Hill Residence

We began with the domestic, and planted two gabled, bearing-wall “houses” deep into the…

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August 26th, 2014

Captivating residence overlooking a canyon in Bel Air, California

Captivating residence overlooking a canyon in Bel Air, California

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2251 Linda Flora Drive is a recently constructed compound that sits at the end of a very long, gated drive overlooking 350-acre untouched Hoag Canyon, in Bel Air, California. Reminiscent of Richard Meier’s Getty Museum, the 9,300 square foot, four bedroom, four bathroom home is encased in beautiful travertine stone. It features monumental scale and proportion, large disappearing glass doors and…

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92 Square Foot Backyard Office in Austin by Sett Studio

92 Square Foot Backyard Office in Austin by Sett Studio

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This 92 square foot SIP panel, modular, backyard office has been designed by Sett Studio, located in the backyard of a beautiful home in Austin, Texas. The materials used in this outdoor home office are Shou-Sugi-Ban wood siding and Monotread wall sheathing. Burned-wood or charred-wood siding, Shou-Sugi-Ban is Japanese wood treatment used in various elements throughout Sett’s – interior and…

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August 25th, 2014

Contemporary mountain retreat in California: Martis Camp 506

Contemporary mountain retreat in California: Martis Camp 506

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Martis Camp 506 is nestled on a steep slope with phenomenal views of the Carson mountain range in Truckee, Nevada County, California, designed by Blaze Makoid Architecture. Martis Camp is a 2,200 acre multigenerational ski and golf club located between historic Truckee, California, and Lake Tahoe. Over 600 one to five acre single family lots are planned with small groups of lots being released…

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7 Stunning home extension ideas

7 Stunning home extension ideas

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A home extension is one of the most effective ways to make the most of your living space. You can improve the aesthetic beauty of your home, and increase its value. A home extension is a cost effective alternative to selling your home or building a new home. Home extensions can be used for living space, for work, or to accommodate guests. You may also add an extension to your home to…

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Open and Transparent Penthouse Design in Tel Aviv

Open and Transparent Penthouse Design in Tel Aviv

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This unconventional penthouse design by by Pitsou Kedem Architects, blurs the borders between private space and outdoor space, located in Tel Aviv, Israel. Situated in a new building, in the old north of Tel Aviv, this unique home covers an entire floor of some 7,319 square feet (680 square meters), open and transparent in four directions.

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The entire penthouse is wrapped with a screen of clear…

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August 24th, 2014

Minimalist restoration of Factory Jaffa House in Tel Aviv

Minimalist restoration of Factory Jaffa House in Tel Aviv

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Factory Jaffa House has received a complete contemporary overhaul by Pitsou Kedem Architect of a historic residence located in Old Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel. The minimalist 1,937 square foot (180 square meters) residential home has a unique location in that it is set above the harbor, facing west with all of its openings facing the majestic splendor of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Whilst it is…

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