Modern Fireplaces

October - 23 - 2012
Posted by cherryl
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Everyone loves fireplaces. They’re a great element in any home. When you’re looking to buy a house or apartment, one that has a fireplace usually has a great advantage even though others might present advantages of their own. There’s something wonderful, almost magical about fireplaces. When you sit in front of a fireplace, in a  [ Read More ]

Amazing Manhattan Loft Style Chalet

October - 23 - 2012
Posted by cherryl
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Heinz Julen, one of Switzerland’s most appreciated architects and the mastermind behind this luxury chalet, located in the small village  of Zermatt, a picturesque ski resort and the architect’s hometown. The chalet has been his former private house, which served as an extravagant destination for parties and gatherings. The 300 square metres Manhattan-style loft is  [ Read More ]

Modern Sofa with Dog House

October - 22 - 2012
Posted by karen
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Spotted on Likecool.com, the Dog House Sofa, designed by the Korean Seungii Mun is a fantastic piece of furnishing, ideal for you and your pet. All you have to do is relax and enjoy a tidy home, without worrying that your dog will turn the house upside down. Enhancing the connection between the man and his best small  [ Read More ]

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Open space living rooms are not typical of a single style. They are, however, mostly seen in houses and residences as opposed to apartments, where the space is always limited. The main advantage of such a living room is flexibility. Typically, an open floor plan includes the living room, the dining room and the kitchen.  [ Read More ]

Contemporary Wavy House

October - 22 - 2012
Posted by karen
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Poland based designer Dagmara Obluska sent us images and in order about a very interesting building project. The unusual design and shape of the Swing house in Warsaw, Poland were the result of the strict guidelines given by the owners. Here is more from the press release we were sent:  “To avoid confined spaces with  [ Read More ]

Contemporary Apartment in Moscow

October - 20 - 2012
Posted by jennie
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With a total surface of 67 square meters, this cozy apartment in Moscow envisioned by studio Odnushechka did not leave us indifferent. The project consisted in the rehabilitation of a cramped space with a poor layout. For the architects, the main challenge was to get rid of various design elements that made the apartment feel  [ Read More ]

Amazing Interior of Staircases

October - 20 - 2012
Posted by jennie
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Since mediaeval times, spiral staircase designs have been used in churches and castles and, for many, they represent a masterpiece of construction methods. Where homes suffer from limited floor space, spiral staircases provide a solution that modern architects use regularly. By comparison with a conventional flight of stairs, which need lots of space space and  [ Read More ]

Living Room Design Ideas

October - 20 - 2012
Posted by jennie
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As the current dictates, a modern living room is characterized by simplicity and minimalism. The furniture has clean lines and there are no unnecessary details or decorations. The accent falls on practicality, functionality and the ability to save space and create an airy and spacious décor. Of course, they can also feature accent elements that  [ Read More ]

Gorgeous Residence in California

October - 19 - 2012
Posted by cherryl
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Designed by Los Angeles based firm Griffin Enright Architects, Ross Residence opens up towards a beautiful natural landscape located in a small town just north of San Francisco, Ross, California. The home is perfectly settled between a stream and a steep hillside, offering its inhabitants a healthy and remote living space. According to the architects,  [ Read More ]

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If you have a passion for waterfront homes, then surely you will enjoy this luxurious English residence located in Poole, a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset. Found on Savills Canford Cliffs, the project exhibits an alluring raised terrace for outdoor entertaining, four large bedroom suites which include dressing rooms or  [ Read More ]