A while ago we showed you a stunning villa in Palm Springs that appeared to simply disappear into the mountain and to become one with the landscape. We’re going to take a look at a similar project, this time in South Africa. It’s a holiday rental villa that was built right into a mountain.
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Small bedroom interiors are usually very straight-forward and simple and it’s why they often get overlooked. Yet small rooms are often the most difficult to work with, simply because you have to be clever when choosing all the details of the decor in order to fit everything inside while maintaining a pleasant and inviting ambiance. And what better way to do that than with a few simple DIY projects?
In private homes or public buildings, glass staircases will always look amazing no matter what the setting is. But we find it particularly interesting when there’s a combination of materials, such as wood or concrete for the stairs and glass for the staircase wall. A very nice balance is created, don’t you think?
Yelp recently moved its headquarters from a smaller site into a multi-story area in San Francisco. Studio O+A was responsible for the new design. The major challenge of the project was facilitating group dynamics and interaction between employees that work on different floors and creating a sense of community throughout.
Although water covers a huge part of our planet, we are still baffled by everything that happens deep in the abyss of the oceans. But while we may not be able to yet understand everything that’s happening down there, we have found a way to bring that mystery into our homes in the form of furniture. Designer Christopher Duffy poetically captured all that beauty with a sculptural piece known as the Abyss Table. Greg Klassen also found a way to hypnotize us with gorgeous designs featuring a combination of wood and glass.
Christopher Duffy of Duffy London.
Do you like magic? Everyone does but we’re not talking about tricks and illusions. It’s simpler than that. Bring magic into your everyday life with the help of fairy lights. It’s those small twinkling lights which you can wrap around trees in your garden or hang above the terrace or on the patio. Want to know how they can turn these spaces into magical places? Take a look and find out.