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She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.
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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2015

Contemporary Kiev Residence Promotes Harmony With Its Design

In 2014, Sergey Makhno architectural workshop completed a stylish two-storey residence in Kiev, Ukraine. It offers a total area of 235 square meters divided into two main zones. The ground floor is a conglomerate of social spaces including the kitchen, dining room, living area and a large library. The same zone also includes a guest...

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Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2015

Parisian Micro-Apartment Optimized Through A Wooden Sculpture

Taking inspiration from the numerous micro houses and their innovative and unique designs but also from ships, Mattia Paco Rizzi and Jessica Bergstein-Collay, the founders of Fabricabois, renovated and completely transformed a small studio apartment in Paris. Their company specializes in small-scale buildings with unusual designs and custom layouts and this projects fits perfectly into...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2015

Heritage Home Gets A Bold, Contemporary Extension

Built among a row of Federation residences in Australia, this house is unlike its neighbors, featuring a bold, contemporary extension at the back. But the front and the back of the house don’t clash or contrast. On the contrary, there’s a seamless flow between the spaces. A somewhat small swimming pool complements the residence, occupying...

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Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2015

Cantilevered Tables Floating In Modern Luxury Homes

A lot of modern and contemporary home interiors focus on minimalism, trying to simplify everything as much as possible. And so, pieces of furniture such as floating beds and cantilevered tables become increasingly popular. Apart from being simple and stylish, cantilevered tables also create a really interesting visual effect as they appear to be floating....

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Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on April 21, 2015

Showrooms As We Know Them Get Reinvented At Casa Cor

The 24th edition of Casa Cor Rio de Janeiro, the largest Architecture and Interior Design event in Brazil, took an interesting turn in 2014 when the very idea behind the showroom got reinvented. Instead of the usual exhibition area, the products and ideas were presented as a large 4500 square meter space divided into lofts,...

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Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on April 20, 2015

Modern Shower Fixtures That Fall Into A Class Of Their Own

Just like the kitchen, the bathroom is the room where modern fixtures feel right at home. A simple and clean design with minimalist lines and structures is exactly what this space needs to feel fresh and to look chic. Shower fixtures come in a wide variety of designs, with numerous interesting systems and accessories. Here...

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Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 20, 2015

Small Apartment Utilizes A Sliding Wall To Hide Its Functions

After conducting extensive research on micro houses and all the design elements involved, architecture studio MKCA applied all that knowledge when redesigning a 390 square foot efficiency apartment in New York. Despite the reduced size, the apartment includes all the elements and functions necessary for comfortable living. It has a working area, a living space, a...

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