Kowalewski Residence is a Contemporary Structure in a Rural Setting

The Kowalewski Residence located in the Atlantic Beach community was a distinct attempt by Belmont Freeman architects to insert a modern house into the village context in a way that the traditional surrounding architecture wasn’t disrespected. This is the reason why the house does not use zoning and it has a narrow face towards the street with a customary side driveway and a rear garage.

The 3600-squarefoot house has three floors where the ground floor has open rooms for casual living while the second floor is a hallway with four bedrooms and three baths. The top floor is for guests with a sun room, a suite and a large roof terrace that brings in a panoramic view of the ocean.
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Borek Sipek Offside Wenge Table Football for Skitsch

Foosball is quite the way of life in continents where football is followed as a religion. Here is an interesting table for those fanatics who cannot just manage without soccer. Dubbed the Offside Wenge Football Table and designed by Borek Sipek for brand Skitsch, this offering can function both as a foosball table and dining table.

The playing surface and the bars you see atop can be removed and hung on the wall like a painting.  For dining purposes, a wooden board can be used to transform it into a normal table and Skitsch is also offering a tempered glass table top with it.

Convertible table are quite popular these days. The most popular seems to be pool table or the poker table. But here’s another idea: the foosball table. It’s actually logic to turn a foosball table into a dining table, because the size and shape allow you to do that. It’s an easy process and it only takes a few second, maybe a minute. So you can have both functionality and fun in the same item. You can use it as a foosball table whenever you want and when dinner time comes, all you have to do is modify it a little and it’s done. It saves space and it’s a nice way of making two people happy.

The Sidewall Loft Clauwaert from Adn Architects

The Loft Clauwaert from And Architects was an attempt to furnish a 100 sqm space casco in a spirit loft with a very limited budget available. The architects wanted to preserve the crossing spaces and bring depth into the surroundings and hence all the technical and functional elements were inserted into a piece of furniture along the side wall.

The bathroom found its place in the middle of the loft. To close and open spaces, a large sliding door was placed over the entire width of the apartment. The room was eventually raised by an estrade.

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Playful and Colorful Splash Stool

Nowadays multifunctional furniture is becoming a trend, especially if you live in a small home or apartment, you know how important storage can be. Look for furniture with hidden storage like pull-out couches with under space for storing bed linens or ottomans with compartments for tucking away remote controls and television guides.Designed by Australian designer Kristian, the Splash stool is what you need.Created for an manufacturer B-line, the stools are playful and very useful like containers.

There are a lot of different designs when it comes to chairs and stools. But there’s also room for more. Someone always seems to come up with something new, even if it’s not completely original because it’s almost impossible to manage to do that. These stools are very playful, colorful and fun. But they also very functional, as you’ve already seen. They also look safe and child-friendly so they would make a great addition to the children’s room. I’m sure the kids would love these stools. And there are plenty color options to choose from, like while, red, green, blue, brown or purple. Combine them to create a more dynamic and playful look.

These stools are functional I two different ways. First of all, they are great seats, beautiful, fun and comfortable. And they are also storage spaces when not used, so this is a big advantage, compared to the other stool designs. Usually these are used mostly when guests come over and after they leave they just take space. So that problem is not solved.

Blebleu Large Whirlpool Bathing Tub by Thais Art

A good bath should have an inviting bathtub that can bring home the experience of a trendy spa. The Whirlpool tub by Thais Art for Blubleu is a warm enough design to bring home the spa experience where two people can enjoy a serene bath experience. The square shaped Whirlpool tub is ideally suited for the minimalist and contemporary bathroom designs as it measures 235 by 215 cm. There are seat cushions and head rests to allow you sit back and relax while taking a warm water dip.

The tub is finished in rick teak enclosure and it comes with ample space to store some books, lotions and potions that together complete the ultimate spa experience. I like it when I see simple and modern bathroom features. That is a room that doesn’t need a lot of details. It’s supposed to be mainly functional. Of course, the aesthetic aspect can’t be neglected, so a combination between the two is the perfect choice. And this collection has it all. It’s simple, very functional and it has a nice modern look.

This collection is great because it manages to incorporated a lot of functional fixtures in the design. For example, the bathtub has many options, it’s large and very comfortable and here’s also that storage space incorporated in the design that allow to store some books or other things like shampoo, conditioner or other items in there. It would make a great addition to a modern bathroom. Just be careful to have enough space before purchasing it.

Sinus House by CEBRA Architects Denmark

The Sinus House located in Denmark and designed by CEBRA architects is a great example of how pleated facades can be used to let maximum sunlight into the house despite the potion of the sun. There are concave cuttings in the long side of the wing house which function as large reflectors of light.

The large glass surface cuttings have white opposing surfaces which function as shielded terraces. The cuttings on both sides of the house lets a person choose between the sun and the shade. The Sinus House has rooms which are arranged as independent boxes which together from a central area for the kitchen, family room and sitting room.  The bedroom is altogether an independent unit with an attached bathroom.
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Lifeguard Tower Residence by Steve Lazar

It always helps to hire a designer who has lived by the ocean if you intend to make a beach side house. A good example is the way designer Steve Lazar has built the Lifeguard Tower residence in California. Steve has been an avid surfer and craftsman and his love for the waters is reflected is his design that brings an expansive view of the Hermosa Beach.

This residence has three stories and an attractive, 1,600-square-foot grass-covered entertainment and dining deck that directly faces the ocean. The accommodation also has an expansive living area and kitchen along with four bedrooms, three full baths and a powder room. The residence looks attractive at night when the tower glows like a beacon of light with beautifully illuminated windows that surround the structure.

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