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.
Located in West Austin, Texas, this residence has 3700 square feet and hosts a family of four. Seen from the outside, it doesn’t look very different from any other modern building. Rectangular forms fall into place under the consent of Chioco Design team and the result is simply amazing. The backyard and a small pool are two other puzzle pieces that complete the image of a dream home. Oak trees are part of the landscape, but the true beauty of this house lies beneath its walls.
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.
Most of us would agree that historic homes are fascinating. It’s remarkable, isn’t it, the way that doorways were shorter, hallways narrower, and rooms themselves were all around smaller “back then.” It’s one thing to walk through a historical home and imagine life living there; it’s quite another thing altogether to actually be living in one. If this idea appeals to you, or if you’re already enjoying the quirks of a historic home lifestyle, you might find the following article interesting.
Although only usable part of the year, outdoor kitchens are something to loom forward to as soon as beautiful weather makes its presence felt. Rustic and traditional houses usually include such a feature but the recent comeback tells us we should also look for outdoor kitchens around modern and contemporary homes. If you have one too, take a look at all the great furniture and accessories you can select from for the modern design you’ve chosen.