A beautiful garden can be the detail that puts your house over the top. But planting a few colorful flowers and having green grass on the lawn is not enough. You have to be more creative than that. Perhaps some rocks would look great in your garden. You can use them to create beautiful landscaping.
What if we told you that you can have your own private spa…in your bathroom? We all know that we cannot go to a spa every day for various reasons: lack of time, lack of money, and so on. Make your life easier, save some time and money by creating your own relaxing resort. You can have all the comfort you need with just a little inspiration. We give you 20 reasons to think about this.
This master bath was designed by Brigitte Fabi, Drury Design, and is one of the two winning entries at the 2013 NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) Annual Design Competition, 2013. The icing on the cake is the open shelves, placed on both sides of the window. Recessed lighting creates a welcoming feeling.
When you’re designing or building a holiday home, the location is extremely important. It usually tells you exactly how to structure and orient the house. To show you exactly how important the surroundings are, let’s take a look at this unique holiday home. Located in Havsdalen, Norway, the Split View Mountain Lodge was designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter.
Situated in an area populated with ski resorts, this holiday home offers the most excitement during the winter season. It has a straight-forward, interesting design.
Old and musty are definitely not the words that come to mind when you look at this beautiful home. You’d be surprised to find out that, at the heart of this project stands a 15th century barn. There’s definitely not a lot to tie the new house to its past. This is now known as the La Concha house and it’s located on the Island of Guernsey.
The house was remodeled from an old barn by MOOARC architects. It has a cohesive and fluid design and layout and the structure which used to be the barn is now at the heart of the house. The structure has two levels.
Accent chairs can be your absolute best friend. They can fill the foyer, they can dress up a bland room and they’re incredibly versatile. But, what’s even better when it comes to accent chairs is their personality. Modern edges, funky textures and of course, prints and patterns! We love a great chair with a great pattern and today we’re giving you 10 inspirational ideas for when you find the most perfect, printed and personality-filled chair.
1. Chevron Slipper Chair.
In your home office or in your bedroom, this youthful chair will fit right in. The aqua colors are soft enough not to override the room, but the pattern pops enough to create interest and artistic value.
Dubbed the “London Loft project”, this apartment was designed by London-based practice JC Decor. It can be found in what used to be an old Victorian School. The entire place was refurbished and the transformation took 8 months. Completed in 2013, the loft now features an interesting mix of modern and classical elements. It has a beautiful architecture, featuring a variety of preserved details which give it character and personality.
The apartment spreads over three floors and the overall distribution of the spaces is quite nice. The main living space has 200 ft high ceilings and floor made partially of glass.
We all know that rocks are unique and interesting bits of nature that have resided, quite successfully and happily, outside for millions of years. But there has been a recent trend spotted that puts these same rocks inside homes. Not log cabins or rustic lodges, where one expects to find the unexpected natural pieces, but in contemporary spaces, where slick surfaces and clean edges abound.
Check out the rest of these unique and inspiring spaces. Do you think the rocks-inside-design is a trend you could get on board with?