Located in Soglio, Switzerland, this barn is a lovely family home built along a pedestrian route leading from the historical center. But why choose to live in a barn, you might ask. Well, because it looks like this and because it’s one of the many innovative barns turned into houses, thanks to the conversion project by Swiss architect Armando Ruinelli.
The USA may not have the long and rich history that some other countries have but it definitely made its presence noticed in all the domains, including architecture and interior design. We’re talking about iconic names like Charles and Ray Eames or Frank Gehry, famous and admired throughout the world. Their impact on the way we define style today is truly memorable.
1. Frank Lloyd Wright.
Who doesn’t love a crafty and cute catchall place to store items for everyday use? This handy little rope basket is not only convenient but super easy to create! Create in just a few minutes and customize with different colors or go for the “paint-dipped” look created here. They are perfect for mudroom or office areas where a little extra organization can go a long way!
There aren’t many reasons why someone would choose regular furniture over modular one as the latter comes with numerous advantages. First of all, it combines multiple functions in a single design. Secondly, modular furniture lets you save tons of space without compromising on comfort and function. Also, it’s very fun to discover all of its hidden secrets.
Montana Labelle is a young interior designer from Toronto and has plenty of things to offer in this field. Not only she decorates a certain space, she tells a story about it and each detail has a meaning. In 2013 she launched her design and lifestyle firm, and although she is still at the beginning, she has a huge success. We believe the Uptown Loft is one of her best works so far and we are grateful that she accepted to share with us important details about this tiny residence.
It can take a while to warm up to the idea of having exposed bricks in the house but once you get to see how charming they can look, you start looking for more ideas. There are plenty of ways for you to take advantage of such an accent detail. Try an exposed brick backsplash for the kitchen, a brick fireplace wall or a brick fence for the garden. More inspiration coming up!