Modern Japanese House Nestled Between Two Rivers

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 9, 2019

Modern Japanese House Nestled Between Two Rivers

Although the site on which it stands is small, the Fuseika House actually enjoys a privileged location. Only the Northern side of the lot is adjacent to another neighboring residence, with the other three sides being open. This immediately inspired the architects to try to emphasize the connection between this modern Japanese house and its...

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The Unique Bond Between Wine And Architecture – Amazing Winery Designs

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 6, 2019

The Unique Bond Between Wine And Architecture – Amazing Winery Designs

A winery is either a building or a property which is involved in the production of wine. Usually associated with famous regions such as Napa Valley in California or Bordeaux in France, wineries can be found all over the world. Their architecture, although often overlooked, can be very impressive and very beautiful as you’ll see...

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Clever Pallet Project Ideas For Every Room

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on September 6, 2019

Clever Pallet Project Ideas For Every Room

Everyone knows that pallets are incredibly versatile and can be repurposed in all sorts of ingenious ways, but just how versatile are they really? Could you possibly incorporate a pallet in every single room of your home? We’re confident that the answer to this question is yes and we’ve prepared a bunch of pallet furniture...

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The Future Is Now – 3D Printed Home Accessories

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on September 5, 2019

The Future Is Now – 3D Printed Home Accessories

3D printing has opened a whole new range of possibilities in all domains including interior design and decor. Numerous designers have embraced this technology and that means you can now furnish and decorate your home or office with things like 3D printed vases, planters and even tables, chairs and other furniture pieces. Their designs may...

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5 Modern Interpretations Of The Classic Pitched Roof Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 5, 2019

5 Modern Interpretations Of The Classic Pitched Roof Design

The pitched roof is a classic… it’s what kids put on their houses when they first learn how to draw and also what the house emoji shows on all our modern devices. But what is a pitched roof exactly? That’s actually easy to deduce. A pitched roof slopes downwards at an angle, usually in two...

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How To Find the Best TV Wall Mount for Your Space

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on September 4, 2019

How To Find the Best TV Wall Mount for Your Space

In past decades, bulky tube televisions have been an eyesore and a space drain. However, with the advancement of technology and the global transition to flat screen TVs mounted on walls, this is no longer the case. Wall mount TVs can look sleek, and seamless into your space’s style and design. There are a variety...

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15 Stylish Ways To Make A Hanging Wall Vase Or Planter

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on September 4, 2019

15 Stylish Ways To Make A Hanging Wall Vase Or Planter

Wall-mounted vases and planters are a perfect combination of practicality and aesthetics and we’re super happy that they’re becoming increasingly popular in modern and contemporary interior designs. Hanging planters are incredibly versatile and come in a wide spectrum of styles, sizes, shapes and material. Today we’re showing you some of our recent finds and we’re...

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Magnificent Designs And Concepts Centered Around The Modern Fireplace

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on September 3, 2019

Magnificent Designs And Concepts Centered Around The Modern Fireplace

While some interior design elements and trends disappear over time, others adapt and transform. A good example is the fireplace which has never really gone out of style. It’s still wonderful to have a fireplace and there are lots of types and styles to choose from. Modern fireplaces have a charming simplicity to them and...

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Charming Timber House Stays True To The Views And Its Beautiful Location

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 3, 2019

Charming Timber House Stays True To The Views And Its Beautiful Location

Set on a piece of land carved into the hillside in Ciudad Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, this beautiful timber-clad structure is one of three-holiday homes designed to take full advantage of the ocean views. The other two houses are clad in stone and respectively glass, the choice of materials giving each one a unique identity....

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iRobot Roomba 980 Review – The Good, The Bad, & The Bottom Line

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 2, 2019

iRobot Roomba 980 Review – The Good, The Bad, & The Bottom Line

As if we needed an excuse to hang out on the couch a few minutes longer, iRobot’s Roomba 980 has given us just that – app control to conduct your easiest floor cleaning efforts ever. In this article, we’re going to review the Roomba 980: what it is, pros and cons, and the ways it...

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10 Rustic Sofa Table Designs You Can Easily Sneak Into Your Modern Home

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on September 2, 2019

10 Rustic Sofa Table Designs You Can Easily Sneak Into Your Modern Home

Originally introduced in the 1700s, the sofa table used to be a long, drop-leaf piece placed in front of the sofa and included drawers for storage and decorations. Today that’s no longer the case. The sofa table kept its name but is no longer associated with the sofa in many cases. It became a versatile...

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Modern Lodge Disguised As Traditional Using Wooden Shingles

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 2, 2019

Modern Lodge Disguised As Traditional Using Wooden Shingles

The Mullin Lodge is a very special project which studio AVON Arquitectos completed in 2018. It’s a house located in Southern Chile, in a rural area surrounded by native forests. Its design is a modern interpretation of the traditional small dwellings specific to the region. That means opaque facades all around except for a single...

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To Smart Light Bulb or Not To Smart Light Bulb: Is That Actually the Question?

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

To Smart Light Bulb or Not To Smart Light Bulb: Is That Actually the Question?

It is argued that each generation is smarter than the generation before it. While that topic is, indeed, debatable, one similar conversation that’s less arguable is the one that claims that homes of today are smarter than homes of yesteryear. While smart homes can involve a mass of technological advancements in almost any area you...

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What Makes a Home Automation System Smart

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

What Makes a Home Automation System Smart

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old cool factor) that, not surprisingly, has resulted in a multi-billion-dollar industry…and growing. Very simply put, a home automation system is a system that helps to automatically control home appliances using different technologies...

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Indoor and Outdoor Home Security Cameras: Which One is Right For You?

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Indoor and Outdoor Home Security Cameras: Which One is Right For You?

When you’re not at home, you may find yourself wondering – worrying, even – about what’s going on at home, is everything safe, is everyone okay, etc. There are extensive home security systems that can alleviate these types of concerns, but these may be too complicated or expensive for your needs and budget. If this...

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The Best Smart Locks – And Why You Might Need One

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

The Best Smart Locks – And Why You Might Need One

In recent years, in the United States but also elsewhere throughout the world, smart locks have become some of the most popular home technology products…along with other home automation and home security system products and technologies. This could be due to a number of factors, but probably has no coincidental correlation to the number of...

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Never Again Be Too Hot or Too Cold with the Best Smart Thermostat for Your Space

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Never Again Be Too Hot or Too Cold with the Best Smart Thermostat for Your Space

Tired of being either too hot or too cold? It’s maybe time to take a look at replacing your thermostat. Not only will choosing an updated thermostat allow you to feel more comfortable in your home, but it will also probably save you a bundle in decreased energy costs. In this article, we’ll discuss what...

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Don’t Get Floored! Find the Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Your Home

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Don’t Get Floored! Find the Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Your Home

Whether we’re in full-throttle holiday mode or not, household chores are things that very few of us get thrilled about making time for. Still, those chores have to be done, so we find time…somehow. The good news is that, with ever-smartening technologies, our household chores list can be, if not eliminated (yet), modified to save...

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The Best Smart Plugs for 2019 – The Essential Part Of Any Smart Home

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

The Best Smart Plugs for 2019 – The Essential Part Of Any Smart Home

Smart home automation and smart technology is definitely on the rise in popularity and commonplace. While it’s not a big step to move toward smart home gadgetry if you’re already well within the techy front lines, it’s a significant, and often overwhelming, concept for those who don’t dabble as much in the latest and greatest...

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Seattle Apartment Converted Into An Eclectic Bachelor Pad

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 30, 2019

Seattle Apartment Converted Into An Eclectic Bachelor Pad

This is an apartment that’s almost overwhelmingly beautiful. Located in downtown Seattle, it’s been recently redesigned by studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer. It was a drastic transformation which gave the apartment a completely new identity. it went from a dated space with a cramped layout and almost no natural light or views to a very welcoming open-plan...

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Make Moving into a New Home Less Stressful with This Checklist

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on August 29, 2019

Make Moving into a New Home Less Stressful with This Checklist

Moving to a new home can be such an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to enjoy a new living space and create a fresh life in a new area. Even if you’re looking forward to it, moving can still be super stressful. One of the best ways to alleviate the stress and strain is by...

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This Natural Home Connects A Rugged Landscape with a Modern Art-filled Interior

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on August 29, 2019

This Natural Home Connects A Rugged Landscape with a Modern Art-filled Interior

An unassuming home in Washington’s San Juan Islands is far more than meets the eye because it uniquely connects to the landscape while serving as a stylish canvas for the owners to display their new art collection. Designed by Seattle architects Tom Kundig, the home was conceived in a way that makes the most of...

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15 Ways To Set Up A Kitchen Nook You Can Be Proud Of

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 28, 2019

15 Ways To Set Up A Kitchen Nook You Can Be Proud Of

The modern kitchen has moved away from its purely functional role to become more of a social area, a hub where people interact, spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. That makes a lot of sense in the case of home with open floor plans where the kitchen is seamlessly connected to the dining...

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Fiberglass Garden Shed Becomes An Architect’s New Studio

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 28, 2019

Fiberglass Garden Shed Becomes An Architect’s New Studio

A garden shed is sometimes more than it seems. For instance, this right here is a multifunctional shed, a little something that architect Richard John Andrews built for himself in the backyard of his London home. The Light Shed as it was called has a timber frame and is clad in black corrugated fiberglass which...

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Fresh Pairings of Sofas and Coffee Tables to Enliven Your Living Room

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on August 27, 2019

Fresh Pairings of Sofas and Coffee Tables to Enliven Your Living Room

They are the most integral furnishings in any living room: The sofa and coffee table. Together, they are the centerpiece of the room and anchor for all the rest of the decor. The sofa is where you’ll want to flop down after a long day at work but also where family and friends will sit...

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Small Holiday House Connects With Nature Through Dark Walls

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 27, 2019

Small Holiday House Connects With Nature Through Dark Walls

This house is only 4 meters wide and 13 meters long which is not a lot by any standards. It was designed and built by architects Christine Arnhard and Markus Eck of studio Arnhard und Eck Architekten. The project was completed in 2014. The dark exterior walls give the house the ability to blend in...

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12 Extraordinary Houses With Glass Front Doors

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 26, 2019

12 Extraordinary Houses With Glass Front Doors

Glass front doors are controversial with many people being concerned about privacy and security and yet we see them everywhere. They’re very popular on contemporary houses and that mostly has to do with the looks. Glass front doors definitely have a lot of style and add curb appeal to houses. They look very clean and...

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A Modern Concrete House Opens Towards A Beautiful Lagoon

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 26, 2019

A Modern Concrete House Opens Towards A Beautiful Lagoon

A house with its entire exterior clad in raw, unfinished concrete doesn’t really sound very welcoming but some architects may surprise you. One of them is Luciano Kruk who designed this wonderful residence from Dique Luján, Argentina. It’s called 10 House and it’s part of a gated community which opens up to a beautiful lagoon....

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Don’t Want a Typical American House? Look at These Very Different Home Designs

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on August 23, 2019

Don’t Want a Typical American House? Look at These Very Different Home Designs

Houses across the United States are as diverse as its people, varying not only by general style by but features that are often driven by the landscape and region of the country. An American house on the eastern shores, such as in Cape Cod, generally looks nothing like a house found on the California Coast...

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Modern Apartment in Brazil With 360 Degree Views

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2019

Modern Apartment in Brazil With 360 Degree Views

With a total floor plan measuring 520 square meters, this apartment is massive. But size isn’t even its most notable attribute. That would have to be the aesthetic of the place which is minimalist and very sophisticated. The RS apartment is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and was designed by Studio Arthur Casas. It...

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Cool Ideas To Steal If You Want A Red Kitchen

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2019

Cool Ideas To Steal If You Want A Red Kitchen

Powerful colors and kitchens mix well together and red is a strong nuance, often overlooked or ignored exactly because of that. In the hopes to offer you some inspiration and to show that a red kitchen can in fact look very stylish and glamorous we’re going to check out a few designs and see what...

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A-frame Cabin Resort Celebrates Nature Through Timeless Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2019

A-frame Cabin Resort Celebrates Nature Through Timeless Design

The Polish seaside town called Jezierzany very recently became a new tourist attraction thanks to a project completed by studio mode:lina. They designed a group of resort homes which form Camppinus Park. Both the architecture and the interior design of these resort homes bring together elements of both modern and traditional styles and the result...

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10 Simple Fence Ideas For Those Who Love To Do Things Themselves

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2019

10 Simple Fence Ideas For Those Who Love To Do Things Themselves

Whether you need a fence to delineate your property, to get privacy from neighbors and passersby or to add more structure to your backyard or garden, the DIY method is always an option. Once you start exploring all the different options you start to realize that there’s more to a DIY fence than meets the...

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Update Your Guest Room To Make it Super Welcoming

Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on August 21, 2019

Update Your Guest Room To Make it Super Welcoming

If most of us spent a night in our own guest room, we might not want to come back…ever. In many cases, the guest room isn’t very welcoming and is often just shy of becoming a storage closet, full of items tossed in for later attention. Even if it’s adequately made up for sleeping, chances...

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Industrial House Seamlessly Blend Into Forests of Paraguay

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2019

Industrial House Seamlessly Blend Into Forests of Paraguay

Somewhere in San Bernardino, Paraguay, 45 minutes away from the city of Asuncion there’s a very special house that was designed and built by architecture studio BAUEN in 2018. It sits on a beautiful, remote site with a 30-degree inclination which is not an inconvenience by any means but actually a great feature which allows...

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12 Amazing Shoe Storage Ideas You Should Definitely Check Out

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 20, 2019

12 Amazing Shoe Storage Ideas You Should Definitely Check Out

A proper shoe storage system can mean a lot and makes a huge difference in a home. Without it the entryway seems messy and you can’t really avoid that. Of course, when it comes to the actual design and structure of the shoe storage system it’s up to you to decide what the priorities are...

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Use a Fresh Piece of Furniture or Unique Accessory To Update a Room

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on August 20, 2019

Use a Fresh Piece of Furniture or Unique Accessory To Update a Room

Let’s face it: Few of us have the time and budget to do a complete design overhaul when we want a fresh look at home. The good thing is that a room doesn’t need a top-to-bottom change for a fresh look. Much of the time, changing out a piece of furniture or some accessories gives...

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Stylish Penthouse Apartment Overlooks Mount Vesuvius

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 20, 2019

Stylish Penthouse Apartment Overlooks Mount Vesuvius

This penthouse apartment is the hallmark of bright and elegant interior designs. It was designed in 2018 by FADD Architects and it’s located in Naples, Italy. There are a few key elements we should mention before anything else: the overall vibe for the space is fresh and sophisticated without falling into opulence and the windows...

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Concrete Bathrooms Are Surprisingly Welcoming – See For Yourself

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on August 19, 2019

Concrete Bathrooms Are Surprisingly Welcoming – See For Yourself

Concrete is super popular right now, as many contemporary homes rely on it to look minimalist, crisp and trendy. we’re quite used to the idea of concrete countertops in the kitchen and even polished concrete floors in the living room but these are fairly standard features at this point. Concrete bathrooms, on the other hand,...

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A Magical Little House In The Montezuma Jungle

Posted in Hotels & Resorts | by Simona Ganea, on August 19, 2019

A Magical Little House In The Montezuma Jungle

The Green Moon Lodge is a magical little retreat set in the jungle. You can find it in Montezuma (Costa Rica), just three minutes away from the beach. It’s a very charming house unlike anything else you’re ever going to see and the main reason for that is its one-of-a-king design. From a structural point...

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Creative Uses for Wooden Shingles in Contemporary Architecture

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 16, 2019

Creative Uses for Wooden Shingles in Contemporary Architecture

Today wood shingles are not as common as they used to be mostly given the fact that they’re more susceptible to fire than the other materials. At the same time, they have a very distinctive look and they’re ideal for making the roofs and walls of buildings look a bit rustic without seeming outdated. Historically,...

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This San Francisco Apartment Blurs the Line Between Indoor and Outdoor Space

Posted in Apartments | by Vera Dordick, on August 15, 2019

This San Francisco Apartment Blurs the Line Between Indoor and Outdoor Space

Smack in the middle of downtown San Francisco, a very basic apartment was converted into a spectacular space that overlooks the city. The residence is located on 19th street and required Sidell Pakravan Architects to do extensive renovation to the top floor of an existing unit and expansion of a penthouse. Combining two spaces into...

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Live in a Hot Climate? Pick One of These Types of Roofs

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on August 14, 2019

Live in a Hot Climate? Pick One of These Types of Roofs

Roofing materials come in a wide range of styles and colors, but choosing one for your home is about far more than style. The best kind for a particular house will be driven by not just the type of roof but also by the geographical location and climate. Just as steeply pitched roofs are best...

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15 Beautiful Kitchen Remodel Ideas To Inspire Your Next Makeover

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 14, 2019

15 Beautiful Kitchen Remodel Ideas To Inspire Your Next Makeover

A lot of people would agree that the kitchen is the most important room of the house. It’s where you cook all those delicious meals but it’s also a space where family members and guests interact with each other and spend time together. In many cases the kitchen is part of the whole living area...

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The Opus Dubai Revolutionizes The Hotel Industry With Its Amazing Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 14, 2019

The Opus Dubai Revolutionizes The Hotel Industry With Its Amazing Design

Opus is a project developed by Zaha Hadid Architects and currently under construction. Like all the studio’s creations, it’s a very sculptural structure with a unique identity and a memorable and innovative character. Its design pushes the boundaries of architecture as we know it. The Opus building is located in the Burj Khalifa district of...

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Modern Chairs That Will Quickly Transform the Look of any Room

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Vera Dordick, on August 13, 2019

Modern Chairs That Will Quickly Transform the Look of any Room

The chair is such a basic piece of furniture — essentially four legs and a seat. Yet designers keep upping the ante on style and function when it comes to chairs. New configurations highlight different materials, push the visual limits and pay homage to classic designs. These fresh statement-making chair designs are ideal for livening...

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Organic Underground House Shaped Like A Peanut

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 13, 2019

Organic Underground House Shaped Like A Peanut

The iconic image of the hobbit house which looked like it was an actual part of the land is stuck in our brains ever since the movie helped us visualize it so vividly. Of course, the idea of a hobbit house and even actual representations of it have existed long before that. A perfect example...

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DIY Paper Flowers and How To Decorate Your Home With Them

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 12, 2019

DIY Paper Flowers and How To Decorate Your Home With Them

Paper flowers are the way to go, whether you want to decorate an empty wall, to make a centerpiece for your dining table or to offer someone a unique bouquet unlike anything else they ever received. There are so many different types of paper flowers out there you won’t even believe your eyes when you...

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Luxurious Paris Apartment has Eiffel Tower Views from Every Room

Posted in Apartments | by Vera Dordick, on August 12, 2019

Luxurious Paris Apartment has Eiffel Tower Views from Every Room

The interior of this stylish Parisian apartment is rivaled only by the views out the windows of each room: The Eiffel Tower and the Seine. Located in the 16th arrondissement near the Trocadero gardens, the 310-square-meter residence is the epitome of elegance and beauty, combining top quality details and custom furnishings. The apartment was designed...

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How To Infuse Your Home With French Country Charm

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 12, 2019

How To Infuse Your Home With French Country Charm

Houses designed in the French country style are generally very charming. The interior design has a rustic vibe and the spaces are always welcoming. It’s a style with a surprisingly versatile character which allows it to look just as wonderful in old mansions as it does in a contemporary house. This is also a style...

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Modern Homes in San Francisco That Will Make You Want to Move There

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on August 9, 2019

Modern Homes in San Francisco That Will Make You Want to Move There

San Francisco may be famous for Steiner Street and its row of Victorian homes called the “Painted Ladies,” but the city is also home to some of the most stunning modern homes. With space at a premium, these gorgeous residences make the most of the typical narrow house profile in a very stylish way. Being...

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How To Use Edging Stones To Make Your Garden Better

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on August 9, 2019

How To Use Edging Stones To Make Your Garden Better

Often used to edge a path or a driveway where they’re very effective at stopping the base from spreading, edging stones can also serve a decorative purpose and are quite common in gardens. You can use edging stones to delineate a flower bed, to organize a garden and to set boundaries outside in general. Below...

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Farmhouse TV Stand Ideas With Extra Charming Designs

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2019

Farmhouse TV Stand Ideas With Extra Charming Designs

While wall-mounted TVs look great and right at home in many contemporary environments where minimalism and a clean and clutter-free look is key, we can’t say the same about decors that are more rustic or traditional. In those cases, a farmhouse TV stand would be a wonderful option and as it happens we have a...

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The Cheetah Plains Game Lodge Offers A Completely Unique Safari Experience

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 7, 2019

The Cheetah Plains Game Lodge Offers A Completely Unique Safari Experience

The Cheetah Plains game lodge located in the beautiful Sabi Sand Game Reserve from South Africa is a wonderful project that’s been recently completed by studio ARRCC. The property as a whole manages something very special: to offer a new type of safari experience by combining elements associated with out modern lifestyles and with nature...

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Cute Budget Home On A Mountain Built For A Retired Couple

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 6, 2019

Cute Budget Home On A Mountain Built For A Retired Couple

With an idea in mind to create a beautiful retirement home for their clients and wonderful views to inspire them, UZ Architecture surpassed everyone’s expectations with one of their latest projects, the DH House. There are many restrictions and limitations which had to be considered throughout this project such as the small budget and the...

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Luxurious Paris Hotel Pays Homage to History In a Luxurious Way

Posted in Hotels & Resorts | by Vera Dordick, on August 5, 2019

Luxurious Paris Hotel Pays Homage to History In a Luxurious Way

Smack in the center of Paris just off the Champs-Elysées, a new hotel offers more than a luxurious night’s stay — it leaves guests with the feeling of being at home. Focused on the art of Parisian living, La Clef is a renovated historic building near this most well-known of boulevards in the iconic 8th arrondissement....

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A Cozy Craftsman House With A Bright And Modern Interior

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 5, 2019

A Cozy Craftsman House With A Bright And Modern Interior

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina this craftsman house is absolutely charming. It was designed by Pike Properties and it has a lot of cool features. From the outside, the house looks cute and inviting, with a nice retro vibe and two wing walls at opposing end that give it plenty of character. A beautiful porch...

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How To Decorate With Farmhouse Shelves – A Charming Guide

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 2, 2019

How To Decorate With Farmhouse Shelves – A Charming Guide

Looking for the next home improvement project you could do? How about something that would add some functionality to a space while at the same time contributing to its overall pleasant and welcoming decor? Farmhouse shelves can give you both. They’re a great addition to any space and they’d make a nice DIY project. before...

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Concrete Dominates These Japanese Brutalist Homes, Both Inside and Out

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on August 2, 2019

Concrete Dominates These Japanese Brutalist Homes, Both Inside and Out

Japanese homes might bring to mind lots of wood and tatami mats, but perhaps surprisingly, concrete structures figure prominently, even in residential areas. In fact, Japan has a wide variety of amazing architecture, especially in the Brutalist style. This architectural style is characterized by the raw materials that are visible in the construction, especially concrete....

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12 Glass Coffee Tables Showcase Their Glamorous Designs

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 2, 2019

12 Glass Coffee Tables Showcase Their Glamorous Designs

Love them or hate them, coffee tables are something special and have lots of charm in their own unique way. Whether it’s an all-glass table or one with a few select glass details inserted in its design, you can be sure it will stand out. Today we’re looking at a few select coffee table designs...

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What Makes A Contemporary Living Room Look Beautiful And Welcoming? We Have The Answer

Posted in Living Room | by Simona Ganea, on August 1, 2019

What Makes A Contemporary Living Room Look Beautiful And Welcoming? We Have The Answer

Designing a contemporary living room that looks edgy, simple and trendy without losing functionality and without diminishing comfort isn’t easy. Finding the right combination of looks and function is always a struggle especially when there are so many different design strategies and so many cool and interesting ideas to explore. We’d like to make that...

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Mountain House Keeps Alive The Local Traditional Architecture

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 1, 2019

Mountain House Keeps Alive The Local Traditional Architecture

While many regions on Uzbekistan have been modernized, there are still a few regions where traditional architecture and design can still be admired and this also applies to newer projects such as this house. Located in the G‘azalkent mountain area, this country house was designed and built by ARC Architects in 2018. It’s a relatively...

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Bike Storage Ideas For The Garage That Will Free Up Space In No Time

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on July 31, 2019

Bike Storage Ideas For The Garage That Will Free Up Space In No Time

A proper storage solution for the bike and related accessories is essential even if you have plenty of space where you could just let it sit most of the time. Today we’re checking out some garage bike storage solutions that will hopefully inspire you to focus more on good organization in general. The RAD Cycle...

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6 Creative Ways To Use Bamboo In Architecture And Interior Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 31, 2019

6 Creative Ways To Use Bamboo In Architecture And Interior Design

Lately, the architecture and interior design industries have been leaning more and more towards sustainable and eco-friendly materials, with bamboo being a prime candidate. Even though technically bamboo is a form of grass, it’s a very strong, durable and highly flexible material. Initially, it was a popular flooring material and later started being used as...

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20 Decor Elements to Make Your Home English Country Style

Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on July 30, 2019

20 Decor Elements to Make Your Home English Country Style

English Country style is relaxed and comfortable, which is exactly why people want to recreate it in their own homes. Sometimes this can be a challenge because the best examples are often homes that have developed the decor with pieces accumulated over decades and generations. English country style focuses on function instead of interiors fantastically...

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Beautiful Beachfront House Among The Palm Trees

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 30, 2019

Beautiful Beachfront House Among The Palm Trees

This beautiful beachfront property in Costa Rica features not just one but two amazing houses. They were designed and built in 2018 by studio LSD Architects and they’re surrounded by trees and lush vegetation. One of the houses called Casa Sare has a V-shaped floor plan and sits on the flattest section of the site...

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Don’t Stress Over Flood Damage: Follow These Steps to Restore Your House

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on July 29, 2019

Don’t Stress Over Flood Damage: Follow These Steps to Restore Your House

A flood can happen to any home or residence – -you don’t have to live near a body of water. Whether it’s a gusher from broken plumbing or storm deluge that sends water rushing into your house, the aftermath of a flood can be messy, smelly, costly and even dangerous. It’s important to be prepared...

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A Spanish-Style Home With An Amazing Staircase

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 29, 2019

A Spanish-Style Home With An Amazing Staircase

With all the contemporary houses that feature these minimalistic, almost austere designs it’s actually refreshing to come across one of the most beautiful mediterranean-style homes out there. This Spanish coastal style home is a project created by studio Tomaro Design Group in collaboration with Norman Design Group and is located in Los Angeles, California. It’s...

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Modern Single-Story House Captures The Morning Sun

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 25, 2019

Modern Single-Story House Captures The Morning Sun

Aptly named the Origami House, this residence is wonderfully light and airy, featuring a thin concrete frame, a flat roof and wooden brise-soleils which together manage to complement each other just right. The concrete house is located in Brazil and was designed by studio Bernardez Arquitetura in 2017. It’s a single-story building shaped by the...

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Smart Under-Stair Storage Ideas For The Modern Home

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on July 25, 2019

Smart Under-Stair Storage Ideas For The Modern Home

Staircases are a must in structures with multiple levels but at the same time they take up lots of space which could be used in lots of practical ways if not for the staircase’s absolute necessity. Still, that doesn’t mean hope is lost. In fact, if you’re looking to maximize your storage space you could...

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10 Beginner Sewing Projects That Can Make Your Home Extra Cozy

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on July 25, 2019

10 Beginner Sewing Projects That Can Make Your Home Extra Cozy

So you know how to sew but you don’t really do it that often, well so what? Nobody really sews these days anyway. But it doesn’t take an expert to make any of these cool projects. Some basic sewing skills is all it takes. That being said, today we’re going to check out 10 amazing...

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25 White Bathroom Design Ideas That Are Effortlessly Beautiful

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on July 24, 2019

25 White Bathroom Design Ideas That Are Effortlessly Beautiful

Color plays an extremely important role in our lives. It’s often what defines the character of a person or a space, what makes us find a home to be welcoming and cozy or fun and exciting and what makes our lives special. In the world of interior design, each color has a different meaning and...

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Marvelous Weekend House In Chile Maximized Sunlight And Privacy

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 24, 2019

Marvelous Weekend House In Chile Maximized Sunlight And Privacy

Located in Santo Domingo, Chile this weekend house has a very simple design directly shaped by the land surrounding it, the climate as well as other elements including the small budget allocated for this project. The Aglae House as it is called was designed and built by studio AFARQ Arquitectos. They avoided adding any unnecessary...

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Perforated Brick Facades Make a Home More Stylish and Energy Efficient

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on July 23, 2019

Perforated Brick Facades Make a Home More Stylish and Energy Efficient

Bricks are one of the oldest building materials known to man but that doesn’t mean that they are any less popular for today’s homes and buildings. Their eco-friendly nature makes them a great option because they don’t have to be brought in from far-flung locales and don’t require all sorts of toxic chemicals for production....

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How To Build A Small Shed That Looks Cool On Top Of Being Practical

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on July 23, 2019

How To Build A Small Shed That Looks Cool On Top Of Being Practical

A small shed is a nice addition to a backyard or a garden, offering a separate storage area for things like gardening equipment, tools, pots and other things that you don’t want to keep in your house or your garage or that you need outside. You can either buy a storage shed in which you’re...

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Beautiful Vertical Planter Ideas For Homes And Gardens

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on July 22, 2019

Beautiful Vertical Planter Ideas For Homes And Gardens

Vertical gardens are not exactly news but we feel like they’re not as popular as they could be so today we’re going to have a look at some beautiful and creative designs and ideas that we think could inspire you to add your own vertical garden to your home, whether it’s a house with a...

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Multi-Generational Home In A Quiet And Charming Australian Suburb

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 22, 2019

Multi-Generational Home In A Quiet And Charming Australian Suburb

Balwyn, located in Australia is a quiet and beautiful place with an eclectic combination of houses which don’t follow a singular architectural style but rather each have their own character and are inspired by different periods and different concepts. Here, architecture studio K2Ld built a modern multi-generational home in 2015. The house takes advantage of...

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Amazing Modern House Designs For The 21st Century

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 19, 2019

Amazing Modern House Designs For The 21st Century

Modern house design continues to thrive in the modern era. As a form of residential architecture, modern homes represent free expression. Today, modern homes feature flat roofs, minimalist designs, and large glass walls.  The following examples represent the latest in modern home design. Our team of editors have gathered the latest modern house designs you’ll...

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10 Great Dining Tables Perfect For Small Spaces

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on July 19, 2019

10 Great Dining Tables Perfect For Small Spaces

It’s surprising how much you can squeeze into a space when you maximize the functionality and especially when you employ space-efficient furniture. Today we’re focusing on dining tables that fit in small spaces. They’re not necessarily small themselves but they’re designed to optimize the space that they occupy and they often do that in very...

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10 Bookshelf Ideas With Lots Of Flair And Character

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 18, 2019

10 Bookshelf Ideas With Lots Of Flair And Character

Bookshelves may not seem like the type of exciting furniture pieces but don’t let their usual lack of complexity fool you. You can customize them in all sorts of cool and ingenious ways and you can even give them a whole new identity. Originality and creativity come with the job when you’re a DIYer and...

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Everything You Need To Know To DIY a Bathroom Renovation

Posted in Bathroom | by Vera Dordick, on July 18, 2019

Everything You Need To Know To DIY a Bathroom Renovation

The cost of having a bathroom remodeled can be truly frightening to the wallet. According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the average bathroom renovation cost was $11,364 in 2016, and labor accounts for approximately 20 percent of the cost. Of course, about one-third of homeowners that the organization surveyed spent more than $30,000...

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Stunning Norwegian Cabin In Tune With The Sun And Its Beautiful Surroundings

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 18, 2019

Stunning Norwegian Cabin In Tune With The Sun And Its Beautiful Surroundings

In the past we covered some pretty amazing Norwegian cabins, emphasizing their beautiful architecture and the stunning views which they frame. Today we’re adding one more project to the list, a gorgeous retreat located on the Halvarøy island and designed by studio Stinessen Arkitektur. The cabin is structured into two slightly offset volumes clad in...

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The Fortune Bridge in Zhengzhou Is Now A Unique Commercial Attraction

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on July 17, 2019

The Fortune Bridge in Zhengzhou Is Now A Unique Commercial Attraction

The Fortune Bridge from Zhengzhou, China is one of the most interesting bridges in the world and not just because it’s a symbol of hope and happiness. In 2017 the actual structure of the bridge changed and what once was just a passageway between two places has become a commercial space, an extension of the...

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Modular Home With A Minimal Yet Timeless Vibe

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 17, 2019

Modular Home With A Minimal Yet Timeless Vibe

Minimal materials and a practical layout make this house stand out from a lot of other projects. It was designed by PIN Architects and it’s located in Mulga, a region in Turkey. In a lot of ways this is a modular home, even if not in the classic sense of the term. It’s also a...

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Eclectic Attic Apartment Uncovers All Its Beautiful Features

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on July 16, 2019

Eclectic Attic Apartment Uncovers All Its Beautiful Features

At 170 square meters, this apartment is quite massive. Located in Poznań, Poland, the apartment was redesigned by Cuns Studio and during the process, a lot of the original features of the building have been uncovered. This includes the original wooden floors, roof timbers as well as the brick walls. Exposed beams give the loft...

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Put Your Beach Treasures On Display – Beautiful DIY Seashell Crafts

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on July 16, 2019

Put Your Beach Treasures On Display – Beautiful DIY Seashell Crafts

Summertime means trips to the beach and while there who can resist all those beautiful shells and pebbles? Each of us probably knows how it’s like to find yourself returning from the beach with a handful of souvenirs and that’s part of what makes summer so fun and full of joy. But it would all...

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Iconic Airstream Camper Trailer is a Luxury Getaway on Wheel

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on July 16, 2019

Iconic Airstream Camper Trailer is a Luxury Getaway on Wheel

The name is classic and the aluminum silhouette unmistakable: The Airstream. This quintessential American trailer brand is synonymous with getting away on a relaxed adventure, wherever it might take you and now you can do it in high style. The company’s new 27-ft Globetrotter camper trailer is their latest model that will spirit you across...

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20 Exquisite Shower Designs To Inspire Your Next Remodel

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on July 15, 2019

20 Exquisite Shower Designs To Inspire Your Next Remodel

Some might say there’s not much to think about when designing or planning a shower or a bathroom as a whole. We tend to disagree since even the most minimalist of shower designs require careful consideration and are actually more complex than they seem. Decisions have to be made regarding all sorts of details such...

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Seven Stylish Houses Form A Modern Development in Portugal

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 15, 2019

Seven Stylish Houses Form A Modern Development in Portugal

This is a set of seven residences located in the Guimarães region of Portugal. The entire development was designed and built by architecture studio Grupo Zegnea. You can check out the amazing photos taken by João Morgado below, depicting the wonderful relationship between the houses and their natural surroundings as well as between each other....

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Cool Chairs For A Chic And Stylish Interior Vibe

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on July 12, 2019

Cool Chairs For A Chic And Stylish Interior Vibe

Cool chairs are everywhere. If you’re ready to design your living or work space, start with a cool chair or two and build from there.  The Architectural Digest Design Show has ended, but the chair designs will remain fresh. A chair might seem like a basic furniture piece, but it’s not. We found plenty of...

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3 Amazing Retail Stores Build Out Of Reclaimed Shipping Containers

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 12, 2019

3 Amazing Retail Stores Build Out Of Reclaimed Shipping Containers

At this point in time we’re pretty familiar with all sorts of crazy and cool projects that turn shipping containers into things like houses, restaurants or even hotels so coming across a store that inside a shipping container may not be that unexpected but is definitely very interesting to see. Today we have not one,...

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10 DIY Compost Bin Ideas That Take Gardening To A New Level

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on July 11, 2019

10 DIY Compost Bin Ideas That Take Gardening To A New Level

Having a garden where you can grow your own plants, herbs, vegetables and other such things is wonderful and once you get familiar with the whole gardening concept and you understand how it all works, you can start looking for ways to improve yourself and your garden. One of the features you can add is...

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Bedroom Decorating Ideas to Create Your Own Stylish Oasis

Posted in Bedroom | by Vera Dordick, on July 11, 2019

Bedroom Decorating Ideas to Create Your Own Stylish Oasis

You spend a lot of time in the bedroom, and while much of that should be spent sleeping, the space should still be comfortable and stylish. It’s such a personal area that your preferences and the elements that make it most convenient and relaxing are what should be included. Stumped about how to change things...

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A Relaxing Residential Retreat Surrounded By Vibrant Nature On All Sides

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 11, 2019

A Relaxing Residential Retreat Surrounded By Vibrant Nature On All Sides

Located in Sonoma County, California, the Triple Barn House is a charming retreat designed by Mork-Ulnes Architects. It enjoys a secluded location which gives it lots of privacy and tranquility, surrounded by nature and wonderful views. At the same time, it’s close to the city which is very convenient so it seems this charming getaway...

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15 Amazing Homes With Nets Instead Of Floors

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 10, 2019

15 Amazing Homes With Nets Instead Of Floors

Of all the things that could make a house stand out, nets are one of the most unusual and intriguing options. No, we’re using any metaphors, we’re talking about actual nets. Most commonly we see them suspended between floors or in areas with high ceilings to create giant hammocks, net floors that you can lie...

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How To Add A Water Feature To Your Backyard – DIY Pond Ideas

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on July 10, 2019

How To Add A Water Feature To Your Backyard – DIY Pond Ideas

A pond seems like a very cool feature but also like something that’s too complicated to even consider. In reality it’s all too exaggerated. Of course, a big pond with a complex landscape, waterfalls and what not is not an easy project, especially when you’re starting with a dry patch a land, but even so...

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Living By The Ocean – A Gorgeous Apartment In Cape Town

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on July 9, 2019

Living By The Ocean – A Gorgeous Apartment In Cape Town

With views of the beautiful Twelve Apostles in the background and the Atlantic Ocean a short distance away, this amazing apartment complex built by the architects at SAOTA is absolutely stunning. To get a better idea of what this project so special we have to take a look inside. This is one of the apartments,...

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20 Charming Projects Featuring Mason Jar Light Fixtures

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on July 9, 2019

20 Charming Projects Featuring Mason Jar Light Fixtures

You can use mason jars in a lot of cool DIY projects and while a lot of them have to do with the storage of various different types of items there are also some less predictable and quite interesting options. Today we’re covering 20 different projects featuring Mason jar lights and they’re all inspiring but...

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This Timber-Clad House Seamlessly Disappears Into The Forest

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 9, 2019

This Timber-Clad House Seamlessly Disappears Into The Forest

Somewhere in Ødsted (Denmark) at the end of a small forest trail proudly stands a beautiful timber house with a detached carport. The house was designed and built by studio N+P Architecture and is made out of a selection of materials which reflect the color palette of the surrounding landscape. That alone is enough to...

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What’s Hot in Home Interior Design and How To Use Those Trends

Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on July 8, 2019

What’s Hot in Home Interior Design and How To Use Those Trends

Trends come and trends go, so what’s a stylish homeowner to do? Homedit turned to Barbara Schmidt, a nationally recognized Interior Designer, Creative Director, and Founder of Studiobstyle, a marketing and design firm based in Minneapolis. Schmidt has worked with internationally recognized brands, celebrities, stylists, and publishers like Jeffrey Court Tile, Sub-Zero Wolf, Gwyneth Paltrow,...

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