A Modern Family Home Hidden Behind A Countryside AestheticFull story

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

A Modern Family Home Hidden Behind A Countryside Aesthetic

The majority of modern and contemporary houses are defined by minimalism which is often expected and appreciated. However, the style doesn’t always suit every project. This is a family residence located in Cotia, Brazil. It was designed by studio Belluzzo Martinhao Arquitetos and its owners wanted it to have a countryside aspect which would help...

More images
Sustainable House Translates Local Culture Into A Contemporary DesignFull story

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

Sustainable House Translates Local Culture Into A Contemporary Design

Designed by studio rdlp arquitectos, Casa Puebla is a contemporary residence located in Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico and features a design defined by strong contrasts. The building is composed of two volumes which form an L-shaped floor plan. One of the volumes is a closed concrete box with modern wooden shutters and sits on...

More images
Create a Beautiful Backyard That Makes Relaxing Stylish and ComfortableFull story

Posted in Outdoor | by Vera Dordick, on May 24, 2019

Create a Beautiful Backyard That Makes Relaxing Stylish and Comfortable

Who doesn’t want a beautiful backyard? They are fabulous to look at all year round and come summer, they are the ideal place to entertain family and friends or while away a lovely afternoon. Of course, just as with interior decor, the exact elements of the perfect backyard vary from person to person. Some people...

More images
Old Barn Converted Into A Rustic Family Retreat With Authentic CharmFull story

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

Old Barn Converted Into A Rustic Family Retreat With Authentic Charm

Once just an old barn, this lovely structure is now a welcoming getaway retreat for its owners and their extended family, a great place where they can spend vacations and holidays and go fishing, skiing or hiking. The conversion was done by studio Miller-Roodell Architects. The new barn-style home resulted from that is located in...

More images
Eye-Catching Coffee Shop Design Ideas That Draw People InFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on May 23, 2019

Eye-Catching Coffee Shop Design Ideas That Draw People In

Coffee shops around the world are supplying us with energy and lift our spirits every day. They’re also not just commercial space but also social gathering areas, perfect for casual and impromptu meetings. So often we take them for granted and we simply expect these places to be warm and welcoming without stopping to appreciate...

More images
How To Make The Most Of A Split Rail Fence On Your BackyardFull story

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on May 23, 2019

How To Make The Most Of A Split Rail Fence On Your Backyard

Split rail fences are popular all around the world, in some areas more than others and various different forms. Before we check out some interesting examples, we should cover some of the basics. First of all, this is a rustic type fence often used around country homes, cottages, cabins and rustic structures. They’re made out...

More images
A Fantastic House With Views Over The Mountains And The OceanFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 23, 2019

A Fantastic House With Views Over The Mountains And The Ocean

Located in Clifton, Cape Town, this amazing house is was recently completed SAOTA, having architect Philippe Fouché as project lead. The location is absolutely spectacular, with some of the most gorgeous views over the sandy beaches, the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. As in most cases, great views are not easy to come by and...

More images
20 DIY Mirror Projects That Are Fun And Easy To MakeFull tutorial

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

20 DIY Mirror Projects That Are Fun And Easy To Make

Besides being useful, mirrors can often be used as decorations around the house. They help make rooms appear more spacious and more airy and a good-looking frame goes a long way so in a lot of ways mirrors are similar to an artwork. You can also hang a mirror in a strategic place so it...

More images