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  • Bedroom Design Idea – This Hotel Has The Headboards Built Into The Walls
    by Erin on January 16, 2019 at 10:41 PM

      When architectural studio CaberlonCaroppi were designing the Majestic Mountain Charme Hotel in Italy, they chose to design the rooms with built-in headboards.   In the first example, the oversized upholstered velvet headboard has been built to be flush with the wood wall that surrounds it. In the second example, the wood wall has been built out […]

  • These Rugs And Cushions Were Designed To Showcase Traditional Embroidery Stitches
    by Erin on January 16, 2019 at 10:20 PM

      Charlotte Lancelot has collaborated with GAN to create Canevas Geo, her third collection with the design brand. Inspired by traditional embroidery stitches, the collection, which include rugs and cushions, showcases the different stitches on a perforated felt sheet.   The design of the rugs recall imagery from crop fields seen from the air, creating […]

  • A Collection of Unique Cabins With Large Windows And Lofted Bedrooms Was Designed For This Holiday Destination In Finland
    by Erin on January 15, 2019 at 10:47 PM

    Photography by Timo Laaksonen   Architecture office VOID Architecture and timber house manufacturer Honkatalot/PolarlifeHaus have developed the Glass Resort, a winter holiday destination in Rovaniemi, Finland.   Photography by Timo Laaksonen The main building features a reception area, and adjacent to the reception is a wood shingled hut, that’s home to the resort’s restaurant. Photography by […]

  • Design Detail – A Wall In This Office Was Used To Create Stool Storage
    by Erin on January 15, 2019 at 10:20 PM

      Extra seating in a workplace environment is always useful, so when MIKOMAX Smart Office was designing the office for DVK Euro Service, a fuel and service card provider in Warsaw, Poland, they decided to create a wall that would house extra seats.   From a distance, the black wall with cut-outs looks like an artwork, […]

  • A Seating Terrace Was Added To This Barbershop In Japan
    by Erin on January 14, 2019 at 10:50 PM

    Photography © Montse Zamorano   Jorge Almazán Architects together with Keio University Almazán Lab have designed a public terrace with seating and plants, that acts as a barbershop waiting area. With a limited budget the designers proposed the terrace idea as a way to potentially increase the number of customers for the barbershop, improve the […]

  • Tim Spicer Architects Have Completed The Renovation Of The Shoreham House
    by Erin on January 14, 2019 at 10:15 PM

    Photography by Willem-Dirk du Toit   Tim Spicer Architects have completed the renovation and extension of a house, originally designed by architect Hugh Tuffley, that’s located in Shoreham, a seaside town south of Melbourne, Australia.   Additional windows and skylights were introduced into the existing building, which provide views of the new courtyard garden, designed […]

  • The SeaThru House by Sweet Sparkman Architects
    by Erin on January 11, 2019 at 10:31 PM

    Photography by Ryan Gamma   Sweet Sparkman Architects have completed a new house in Sarasota, Florida, that overlooks Sarasota Bay.   A landscaped courtyard with stone and a small lawn, contrasts the dark limestone walls. Photography by Ryan Gamma At the rear of the house are steps that lead down to the swimming pool and deck. […]

  • Design Detail – Stone Curtains Were Added To The Exterior Of This House
    by Erin on January 11, 2019 at 10:23 PM

    Photography by Elisabetta Crovato   When architecture and design firm ELASTICOSPA+3 were tasked with redeveloping an area in the historical centre of San Quirino, Italy, they created a concrete house that features stone curtains.   Photography by Elisabetta Crovato The stone curtains add interest to the facade of the building, while at the same time, […]

  • Design Detail – A Cut-Out Was Created Underneath The Stairs To Allow Light To Travel Through
    by Erin on January 10, 2019 at 10:30 PM

    Photography by Nick Bowers   When Anderson Architecture were designing the renovation of this house in Sydney, Australia, they chose to create a cut-out underneath the stairs to allow the light from the window to flow through to the interior. By including a cut-out underneath the stairs, they also provided a view of the garden […]

  • These Egg-Shaped Wood Cabins Sit On Top Of A Mountain Overlooking Hammerfest, Norway
    by Erin on January 10, 2019 at 10:19 PM

    Photography by Tor Even Mathisen   SPINN Arkitekter together with Format Engineers and the Norwegian Trekking Association, have recently completed a series of daytrip cabins near Hammerfest, Norway.   The cabins, which are just over 150 square feet (13.9m2), are designed to be egg-shaped, with a faceted stone-like appearance. The rounded shape naturally helps to clear snow, and […]

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