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  • A Secret Door Is Hidden On The Exterior Of This House
    by Erin on January 21, 2020 at 8:59 PM

    Roberto Oblatore and Valeria Soragni of White Houses Costa Dorada, together with interior designer Susanna Cots, have completed a house in Cambrils, Spain, and as part of their design, they included a wood slat accent that stands out from the surrounding stone wall. Not only does the wood slat detail provide visual interest, but it

  • No Hardware Is An Often Overlooked Option For Kitchen Cabinets
    by Erin on January 20, 2020 at 9:46 PM

    Architecture firm Bradley Van Der Straeten has designed a brick extension for a house in London, England, and as part of the interiors, they included a modern wood kitchen without hardware. To stay within their budget, the designers created a kitchen using standard off-the-shelf kitchen units, but they had natural oak fronts and facing dividers

  • Cover Outdoor Spaces With Shade To Protect The From Sun And Rain
    by Erin on January 17, 2020 at 8:59 PM

    As part of the design of an apartment in Barcelona, Egue y Seta created an outdoor terrace that’s ideal for entertaining. A built-in lounge was designed for conversation or relaxation, with the surrounding plants providing privacy. The lounge looks towards both the dining area and the bar. The dining area has bench seating that matches

  • Lighting Embedded In The Floor Adds A Dramatic Glow To This Internal Courtyard
    by Erin on January 17, 2020 at 8:49 PM

    When Studio Toggle was designing the Mishref House for two brothers in Kuwait City, they decided to include an internal courtyard that separates two separate living units. The courtyard, which is a central gathering place for the brothers and their family, has a line of plants that follow the walls on two sides, and a

  • Perforated Accents Add An Artistic Flair To This Workplace Interior
    by Erin on January 16, 2020 at 8:59 PM

    Sanjay Puri Architects were tasked with designing an office in Mumbai, India, and as a way to add interest to the interior, they included perforated accents in three different areas. The first area is an open and expansive reception space that’s used for seminars and entertaining. The large wall, which would otherwise be empty, has

  • Shelving Idea – Wrap Shelves Around A Doorway
    by Erin on January 16, 2020 at 8:52 PM

    In a home designed by Atelier Design N Domain, the designers chose to include custom-designed light wood shelving that wraps around a doorway, connecting the reading room with the media room. On the other side of the doorway, there’s even more shelving, matching the wood design of the opposite side. The shelving also includes low

  • This Combined Kitchen And Dining Room Is Defined By An Overhead Wood Accent
    by Erin on January 15, 2020 at 8:32 PM

    Kitchens and dining rooms are often combined in an open floor plan, much like this example by White Houses Costa Dorada together with interior designer Susanna Cots. In this home, they connected and defined the two areas with a wood slat accent that travels from one wall at the end of the kitchen onto the

  • A Sunken Lounge Around A Fire Is A Great Way To Create A Relaxed Outdoor Vibe
    by Erin on January 14, 2020 at 8:39 PM

    Choeff Levy Fischman has designed a modern house in Miami, Florida, and as part of the design, they included an outdoor entertaining area with a sunken lounge. The sunken lounge, which sits between the infinity-edge pool and covered kitchen/dining area, has a couple of steps on either side of an outdoor fire pit that lead

  • Bathroom Design Ideas – A Blue Starburst Tile Demands Attention
    by Erin on January 13, 2020 at 10:16 PM

    When Egue y Seta was asked to design the interiors of a modern apartment in Barcelona, Spain, they made sure that one of the en-suite bathrooms had an eye-catching design. Located through an open doorway in the bedroom, the bold choice of a bright blue tile in the bathroom created a statement that couldn’t be

  • This Bridge House Spans Over A Small Stream In Los Angeles
    by Erin on January 10, 2020 at 8:59 PM

    Dan Brunn Architecture has recently completed a house in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, that has an exterior of muted cedar with black steel accents and plenty of custom windows. Welcoming visitors to the home are a pair of pivoting glass front doors that lead straight into the living room. The living room features a double-height

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