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  • Stairs Carve A Path Through This Minimalist Japanese House
    by Erin on March 30, 2020 at 9:07 PM

    Photography by Daici Ano Architecture firm Nendo has designed a minimalist house in a quiet residential area of Tokyo, that has stairs traveling from the exterior to the interior. Designed as a home for two families, the layout of the house is split, with the lower level for an older couple, while the two upper

  • A Cross Pattern Covers This Facade Made From Precast Concrete
    by Erin on March 27, 2020 at 9:18 PM

    Architecture firm dmvA has designed the House of Lorraine, a multi-residential building in Mechelen, Belgium, that showcases a cross-pattern facade. The cross-pattern facade is made from pre-cast concrete. At night, the light from within the apartments highlights the pattern and helps to create a shadow effect. Inside the building, the cross pattern allows the natural

  • A Glass-Enclosed Home Office Allows Light And Views To Pass Through
    by Erin on March 26, 2020 at 9:12 PM

    Design firm Egue y Seta has recently completed an apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and as part of interior, they created a glass-enclosed home office by the front door. The black metal grid frame supports the glass windows and creates walls without cutting off the view and the light coming from the rest of the apartment.

  • This New South Korean Department Store Has A Gem-Like Facade
    by Erin on March 25, 2020 at 9:16 PM

    Architecture firm OMA has recently completed the Galleria, a department store located in Gwanggyo, South Korea, that has a textured mosaic stone facade and multifaceted glass accents. Appearing as a sculpted stone emerging from the ground, the store is a visual anchor in the city, and draws inspiration from the nature of the neighboring park.

  • SAOTA Completes A New Home With An Infinity Edge Swimming Pool That Overlooks The LA Skyline
    by Erin on March 24, 2020 at 8:52 PM

    Architecture firm SAOTA has completed a new house with 300-degree views over the LA skyline and the city basin below. One of the key design elements of the home is the curved infinity-edge swimming pool with a mini palm tree island and wooden decks. The multiple wooden decks, which step down from the main living

  • This Floating Bedroom Sideboard Includes A Hidden Makeup Vanity
    by Erin on March 23, 2020 at 9:16 PM

    The Interior Workshop by Iryna Lysiuk has designed a modern master bedroom that features a minimalist black floating sideboard with a hidden make-up vanity. The sideboard makes use of an empty wall, adding texture and contrast to the room, as well as providing a designated area for the television, which almost blends into its surroundings.

  • A Square Kitchen Island Includes Casual Seating In This Toronto Home
    by Erin on March 20, 2020 at 9:24 PM

    Architecture and interior design firm Ancerl Studio, has completed a project in Toronto, Canada, where they included a square island in the kitchen. In most kitchen designs, the island is often a rectangular shape, however, due to the shape of this kitchen, it made more sense to go with a square design. Grey and white

  • A Backlit Circular Headboard Illuminates This Bedroom
    by Erin on March 19, 2020 at 9:06 PM

    As part of an interior project for a home in Macau, Max Lam Designs included a circular headboard in a bedroom that draws inspiration from Chinese culture. Using natural materials to create a sense of warmth and calm, the design of the headboard observes the Chinese concept of “Earth’s a square; heaven a circle”. The

  • This Writer’s Studio Was Designed As A Place Of Solitude
    by Erin on March 18, 2020 at 9:06 PM

    Architect Eric J. Smith has designed a small writer’s studio that’s located in Connecticut and is home to a 1,700 volume collection of poetry. The studio is a place where its owner can write and read poetry as well as escape from aspects of modern life. It can also be used to meditate among tall

  • Before And After – Unused Space Under The Stairs Transformed Into Children’s Homework Station
    by Erin on March 17, 2020 at 8:56 PM

    Great Home Ideas has taken on the challenge of transforming an unused space beneath the stairs in this family home to create a homework station for a child. The storage space, which was underutilized and accessed by a set of small doors, was opened up, received a coat of paint to make it brighter, and

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