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Author: Lauren OMalley

Silk Road in Las Vegas by Karim Rashid

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Silk Road in Las Vegas by Karim Rashid

One of my favorite designers, Karim Rashid, has worked his magic again. This time, the Silk Road Restaurant in Las Vegas. I want to ask Mr. Rashid to come design my house. Think that would be pricey? http://www.thecontemporist.com/2010/10/08/silk-road-by-karim-rashid Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.2

Arthur Tofani 1958 D’Onofrio house

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Arthur Tofani 1958 D’Onofrio house

    This modern 1958 house has a timeless appeal with contemporary angles rendered in stone and glass.

Hot Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hot Design

It's getting colder out, and that means it's time to utilize the fireplace. Whether or not you own one or would like to make one, below are a couple designs from AK47 as well as a DIY project from Karen Bertelson, my new favorite blogger. I've been wanting to build a firepit for — Continue reading

Beach House by Studio 101

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Beach House by Studio 101

I thought this house was so amazing. Love the use of wood and the lights coming up through the floor. Visit Studio 101 for more photos. (Via Designboom)      

Taller 5 Architects

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Taller 5 Architects

Via Mexican-Architects.com.      Taller 5 Architects 

WowBow London

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WowBow London

Modern things for your fur friends! See more at WowBow London.    

Modern Homes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Homes

These modern homes from Sarasota Studio for Modern Architecture exemplify the spectacular beauty and simplicity of the well designed and built modern home. BRADEN RIVER HOUSE BRADEN RIVER HOUSE    SCHROCK=SOLSTICE HOUSE SCHROCK-SOLSTICE HOUSE Studio for Modern Architecture   

Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard  Architects

If you're in Sweden, check out the Mirror Cube, part of the Tree Hotel in Harads. The structure consists of light-weight aluminium and mirrored glass hung around a tree trunk. (I know what you're thinking: "Won't birds crash into the nearly invisible building??") Fortunately, steps were taken to prevent wildlife from — Continue reading

Sprout House by Studio Archi Farm

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Sprout House by Studio Archi Farm

  Studio Archi Farm 

Ceramic House by Héctor Ruiz-Velázquez

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Ceramic House by Héctor Ruiz-Velázquez

Via The Contemporist

Kakinoie House by Hiroshi Shoji

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Kakinoie House by Hiroshi Shoji

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Iconic Jesus Statue Destroyed by Fire

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Iconic Jesus Statue Destroyed by Fire

Well this may be a little off topic, but it’s too interesting not to talk about. (Although I will include some design discussion) About 15 minutes away from where I live is Monroe, home to The Solid Rock Church and a 62 foot tall statue of Christ better known as “Touchdown — Continue reading

JD House by Bak Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
JD House by Bak Architects

BAK Architects is probably one of my favorite Architectural Firms. The JD house, which just finished construction this year, is set in the forest of Mar Azul in the Argentinian province of Buenos Aires. I love the use of wood as a design element in this house. The concrete also — Continue reading

Il laboratorio dell’imperfetto

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Il laboratorio dell’imperfetto

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Nature Inspired Dishware

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Nature Inspired Dishware

Nao Tamura, who won the I Salone Satellite Award during Milan design week 2010, created these super cute leaf like serving dishes. The plates, called Seasons, were created from silica sand, are flexible, dishwasher and microwave safe. See her website here.

Tomas Dabner Pillows

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tomas Dabner Pillows

Techie style for the interior designer Via Hometone.org

Studio Noa Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Studio Noa Architecture

SST House, Shinkoiwai I love how the blending of the outdoors with the indoors was created within the design. I can just imagine what it would be like to feel like you’re still inside the house during a thunderstorm. Studio Noa

The Banyan Treehouse by Rockefeller Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The Banyan Treehouse by Rockefeller Architects

It’s a modern treehouse for adults! I would have loved this as a child. See more info at Rockefeller Architects

Falling Garden

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Falling Garden

San Staë church on the Canale Grande, 50th Biennial of Venice, 2003 Steinerlenzlinger

Ozeki Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Ozeki Architecture

This is a perfect example of why I love modern Japanese architecture. Simple lines, minimalism, and the use of natural elements like concrete, stone, wood and lots of windows and light makes you feel like you’re almost living outdoors. Love this house. Ozeki Architects