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8 Spaces that “Bring the Outdoors In” Crazy Good

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
8 Spaces that “Bring the Outdoors In” Crazy Good

It’s a concept as old as time in interiors and architecture: “Bring the outdoors in.” With good reason. Us humans like cavorting with nature, and we like it even more when we can cavort from the comforts of our own home. Here are eight spaces that do a great job — Continue reading

Daphna Laurens’ Clever Dutch Designs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Daphna Laurens’ Clever Dutch Designs

Hey Daphna Isaacs and Laurens Manders, the 1980s called…and they told me they WISHED this was the kind of furniture that came out of that decade. Mixing traditional Dutch sensibilities with retro elements, the Daphna Laurens team is creating some pretty clever modern furniture and accessories. Fanciful shapes mix with pure — Continue reading

Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Categories: DIY + How To
Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Did you think we were done with shipping pallet project posts? Nice try! We’ll never stop. This one might be our favorite yet: Using the wood from pallets to create a modern, wooden accent wall! This wall was created for a little boy’s nursery, so the parents found untreated (no — Continue reading

Perfect for Outdoors DIY: Succulent Table

Categories: DIY + How To
Perfect for Outdoors DIY: Succulent Table

Man we love this DIY project that’s been floating around the Internet for a few days. Reclaimed wood, a sweet modern slot for any type of succulent that speaks to your soul–what more does a modern design lover with a lovely backyard or outdoor area need? Nothing, that’s what. This — Continue reading

For Sale (& Stunning): Stockholm Apartment

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
For Sale (& Stunning): Stockholm Apartment

Just listen to the description of this apartment: “Very attractive apartment with corner location in period house dating from the early 30s. Carefully restored 2.5 with beautiful floors and thoroughly whitewashed walls. Living room and bedroom share large bay window providing plenty of natural light. Lovely kitchen and stylish bathroom. — Continue reading

New FUBI Home Office Series from IN

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New FUBI Home Office Series from IN

FUBI — which stands for “Furniture Used By Individual —  is a brand from the company IN. “The main goal was to consolidate like-minded people to work together. These conditions are great for designers/architects and for potential clients. In 2009 our production facility was opened. Using our accumulated experience and — Continue reading

House in Senri by Shogo Iwata Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
House in Senri by Shogo Iwata Architects

If the M.C. Escher-like scene in the brilliant 80s movie “Labyrinth” had a baby with modernism, it would be this house. Architecturally speaking, there are a lot of stairs in this house. Now we’re in no position to say whether there are a gratuitous amount of stairs in this home, — Continue reading

Won Dharma Center by Hanrahan Meyers Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Won Dharma Center by Hanrahan Meyers Architects

Gorgeous. Spotted on the fox is black.

Stunningly Simple Wood Details in Titus Bernhard’s House 11×11

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Stunningly Simple Wood Details in Titus Bernhard’s House 11×11

Titus Bernhard‘s House 11×11 is quite simply, stunning. It absolutely sings with gorgeous yet simple details. Like the wood framework around the windows and doors. In the dining area, the large picture window’s sill is extended to create a bench for the dining table. In an upstairs bedroom, a wonderful — Continue reading

Casa da Ladeira by Oficina de Arquitectura

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Casa da Ladeira by Oficina de Arquitectura

More stunning architecture standing in contrast and complement to a startling landscape, this time seen in Casa da Ladeira by Oficina de Arquitectura, located in Serra da Freita, Portugal. Set among rocky, well, rocks, the gray of the concrete certainly makes the sleek architecture fit more naturally with the organic shapes of — Continue reading

Clean lines and good materials: Casa oZs0

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Clean lines and good materials: Casa oZs0

Such a sucker for stunningly simple architectural forms set against controlled yet natural surroundings. Love how Casa oZs0, designed by Martin Dulanto and located in Lima, Peru, seems to have a different personality at every angle you view it at. You could walk around the whole structure and think you were — Continue reading

Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect

The Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect, built in Malibu, California in 2009, might be an oldie, but boy is it sure still a goodie. Maybe we can just feel the weekend coming, but all we want to do is look at gorgeous modern architecture with breathtaking views. This sure — Continue reading

Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

“Angles is not something this house is lacking in.” “Sheesh, leave some angles for the rest of us!” “If a transformer and the mom from Beetlejuice built a home together, it’d look like this.” These are all possible first sentences we wanted to start this post about the Purple Hill — Continue reading

Skirt + Rock House brings the outside in

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Skirt + Rock House brings the outside in

There’s this cliche phrase in house design that architects and interior design professionals throw around a lot and it sometimes makes us cringe: “Bring the outside in.” Cringe not because we want such a harsh and distinct division between the outdoors and in, but because oftentimes it’s misused due in — Continue reading

Tiny metal modern box: Summer Cabin 4:12

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Tiny metal modern box: Summer Cabin 4:12

The folks behind Imanna Arkitekter Architecture, who designed the Summer Cabin 4:12 project in Ingarö, Sweden, must really understand that while we love walking around and enjoying nature, we’re both terrified of bears and prefer a soft place to lay our heads down at night. What appears to be a — Continue reading

Stills from the work of director Ash Bolland

Categories: Art + Graphics
Stills from the work of director Ash Bolland

Ash Bolland’s one of those incredibly creative guys who sees the world just a little bit differently than the rest of us, we bet. How else could he create such otherworldly yet believable universes in his commercials, bumpers, short films and videos. We enjoy his vids a lot, that you — Continue reading

Weekend House by David Jay Weiner

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Weekend House by David Jay Weiner

Hooray for tiny modern homes! Well, okay, if the title of this home is any indication, then this is someone’s weekend home and that means they probably have a bigger, even more gorgeous home somewhere else. But, what this architectural design by David Jay Weiner, Architects proves is that you don’t — Continue reading

Michael Yates Design’s sexy-edged Vave Table

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Michael Yates Design’s sexy-edged Vave Table

Do we talk too much about Austin-based furniture designer Michael Yates, of Michael Yates Design, who we’ve interviewed (Exclusive Interview: Michael Yates) and posted updates about new pieces of furniture (like his Kyoto Dresser)? Well we just spotted his new Vave Table so we’re posting about him again. Deal with it. — Continue reading

Live Modern: Orange Grove

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Orange Grove

Though creating architecture that looks differently than the surrounding neighborhood is usually a bummer, the folks at Brooks + Scarpa in Los Angeles, California did more than an alright job with the Orange Grove project in West Hollywood. Love the industrial hints that carry throughout the home that in of themselves — Continue reading

Live Modern: Weekend House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Weekend House

The snow might be melting in most parts of the country, but ignore the season presented in the landscape of these photos; the house featured is clearly an all-weather charmer. Just look at that entryway! Who doesn’t love a juicy, modern entryway to introduce guests into your space. This one — Continue reading