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Posts Tagged: modern design

Interiors: Het zwarte huis (The black house)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Het zwarte huis (The black house)

You know our love affair with modern homes that don’t feel cold and sterile, rather warm and inviting. This project by Bakers Architecten in Utrecht, Netherlands definitely fits that description perfectly. You can see in these lovely interior shots that although plenty of modern materials and colors, like concrete and gray, are — Continue reading

Live Modern: Summerhill Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Summerhill Residence

Live Modern? More like Dream Modern. This house is huge and magical. These are the two words that first came to mind when we looked at it. By it, we mean more like a compound than an actual single-structure home, considering this residence by Edmonds + Lee Architects in Kenwood, California, — Continue reading

Tucked away modern: 8 stylish, nature-surrounded retreats hermits will love

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Tucked away modern: 8 stylish, nature-surrounded retreats hermits will love

Introverted? Love nature? Just wish you could get away from it all but still be surrounded by modern, stylish design? Today’s architects cater more and more to those who love to just get away from it all. They understand that these folks who want to isolate themselves from modern distractions — Continue reading

New Louis Poulsen Lights!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
New Louis Poulsen Lights!

Louis Poulsen lights don’t mess around. Not only are they of the highest quality of lights you can get just about anywhere, these are the kind of modern fixtures you invest in when you want to make an impression. Knock someone’s socks off. Continue to delight yourself everyday. Made in — Continue reading

Modern ideas to steal: OKHA Interiors

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern ideas to steal: OKHA Interiors

Came across an interiors firm creating some inspiring spaces that definitely mix in a lot of modern furniture and sensibilities but also have a unique feel and are bursting with personality. You could probably find some inspiring ideas in these shots! Cape Town, South Africa-based OKHA. “OKHA sets a new standard — Continue reading

100% Recyclable Furniture SmartDeco Update!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
100% Recyclable Furniture SmartDeco Update!

It’s a Kickstarter success story! We featured awhile back a great little product-to-be called SmartDeco. Basically sustainable, affordable, unique cardboard furniture you’d fold yourself to save the planet and save you money. Well we just got an email from them…not only did they get their Kickstarter backing funding, they’re off — Continue reading

Interiors: House in Inokashira

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: House in Inokashira

It’s impressive when a stunning, soaring modern exterior is accompanied by a lovely interior. But when a designer is dealing with low ceilings, basic building materials and not a lot of space, we’re doubly impressed when we end up with a stunning interior result. Case in point: the House in Inokashira — Continue reading

Live Modern: Southampton Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Southampton Residence

The Southhampton Residence by CONTENT Architecture in Houston, Texas certainly doesn’t seem like the sort of architecture you might find in the “everything is bigger” state. We mean, sure, it’s a large house, but it’s also got the amazing ability of feeling really intimate inside. Really rich with textures that are — Continue reading

Live Modern: La Pallissa

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: La Pallissa

Ready to learn something today?! A Masia is “a type of rural construction common to the Iberian Peninsula, particularly during the ancient Kingdom of Aragon which have their origins in the Roman villas. They are often large but isolated structures, nearly always associated with a family farming or livestock operation — Continue reading

Live Modern: eco-PERCH

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Live Modern: eco-PERCH

Yes for eco-friendly design! Yes for modern! Yes for adorable little modern pods for living. Seriously, could anything be cuter than this eco-PERCH, located in the UK, designed by Blue Forest Architecture (who have built an awesome amount of eco/adorable/treehouse like structures). Though it seems to be designed more as — Continue reading

Interiors: Gramercy Park Townhouse

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Interiors: Gramercy Park Townhouse

When i first layed eyes on this living room, it stopped me in my tracks!  There is something so marvelous about this Gramercy Park Townhouse.  Maybe it’s the high ceilings.  Or how about that large round sectional, or that textured art on the wall.  And it could be that fantastic — Continue reading

Live Modern: S_Mahal

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: S_Mahal

Wow. Just wow. Modern is…creating something that has never been seen before, and we can safely say we’ve never seen these sorts of elements mixed together to create a home. A house for a young couple and a set of parents, the home needed to be able to play with — Continue reading

Interiors: Courtyard House Somers

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Courtyard House Somers

It feels like all our favorite interiors are coming from Australia lately! Seriously, gorgeous stuff. We’re loving the interiors (and exterior, when we think about it) of the Courtyard House Somers by Opat Architects. It’s got a pretty crazy exterior architecture with lots of different visual elements, but it’s the interior — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Conde

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Conde

If you love brick red you’re going to love this place. The Casa Conde by SAMF Arquitectos located in Pinhal Conde da Cunha, Portugal has a warm, friendly brick exterior that is textured, and beautiful. Though red brick might seem like the sort of thing you would see in institutional — Continue reading

Rib Armchair by Ricardo Garza Marcos

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Rib Armchair by Ricardo Garza Marcos

Mexican designer and architect, Ricardo Garza Marcos, has released a new design project.  Say hello to the Rib Armchair.  Marcos, who founded rgarzamarcos Design in Monterrey, Mexico, consistently creates pieces that are beautifully designed and well executed.  This particular chair is made from six solid wood ribs then lined with veneer.  The — Continue reading

Designing around 1 element: a yellow chair

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Designing around 1 element: a yellow chair

Would you ever do it? Design your home around just one, albeit favorite, element, like a furniture piece or art piece, that you just love to pieces? That’s what the folks with this interior did. Or rather, they did something a little more radical, they redesigned their interior design to focus and — Continue reading

Down Under Modern: Peninsula House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Down Under Modern: Peninsula House

Boy we’re loving this Aussie example of modern home design! Located in Victoria, Australia and designed by Watson Architecture + Design the homes really sits in and respects the awesome wild surroundings of its yard. It’s also seems to have the colors of the region pulsating through its corridors. We love — Continue reading

Live Modern: Yo

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Yo

Gray on gray on gray. Before you think this a too sad and gloomy piece of architecture, let us prove to you that it’s actually quite lovely and cheerful. Called the Yo House and located in Kanazawa, Japan and designed by ICU Architects, the home has a pretty futuristic, stark exterior — Continue reading

Live Modern: Page Road Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Page Road Residence

Ooh what a cheery house! We bet even on a gray day a house like this would still be full of people with the most pleasant of personalities and moods. Why? Well that gorgeous yellow-tinted exterior probably wouldn’t hurt. And all the gorgeous multitudes of wood tones, bold colors, soft — Continue reading

Live Modern: The Lanes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: The Lanes

Say what you will about modern homes not fitting into the aesthetic look of an existing neighborhood, but sometimes it’s fun to see a structure that is just so original it excites and delights. There’s no way that you’d miss this house if you drove by it; the pointed roof — Continue reading