This New Restaurant And Cafe Is Located Inside An Old School Building In Shanghai

April 20, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Coordination Asia   Coordination Asia have recently completed their latest collaboration with Gaga restaurants and cafés, that’s housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai, China. Built in the late 19th century, the villa was once a Christian girls’ school, however it is now a bright and welcoming cafe and restaurant, spread […]

Fyra Interior Architects Have Redesigned The Cumulus Hotel In Finland

April 19, 2018 Erin 0

  Fyra, a Finnish interior design company, has recently redesigned the interiors of the Cumulus Resort Airport Hotel in Vaanta, Finland.   As guests enter the hotel, a large ‘HELLO’ welcomes them, before reaching the reception desk that resembles a large traditional Finnish wooden dining table. Off to the side of the reception area is […]

The Benedict Canyon Residence By Whipple Russell Architects

April 17, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by William MacCollum   Whipple Russell Architects have designed a modern house in Beverly Hills, California, that has views of the surrounding area.   A spiral driveway leads to the house, that required a 10-foot high retaining wall to create a sturdy level pad for building on the empty lot. Photography by William MacCollum Upon […]

Long Reach Retreat By Kaplan Thomspon Architects

April 16, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Irvin Serrano   Kaplan Thompson Architects have designed a new contemporary house in Harpswell, Maine, that sits by the water and features a cedar siding exterior with various textures that allow the house to melt away into the trees.   Photography by Irvin Serrano The house, named Long Reach Retreat, has a bridge that […]

A Large Sloping Roof Is A Prominent Feature Of This New House In Brazil

April 13, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Nelson Kon   Obra Arquitetos have designed a new modern house in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that has a large sloping roof that integrates the interior living spaces with the outdoor spaces.   At the front of the house, a path leads from the street up to the front door, passing between the plants. Photography […]

Hi-Light Architects have designed a modern apartment in Poland

April 12, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Den Didenko   Hi-Light Architects have designed a modern apartment in Poland that features a neutral color palette with hidden lighting throughout. Stepping inside, the front door almost blends away into the wood accent wall with hidden lighting, while a black box leads into the living room.   Photography by Den Didenko In […]

The House Of Secret Gardens By SPASM Design

April 11, 2018 Erin 0

  SPASM Design have recently completed a new modern house in Ahmedabad, India, that features an exterior of Dhrangadhra stone, and a simple cross layout.   To one side of the front door is a pond water feature that has a simple child-like sculpture of a folded sailboat. Stepping inside the front door, there’s another water […]

Casa Ortega By Estudio A0

April 10, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Sebastián Crespo   Architecture firm Estudio A0, have designed a brick, glass, and steel house in Sangolquí, Ecuador, that has two pavilions, one for the client’s own family and one for his parents.   Photography by Sebastián Crespo Walls of glass wrap around the house, while a wood deck follows the shape of the […]

The Double Bay House By SAOTA

April 5, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Adam Letch   Architecture firm SAOTA, have recently completed a new and modern family home that’s set in a north-facing cove in Sydney, Australia’s harbour.   On the facade of the house, graphite grey sail screens (made from “Kaynemaile,” a polycarbonate chainmail developed in New Zealand for the Lord of the Rings movies) […]

The Shape Of This House In Finland Was Inspired By The Design Of Planes And Boats

April 5, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Hans Koistinen   Finnish architect Seppo Mäntylä has collaborated with Polar Life Haus, a wooden house manufacturing company, to create the Wave House.   The unique curving shape of the house was inspired by the design of boats and airplanes. Photography by Hans Koistinen The house is a combination of solid wooden construction in Finnish […]

This Minimalist Apartment Has Light-Filled Arches

April 4, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Te-Fan Wang   Very Studio | Che Wang Architects have designed the interior of a modern white apartment in Taichung City, Taiwan, that features light-filled arches. Before being re-designed by the architects, the original plan of the apartment had the light and ventilation of public spaces blocked by rooms. To combat this, the architects […]

The Design Of This Cafe Was Inspired By Travels To Italy And Indonesia

April 2, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Wang Feilin   Giovanni Ferrara of Far Office has designed 101 Café, a new modern coffee shop in Changsha, China. Giovanni designed the cafe for his wife, Jenny, who loves traveling and visiting destinations like southern Italy and Indonesia. Taking inspiration from Italy and Indonesia, he set out to create a cafe that would have […]

BEFORE & AFTER – Hillside Mid-Century By SHED Architecture & Design

March 30, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by SHED and Rafael Soldi   SHED Architecture & Design, together with interior designer Jennie Gruss, have given a 1957 architect-designed mid-century home a fresh update for a young family in Seattle, Washington.   Photography by SHED A black front door welcomes you to the home, that features a wood ceiling and exposed beams. Photography by […]

The Creekside Residence By Feldman Architecture

March 29, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Paul Dyer   Feldman Architecture have recently completed a new house in Palo Alto, California, for their clients, a pair of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and their three sons.   An existing ranch-style home was replaced by the new house, however they kept the footprint of the existing house and opened up the floorplan. Welcoming you to […]

The Creekside Residence By Feldman Architecture

March 29, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Paul Dyer   Feldman Architecture have recently completed a new house in Palo Alto, California, for their clients, a pair of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and their three sons.   An existing ranch-style home was replaced by the new house, however they kept the footprint of the existing house and opened up the floorplan. Welcoming you to […]

This Modern Vacation House Sits Next To A Large Conservation Forest In Canada

March 28, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Doublespace Photography   Scott Posno Design together with interior designers &Daughters have completed a modern vacation home that’s located about an hour north of Toronto, Canada.   The exterior of the house is clad in cedar siding that’s been stained a soft charcoal to match the standing-seam gabled metal roof. Photography by Doublespace Photography […]

Before & After – A New Bright Blue Kitchen For This Small Apartment

March 27, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Manu Oristanio   Flavio Castro of FC Studio has designed the bright and colorful renovation of a small kitchen in an apartment in Sao Paulo, Brazil.   Here’s a look at a before photo of the kitchen. And here’s a look at the dramatic redesign. The white/cream colored cabinets of the original kitchen […]

Luigi Rosselli Architects Design A New Concrete Home In Sydney

March 27, 2018 Erin 0

Photography © Prue Roscoe   Luigi Rosselli Architects have designed a new house built above an existing garage and sandstone retaining wall, in a suburb of Sydney Australia.   Off-white cement used in the concrete architecture gives the house a light appearance, while CNC routed marine plywood shutters provide shade or wind protection. Top Photo © Prue […]

Arquitectura x Have Designed A Single Level Home Made Of Steel And Glass

March 23, 2018 Erin 0

  Arquitectura x have designed a modern steel and glass house for a family in Quito, Ecuador, that has a large garden and an outdoor living area.   The single level home sits slightly raised from the garden which is used by the family for playing football, while the structure of the home has been […]

Vanillawood Updated The Exterior And Interior Of This 1990s House In Portland

March 22, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Josh Partee   Husband and wife team James and Kricken Yaker of Vanillawood, have designed the interior and exterior transformation of a 1990s house in Portland, Oregon.   Photography by Josh Partee Black and white stucco along with meranti wood siding have been used on the exterior to highlight the architectural angles of the […]