The Invermark House In Cape Town Has Been Given A Fresh Update By SAOTA

October 19, 2017 Erin 0

  After being inspired by two iconic modernist houses, Phillip Johnson’s 1949 Glass House and Mies van der Rohe’s 1951 Farnsworth House, South African architect Gilbert Colyn designed the Invermark House for himself in 1969. Unfortunately, since then the house had fallen into a state of disrepair, and over the years numerous inappropriate alterations and […]

Display Your Wine In A Hallway If You’re Short On Space

October 19, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura   When Lisbon-based João Tiago Aguiar arquitectos were designing this apartment interior, the owners wanted to have a space where they could store their wine collection. With many apartments, storage space is limited, and in this case it resulted in the architects creating a unique open […]

Design Detail – Glass Enclosed Bedrooms And Bathrooms

October 18, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by ImagenSubliminal (Miguel de Guzmán)   When architect Manuel Ocaña was designing three apartments in the same building in Madrid, Spain, he decided to use glass walls as a way to separate the various spaces within the apartments.   Photography by ImagenSubliminal (Miguel de Guzmán) By using framed glass walls, the light from the windows at one […]

This 1962 Ranch-Style Home In Texas Was Given A Contemporary Update

October 17, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Patrick Y. Wong   co(X)ist Studio have designed the remodel of an original 1962 ranch-style house in Austin, Texas, and as part of the renovation, they’ve created an addition that splits the rectangular house to create a ‘Y’.   Here’s a look at the before photos… Photography by co(X)ist Studio And here’s a look […]

Masquespacio Have Designed The Interior Of A Takeaway Sushi Restaurant In Spain

October 17, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Luis Beltran   Design firm Masquespacio, has recently completed Kento, a takeaway sushi restaurant in Valencia, Spain.   Upon entering the restaurant, one side is dedicated to seating, for those people who want to eat in. Wood stools and benches have been combined with oval tables and statement pendant lights with wood elements […]

A Bright Blue ‘Melting Chocolate’ Facade Welcomes Visitors To This Tiny Sweet Store

October 16, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by George Sfakianakis   NORMLESS Architecture Studio have recently completed the design of Pop Sugar, a tiny sweet shop in the seaside village of Stavros in Greece.   The curvy, blue metallic facade resembles melting chocolate, while the color carries through to the floor and the geometric pattern on the bar, inviting people inside. Photography […]

Apartment Interior Uses A Modrian-Inspired Wall Design To Hide A TV

October 12, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Ryann Ford   Sanders Architecture together with Cravotta Interiors, have recently completed the design of this modern apartment in downtown Austin, Texas, for a family of four.   One of the main features in the apartment is a steel and glass wall that’s reminiscent of a Piet Mondrian art piece. A section of the wall […]

This Rural Home Combines Rustic Interior Elements With Modern Architecture

October 11, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Dean Bradley   Australian architecture firm Dan Gayfer Design, have recently completed a modern ranch-inspired house that’s located in the rolling hills of Ceres, a small town south west of Melbourne, Australia.   The rural home has been designed for a family with four children that enjoy sport, entertaining, farming and horse riding. Upon […]

The Trousdale Residence By Mayes Office

October 10, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Nathan Irick   Californian architectural and design firm Mayes Office, have recently completed a new and modern house that’s located at the top of Beverly Hills.   Upon arriving at the house, you’re greeted by uplighting that highlights the landscaping and the garage. Photography by Nathan Irick To get to the front door, guests […]

Bryant Alsop Design A New Home For A Semi-Retired Australian Couple

October 9, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jack Lovel   Architectural firm Bryant Alsop have designed a new home in Mount Martha, Australia, for a semi-retired couple who wanted to have a private haven to entertain guests.   Photography by Jack Lovel The entryway is tucked behind a timber-clad wall with vertical slot windows that frame views of the garden. Photography by Jack Lovel Inside, polished-concrete […]

The Interiors Of This Modern Mexican House Open To Expansive Outdoor Spaces

October 9, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jaime Navarro   Architecture firm Ezequiel Farca + Cristina Grappin designed a waterfront house in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that features a large green roof and expansive outdoor entertaining spaces.   Photography by Jaime Navarro Welcoming you to the house is a green wall and water features, while steps lead to the wood front door. Top photo […]

This House Has One End Surrounded By Glass On Three Sides

October 6, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Ronald Tilleman   Married couple Theo Reitsema, an architect, and Stephanie Weitering, an interior designer, spent a year living in a house that dates back to 1967 to see what would be the best way to update the home.   The house has a lower level that’s covered in dark stucco. A stepped […]

This House Has One End Surrounded By Glass On Three Sides

October 6, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Ronald Tilleman   Married couple Theo Reitsema, an architect, and Stephanie Weitering, an interior designer, spent a year living in a house that dates back to 1967 to see what would be the best way to update the home.   The house has a lower level that’s covered in dark stucco. A stepped […]

The Interior Design Of This Apartment Includes A Mixture Of Contemporary Materials

October 6, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Adam Letch   ARRCC have recently completed the interior design of a three bedroom apartment inside a building in South Africa, that was designed by Zuckerman Sachs Architects.   Upon entering the apartment it’s clear that the interior space has been designed with a relaxed and contemporary vibe. The kitchen features a central island […]

A New Addition With A Deck Was Built For A 1920s House In Texas

October 3, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Patrick Wong   Murray Legge Architecture have designed a new addition to a 1920s bungalow in Central Austin, Texas, that wraps around an existing 150-year-old oak tree.   Here’s a look at the model that were created before being built. The addition doubles the size of the existing house and preserves its 1920’s […]

Geometric Cut-Outs Provide A Glimpse Of What’s Inside These Cabinets

October 3, 2017 Erin 0

  Design firm Mili Mlodzi Ludzie have recently completed the interiors for this apartment in Poznan, Poland, and as part of the design of the living room and dining area, they created a wall of cabinets that have geometric cut-outs in the doors.   Some of the cut-outs allow for direct access to whatever is […]

Horizontal Lines Are A Defining Feature Of This Hillside Home In Brazil

September 29, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Renato Moura   mf+arquitetos have designed Casa Das Pedras, a modern house in Franca, Brazil, that’s been built using stone, wood and bricks.   The home is split into two ‘boxes’, with the lower building designated for the social areas, and the upper building for sleeping. Photography by Renato Moura Upon arriving at the […]

A Contemporary Redesign For A Mid-Century Home In Los Gatos, California

September 28, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Joe Fletcher   Mark English Architects have recently completed the renovation and an addition to an existing single-family, mid-century hillside home in Los Gatos, California.   Photography by Joe Fletcher Welcoming you to the home is an entry with a colorful, cast glass, translucent window, that’s an original element to the home. Photography by Joe […]

A Contemporary Redesign For A Mid-Century Home In Los Gatos, California

September 28, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Joe Fletcher   Mark English Architects have recently completed the renovation and an addition to an existing single-family, mid-century hillside home in Los Gatos, California.   Photography by Joe Fletcher Welcoming you to the home is an entry with a colorful, cast glass, translucent window, that’s an original element to the home. Photography by Joe […]