This Renovated Loft In Boston Was Designed To Be Bright And Open

June 23, 2017 Keely 0

Photography by Eric Roth   ZeroEnergy Design (ZED) together with Ralph S Osmond have given this contemporary Boston loft a makeover, keeping it open and fresh, and suitable for an expanding family.   Just inside the front entrance is a small sitting room with a wall full of floor-to-ceiling white cabinets. This area can be used as a home […]

A New Family Home In Massachusetts Surrounded By A Blueberry Farm

June 22, 2017 Keely 0

Photography by Nat Rea Photography   Colin Flavin of Flavin Architects and Ben Wood of Studio Shanghai, together with interior design firm Atsu Gunther Design, have collaborated to design this modern house on the last remaining blueberry farm in Lexington, Massachusetts.   Arriving to the front of the house, a pathway with cement pavers lead to a custom teak […]

This New House Was Built With A Mix Of Reclaimed And Sustainable Materials

June 20, 2017 Keely 0

Photography by Tucker English   Dwell Development together with JT Architecture, and structural engineer Alex Moroses, have recently completed a modern house in Seattle, Washington. Sustainability is the heart of the project, with recycled and locally sourced materials used throughout.   Giving the house a touch of character, the exterior of the home is adorned with reclaimed barn […]

Almost 1,000 Cones Cover This Ice Cream Shop In Poland

June 20, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Patryk Lewinski   mode:lina architekci have shared with us their latest project, the LODOVNIA Ice Cream Shop, that’s located in the Stary Browar courtyard in the city of Poznan, Poland.   Photography by Patryk Lewinski Inspired by the shape of an ice cream cone, the facade of the mobile ice cream shop is […]

542 Copper Sections Were Used To Create The Curved Roof Of This London Cafe

June 15, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Greg Fonne   Architecture firm Mizzi Studio were commissioned by Italian café brand Colicci, to design a new cafe located at the entrance to Westfield City’s Shopping Centre in London. Inspired by nature, Mizzi Studio designed the roof to take on the form of an abstract leaf blowing in the wind. Copper was chosen […]

Nobu Downtown NYC Features Three Ceramic Art Installations By Pascale Girardin

June 15, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Stephany Hildebrand   During the design of the new Nobu Downtown restaurant in New York City, Canadian ceramic artist Pascale Girardin, was commissioned to create three art installations that would create a unique look for the restaurant.   The first installation, located in the main seating area of the restaurant, is made up of […]

Green Mountain Getaway by Flavin Architects

June 14, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Nat Rea Photography   Flavin Architects have designed this contemporary shingle-covered house on a wooded property in Fayston, Vermont.   The house, which is discreetly set back from the road, is split into two sections, the main house on the left, and the guest house and garage on the right. When approaching the house, […]

Chan Architecture Have Designed A Couple Of Townhouses In Melbourne

June 9, 2017 Keely 0

Photography by Tatjana Plitt   Chan Architecture have recently completed the Hawthorn East Townhouses in Melbourne, Australia. Modern in their design and nearly identical, the townhouses are set at different heights making each home distinctive.   The exterior of the townhouses have lightweight, black aluminium batten screening over the large windows, and metal cladding is used […]

This House In South Africa Was Designed Around An Indoor Swimming Pool

June 8, 2017 Keely 0

Photography by Grant Pitcher   South African design firm Union3 have designed the interiors of this modern house that features an indoor swimming pool, multiple entertaining spaces and artwork throughout.   Tucked below the driveway, and partially hidden behind various trees and bushes, the slopped roof of the house is visible until you walk down […]

This Ukrainian Coffee Shop Has Touches Of Gold Throughout

June 7, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Andrii Shustykevych   N+K Architectvra have recently completed the design of the first coffee shop with its own roastery in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. Named Fabryka Kavy, which translates to Coffee Factory in Ukrainian, it’s located within a building of the post-soviet period and is not far from a lake and park.   Here’s a glimpse of […]

5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

June 5, 2017 Erin 0

  Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a look at what’s getting a lot of attention on our Pinterest boards this week, so you can see what’s trending. By the way, you can follow contemporist on Pinterest – here.   1. The laser-cut screens featured on this modern house, have a repetitive pattern and provide a unique experience […]

27 Photos Inside The New InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun Hotel In China

June 2, 2017 Keely 0

  Joe Cheng of CCD/ Cheng Chung Design, has recently completed the InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun, a luxury hotel in China. The main goal of the project was to create an avant-garde atmosphere that evoked feelings of space, the future, and technology.   The hexagonal diamond effect of the building facade is where Joe Cheng began as a […]

6 Rope Railings That Add A Creative Touch To Stairs

June 1, 2017 Keely 0

    1. The railing of these stairs and the protective railing along the lofted area are made from thick rope that adds visual intrigue to the space and keeps it safe. Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter designed this cottage in Oslo, Norway. Photography by Jonas Adolfsen. 2. A rope safety barrier along one side of the stairs […]

A New Modern Hostel Arrives In Bangkok, Thailand

May 30, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Adison Ruangsiridecha   Sea Architecture have recently completed ORA, a small hostel in Bangkok, Thailand, that was once a shop and residential house.   The concept for the design of the hostel was to create a modern loft feeling with the use of multiple materials, such as wood, concrete and steel. The space […]

The Baffle House By Clare Cousins Architects

May 29, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Lisbeth Grosmann   Australian firm Clare Cousins Architects, were asked to design an extension / garden pavilion to the rear of an Edwardian cottage, that would maximize the exposure of a small sculptural garden.   At the front of the house, a garden path leads down the side of the cottage to the backyard. Photography […]

5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

May 29, 2017 Erin 0

  Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a look at what’s getting a lot of attention on our Pinterest boards this week, so you can see what’s trending. By the way, you can follow contemporist on Pinterest – here.   1. This small and modern study has bright yellow supports that hold the white wall shelves and floating […]