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The Venice House by FINNE Architects

December 12, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Tom Bonner   FINNE Architects have completed a new house in Venice, California, that’s located on a long and narrow lot.   The house is comprised of a dramatic series of folded roof planes, as well as a collage of textured metal and wood exterior surfaces. Photography by Tom Bonner A 5-ft wide pivoting […]

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Floor To Ceiling Windows Line The Walls Of This Modern Lake House

December 12, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by   Mecanoo architecten have designed a modern house that sits on a lake in Lechlade, England, and features walls of glass, enabling expansive views from the home’s interior.   Photography by Blue Sky Images (top) and (bottom) The house has a small bridge connecting it to the land, while a deck wraps around, creating […]

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The Cycle House by chadbourne + doss architects

November 29, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider   chadbourne + doss architects have designed the Cycle House, a new ground-up urban infill residence that’s strategically located at the intersection of two major bike routes in the Mount Baker neighborhood of Seattle.   The exterior of the home features clear, unfinished Western Red Cedar, that’s been combined with painted Hardiepanel siding. The […]

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This New Home Creatively Uses Wood To Add A Natural Touch To Its Interior

November 20, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Ivan Chuang   C.H.I. Design Studio have recently completed the warm and contemporary interior of a home that’s located in the center of a farm in Yilan, Taiwan.   Stepping inside the house, we see an entryway with open shelving, a closet, and a bench. Photography by Ivan Chuang The entryway opens up […]

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Design Detail: Stairs With Hidden Storage And A Powder Room

September 26, 2018 Erin 0

  As part of an interior design project for a young couple, Vietnamese firm Minimal Design, created a unique staircase that provides plenty of storage, as well as space for a bathroom.   As the house is small but very tall (4 floors), the designers decided to make the space underneath the stairs functional, and […]

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The Nowhere Restaurant Features Stairs Inspired By MC. Escher Artwork

September 18, 2018 Erin 0

  Architecture and design firm Stu/D/O, have completed ‘Nowhere’, a new rooftop bar and restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.   When coming up with the concept for the restaurant, the designers reinterpreted the idea of “nowhere” into the concept of the juxtaposition between reality and surrealism, which is represented through the use of an architectural element: stairs. […]

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Octane Architect & Design Have Completed A Thai Apartment Building With Gabled Accents

August 1, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Rungkit Charoenwat   Octane architect & design have designed HACHI, a modern serviced apartment building for monthly rentals, that’s located in the business area of Ladprao, Bangkok. In the design of a conventional apartment building, a solid box was created, however they added several gabled sections to the exterior, with each of the sections have […]

The Bulleen Residence By MODO Architecture

May 21, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Ben Hosking   MODO Architecture have designed a new house in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, for their clients who wanted a home that would feel open, be filled with light, have natural elements, and be connected to the garden.   Photography by Ben Hosking Stepping inside the home, there’s polished concrete flooring, wood […]

This Home In Miami Was Designed With A Slide To The Pool From The Second Floor Of The House

April 23, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Dan Forer   Architecture firm SAOTA, have recently completed their first project in Miami, Florida, in collaboration with DVice, the architect of record, Nils Sanderson, the interior designer, and Brodson, the construction company.   The modern house design was inspired by open plan living. The indoor/outdoor design makes it an easy-living family home. Photography by […]

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 […]

The Forever House By Wallflower Architecture + Design

April 9, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Marc Tey Photography   Wallflower Architecture + Design have designed a modern house in Singapore, for a family that wanted to create their forever home.   The house, which sits 13 feet (4m) above street level, has a slate covered terraced garden on either side of the garage and entryway. Photography by Marc […]

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) […]

This New House Has A Sunken Living Room And A Sunken Home Office

April 3, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Darren Bradley   Craig Steely Architecture have designed a modern house in Cupertino, California, that faces a canopy of a dense oak grove in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. When talking about the design, the architects mention, “The conceptual idea came clearly and quickly—float a glass box in the leaves of the […]

The Carmel View Residence By Neuman Hayner Architects

February 21, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Amit Gosher   Neuman Hayner Architects have designed a new modern house for a family in Ein Ayala, Israel.   At the front of the house, a stone path leads through the garden to the front door. Photography by Amit Gosher Once inside and to one side of the front door is the main living, dining […]

Campos Studio Have Designed A Shingle-Covered Laneway House In Vancouver

January 10, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Ema Peter Photography   Campos Studio have designed a shingle-covered laneway house in Vancouver, Canada, for a family that would allow them to provide care for aging family members, while at the same time increasing density on the existing single family residential plot.   Photography by Ema Peter Photography At the rear of […]

A Snake-like Sculptural Staircase Connects Four Floors Of This Office Building In Paris

October 4, 2017 Erin 0

Photography © We Are Contents   Ora Ito have designed the new offices for LVMH’s media division in Paris, France, and as part of the design, a large sculptural staircase was installed.   Photography © We Are Contents Connecting four floors of the office building, the large spiral staircase with wood slats commands attention throughout the offices. Photography […]

Built-In Seating And Shelving Were Included In The Wall Alongside This Staircase

August 28, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Tom Roe   Architecture firm RK-D have designed a modern extension to a house in Melbourne, Australia, that acts as the ‘social’ area of the house and includes a new open plan kitchen and living room as well as a mezzanine level.   Photography by Tom Roe As part of the interior, a staircase was built to […]

Greg Wright Architects Have Designed A House For Entertaining

August 9, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Adam Letch   Greg Wright Architects have recently completed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that’s located at the foot of the mountain, sits on a slope, and has been designed for entertaining.   Photography by Adam Letch Stepping inside, double-height ceilings and windows that wrap around from the wall to the […]

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 […]