From the designer: What makes for a more interesting combo than pairing modern design with cultural traditions? This was the challenge we took on in this Irvine based townhome. And boy, were we feeling the mix. The multiple levels of this home also made for a lot of wall space. Rather than fill a blank wall with art, we opted to form beautiful geometry through paint and enhance the folds in architecture like origami. We also removed walls to open up the space and utilize the large windows to brighten up the interiors. Next, we installed oak floors, herringbone basalt tile, and painted throughout. We’d be lying if we said we weren’t giddy over this drastic transformation.
The tiny apartment shown in the contiguous photos is located on the upper level of an old Haussmann building in Paris. These rooms are...
Situated on a sloping site in the Santa Lucia Preserve, an ecological preserve in the Carmel Valley hills, this house is both responsive and respectful towards its environment in a community that emphasizes the preservation of natural and scenic resources and living in harmony with nature.
Oli–Bird is a birdhouse for "rich birds" designed in 2015 by Finnish designer Nikolo Kerimov. The designer's presentation: Luxury goods are products that are not...
The Downeast Coastal House exceeds its Net-Zero energy consumption goal using a grid-tied ground mounted PV array that power geothermal heat pumps for radiant in-floor heat, high-efficiency appliances and LED lighting.
The Two in One House features spectacular architecture through balanced touches of concrete, wood, black and white which seamlessly lace from the exterior to the interior of the house in all their glory.