Facebook’s Menlo Park Campus Interiors Source : Home-Designing

The old Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park has become the new Facebook campus, after the ever growing company speedily outgrew two other company headquarters. The social media giant–who recently celebrated its 10th birthday–needed a place that would fit their culturally relevant zeal, as well as promoting self expression and idea sharing. To complete the [...]

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Posh Portuguese Residence With Beautiful Lake Views Source : Home-Designing

This attention grabbing property situated in Parque Atlantico, on the southern edge of Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal, makes a striking contemporary statement. Bordering the San Lorenzo golf course, boasting lake views, and with Ria Formosa nature reserve and sand and sea close by, this is a modern living dream spot. A green panorama and [...]

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Bold Decor Schemes Source : Home-Designing

The first is a 105 square meter private home in the Netherlands, which goes bold with a midnight black wall that spans the entire length of the kitchen and the dining area facing the lounge. The dark wall is lifted with addition of a low white unit that holds an open contemporary fireplace, and a [...]

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10 Super Pricey Apartments In New York Source : Home-Designing

In this feature we are visiting America’s ‘Big Apple’ to take a look at ten luxury pads in New York City for rent. You may swoon at the luxurious layouts and designer furniture, but not half as much as you will swoon at the price tags! Images courtesy of Corcoran Weighing in at a massive [...]

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Swedish Attic Apartment Source : Home-Designing

Situated within a highly coveted neighborhood in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden, lies an attic apartment that features approximately 64 square meters of chic modern interior design. The premium located host house, Mälaren Borgen, forms an unmistakable part of Maria mountain’s silhouette, which in itself is a historically important property that was built in 1889 according to [...]

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Blue and Yellow Home Decor Source : Home-Designing

This fresh home visualization, designed by Alina Puzhak, is seasoned with delicious bites of color from the blue and yellow spectrums, all set against a soft white backdrop. Subtle introductions of pattern have been made throughout the rooms for extra interest, which adds a touch of class amongst modest furniture pieces, many of which are [...]

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Vibrant Blue and Purple Apartment Decor Source : Home-Designing

Designed by Z-Axis Design in 2013, this blue and purple interior sets a vibrant scene for the home of a newlywed couple, in Taichung. Taiwan. The 74 square meter townhouse offers up an uncomplicated yet interesting scheme that forms a great base for modern day living. Fresh white was used as the predominant base color [...]

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Ace Hotel London by Universal Design Studio Source : Homedsgn

Ace Hotel London is a stylish hotel located in Shoreditch, a district in the East End of London, England. It was completed by Universal Design Studio in 2013. Ace Hotel London by Universal Design Studio: “Universal Design Studio worked with Ace Hotel to design the exteriors and interiors, including 258 guest rooms, an 1,800 square [...]

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Writing Studio by Andrew Berman Architect Source : Homedsgn

Andrew Berman Architect completed this writing studio, an addition to a historian’s private home, in 2008. It is located in Bellport, New York, USA. Writing Studio by Andrew Berman Architect: “This building was commissioned as a library and writing studio for a historian. The site is approached on foot through a stand of trees. There [...]

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Maison MPB by Ralph Germann Architectes Source : Homedsgn

Maison MPB is an elegant alpine house designed by Vevey-based Ralph Germann Architectes. The home is located in Fribourg, Switzerland, and was completed in 2012. Maison MPB by Ralph Germann Architectes: “Ralph Germann architectes designed this alpine house for a couple who wished to live in a harmonious environment, but there was a prerequisite that [...]

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Takapuna House by Athfield Architects Source : Homedsgn

New Zealand-based architectural firm Athfield Architects has designed the Takapuna House. This project is actually composed of three separate homes all built using the same guiding principles. The result is a collection of “packages” which respect the landscape and local scale of the environment. Completed in 2013, this contemporary project is located in Takapuna Beach, New Zealand. [...]

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Villa Privata by Aldo Simoncelli Source : Homedsgn

Villa Privata is a private home located in Pergola, Italy. It was designed by Aldo Simoncelli and has stunning rough stone walls and thick ceiling beams. Photos courtesy of Aldo Simoncelli More… http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Villa-Privata-by-Aldo-Simoncelli.jpg

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House Varanda by Carla Juaçaba Source : Homedsgn

Brazilian architect Carla Juaçaba has created the House Varanda. This contemporary, 1,507 square foot, glass house was completed in 2007. Enwreathed by luscious vegetation, it is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. House Varanda by Carla Juaçaba: “A house made for the granddaughter of great architect Sergio Bernardes and a Colombian artist was a challenge. At first [...]

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Fairview Townhouse by Bucchieri Architects Source : Homedsgn

Completed by the American firm Bucchieri Architects, Fairview Townhouse is a lovely home located in Cleveland, Ohio. The home was finished in 2012, and covers an area of 3000 square feet. Fairview Townhouse by Bucchieri Architects: “Located in the heart of the historic Little Italy neighborhood in Cleveland, the townhouse is one of a pair [...]

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Glebe Residence by Batay-Csorba Architects Source : Homedsgn

Glebe Residence is a private residence located in Ottawa, Canada. It was designed by Batay-Csorba Architects. Glebe Residence by Batay-Csorba Architects: “Canadian based practice Batay Csorba Architects have recently completed the Glebe Residence, a full interior renovation and addition to the 1890’s structure in Ottawa, Canada. The two story existing rectilinear brick massing was retained [...]

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La Branche by DMOA Architecten Source : Homedsgn

Belgian architectural firm DMOA Architecten has designed La Branche. This 7,050 square foot, modernized home is located in Heverlee, Belgium. The marriage between an old, woodland hunters rest cabin and sleek, modern architectural design elements gives way to a place devoid of time. La Branche by DMOA Architecten: “The project is a peaceful combination of [...]

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5 Cool Paint Colors for 2014 Source : Decoist

A new year brings the chance for change, and nothing makes a fresh start quite like a new coat of paint. Kate here, and this January I began making some positive changes to improve my home. From painting my cabinets in the laundry room to adding  a palette of silver and gold in my dining room, [...]

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Brass Hardware And Fixtures Are Back Source : Decoist

When looking at home furnishings and décor, we are usually quick to notice outdated fixtures, faucets and hardware. Perhaps when you moved into your house, those 80’s brass relics were the first things to go. While those fixtures are still not in style, and might never be, don’t make up your mind too quickly about [...]

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Industrial Steel Tables Take On Modern Elegance Source : Decoist

It’s hard to imagine how something as cold as a stainless steel table can transform the home into a marvelous living space. But, it can be done! If you are doubtful about this classic element, then let me show you exactly what you can do to make a shift from ordinary to extraordinary. We’ve covered [...]

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Minty Fresh Decor That Gets You Ready For Summer Source : Decoist

If you haven’t noticed by now, people are fawning over the refreshing coolness of the color mint. It’s everywhere! Back when pastel colors were a popular choice for decor, mint barely touched the tip of the iceberg. But now, this one-hit wonder has captured the attention of fashion artists and interior designers alike. This color [...]

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Vintage Bedroom Ideas That Make A Unique Statement Source : Decoist

Looking for some vintage bedroom ideas? I sure am! I love incorporating the decor of decades past, and I’m fascinated by the return of decade-specific trends, such as the lacquered furniture of the 1980s. In fact, some trends span multiple decades, such as the use of brass in accent pieces like lamps and figurines. When [...]

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Gorgeous Homes Featuring Kilim-Inspired Designs Source : Decoist

Kilim rugs are quickly growing in popularity. They have a worldly look that complements any design style. Where did this trend come from, you might ask? The word Kilim is of Turkish origin and is used to describe pileless rugs made using a flat-weave technique. These beautiful textiles were not just made in Turkey — [...]

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The Sheer Beauty of Concrete Walls Source : Decoist

Dare to be bold with your interior design? Concrete walls may be a good solution. While they may seem like unfinished business for your home decor, concrete walls break up the form and accentuate a room with their sheer elegance and their unique personality. The raw, unfinished look of concrete is inimitable, while the trendy [...]

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Cool Teen Hangouts And Lounges Source : Decoist

There comes a point when your kids grow out of their playroom. Legos and dolls are no longer cool, and neither is the primary color scheme. As your children’s needs change, so should your space. So put up your playroom and opt for a swanky modern lounge fit for video games, movies, and maybe even [...]

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Stylish Vanity Desks For Any Modern-Day Marie Antoinette Source : Decoist

As women, we rarely have a moment to ourselves. Between the cooking and cleaning, there is a never-ending list of to-do’s that just keep piling up, regardless of how ambitiously we try to check things off. That is why it is so important for us to squeeze in a breather every now and again. Sure, it’s [...]

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3 Ways to Boost Home Energy Efficiency Using Décor Source : Decoist

Energy costs are continually on the rise, and property owners are constantly seeking new ways to reduce their energy consumption. Enduring hot summers and frigid winters with low HVAC usage is one way to reduce costs – but this is ultimately impractical and very uncomfortable. Installing energy efficient appliances is also a smart change, but [...]

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Upcycle Anything Into A Planter Source : Decoist

I know it’s a bit early, but I’m gearing up for spring. It’s my favorite time of year and I just can’t wait any longer! I have my seedlings soaking and ready to sprout. The only thing I’m missing is outdoor space. Luckily, my apartment is a bright and light-filled space with windows on all [...]

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Eye-Catching Laundry Room Shelving Ideas Source : Decoist

Are you looking to add shelving to your laundry room? Kate here, and if you read Decoist on a regular basis, you probably know that I’ve been a bit laundry room-obsessed lately! In fact, I’m in the middle of a laundry room makeover at my place. It all started when I wrote a post on [...]

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Multilevel House In Israel Gets A Bright And Colorful Renovation Source : Decoist

We always talk about the use of beautiful accent colors to enliven modern interiors that are draped in cool neutral hues. This lovely three-story house in Israel is a wonderful case in the point with its stunning interiors that showcase brilliant blue and refreshing yellow accents. Even though this is a multilevel house, the entire [...]

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DIY Idea: Upcycled Books For Your Interior Source : Decoist

Today, it saddens me to say that bound books are a dying breed. Everyone has tablets. Hard copies and books in-print are being purchased less and less. For most of us, there is something magical about holding a book in our hands: the beautiful exterior, the weight of the paper, and the printed text. Because [...]

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Fascinating Residence In Barcelona Enthralls With Its Minimal Design Source : Decoist

On first glance, we assumed that this sleek, white and minimalist house was one of those amazing and inventive designs from the Far East. But located in Igualada, Barcelona, this exclusive residence was crafted by the ingenious minds at Jaime Prous Architects. Built from pristine white stone brought in from Capri, the house beautifully combines [...]

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Framed Jerseys: From Sports-Themed Teen Bedrooms To Sophisticated Man Caves! Source : Decoist

As we are just hours away from the grand opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, it is a good time to delve into interior decor ideas that draw their inspiration from sports. Just last week, we flipped through some amazing sports-themed wall murals and decals. Today we take a look at [...]

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Framed Jerseys: From Sports-Themed Teen Bedrooms To Sophisticated Man Caves! Source : Decoist

As we are just hours away from the grand opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, it is a good time to delve into interior decor ideas that draw their inspiration from sports. Just last week, we flipped through some amazing sports-themed wall murals and decals. Today we take a look at [...]

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Beautiful Decor Ideas From Latin America Source : Decoist

When I came back from my Latin America trip last summer, I was mesmerized by Peru’s creative artistry. If you aren’t familiar with mosaics and ethnic patterns, then Peruvians’ perception of beauty can be a little foreign to you. Though their interior decor significantly differs from ours, it is refreshing to see how culture can [...]

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Valentine’s Day Party Ideas That Celebrate Great Design Source : Decoist

We at Decoist love to highlight amazing party ideas, especially when entertaining overlaps with great design. Valentine’s Day is a wonderful excuse to get creative with decor, food and gifts. Showcase all three arenas by hosting a party filled with clever design choices! Kate here, and in today’s post I’ve rounded up some of my [...]

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Futuristic Single Family Residence: Villa Freundorf by Project A01 Architects Source : DesignRulz

Situated in a splendid location, this futuristic single family residence was designed by Project A01 Architects. A monolithic residence is built for a young family in a village close to Vienna, Austria.     Thank you for reading Futuristic Single Family Residence: Villa Freundorf by Project A01 Architects ! You can find the original article on DesignRulz or [...]

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Meditation Retreat Outside Melbourne Paying Tribute to Sustainability Source : DesignRulz

Base Camp Chewton Residence is a project developed by Melbourne-based studio Insite Design and located in central Victoria, Australia. The compact, multi-functional home sits on a landscape defined by rolling hills, eucalyptus forests and rocky outcrops  Its elongated shape is said to maximize solar control and is just one clever element in a series of environmental ideas that were [...]

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S Villa #29 by Technoarchitecture Inc Source : Homedsgn

Located in Bangalore, India, S Villa #29 is a private residence designed by Technoarchitecture Inc. Its interior is sleek and elegant, decorated in warm tones that make it feel cozy and comfortable. S Villa #29 by Technoarchitecture Inc “The site is 2400 sft plot with access road in the west located in Bangalore, India. The [...]

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Via Sauvagia House by Catlin Stothers Design Source : DesignRulz

Nestled along the private slopes and trails of Mont Sauvage, this model condominium represents the first phase of Via Sauvagia, a residential development in the Laurentians. Designed by Catlin Stothers Design, the contemporary architecture by renowned architect, Pierre Thibault, strikes unity between nature and the interior. Glass exterior walls and open interior spaces called for finishings that respect [...]

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Semi-detached Home: Calgary Residence by Beyond Homes Source : DesignRulz

This semi-detached home was built by Beyond Homes  and designed in collaboration with Building Bloc Design. The home features reclaimed barnwood siding and 150 year old elm barn wood floor. Each unit is roughly 1800 sqft and situation in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Thank you for reading Semi-detached Home: Calgary Residence by Beyond Homes ! You can find the original [...]

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Lake Joseph Boathouse by Altius Architecture Source : DesignRulz

Modern wooden boathouse designed by Altius Architecture  located at the Lake Joseph, in Forestburgh, New York. The design of this boathouse, on the shore of Lake Joseph, is driven by stringent guidelines prescribed in the zoning by-laws. The project carves into the pitched roof tradition of the area and extends views out towards the lake, taking a modern twist on [...]

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Swimming Pool Shaped As A Stradivarius Violin Source : DesignRulz

This violin-shaped swimming pool is a perfect replica of the Stradivarius and was built with great care and precision by the folks at Cipriano Landscape Design & Custom Swimming Pools. Now, the initial reaction of those who are not all that aware of the rich heritage and history of the Stradivarius might be that the idea [...]

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Modern Residence Paying Tribute to Light and Space, Palo Alto, CA Source : DesignRulz

Designed by  Klopf Architecture, the goal was to modernize and brighten a dark, closed-in, chopped-up 1960′s Brown and Kaufman  home. Completed in 2013, the solution, create space, light and flow by taking away internal walls that were barriers to light and adding windows. Klopf actually decreased the size of the living room to add a master [...]

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Elegant Interior With Classical Influences by Viarde Source : DesignRulz

Realized by Viarde, a Eastern European computer graphics studio, the interior below features elegance, luxury and opulence. Impressive chandeliers, king-size beds, shinning tile insertions as well as lacquered furniture and baroque tapestry are the main elements that outline the interior. Even if some pieces seem borrowed from contemporary design, the whole appearance relies on imposing, flamboyant [...]

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Contemporary Urban Vibe: Trousdale Residence by William Hefner Studio Source : DesignRulz

Some of the contemporary residences are so perfect in execution that they lack emotion. But, architect William Hefner knows how to bring it back. Located on the hills of the LA city, Trousdale Residence is what we call ‘sweet modern’. Large, open areas create an airy atmosphere, natural light make the interiors resonate with the landscape, while large paintings [...]

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