Bring Home Some Inviting Warmth With The Winter Cabin Style Source : Decoist

Winter is well and truly here, and some of the regions in the US and Northern Europe are reportedly experiencing the coldest weather in the last decade or so. Obviously there is little you can do about being boxed in thanks to the heavy snow outside. Instead of constantly worrying about not being able to [...]

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The Chesterfield Sofa: A Classic Piece for Any Interior Source : Decoist

I’ve developed a theory that if a piece of furniture is well designed, it will be in style forever. These are the pieces I want to buy because they will never go out of style and they won’t decrease in value. For me, furniture is an important investment – I want to love it for [...]

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Let The Good Times Roll At the Dazzling Hard Rock Hotel In Palm Springs! Source : Decoist

Looking for a fabulous hangout in Palm Springs where you can “Rock n’ Roll” all night long? Designed to bring a hint of the Las Vegas night life along with a dash of glitz and the glamour, the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs has acquired a whole new ambiance. Brought to life with vivacious [...]

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DIY Chalk Walls For Any Artistic Living Space Source : Decoist

Good style can take on many forms. If you enjoy multi-chromatic schemes, you will find eclectic decor to satisfy your hunger for animation. If you take comfort in casual settings, you will argue cottage-style homes are more inviting. If you are sweeped away by the simplicity of modern designs, you will leap into minimalistic decor [...]

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5 Easy Bedroom Makeover Ideas Source : Decoist

As a companion piece to our recent living room makeover post, today we highlight 5 easy bedroom makeover ideas. It’s a new year, and even though there are still some cold weeks ahead, spring is on the way. As seasons change and fresh starts are among us, design lovers often look to the home–are there [...]

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Spacious Interior Meets Serene Ambiance At This Chic Contemporary House Source : Decoist

While living in a big city often has its perks, there comes a time when all of us would love to get away from the unending rush and the taxing lifestyle. This stylish modern house was designed by architect Sharon Weiser to serve the needs of a family that decided to move away from the [...]

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Retro Living Room Ideas And Decor Inspirations For The Modern Home Source : Decoist

Retro-inspired interiors and living spaces have made a bit of comeback in the last year or so. With bold colors like purple and violet being touted as the hottest colors of 2014. and gold and silver accents being featured in top interior design trends of the year ahead, now is the time to introduce a [...]

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Amazing And Modern Geodesic Dome Homes Source : Decoist

Have you ever seen a dome home? Some of them can look a little whacky, and others are just amazing! We are going to focus on the best and the most beautiful of the geodesic dome homes. Whether or not you can get down with the design, there are some serious advantages to living in [...]

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Incredible Beach House In California Brings The Ocean Indoors! Source : Decoist

Contemporary residences are increasingly becoming all about a seamless integration of the interiors with the natural exterior. Located on a rocky coastal strip in Laguna Beach, California, the Rockledge Residence offers amazing ocean views while its lavish interiors extend outdoors thanks to the breathtaking patio and pool deck. Virtually bringing the ocean indoors with the [...]

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21 Fabulous Modern Homes Showcasing Elegant Pianos Source : Decoist

Sophistication and elegance is a killer combination for any dream home, but the way these defining traits are put into play in each home differs. Some people choose to display their passions, and others love the sound on a piano’s strings so much that this large musical instrument occupies a carefully selected place in the [...]

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Stay Warm This Winter in a Tropical Bedroom Source : Decoist

I’m in the midst of bedroom-makeover brainstorming. And just as I was about to purchase a modern zigzag comforter at a great price this week, I got cold feet. Why? I couldn’t help but feel like I needed to go tropical in my sleeping space instead! Maybe it was all those episodes of The Golden Girls I [...]

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Smart Homes to Conquer the World: 10 Ways the Future Sounds Great Source : Decoist

Each day we bring to you fascinating new designs, inspiring homes and innovative ideas from the world of architecture and interior design. Yet, there are a few fleeting moments when we all ponder not just the current trends and fashionable ideas, but also what the future holds for all of us design aficionados. The idea [...]

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Casa Parota: Stunning Villa with Private Outdoor Pool and Jacuzzi Source : DesignRulz

Casa Parota was built on a quarter acre lot, this 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath villa boasts all of the premier finishing found in the most luxorious homes. Viking and miele appliances, Brazilian granite countertops, European ceramics, double pane low-e glass, mitsubishi multi split air conditioning, control 4 home illumination, audio and video control and a [...]

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Casa Almare by Elías Rizo Arquitectos Source : DesignRulz

Guadalaraja-based studio Elías Rizo Arquitectos has designed the Casa Almare project. Completed in 2009, this 9,296 square foot two story contemporary home is located in Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. This property is currently on the market, offered at $3,795,000. Source: Elías Rizo Arquitectos   Thank you for reading Casa Almare by Elías Rizo Arquitectos ! You can find the original article [...]

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Hot Mess Kitchen Gadgets Source : DesignRulz

Hot Mess Splash Illusion – $15 If you’re going to make a mess, you can hope that it’ll be one that is quick and easy to clean up. Even better than that? A mess that’s portable and dishwasher-safe! These “fake” messes are actually handy gadgets that protect your counters and tables from the very hazards [...]

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Great Futuristic Architecture: Croft by James Stockwell Architects Source : DesignRulz

Located in Victoria, Australia, Croft is a project completed by James Stockwell Architects. The home has a futuristic design that contrasts starkly with the surrounding countryside, giving it a very unique quality.   According tot he architects: ?Full outlook to and shelter from the coastal vistas in all directions and to be part of the [...]

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Bernier–Thibault Urban Home Remodeling by Paul Bernier Source : DesignRulz

The Bernier-Thibault home was designed by Canadian architect Paul Bernier. Located in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal, Canada, the existing secluded townhouse was renovated and expanded by the architect to accommodate his family of four. The house is in Montreal, on a densely built block in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood. An extension and a [...]

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Former Hal Levitt Home for Sale in the Hollywood Hills Source : DesignRulz

This 3,535 square foot, 2-story home in the Hollywood Hills in California includes 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and a pool. It is hidden on a quiet street in the Outpost Estates, providing complete privacy. This home was designed by mid-century architect Hal Levitt, in 1933. Levitt himself lived in this home from 1964-2004. This home [...]

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Single Family Home: Casa Gotmar 138 by Miquel Lacomba Architect Source : DesignRulz

Miquel Angel Lacomba, principal of Palma-based studio Miquel Lacomba Architect has designed this  single family home completed in 2009. This two story contemporary residence is located in Pollença, on Mallorca, a Spanish island in the Mediterranean Sea. The intent was to maintain a maximum number of existing pines and holm oaks, avoiding significant terrain movements [...]

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House Rehabilitation in Cerdanyola del Vallès by YLAB Arquitectos Source : DesignRulz

This home, located in the Bellaterra district of Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain, was rehabilitated by the Spanish-German architectural studio YLAB Arquitectos. The home is spacious and brightly illuminated, featuring wooden accents to add character. The objective was to make this house of classical forms and narrow interior layout into a modern house with large and [...]

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Greenwich Village by William Rainero Source : DesignRulz

This renovated and converted townhouse is located on 80 Washington Place, Greenwich Village in New York City. The home has an air of warm elegance, thanks to its exposed brick and stone walls and wooden floors. The house hit the market for $31.5 million in June 2012. Its price was lowered to $29.9 million earlier [...]

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Contemporary Family Home: Apelle by Marco Casagrande, Finland Source : DesignRulz

In 2013, Marco Casagrande created this contemporary home for a family located in Karjaa, Finland. It has been laid out as a long, continuous space that serves multiple purposes.  The interior space of Apelle is a continuous tube that grows gradually along the house and through the main opening and terrace into the forest. Along this axis the collective [...]

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Wooden Decorations Transform Your Christmas In A Fairy Tale Source : DesignRulz

This year, we are looking for something different. Golden garlands, red globes and green elfs are so popular that it is almost impossible to find the ‘special ones’ in the chaotic universe of Christmas accessories. Juniper decorations for your Christmas tree That’s the reason why we were very enthusiastic to discover on etsy.com and breslo.ro what two talented Romanian artists, [...]

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East Bay House by MacCracken Architects Source : DesignRulz

Located in Livermore, California, East Bay House was designed by MacCracken Architects. The home was completed in 2010, and covers an area of 4,100 square feet. This project is essentially a new residence built on the foundation of an existing U shaped California ranch style home. The building layout, room sizes, window placement and eave lines all [...]

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Modern Single Family Residence: Stonewood by Breathe Architecture Source : DesignRulz

This modern single family residence situated in Northcote, Australia was designed in 2013 by Breathe Architecture.   Thank you for reading Modern Single Family Residence: Stonewood by Breathe Architecture ! You can find the original article on DesignRulz or you can stay in touch with the latest news in design and architecture on our Facebook page, [...]

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The Seidenberg House by Metcalfe Architecture & Design Source : DesignRulz

Metcalfe A&D, designed a contemporary renovation for an existing mid-century modern house in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. MA&D reconstructed this mid-century kit house, taking advantage of its location by creating a bedroom nestled in the treetops. A glass connector bridge links the bedroom to the rest of the house. This house reflects our focus on play and [...]

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Casa Altamira by Joan Puigcorbé Source : DesignRulz

Spanish architect Joan Puigcorbé has designed the Casa Altamira in Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica. Completed in 2012, this 8,633 square foot contemporary home stands out with its unique floor plan and interior atmosphere. This house establishes an intimate, woven and direct relationship with the topography and with the existing vegetation. In a descending promenade the [...]

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House of Toilet / Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Daigo Ishii , Future-scape Architects Location: Ibuki-shima, Japan Area: 50.91 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Future-scape Architects Structural Engineers : Takumi Design Office Mechanical Engineers: Akeno Mechanical Design Laboratory Construction Company: Ii Koumuten Construction Company From the architect. Periphery / Center In the traditional local house in Ibukijima Island, the toilet is mostly [...]

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Nursery In The Jardines De Malaga In Barcelona / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Batlle i Roig Arquitectes Location: Barcelona, Spain Design Team: Laura Quintana, Goretti Guillén, Arantxa Manrique, Francesc Parera Area: 745 sqm Year: 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of Batlle I Roig Arquitectes Developer: Consorci d’Educació de Barcelona. Construction Company: CGN / construc-green ingeniería y servicios, sl Budget: 1667000 € From the architect. The redesign of the Malaga [...]

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5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Website for Your Firm Source : ArchDaily

It’s unavoidable. In today’s world, in order to reach out to your target audience and promote your services, you need to have a website. And just any won’t do. Keep in mind that if you are an architect, people expect creativity out of you and from your website. An efficient, well-built, and good-looking website is [...]

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A Year Without Oscar Source : ArchDaily

It’s been exactly one year since the world first mourned the passing of a great master of 20th century architecture: Oscar Niemeyer. After 104 years of life, the renowned architect left a profound legacy. His works  - known for their impressive curves, embrace of  light, and profound relationship to their surroundings – made him an [...]

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House I / Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects Location: Tochigi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects Design Team: Hiroyuki Shinozaki, Sota Matsuura, Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio Area: 92 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Fumihiko Ikemoto Structure Engineer: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio Contractor: Masuken, Inc From the architect. This house is for a family of three persons in [...]

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Happy Birthday Lina Bo Bardi! Source : ArchDaily

“Architecture is created, ‘invented anew,’ by each man who attempts her, who roams her space, climbs a stair, rests on a balustrade, lifts his head to look, open, close a door, who sits down or gets up and makes intimate contact with – and at the same time create ‘forms’ in – the space [...] [...]

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New Public Nursery and Primary School in Seville / UNIA Arquitectos Source : ArchDaily

Architects: UNIA Arquitectos Location: Dos Hermanas, Sevilla, Spain Architect In Charge: César del Pino González de la Higuera, Moisés Jiménez Jaime, Enrique Revuelta Romo, Manuel Reyes Barraza, José Eduardo Romero Martínez Year: 2013 Photographs: Fernando Alda From the architect. In order to resolve the implantation of the building on the site, we started setting the [...]

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Santiago Calatrava: The Metamorphosis of Space Source : ArchDaily

The Grand Opening of the Santiago Calatrava: The Metamorphosis of Space exhibition took place on Wednesday, December 4th in the monumental spaces of the Braccio di Carlo Magno. The exhibition will be open until February 20, 2014. The exhibition, sponsored by the Vatican Museums and the Pontifical Council for Culture, and curated by Micol Forti [...]

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Art-Filled Bachelor Pad With Cool Design Source : Decoist

Modern bachelor pads are redefining the way guys look at interior design and style. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this classy and elegant space designed by Gisele Taranto Architecture for the 2013 Casa Cor Rio is an excellent template for a stylish and trendy single guy crib. Compact and carefully planned, the exquisite home [...]

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House Rehabilitation in Oreiras / Ventura Trindade Arquitectos Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Ventura Trindade Arquitectos Location: Oeiras, Portugal Architect In Charge: João Maria Trindade Collaborators: Filipe Nunes, Lourenço Van Innis, Filipe Carvalho, Nuno Marcos, Vasco Rosa Tomás Photographs: Courtesy of Ventura Trindade Arquitectos From the architect. The project includes the construction of a new body, to the west, organizing two new bedrooms in suite, downstairs, living [...]

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Cafeteria in Ushimado / Niji Architects Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Niji Architects Location: Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Masafumi Harada Area: 144 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Masafumi Harada/Niji Photo Participants: Niji Architects, AI Design, OHNO JAPAN Constructor: UG Giken From the architect. This cafeteria is a timber framed, single-story building located in Ushimado of Setouchi city, Okayama prefecture, Japan. It serves as [...]

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Salt Creek Rural Retreat / ARKit Source : ArchDaily

Architects: ARKit Location: Salt Creek, Woorndoo VIC, Australia Land Area: 20 acres Area: 53 sqm Year: 2007 Photographs: Courtesy of ARKit From the architect. The Salt Creek Rural Retreat, completed in 2007 is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom sustainable accommodation that was prefabricated offsite in finished sections.  It also features a combined sauna and shower [...]

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Santa María House / Etcheberrigaray  + Matuschka Source : ArchDaily

Architects: Etcheberrigaray + Matuschka Location: Santa María, Valparaíso Region, Chile Project Architect: Klaus Matuschka, Orlando Etcheberrigaray Team: Rodrigo Méndez Project Area: 90.0 sqm Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Marcelo Cáceres Construction: Nautilus Osvaldo Cardemil A From the architect. The house is located on land used for farming in the original house, with fruit trees planted in [...]

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MR House / MAPA Source : ArchDaily

Architects: MAPA Location: Maule Region, Chile Project Architect: Cristian Larraín, Matías Madsen, Bernardo Valdés Project Area: 170 sqm Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of MAPA Collaborators: Karina Pardo Construction: Constructora DML Structures: Alex Popp From the architect. The commission consisted of the construction of a shelter for a family that will house two large areas. [...]

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Dubai Wins World Expo 2020 Bid with HOK-Designed Master Plan Source : ArchDaily

Dubai has been selected as the host city for the 2020 World Expo, besting bids from Turkey, Brazil and Russia. This means HOK will now move forward by refining the site’s 438-hectare master plan, which was inspired by Dubai’s “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” Expo theme. “This win is a testament to the commitment of [...]

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Extension and Transformation of a House in Geneva / LRS Architectes Source : ArchDaily

Architects: LRS Architectes Location: Chemin des Moraines, Switzerland Architect In Charge: LRS Architectes Year: 2009 Photographs: Thomas Jantscher From the architect. The extension of this villa to include an independent secondary house uses the relationship between the interior spaces and the wide terrace open to the vineyard landscape. The entrance, located between the existing villa and [...]

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Casa Cuatro by Hernandez Silva Architects Source : Homeadore

Modern two-storey single family residence designed in 2012 Hernandez Silva Architects by located in Zapopan, Mexico. Description by Hernandez Silva Architects The irregular shaped land is located in a small gated community on the west city limits. It is a very quiet place, where neighbors are bound to have a good urban context: calm, surrounded [...]

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Slatcher Residence by McIntosh Poris Associates Source : Homeadore

In 2012 McIntosh Poris Associates completed a renovation of 1963 Ranch House situated in Beverly Hills, Michigan. Visit McIntosh Poris Associates http://collector.designrulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Slatcher-Residence-by-McIntosh-Poris-Associates.jpg

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