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Truly unique New York home is crafted from a salvaged old schooner

ship inspired new york loft - living room

A schooner is a sailing vessel with a distinct look thanks to its design and the special use of sails. But for Chris Mead and Zoe Hoare, two antique dealers in New York, a salvaged schooner is what turned into a beautiful and warm home that is truly distinct in more ways than one. Dating back to 1748, there are a few signs that one…

Dami Furniture: Traditional Korean design with an eco-friendly twist

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A lot of times the décor that we shop for and purchase is determined by both our financial constraints and the theme that we have already selected for our home. But that does not mean you can improvise and add that something ‘different’ which helps your house stand out from the crowd and also makes for a great conversation starter at times. Designed by Seung…

Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort offers luxury Greek retreat at its captivating best

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There are many across the world that prefer the stunningly gorgeous Greek islands as their foremost choice for a relaxing holiday destination that will help them relax, recuperate and recharge their batteries before they get back to their mundane lives. And the many beautiful islands of Greece and their white sandy beaches never disappoint those who come looking for a great time. The Out of…

Connemara Residence: Contemporary Styled Classic Stone Cottage

Modern Stone Hut

Showcasing a fascinating fusion of the old and the new, the Connemara Residence is a perfect example of how one can still adopt a classic look for a contemporary home and do so in stunningly aesthetic style. Conjured up and brought to life by Dublin-based studio Peter Legge Associates, the home combines two stacked stone structures with a glass enclosure between both of them. The…

Luxurious Greek Villa Offers Living Space With a View of the Waves

Luxury Greek Villa - pool view

‘Green’ is the new cool way to go. Whether it is because it offers a reduction in the power bills, or allows you to take a slight moral high ground, irrespective of your motive, it seems that eco-friendly building design is here to stay for good. With consumers becoming more aware, design and architecture firms are being forced to take this path as well and…

Contemporary Vietnamese Home in Ho Chi Minh City Charms with Fancy Indoor Garden

Go Vap Modern House

When it comes to cutting down on construction and material costs, along with implementing energy-saving methods, one need not always turn towards ‘futuristic’ solutions alone. Traditional buildings techniques can help a great deal as well, as current designers and engineers are quickly turning the pages of history back to draw some inspiration. This beautiful and inviting house in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam merges…

How to Update Your Deck for Summer

Summer is almost upon us, along with twelve weeks of (hopefully) sun soaked excitement. This means back yard barbecues, gatherings of loved ones and late nights accompanied with cold beverages. When you think back on your fondest childhood memories of summer, it’s likely that a majority of these moments took place on the back decks of your friend’s and family’s homes. It’s a popular gathering…

Tips for Transforming Your Garage

garage makeover into reading writing room getaway

For most homeowners, a garage is not just a place to house a car – it’s a secondary storage closet, craft room and all around deal-with-it-later dump. From the oil spots on the ground to the cob webs in the corner, a garage is not generally a space in which most people like to spend a lot of time. In fact, some homeowners purposefully keep…

From Navy to Aqua: Summer Decor in Shades of Blue

cool blue interior design

Summer is in full swing, and the only thing better than taking a dip in the blue sea is surrounding yourself with decor in shades of navy, teal, aqua and ice blue.  Today we spotlight the elegant side of blue decor–we’ll call it azure chic! From deep shades to light and refreshing tones, the colors featured in the interiors below will conjure images of rippling waves…

Sofa Style: 20 Chic Seating Ideas

chic sofa designs

A sofa is more than just a place to sit. It’s one of the largest pieces of furniture in your house! It can help set the tone of the entire room, which is why people spend so much time selecting just the right piece. Should you stick with a neutral and add color with accent pillows? Should you go bold with a bright statement sofa?…




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