Dalene Cabin: Contemporary Home Nestled on a Beautiful Norwegian Island

Dalene Cabin by Tommie Wilhelmsendd 1

The Norwegian Fjords offer amazing sights and sounds and can truly offer you a holiday that you will not forget. But the beauty of Norway extends far beyond its famous Fjords as the landscape here presents it various spots that are cloaked in the goodness of nature and offer amazing retreats. This beautiful cabin designed by Tommie Wilhelmsen is housed in one such spot as…

Contemporary Home in Singapore With Sloping Rooftops and Vertical Gardens

Maximum Garden House by Formwerkz Architects 1

Singapore and South East Asia is catching up pretty fast with eco-friendly construction methods. The buildings, the homes of the region are becoming more and more eco-conscious. Conjured up by Formwerkz Architects, the Maximum Green House is another wonderful example of that as it incorporates some distinctive design features along with a bit of green to offer a beautiful contemporary home with a twist. With…

Home Decor Inspiration from the Sonoran Desert

Sonoran Desert Modern Villa - rough landscape

Vast open spaces, sandy foothills dotted with regal Saguaro cactuses and a burning orange sun sinking behind the majestic Rocky Mountains – the Sonoran Desert, which straddles the borders between Southern California, Arizona and Northern Mexico, is one of the most beautiful places from which to draw inspiration for your home décor. From the purple hues of the desert sunset to the grayish green of…

Classy Spirits: Bringing Back the Mini Bar

contemporary minibar kitchen decoration

Oh the suave existence of days gone by – when a debonair man in an expensively cut suit could waltz into a room and pour aged brandy into an ornate snifter from his crystal decanter. Days when cocktail parties meant elegantly served martinis created in sterling silver shakers, and liquor choices were displayed alongside hors d’oeuvres – not in store bought bottles but in elaborately designed…

Modern Lamps Ideas to Light the Way

Modern Lamps Ideas

Modern lamps are functional works of art. If you’ve ever been inspired by the bold curve of a dome or the power of a tall arc, today’s post is for you! The modern lighting below represents some of the most colorful and striking in today’s design world. Rainbow hues, glossy shades and alien-like forms combine to create luminous perfection. The beauty of modern lighting is…

Vintage Home Decor Takes You Back to Simpler Times

Melbourne vintage house 1 - living room

Maybe it is just nostalgia or maybe the fact that one can never go back in time revisit the memories of the past, but everyone of us is fond of those ‘wonder years’ of the past. And this home in Melbourne might well have that same allure for many who might look back at times that were simpler, but also happier. This vintage 1970′s Doncaster…

DIY: Reclaiming Your Wood to New Definitions

traditional kitchen with reclaimed wooden countertop

Every day we are creating history. What we do today may make it in the books next year. We set trends, we invent new technology, and we make strides each second towards a bright new future. And while we are courageously shaping the future it is the past that has formed and made us to be whom and what we are today. It’s opened doors…

Breathtaking Backpacking Vacation Locations

backpacking destinations

There is something incredibly freeing in the mobility of traveling without heavy suitcases, and in picking up and moving on to the next destination without hours of packing. If you have not yet experienced the unrestrained adventure of a rejuvenating backpacking vacation, then consider making a getaway this summer. Whether you find yourself walking through the thousand year old streets across Europe or breathing in…

Using Birdcages in Home Design

home decor with birdcages

If you’re like most homeowners, you often see interesting and unique décor ideas throughout the pages of magazine spreads or in the home of a particularly creative friend and you are immediately envious of their ability to make unusual choices look so effortless. Some people seem to have an overwhelming talent to take yard sale knick knacks or flea market finds and turn them into…

Café Graffiti in Bulgaria: Interiors with inimitable design

cafe interior design - graffiti, bulgaria

The building housing a modern art gallery needs a cafeteria that really wows its visitors. It shapes up to ensure a similar look and feel to the art gallery, while offering those in the neighborhood a cool place to hang out, as well. That’s what Cafe Graffiti, located in Varna, Bulgaria, tries to achieve — a delicate balance; and at a first glance it seems…

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