Boxed delight: Rectangular Beach House in Peru catches eye with sleek contemporary design

beach house - lavish white living room

Modern architecture is all about sleek and well-defined lines that produce flowing interiors, which are easy on the eye. While many of the beach houses are going for that ultra-transparent look which tends to use glass extensively, Lima-based design studio Javier Artadi Arquitectos have gone for a more balanced and ‘boxed’ approach. The idea here is to create a snazzy beach house that mixes form…

Everingham Rotating House: Cool spinning home offers a multitude of views!

It is one thing to have a home that offers a great view from the terrace or the view of the ocean from your bedroom as you wake up each morning. There also plenty of penthouses that offer you stunning glimpses of mountains, valleys and even famous landmarks and glittering city skylines. But how many of the can change the view and offer you a…

Brown Residence: Transparent beauty designed to take on the desert heat

It is one thing designing a home to suit the taste of those who plan to live inside and a whole different ball game when you need one that also keeps in mind the requirements of the landscape and interacts with it in a smart and efficient fashion. That task is all the more difficult to achieve when one needs to create a home for…

Decorating with a Mediterranean Influence: 30 Inspiring Pictures

Luxurious white interior in santorini villa

If you’re like most people, when you hear the word “Mediterranean” you instantly begin salivating for deliciously flavorful cuisine and full-bodied red wines. You may think of white washed buildings atop steep cliffs and the blue lapping waves of Santorini. Maybe you think of the patchwork fields full of Tuscan wineries, the space age architecture of Valencia or the twinkling city lights of Monaco. You…

Modern Bedroom Ideas for Today’s Teenage Girl

teenage girls bedroom ideas

When it comes to interior design for the modern teenage girl’s bedroom, it’s often challenging to find ideas that are fresh and original! Should you go with a theme? If so, which style will make a strong statement without being overpowering? Once basics such as wall color and bedding have been selected, how does the room come together in a way that is unique? Today…

Pastel Interior Design That Takes the Cake

pastel colors interior decoration

Who says an interior can’t be sweet enough to eat?! Today we draw inspiration from desserts! If your living room were a macaroon, what would it look like? How can you bring the appeal of a layer cake to your dining room? We’ve got answers, thanks to a collection of delicious pictures that reveal the magic of pastels when it comes to decor. The resulting…

Inexpensive Bathroom Makeover Ideas

spa-like bathroom design

A bathroom is one of the most important areas of any home. It is used every day, frequented by both living partners and guests, and can be either a major selling point or drawback to those looking to invest in a home. In order to look their best, bathrooms should be updated every few years. Luckily for you, it’s easy to create a chic and…

Let It Sparkle: Decorating with Minerals

decorating with minerals

Mineral mania has hit the design world, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it! Why this interest in nature’s treasures? For one thing, minerals are beautiful, unusual conversation pieces. Not to mention, they have a magical quality that reminds us of collecting rocks and minerals as kids, don’t they?! Another mineral fun fact: they’re versatile! Minerals mix well with a variety of design styles….

How to Prepare for a Big Move

outdoor spaces - preparing for a big move

No matter how many times you may have packed up your household with sights set on greener pastures, moving never seems to get much easier. In fact, many people blame the hassle of moving as the primary reason for passing up otherwise perfect job offers. It’s taxing, it’s tedious and, most of all, it requires a great deal of physical exertion. Although there’s really no…

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