Vertical residence on a small, narrow and long property

Family-House by  Ferrolan LAB

Barcelona-based architecture studio Ferrolan LAB designed a small, narrow and long residential structure used by a family as their permanent residence. Measuring 12 feet by 82 feet, the contemporary home located in Barcelona, Spain challenged the architects to construct a comfortable vertically designed collection of spaces. The ground floor is occupied by the garage and home cinema, while the rest of the spaces are split…

Fabulous Isolated Family Vacation Home in New Zealand


Designed by Wellington-based studio Parsonson Architects, this fantastic vacation residence rising from a densely forested property captures amazing, soothing views. After enjoying the interiors of another residence built by the same architects who worked on this project – the Salamanca House – we invite you to enjoy this contemporary home and see if you can find details that will make you daydream about living here….

Old Garage Turned Into Fabulous Home (Knott Architects, UK)

Old Garage Makeover 2

Chances are that you wouldn’t believe this  functional and chic little home was once a garage. Owned by Darren Issac and located in Camden, UK, the bright and beautiful house was designed by Knott Architects to perfectly use every inch of space so that it looks much larger than it actually is. Downstairs there’s a bedroom and a wetroom nicely separated by glass screens and…

DIY Deck Stain Removal: Steps & Tips to Follow

wooden decking backyard

Whether it be the wrong color, years gone by, or exposure to the elements, there are numerous reasons why the stains on your decking should be removed. Many homeowners opt to treat their own decking as the use of a professional can be expensive. While stripping the stain oneself will most certainly be involved and time-consuming, the cost benefits can be substantial. First, the surface…

Charming Apartment Putti in Sao Paolo: When Small Spaces Look Big

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Apartment Putti is a small, lovely loft designed on just 60 sqm of space in Sao Paolo, in Brazil.  Owned by a young couple, everything on the inside was born out of the artistic thoughts of architect Flavio Castro who designed the house in such a way that its structure could offer expansion possibilities in the future, if wanted. The office space can be used…

Inspired by Nature, Stylish Bathroom Collection from Neutra

Stylish Bathroom Collection from Neutra 1

How about sinking into a bathtub set amidst a natural ambiance? If you would like that to happen, Neutra might have something for you — a collection of sleek and stylish bathroom fittings that will definitely make you admire their chic style. Inspired by the natural world around you and me, Neutra has a new series of bathroom furnishings and fittings that combine the purity…

17 Bachelor Pad Decorating Ideas

ultimate bachelor pad with roof top pool

Although you may have many homes in your life, your bachelor pad may be the only one you can decorate to please no one but yourself. Bachelor pads offer a unique opportunity to have everything you ever wanted to have in your home. The sky is the limit, and there are no rules. If you love to play pool and always eat from a frozen…

Spain’s Nature and Urban Ecology Center: Eco-friendliness at Play by Manuel Fonseca Gallego

Nature Center Albacete - Eco Friendly Building

It is more than evident from the surroundings that the Nature and Urban Ecology Center in Albacete, Spain, has been chosen after a thorough ecological evaluation.The site is encompassed by a calm, tranquil atmosphere, and looks like the perfect place to spend your peaceful Sunday. The Ecology Center is oriented in a direction to get maximum view to the scintillating natural vegetation that surrounds the…

Sculpted Oskar Armless Lounge Chair: Showcasing the Beauty of Wood

Oskar Lounge Chair - sculpted wood 2

Looking for a small piece of furniture that will add charm to your modern interior? How about Oskar, the armless lounge chair made from sculpted wood. Oskar begs to be showcased, and given it’s simple, striking sculpted profile, giving it center stage near your sofa or coffee table, sounds like a great idea. Oskar has been inspired by the designs of renowned woodworker George Nakashima….

Small Apartment Redecoration in Barcelona for Young Couple

Small Loft Redecoration living-dining room

The decoration of this rather small apartment in the Gracia district of Barcelona, revolves very much around wood and an industrial style that adds salt and pepper from the background. Marked by details of industrial beams, pipes views and high ceilings, you’re looking at a 65sqm (that’s some 700 sq feet) loft that has been redecorated to suit the needs and the taste of a…

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