Classy Melbourne Residence Showcases A Sparkling New Contemporary Addition

Fitzroy House in Melbourne with a new addition in wood and glass

Blending the old with the new is increasingly becoming a popular choice among homeowners who wish to expand and add to their existing living spaces. This beautiful house in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia embraces sleek, contemporary design and plush decor while keeping its traditional, heritage façade intact. Designed with plenty of natural ventilation and inviting warmth by Techne Architects, the Fitzroy House serves the growing needs…

Design Ideas / January 16, 2014

10 New Patterned Rugs for a Stylish Interior

Cream rug with colorful zig zag pattern

I recently bought a diamond-patterned geometric rug (previously featured in this post), and it has transformed my living room. TRANSFORMED. Rugs have the power to anchor a space, add a key point of interest, and make the furniture and decor in the room truly come alive. Like a bold accent wall, a well-designed rug is an opportunity to add color to your interior, and let’s…

Design Ideas / January 16, 2014

12 Stylish Bar Carts With Amazing Design


If you love to entertain, consider adding a bar cart to your space. There’s almost nothing better than a mobile bar! For cocktail parties, it is a drink station, and for dinner parties it can be your serving trolley. Bar carts are totally in style and look great with any decor. Your bar cart is not only functional, but it is a fashionable way to…

Design Ideas / January 15, 2014

Attractive Closets Your Kids Will Love!


For someone who absolutely loves toddlers, it’s hard to say that I enjoy their presence when it comes to clean-up time. Scattered toys, socks, hats, and random grape juice spills are all the things I’d like to avoid. If I were to guess, I’m sure you can share your own babysitting horror stories as well. Good thing there’s a way around the mess! Declutter and…

Bedrooms / January 15, 2014

Fascinating Modern Architecture Presenting Unique Details: Zinc House

Zinc House by Horia Reit  (1)

An architectural masterpiece overlooking spectacular mountain panoramas, Zinc House stuns with its dynamic architectural language. The name explores the handcrafting qualities of zinc – this material lends its charm to the whole building, creating a unique architectural display. Located on a 2,500-square-meter property on the hillside near the historic center of Brasov, Romania, the impressive concrete and glass residential construction designed by Romanian architect Horia Reit…

Dream Houses / January 15, 2014

Wall Decor Ideas For A Cool Dining Room

Curved wall art in metallic tones

If you’re lucky to live in a home with a separate dining room, you have an entire space devoted to enjoying a delicious meal with friends and family. But sometimes decorating this space can be a bit intimidating… After all, the living room houses comfy seating, entertainment and more. The bedroom is a sleeping space that doubles as a sanctuary. The dining room holds a…

Dining Rooms / January 15, 2014

Eclectic Coffee Shop Design in the Heart of Transylvania: Colaj Café

Colaj Cafe, Brasov, Transylvania by Manuel Teicu (1)

Located in Brasov, Romania, Colaj Café left its first impressions on now-devoted clients in September 2012. Since then, this eclectic coffee shop has been offering an inviting space where artists, architects and creative minds come to replenish their creativity. A collage of all things cultural, a movement towards the new that implies respect for the past–this is what defines Colaj. Concerts, workshops, movie nights, wine…

Design Ideas / January 14, 2014

10 Simple Ways to Freshen Up your Home

Bookshelf by color

After taking down my holiday decorations, sometimes my home can feel a little dull. The excitement from the holidays begins to wear off and the January blues set in. Not to mention, in my neck of the woods, its cold and grey outside, making me want my interior to be even more of a retreat. Why wait until spring to freshen up my decor? Here…

DIY Projects / January 14, 2014

Retro Kitchens That Spice Up Your Home

A splash of Mid-Century Modern charm

The popular sentiment in both the fashion and the interior design world is that hot trends and chic patterns ted to repeat themselves in a cyclic fashion. What might seem outdated today could well be popular 20 years down the line once again. While a natural ebb and flow in styles often dictates what is popular, nostalgia also a plays a pivotal role in dictating…

Kitchens / January 14, 2014

2014 Is The Year of Red! Let’s Roll Out The Red Carpet


Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you leaped into the new year with a hunger for excitement and an optimistic thirst for life!  Whether you abide by the laws of design or not, red is a color scheme that will never take the backseat in design. Its bold essence commands the setting in a powerful manner, painting the walls and floors with passion, inspiration and…

Design Ideas / January 14, 2014

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