How To Transform Your Basement Into A Chic And Functional Home Office

Modern Home office in the Basement

If you have ever spent some time working at home, then you know that it is a harder proposition than most people assume it to be. For starters, the distractions can often be endless, and unless you’re a really focused individual, you will end up taking far too many breaks! Then there is the issue of family members, television and even a temptation to catch…

Spectacular Home Atop A Cliff Promises Dramatic Views Of The Pacific

All glass library of the Buck Creek House with Pacific Views

With a 250-foot drop to the Pacific Ocean on two of its sides, the breathtaking Buck Creek House provides a stunning seaside view on Big Sur’s amazing south coast in California. While it is the location of the house and its impressive contours that initially draw your attention, its captivating interior soon takes over, thanks to the amazing and balanced use of glass, steel and wood. This…

Classy Contemporary Tables Offer Sculptural Style And Geometric Contrast

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It was just a couple of days ago that we featured some amazing contemporary dining tables that stole the show with their sculptural design. Today, we take a look at three different tables from Cattelan Italia, which promise to take the style quotient of your home to a whole new level. Bringing home fine Italian design with elegant sophistication, each of these tables offers something…

Create Your Own Marble And Mineral Scape

Mineral Scapes

This week I’ve been reveling in the textured pattern of marble, the unique flair of mineral specimens, and the raw feel of metal. Kate here, and if you’ve been reading Decoist this week, you probably caught my recent post on one of today’s top design trends: the celebration of materials and simple forms. Geometric shapes are replacing ornate designs, putting a true emphasis on decor favorites such…

Ingenious Green Lantern Residence Charms With Trendy Green Goodness!

Green Lantern Residence in Texas

Located in an affluent neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas, the Green Lantern Residence is a wonderful example of a house that achieves the right balance between form and functionality. Combining an open, contemporary style with sustainable design, the 4,000-square-foot single-family house is all about innovative green design that is sensitive to the needs of the landscape that surrounds it. Cutting down on both energy consumption…

Fizzy Design Rush: Add Some Refreshing Reds With Iconic Coca-Cola Decor

Coca Cola Decor Ideas for Contemporary Home

We do not really discriminate between soft drinks, but when it comes to the world of interior design and decor, somehow Coca-Cola has managed to trump Pepsi in an emphatic fashion. The number of homes that you see embracing the ‘Coke’ banner and posters is a whole lot more than the few homes that might feature Pepsi iconography. For decades now, Coke has been viewed…

Scintillating Views And Smart Lighting Shape Posh Manhattan Penthouse

Manhattan Penhouse with NYC Skyline views

One amazing and iconic feature that is exclusive to New York City apartments and penthouses is the amazing backdrop that they are blessed with. The New York City skyline is indeed the most widely recognized and loved city skyline on the planet. And this exclusive Manhattan penthouse located fifty four floors high takes this sought-after feature to a whole new level as it offers panoramic…

Unique Outdoor Furniture Ideas For Summer

Aqua sun lounger

Are summers pleasant where you live? Perhaps it’s still a bit chilly now but you’re looking forward to warmer weather once June arrives. If you live in a part of the world where summers are unbelievably hot, now may be your peak outdoor time, with daytime lounging quickly replaced by early morning and late night patio sessions once summer appears. Either way, chances are you’re…

Transformable Murphy Bed Over Sofa Systems That Save Up On Ample Space

Murphy bed with Sofa Ideas

Decorating a small space can indeed be challenging, and if you are not disciplined with your purchases, it can quickly turn into a nightmare! But smart and space-conscious decor that multitasks promises to solve this conundrum with elegance and ease. And the ingenious Murphy bed undoubtedly leads this pack of versatile furniture. For anyone who has spent some time in the college dorms, the Murphy…

Traditional French House In Vincennes Gets A Sparkling Modern Extension

Glass extension to the classic French House

Giving a beautiful, classic French home a modern makeover while still preserving its overall appeal is surely no easy task. Located in the historic town of Vincennes, France, renowned for its majestic Château de Vincennes, this traditional home is spread across 2,370 square feet and elegantly combines a timeless silhouette with a sleek, modern interior. Architects from AZC had to work around the constraint of…

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