Minimalist Aesthetics Define Resort-Style Private Perth Residence

Exclusive City Beach Residence in Perth, Australia

Taking the classic colors of the coastal style and revamping them to suit a minimal, urban setting, City Beach is a private residence in Perth, Australia that will forever alter the way you view a beach house! This exquisite contemporary home designed by Cambuild & Banham Architects takes advantage of its unique topography and coastal views while ushering in an ambiance that is inspired by…

DIY: How to Make Your Own Mason Jar Wine Glasses

How to Make Wine Glasses with Mason Jars

Where I live in Brooklyn, New York, it’s pretty common to find yourself drinking and eating out of all kinds of mason jar-based receptacles on any given night. My favorite one of all is the mason jar goblet (also known as the “redneck wine glass”), but after searching online and finding them being sold for upwards of $10 each, I decided to try my hand…

10 Eclectic Home Office Ideas in Cheerful Blue

Cozy home office with bold use of colors and vintage pieces

Eclectic style is one of the most personal, creative and fun ways to decorate your home. Yet it is also arguably the hardest style to pull off at the best of times. The misconception with most homeowners is that if you throw in a blend of mismatched decor and a bright color or two, you will ultimately end up with an eclectic space. This could…

Spacious Shipping Container Home Exudes Stylish Sustainability

Exquisite contemporary kitchen of the sustainable container hom

We at Decoist do spend most of our time trying to unearth amazing homes and design inspirations from all across the planet and bring them to our readers. And the rest of the time is spent ogling additional beautiful homes! But we also absolutely love eco-friendly structures and sustainable design that take us towards a better tomorrow. Crafted from eight large shipping containers, Casa Incubo…

The Foodie Kitchen: Decor for Cooking Enthusiasts!

Clean-lined foodie kitchen

Ready to refresh your kitchen decor? Kate here, and the new year has me thinking about how I can infuse my interior with the things I love most. This winter, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed preparing delicious meals and snacks in the kitchen. Perhaps it’s because the warmth of the oven takes the chill out of the air. And when you’re stuck at home during icy weather,…

Sleek Melbourne Home Captivates with a Creative Contemporary Façade

Smart reading nook connected visually with the backyard

Building an unabashedly contemporary home in a neighborhood filled with classic Edwardian homes can be a challenging task indeed. But the creative folks from b. e. architecture took up this challenge and delivered a stunning private residence that combines sleek minimalism with a restrained color palette and textural contrast. The exterior of Cassell Street House in Melbourne uses natural and aged materials that include travertine blocks…

Chic Living Room Decorating Trends to Watch Out for in 2015

Beautiful contemporary couch in dazzling red

The euphoria of the New Year and the high of the Holiday Season might have waned away with passing days, but early January is still the time for making new beginnings and embracing designs trends that will serve you well for the next 12 months. From beautiful Spring Collections that promise to drive away the winter blues within no time to sparkling pendant lights that…

Posh Penthouse in Kiev Dazzles with Exquisite Use of Gray!

Scupltural wood panels on the wall add texture to the contemporary home

We have recently swooned over the growing trend of combining elegant gray with cheerful yellow in modern homes. The exquisite Graphite Penthouse in Kiev, Ukraine seems to embrace this dynamic duo, even if the splash of yellow is restrained and limited! Designed by Denis Rakaev, the penthouse apartment showcases how to use gray in the most mesmerizing, urbane fashion while adding textural and visual contrast…

Delta Shelter: Adaptable Prefab Cabin Retreat with Cool Operable Windows

Fabulous mountain getaway clad in steel and plywood

Moving away from the design of traditional cabin retreats and swapping the classic woodsy mountain cabin style for versatility and sustainability, the Delta Shelter in Mezama, Washington is truly ‘one of a kind’. This gorgeous cabin crafted by Olson Kundig Architects in steel and plywood minimizes wastage of material while giving its owners a low-maintenance, sturdy getaway that will serve them for decades to come….

A Closer Look at Pendant Lighting Trends

Frida and Diego Pendant Lights from CB2

Let there be light in the dark of winter! Today’s post is dedicated to pendant lighting trends. As you’ll see, it’s interesting how these trends reflect larger design trends in the realm of interiors. Like jewelry for your home, pendant lights give the rooms they adorn the perfect finishing touch. Not to mention, they provide much-needed illumination. From retro-style pendant lamps to compact pieces that…

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