How to Create a Healthy and Relaxing Home Office

Transitional home office with plenty of greenery

If you work from home regularly or love to freelance, then working from home is an all-too-common affair, and most of us tend to find any nook or niche possible to settle in and get some work done. But for those spending endless hours in front of their laptop, creating a workstation that is not just efficient, but also healthy is an absolute priority. A…

More images

The Beauty of Brutalism

Former Whitney Museum of American Art

Today, Brutalism maintains its status as a genre of architecture dividing opinion across two clear camps: love it or hate it. A stark and functionalist style of architecture, Brutalism’s monolithic edifices are repeatedly deemed to be rife with crime and fear. This is an erroneous assumption, one where Brutalism is blamed for the many forms of antisocial behaviour manifested throughout the urban landscape. Indeed opponents of Brutalism will…

More images

Sophisticated Fusion of Styles Amaze Inside Revamped Victorian Home

Old Victorian residence in Malvern with a contemporary rear extension

Adaptive reuse of old structures and modern renovation of tired and dreary old homes are not only cost-effective options that reduce housing costs, they also help the planet by maximizing resources and reducing waste. It is barely a surprise then that eco-conscious and style-savvy homeowners are increasingly turning to additions and extensions to give their old, period homes a rejuvenating, contemporary appeal. Nestled in the…

More images

Feast for the Senses: 25 Vivacious Victorian Living Rooms

Brilliant living room with black, gold and ornate design [Design: TMS Architects]

When it comes to luxury, ornate design and an aura that is instantly recognizable, few styles come close to Victorian. Victorian style does include many other facets like Gothic, Tudor and Elizabethan, but irrespective of the predominant influence, its uniqueness is simply unmatched. With current homeowners once again starting to explore vintage patterns and ornate designs, Victorian style has found new wings. Sure, it is…

More images

Dieter Rams + Vitsœ = Good Design

606 as a workspace

If ever a designer understood the premise of good design, it is the eminent German industrial designer Herr Dieter Rams. Rams’ work with Vitsœ – a ‘furniture company’ with an intelligent mind, absolute design integrity and clear customer focus – has led to the creation of products that continue to thrive, satisfying users both old and new. Dieter Rams (on a visit to London in…

More images

Custom, Space-Saving Partitions Transform Tiny Apartment in Tel Aviv

Living room and bedroom of small Tel Aviv apartment with glass partition

Space is indeed relative, and what might seem like a congested, small interior for some might feel like a comfy home for others. But 67 square meters is not too much space to work with irrespective of which way you look at it, and turning this limited room into an inviting home can be a challenging prospect. Taking up this task and delivering in style…

More images

Marais A Chair: Vintage French Delight with Modern Flair

A blend of colorful chairs is a trendy choice in the dining room

It is incredibly hard to find a good chair that cuts across the conventional style barrier, can last for decades to come, and would easily adapt to both indoor and outdoor settings. But for those searching for that ‘perfect chair’, it is the Marais A Chair by Xavier Pauchard that stands out from the pack. Designed for Tolix, the chair has a certain modern-vintage appeal…

More images

Floating Eaves Residence: Affluent Contemporary Paradise in Miami!

Palm trees and the charm of ocean create a fabulous backyard retreat

We often talk about dream homes that rev up the luxury and style quotient to transport you into a completely different world. While many of these gorgeous residences accomplish this to a certain extent, few come close to the sheer opulence and majesty of the Floating Eaves Residence in Miami. Designed by Kobi Karp, the abode would fit into the image of an ‘ideal dream home’…

More images

12 Creative Ideas for Handles, Knobs and Pulls

Beaded drawer handles from Dotty Love

If you’re in the market for some new drawer handles, knobs or pulls, today’s post is for you! While your dream drawer pulls may be out of your price range, don’t fret. There are plenty of budget-friendly options in the roundup below. Whether you enjoy the thrill of hunting down a bargain find or crafting your own handles with a designer look, there’s something for…

More images

Daniel Libeskind: The People’s Architect

Jewish Museum Berlin

An architect of the people. A man of principle and integrity. Daniel Libeskind is known for his propensity to evoke cultural memory through architecture, creating expressive structures that resonate with distinctive meaning. Libeskind has asserted: “I am a believer in the expressive. I have never been a fan of the neutral… expression of the city, expression of our own space, that gives meaning to architecture.”…

More images

Modern Refurbishment of London Home Fashions a Breezy, Flowing Interior

Classic brick exterior of the Cotesbach Road Residence in London

Connecting the interior with the garden or the landscape outside is increasingly becoming the main objective of home makeovers, and this beautiful house on Cotesbach Road, London does the same, even while utilizing the available space to the hilt. Refurbished by Scenario Architecture for a young family of three, the interior of the house has been completely rearranged to create a more modern, relaxing ambiance…

More images

Loft Minacciolo: Cutting-Edge Design Solutions Wrapped in Dark, Dramatic Panache

Dashing lighting for the kitchen siland steal the show here

Modern homes and interiors are all about neutral hues with a splash of color here and there to enliven the setting. But this contemporary loft in Milan takes a completely different approach, as it embraces black in a bold and endearing fashion, even while creating an open and elegant living space. The layout of the apartment designed by Silvio Stefani ensures that the open living…

More images

20 Colorful Easter DIY Projects

Colorful Easter egg sticker project

Today’s post is extra colorful! As March began, it seemed like Easter was still weeks away. Now that it’s the middle of the month, Easter is just around the corner. Time to start planning for this special day! If you enjoy collecting festive ideas, below you’ll find a range of Easter DIY projects. We include recipes under the DIY category, as preparing food in a special…

More images

How to Clean a Shower Head

Water cascades from a large shower head

It’s spring cleaning season! Have you started cleaning out and freshening up?! Today we share some super-easy tips and tricks for cleaning a shower head. While keeping your shower clean is a challenge in itself, it’s easy to forget about the device that regulates the flow of water. The shower head is where the water comes out, yet it can be the dirtiest spot in…

More images

Marquise House: A World of Glass, Concrete and Nature-Filled Intrigue!

Open central living aea of the stylish Sao Paulo home

We adore architects that turn the challenges born out of topography into unique opportunities to showcase their creative brilliance. Nestled on a leafy 700-square-meter site in Sao Paulo, the Marquise House by Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitectos does precisely the same, as it uses an open-air, glassy pavilion to connect the interior with the outdoors, even as a stunning, concrete monolith offers both ample…

More images
Page 7 of 364« First...678...10...Last »
© 2009 - 2015 - All Rights Reserved
Decoist - Interior Design & Architecture | Privacy Policy