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House for Retired Couple in Texas Extended for Family Fun

House for Retired Couple in Texas Extended for Family Fun

Laman Residence in Texas was recently updated by A Gruppo Architects for a retired couple. After 40 years of teaching Fibre-Arts and Interior Design at Texas State University, the Lamans desired a gallery and studio to compliment their modest 1970’s era modern home. The owners sited the initial house within a dense canopy […]

Living Luxury at the “Resort in House”

Living Luxury at the “Resort in House”

Designed by ALPES Green Design & Build and built in 2016, this state of the art luxury townhouse is like having your very own resort at home. Located in Đà Nẵng, Vietnam, a city with a sunny and hot climate, preserving energy and cool air became essential. The designers […]

Writing Studio Next to Nature

Writing Studio Next to Nature

There were a few requirements in the design. The studio had to be completely off the grid: no water or power hookups, no sewage. There could be no major excavation to build it, in order to leave the land as untouched as possible. All aspects of the […]

Renovated London Penthouse Exudes “New York Loft” Feel

Renovated London Penthouse Exudes “New York Loft” Feel

Set in an old exchange building in Shoreditch, London, the latest Callender Howorth project involved the complete renovation of a spacious penthouse apartment.The owner’s brief requested a home that would feel like a New York loft; and so NYC’s desirable large spaces, high ceilings, and natural light […]

Step Inside this Sophisticated Attic Home

Step Inside this Sophisticated Attic Home

This attic home is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Designed and built by ScandinavianHomes, the layout of this home is somehow simultaneously cozy and grand; the 163 square meter home has high reaching ceilings — coming in at almost 4 meters tall. There are windows on three sides […]

Heritage on Display at Ancestry Headquarters

Heritage on Display at Ancestry Headquarters

Heritage is the focus behind the design at the new headquarters for Ancestry. Designed by Rapt Studio, the interiors feature comfortable lounging areas and high-tech meeting spaces, as well as communal eating tables. Since the purpose behind this Utah-based company is helping people find their personal history, they […]

Unique Amenities that Cater to Modern Life in Rio

Unique Amenities that Cater to Modern Life in Rio

Cité Arquitetura completed Sorocaba 112, which already stands out in the hip Botafogo neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro with its mix of truly unique amenities.  The biggest — it offers a customized bicycle for the residents of each unit.  This is a major draw for urban cyclists. A […]

Minimalist, Natural Beach House

Minimalist, Natural Beach House

Rising out of the Westlandse Zoom dunes like a rock on the beach, this minimalist family home embraces natural inspiration in more than just design. Global Architects designed this beach house in the South of Holland. This light sand colored house resembles a rock rising from the surrounding beach grass. […]

What Does Your Front Door Color Say About Your Home?

What Does Your Front Door Color Say About Your Home?

Your front door is more than just an entrance to your home, it’s a guest’s first glimpse at your personality. The all-important first impression of a home begins where you’d expect: the front door. It’s the way that guests enter our homes — literally. A […]

Historic Montreal Bank Gets High Tech Transformation

Historic Montreal Bank Gets High Tech Transformation

In Montreal, Canada, an ornate former bank has been given a new lease on life as the headquarters for a tech start-up and cafe. Designed by Henri Cleinge, the marble floor, custom brass details, and painted ceiling were all restored to life with painstaking detail as the new […]