When the house is surrounded by such a cozy garden, the windows must necessarily be large. This family home in Texas is a wonderful mix of modern American style and country living. All shades of beige and brown are amazingly combined with warm sunlight penetrating the huge windows. A fireplace, a lot of sofa areas and the backyard, drowning in the lights – the best embodiment of comfort!
“There is only 1 room in our hotel, but it’s the biggest in Denmark!” – the owners say about their magnificent loft in Copenhagen. And this is really a unique project: the famous Danish manufacturer Vipp recently decided to create a spacious modern rental apartment of 400 sqm on the top floor of its office building, and showcase the latest collection in it – designer kitchen and home accessories. One of the best local studios David Thulstrup was engaged in designing the interiors and that is why the loft is so stylish. Let’s have a look!
Perhaps log houses will never come out of fashion. Despite all the modern technic of wood processing and innovative principles of mountain homes construction, the demand for traditional buildings is not decreasing. This old traditional winter chalet in France, which was recently restored by local designers, once again confirms this fact. Just look how cozy it is!
In the 18-19th centuries, Connecticut was the most developed industrial state in America, and a large number of factories and mills concentrated on its territory. But with the change in the global economy, since the middle of the 20th century, many entrepreneurs began to close their capacities and transfer production to countries with cheaper labor. One of such industrial complexes was recently converted into a residential village, consisting of 4 residences, a tavern, and a restaurant. Let’s have a look what one of these houses looks like!
Wood, natural materials and a plenty of daylight – it’s all about this wonderful apartment in Spain. Despite the abundance of furniture and accessories, interiors look rather minimal, there is an airy feel here. Cozy balconies with shutters, large windows and olive trees remind of a sunny and hot summer and create an enjoyable light atmosphere in the apartment. Especially we loved the shower area, an unusual sink with two faucets, as well as the fireplaces. Inspiring and very cozy home!
Mountain chalet Amande in French resort Megeve is a wonderful mix of traditional Alpine façade, modern design with an abundance of wood and retro accents in the form of photos and posters on the walls. The house has many windows and an open layout of the common areas, that means that throughout the day the rooms are filled with warm sunlight. All of this made it possible to create a truly cozy atmosphere. Enjoy!
Timeless, comfortable, durable and functional – these are first words that come to mind when you first see this magnificent family mansion in Austin, Texas. The design is not tied to any specific style or trend, here natural materials and welcoming atmosphere come to the fore, so the home is comfortable not only for the owners but also for the frequent guests (the owners love to host friends and relatives). That’s what a perfect family home looks like!
This guest house in the Swiss Alps can be rented for a weekend – in 2015 it was renovated from an old wooden chalet. The interiors are quite unusual – the abundance of wood, typical for such houses, are mixed with elements of retro style, and even floral motifs that can be seen in wallpaper and decor. In total there are 8 bedrooms, 3 living rooms, and several terraces. An interesting feature – every room has a bright bathroom: pink, blue, white, and all of them are decorated in the style of 50’s and 60’s. But the best place, of course, is a veranda overlooking the mountains. Fascinating!
In the XIX century, this gorgeous building in the Norwegian city of Bergen was used as the city stock exchange. Now it is a modern and trendy hotel Bergen Børs with 124 rooms. Actually, the hotel occupies not only this particular building but three house detached houses in total – the exchange itself and two former bank premises. The main task of the architectural bureau Claesson Koivisto Rune, which was engaged in the project, was to harmoniously combine all three buildings from three different architectural periods into a single structure. It was important to make the hotel modern but without losing the heritage of the past.
When Per was a child, he was very fond of playing outdoors, in the woods surrounded by trees. Now that the time has come to build his own home, he allowed the trees to be a part of his living. “No matter whether you are inside the house or on the terrace – the feeling that you are in the middle of nature does not leave you,” – Per says of her magnificent modern cottage, which was seamlessly inscribed in the landscape. Huge windows, wooden finishes, and a real tree integrated into architecture – this is a design with an idea of environment. Stunning!