An old wooden cottage in the woods, a raw wood darkened by time, and … elegant Christmas decor with glossy details! The combination, frankly, not quite expected, but Dutch designers vtwonen decided to play with contrasts decorating such fabulous interior for holiday. If you like dark tones, you’ll definitely love it!
This modern chalet in the famous Alpine town of Zermatt reveals a successful attempt to inscribe a stylish European urban design into a traditional Swiss house. Here we see the beautiful Scandinavian kitchen in rather unexpected as for a chalet gray-blue color, which immediately added a cool highlight to the interior. Also, designers have worked fine with the decor – there are not many details here, but the color accents are set very skillfully. Lovely and cozy mountain home!
This small wooden cabin in the beautiful mountainous area of Wyoming is a holiday home that the owners use as a weekend escape in pursuit of peace and tranquility. The house is built of wood and stone, has traditional simple shapes, but the interiors showcase a cool mix of rough natural materials and contemporary design items. Cozy and stylish!
Mountain house on the slope of a snow-covered mountain – that’s how we usually imagine an ideal place for winter holidays. In this alpine chalet, everything seems to be ready for celebrations: the Christmas tree is decorated, textile and the decor creates a warm festive mood. And all of this looks so cozy!
With a minimalistic modern design, you always need to be careful as there is a chance of getting an empty and lifeless interior. This is especially true for mountain chalets, which for many people are associated primarily with warmth and comfort. But the designers of this wooden cottage in French Alps perfectly dealt with their task to find a harmonious mix between modern laconicism and coziness of an Alpine house. Cool home!
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!
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!
Dark tones in combination with a light wood and the proper lighting can be as much cozy as gentle pastel shades. This cottage in Norway is filled with a warm homy atmosphere: candlesticks, lamps, textiles, natural decor, chalk board. In such a home you would want to plunge into pleasant domestic chores and rather start preparing for the upcoming holidays. Enjoy the photos!
The story behind this home is not new, but still wonderful: in the picturesque Spanish countryside, there was a lovely but abandoned mountain cottage. But one day a big family have bought it and decided to put a soul into its reconstruction. The first step was to open the interiors to nature – one of the walls was made of glass just to take most of the views. Also, some partitions inside the house were demolished, because the old structure had a large number of small and cramped rooms. And in the end the house was filled with magnificent furniture and a decor of natural materials. So cozy and warm!
If you are a hunting lover, like fishing or riding a horse, then you will love new hotel Utkino Country House which is located on the river Manych near Rostov-on-Don, Russia – there are ideal conditions for such outdoor activities. But also if you are simply beautiful design admirer, then you will enjoy the interiors of the hotel that are designed in elegant dark tones in American vintage style. Natural materials, such as wood, linen, leather, are accompanied here by exquisite designer furniture and interesting entourage. Decent work!