If each home has its own character, then in this modern house Los Angeles house it is definitely cheerful and bright. White decoration and contemporary furniture are complemented by bright and extraordinary paintings and objects. In one place – a colorful flash, in the other – an interesting combination of prints, in the third – extraordinary furniture. At the same time, the interiors do not feel overloaded, everything is balanced by clear lines and a light base. Especially harmonious is the backyard – a ready-made platform for meditations. Such an interesting project!
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!
Hollywood actor Mike Myers will perhaps always be associated with the eccentric and funny super-hero Austin Powers from the comedy of the same name, as few people will remember his other roles in the movies. But in his New York apartment, everything is very serious: cool modern penthouse is designed in calm neutral tones with masculine character, yet suitable for a couple living as well. And given the apartment is on the top floor in the heart of Manhattan, you can only imagine what kind of view open from the windows and terrace. By the way, the apartment is currently on sale for the price of $ 14,000,000!
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!
Adding vintage aged or worn decor items into an elegant modern interior is an excellent and so popular recent trend in design especially if it is an apartment in a historic building. There are not much of such details in this Swedish apartment, but they certainly add a character to very sophisticated modern interiors. Home for people with a good taste!
This two-level apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, showcases an interesting design solution: the original brickwork of the 1885 building was completely preserved on one of the walls. And this wall is common for both levels, which makes the apartment space integral and harmonious. Thanks to this technique, the completely white interior immediately got unique and so stylish features. Great!
It’s hard to believe, but this modern home in Toronto just a few years ago was not at all like what we see now. The old building with classical interiors did not suit its new owners’, a young art-loving family’s needs. But after a big reconstruction, which took 18 months, now everything is different: bright and refined modern interiors, large windows, various colorful paintings and accents. Very stylish home!
This two-bedroom apartment in Stockholm is a perfect example of a modern Scandinavian-style dwelling. Grey-toned walls, stylish photographs and posters in frames, bright textiles, minimalist kitchen in blue color and gold details in the bathroom – everything that the northern designer love recently. And we just want to admit that the apartment looks great!
When you look at photographs of such houses, you realize that there is something more than just good architecture and a cozy design. The top class design is when there is a complete harmony of the modern structure of natural materials with the surrounding nature. When the home does not interfere, but vice versa, it fits perfectly into the landscape, is its integral part. And this house in New Zealand is just such – modern, eco-friendly, incredible. It’s just a fairy tale!
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.