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!
The owners of this beautiful country home previously lived in a cottage tucked deep in the woods, so for their new house they had only one wish – as many windows as possible on all sides. The architects from Wade Weissman accepted the challenge and created a truly spacious and bright house, which is abundantly filled with natural light throughout the day. It’s actually a complex of several buildings forming a modern micro-farm. The owners really keep horses here, but their main pride is a unique collection of retro cars!
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!
Creating a home for a large family is always a challenge for a designer, as it should be equally comfortable for everyone. In this house in South Carolina, elegance and objects of modern classics have been superbly combined with bright colors and funny prints that kids like so much. Elegant fireplace here next to a bright purple carpet, and the dining area is decorated with a chandelier with children’s drawings. Parents have a classic beige bedroom, and kids have a pool. In a home, as in life, balance and harmony are crucial, and here they were definitely achieved!
Carlos and Marisa have recently faced a very special and emotional phase of their lives: their children grew up and left home, and they had a question ‘What do we do next?’. The answer came quickly as they decided to realize the lifelong dream – to move to a cozy country house where they could enjoy nature and careless life. And of course, in their wonderful home, there will always be a place for children, grandchildren, and friends. Amazing!
This big and beautiful home is located on the famous Long Island, where celebrities and top managers from New York usually settle. But in the interiors of this family residence, there are no signs of glamour or fancy frills, and everything here is made for easy and simple living. Light colors, maximum natural light, natural materials and magnificent paintings on the walls – this home leaves such a pleasant impression!
Living room with a big library on two walls and a fireplace is certainly the central place in this cozy traditional French country house. It’s easy to imagine the owners spending most of their time at home here. Quite unusual to see so much wood in a French interior, nevertheless, it really looks great here, ensuring complete relaxation. Once again we admire gorgeous French design!
The unpretentious facade of this cottage in the suburbs of New York does not promise anything unusual inside: modest classical forms and traditional finishing look rusticly cozy. But instead of granny’s interiors, inside you will find with some surprise rather refined modern atmosphere, usually common for city dwelling. Of course, among all the variety of elegant furniture and decor, there was a place for interesting antique details – the house was built in the 18th century and has historical significance. Enjoy!
A few years ago, the future owners of this small Victorian cottage in Essex considered the potential in a beautiful period building, despite a very neglected state. The house was partially inhabited, but most of it was in despair. Falling in love with the beautiful historical look of the cottage, the couple decided to buy it out and make it their permanent residence. Having a modest budget for reconstruction, the owners managed to create a really bright and pleasant dwelling. 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!