The posts in this section give a complete round up of great homes and try to include imagery from every possible room in the home.

The house does not protrude from the ground, with the upper portion lying flush with the surrounding dirt. Instead, the home's volume is set inside the earth with glass and water covering the exposed spaces.Inspired by Brutalism and built by the sea, this stunning and innovative house is a sight to behold.
The main living area in the apartment is built around an open floorplan. The spacious living room features floor-to-ceiling windows that let in summer sun as well as heavy curtains to keep out those gloomy Florida afternoons. The furnishings certainly have a mid-century bent from oversized gray upholstered sofas to sleek leather side chairs. However, the inspiration is more subtle than some straight up reproductions, which is a nice change.Step inside a modern Miami apartment that strays from the ideas of South Beach brightness in favor of cool, muted tones.
The house is situated on 3.5 acres, overlooking Oak Pass. The house itself measures 8000 square feet (743 square meters), though its hidden design makes it appear smaller. The property is home to more than 130 oak trees, which were an integral part of designing the home. Not only did the architect and homeowners want a space that could easily look out upon this spectacular private forest, but they wanted an exterior that itself did not draw attention away from the beautiful natural surroundings.Surrounded by Oak Trees, this Oak Pass house is truly modern and ultra sleek.

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The attic itself is not enormous, but the vertical space meant there could be enough room for a comfortable home as long as things were arranged creatively. The architects used the vaulted, slanted ceilings to create a mezzanine which in turn created the effect of a two story home, with a bedrooms tucked upstairs and an open living area below.This attic transformation from Gilwice, Poland is an amazing makeover for a modern apartment.
In the main living area of this first home, primary colors yellow and red are pitted against some cool oatmeal neutrals. The way these bright colors pop really give the otherwise simple and modern home some playful pizzazz. The palette really carries itself throughout the shared space, from an accent wall to dining chairs and throw pillows and even into the master bedroom, where the yellow takes on a more muted tone.Nothing can inspire a kid quite as much as growing up in a home where beauty and design are highly valued.
In order to deal with the steep pitch of the land, the home was created in a layered design, with guests entering through a central level of the home and private spaces being hidden below, nestled in the side of the mountain itself.An enviable location with an enviable design, this incredible home in Cape Town is nestled in the side of a mountain and offers 36...
The living room features a bespoke plywood table that can also perform duties as a workspace or a dining table.A Bulgarian home that makes clever use of its space.
The stunning interior features 10 foot tall ceilings at its peak. The home overall has 2300 square feet (213 square meters) of living space, including three bedrooms and 2.5 baths.This unique, eco-friendly design in the woods is a perfect retreat for a design conscious couple with a few quirks of their own.

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DSC_25563 Inspirational modern Taiwanese homes.
Wide ranges of materials (cold marble, warm wood, and soft leather) stack to create layers to the space, infusing contemporary architecture’s sense with sensibility.4 outstanding designs from an asian firm. We use books to tell a story about them!
yellow-sofaAn inspiring modern home in India has a magnificent and unique exterior as well as a comfortable and sleek interior.
two-story-apartmentThese dreamy French-inspired apartments would be the perfect European retreat in any country.
In order to make the home comfortable as well as beautiful, it was constructed with two main areas: one that mimics a more traditional house with solid walls and foundations and another that more closely resembles the Farnsworth aesthetic. In the front pavilion, an elevated, glass enclosed patio is made of sliding doors that can open for ventilation and columns that keep the building up off the ground and allow water to flow underneath.This home on the edge of a lake, formed in a volcano's crater, was inspired by the legendary Farnsworth house and it definitely sh...

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The first loft has all the desirable trappings of a converted industrial space. Sky high ceilings over look the wide open spaces below. Floor to ceiling windows let light stream in and across the varied but simple industrial-inspired accessories including steel chairs and concrete walls. The space maintains warmth by including not just plenty of white and light but also smooth wood flooring.Three white loft designs from different designers each have their own unique style.
“I tried to create a sort of internal topography, with the furniture laid out continuously, with small variations in height, almost at floor level”, explains the architect in ArchDaily.A beautifully modern home in São Paulo designed by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados.
The first space comes from the design team at Plasterlina. The dark, cool color story is a bit of a departure from many modern spaces with similar styles, which often focus instead on whites and muted grays. Here, deep chocolate and olive colors pack an autumnal punch. Lighter colors are used on the upper level, which serves as a way to divide the main living area from the upstairs loft as well.Three examples of luxurious loft designs with modern furnishings and rich colors.
5b7641c2747437aafeae9785ad467613Modern minimalist design inspiration from China.
The final apartment comes from Vietnam and the southeast Asian influence is unmistakable. Intricate light fixtures and carefully carved cabinetry play well with Vietnamese ceramics. The space opens up into an elegant outdoor area that truly takes advantage of the tropical surroundings.These penthouses from around the world each have a unique design that drawn inspiration from its surroundings.

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The ground level of the house consists of a back pool deck with room for entertaining. The crystal clear pool has a view that is just as clear of the protected bay area behind the house, and the modern ground floor interiors. The living room, kitchen, and dining area are unsurprisingly a part of a lush open floorplan. Because the walls can, in effect, open up to the world, cooling breezes can constantly be filtering through the house, keeping the environment comfortable. This air flow, in addition to other features we will discuss, keeps the home net-neutral for energy and waste.An eco-friendly beach house in Mexico has all the trappings of luxury with none of the environmental damage.
The first home comes from designer Vladimir Bolotkin. Immediately, the slanted attic apartment ceilings stand out in this design. A cool spiral staircase connects multiple levels of the home while cool grey neutrals act as a blanket over the entire apartment. Soft sofas, a perfectly styled bistro kitchen and a smattering of white painted brick all serve to give this home a modern Parisian feel.Three loft apartments take full advantage of the industrial style with exposed brick and hardwood.
Much of the home used in the final film is actually a hotel. The Juvet Landscape Hotel, from the Norwegian team at Jensen & Skodvin Architects. Although the film takes place in Alaska, this stunning hotel is actually found in a remote area of Norway. The hotel, which has not been open long, is nestled among rocks, forests, and water. It plays the part of the billionaire's dining room but is also available for booking - if you can afford it.A comprehensive look inside the house from Ex Machina movie. Includes pictures and videos of the interior of the hotel used to fil...
The main living area and open kitchen are a welcoming introduction to the home. A stunning butter yellow sofa is just about as cozy looking as any couch with lots of space to stretch out for a long nap. The bright pop of color certainly stands out but it lives in a subdued hue that isn't garish. And of course, regular visitors to this blog know how timeless and stylish an exposed brick accent wall can be.This simple, modern home manages to stay minimal while still including plenty of design elements that speak to the personality of ...
white-and-gray-designsStep inside these small, smart studios for a swift sample of what's sleek and stylish.

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In any tropical environs it can be a challenge to create a space that allows for plenty of airflow, celebrating the natural surroundings while still maintaining a comfortable temperature for inhabitants. With temperatures in Singapore frequently running towards 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius), this is certainly a concern here. To address this, in addition to the open central courtyard, there is plenty of open air space in the home, including an outdoor bath. Large windows slide open and the living room opens out onto a covered verandah. There are plenty of opportunities here to enjoy the outdoors without overheating.A beautiful tropical retreat in Singapore features a central courtyard and airy design for year round comfort.
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