The main entryway and living room benefit from large amounts of natural light. The design takes full advantage of these rays by using plenty of light colors, including a soft cashmere gray for the sofa, a light wood flooring, and white walls. In the entryway, a creative wood slat design acts as an open coat closet and creative room divider.A bright and sunny apartment in Saint Petersburg uses both midcentury furniture and Scandinavian details to create a pretty, creat...
Throughout the house, sustainability is an important factor in the design. Concrete flooring, for instance, is not just trendy and clean but offers a low-maintenance flooring solution and helps to control temperature swings, even in Sonoma's mostly mild climate.A gorgeous modern home in Sonoma, California proves that sustainable design does not have to come at the cost of aesthetics.
The house's exterior has been described as "sculptural" and for good reason. Contained within these morphed steel forms is 1100 square meters (11840 square feet) that is anything but modest while still maintaining a sense of open simplicity.A gorgeous modern home in South Africa with lovely spaces for outdoor entertaining.

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Winner of the Red Dot design award, this clamping lamp is made from North American Hardwood and powered by LED lights.Lamps featured include desk lamps, nightstand lamps, study lamps, reading lamps and more. Includes classic, vintage, industrial, m...
two-story-pool-deckA hilltop home fit for an artist uses wood for a warm and gorgeous design.
yellow-eames-chairDon't think you could fit your family in 50 square meters? These apartments will make you think again.
The living, kitchen, and dining space all have easy communication with one another. In order to make this possible, the design has to both separate and connect the disparate spaces. Patterns and unique design elements manage to do this well. In the kitchen, a half wall made out of wood slats creates more division but still allows light and air to flow through. Similarly, a swirled rug design in the living room contrasts a checked pattern in the entryway, which makes it easier to divide spaces.An apartment in Lviv makes good use of space and design for a modern, open feel.
wood-ceilingA teeny tiny home provides everything you could need in a small, stylish package. If you are looking for a micro home, you shouldn...

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Check out the dining area  where additional boards swing into place to create more space.Each of these three homes has its own character but each also uses wood to great, stylish effect.
yellow-and-stripesThese cute and stylish apartments offer a modern spin on wood paneling.
teal-sofaThis smart penthouse in Kiev has iPad controlled blackout curtains for when those long nights just don't want to end.
The exterior has a modern gothic feel to it, with different levels stacked haphazardly on top of one another and jutting out in different directions. It's as if the Addams Family had to buy a new house and no turrets or widow's walks were allowed.With tons of marble and lots of furniture, this decadent design is a far cry from modern minimalism and a shout out to the me gene...
luxury-wood-flooringA space that is both stylish and simple but still manages to feel practical and fun.

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The space is designed linearly, such that the living room shares one wall with one bedroom, while that bedroom shares one wall with the second bedroom. Two long and narrow hallways on either side of the open rooms connect each separate space. That makes this home an ideal design for either a couple with guests who come frequently, or perhaps who are caring for an aging parent.This in-floor storage in this Japanese-inspired house is a fun little secret in an otherwise unforgiving space.
In the second home, white dominates. A large white sofa stands in contrast to dark brown rugs and walls, which creates an almost regal effect. A bit of exposed wood and brick in the home office has its own rustic charm while the bedroom trends back towards royalty with its canopy bed and chandelier.Five homes visualized to be cozy, comfortable, and dominated by grays and creams.
constellation-artThe colorful, fun designs that characterize so many kid's rooms don't have to be unsophisticated and this apartment proves it.
A small dining table with pastel chairs is tucked underneath a staircase in this two story space.Share a meal with simplicity in these Scandinavian-inspired dining rooms from around the world.
The first home has the light wood and neutral palette that has certainly been inspired by Japanese and Scandinavian minimalism. A small dining table fits nicely into the main living area, which also includes bench seating (with storage, of course) and a small cooking space. The coziest element is the sleeping nook, which has a soft curtain to pull closed and shut out the day.These itty bitty houses are definitely an inspiration in style and organization.

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As sunlight streams in from overhead skylights, it illuminates the clean lines and carefully chosen furnishings in this lovely top level apartment.Gallery of 50 Inspirational Scandinavian style living rooms. Get inspired for your own simple, minimalist living room by them.
low-soft-sofaThis minimalist home in Russia is a perfect zen retreat for a clean family of four.
exposed-ceiling-beamsAn artist's loft can take on many different characteristics, depending on the artist. These two options are quite different, but c...
huge-modern-sectionalThis music lover's home is set up perfectly for a couple who wants to spend all their time enjoying one another.
The first space is home to a musician, his wife who is a photographer, and their two children. The space measures 135 square meters (1453 square feet). The living areas are communal for the entire family, but the space also includes a photo lab, a music studio, and a gallery.These two music themed homes are stylish and inspirational for the creative energy in anyone.

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This similar design features open shelving and lots of natural light.The simplicity of black, white, and wood offers perfect inspiration for some stunning kitchens. Check out these ideas.
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