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Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. Retro Tuscan Style For Bocca Lupo Restaurant, Bucharest

    The Tuscan style suits you if you love the vitality and warmth of the Italian countryside. Bocca Lupo restaurant offers these experiences to those who also appreciate cucina italiana. Located in Bucharest, Romania, the place reinterprets the traditional spirit of Tuscany, with large spaces dominated by natural light and decorative items that date back to the 1950s. As you can easily notice in the gallery below, chalkstone from local sources was used to recall the material present in the traditional houses of Tuscany. Most of the furniture is made of wood: reconditioned vintage cabinets, and a collection of functional tables, sofas and chairs with tapestry complete the layout. The tapestries with checkered patterns are similar to the tablecloths and typical for the Italian cuisine. In this relaxed atmosphere, the decorative item

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  2. The Roberts Residence by Division1 Architects

    Division1 architects have shared with us some photos of the Roberts Residence located in Rockville, Maryland. Situated on a sloped lot, the existing post-war house was heavily remodeled to accommodate a young family of four and turned into a new, contemporary 3,500 square-foot home. The 3/4 acre site of the Roberts Residence is bound by, a residential street along its west edge, single-family detached residences on adjacent lots to the north and south, and a wooded park towards the rear. At the front of the site along the street edge the site drops almost immediately by 8 feet. Only the roof of the house is visible from the street. The site continues to slope gently dipping another 12 feet until it reaches the wooded park to the rear of the site […] Read more

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  3. 27 Ideas for Floor To Ceiling Headboards

    A headboard creates a visual anchor for the bed, and makes you feel fantastic when you’re inside the bed.  Modern bed headboard ideas can dramatically change the way bedroom designs look and feel. New, fresh and interesting bed headboard ideas help turn beds into fabulous focal points for bedroom designs and create beautiful, stylish and comfortable room decor. Great headboard ideas can completely transform the look and feel of your bedroom! If you don’t believe us, just check out the 27  Ideas for Floor-To-Ceiling Headboards. From romantic wrought iron headboards, to commanding a presence and ceiling climbing headboards, the options are countless […] Read more

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  4. 30 Lovely Mediterranean Outdoor Spaces Designs

    Mediterranean gardening and garden design is ideal for gardens anywhere in the world which have a Mediterranean style climate of hot, dry summers and fairly frost-free winters. Our collection of outdoors designs from the Mediterranean design style is growing slowly but surely as a part of our most recent showcase of the Mediterranean style. And we are not stopping here which is proven by this new collection which is going to show you the best place to enjoy the hot summer days and that is the Mediterranean terrace. With careful selection of plants or careful attention to drainage it is possible to have a Mediterranean garden almost anywhere […] Read more

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  5. Emperor Hotel by asap, Beijing, China

    Designed by asap, the site of the Emperor HotelBeijing, China was once occupied by a public bath and so the spirit of bathing and mystery will live on in the new hotel. The design is organized not by spaces and circulation but by emotions and dreams; not by materials and details but by illusions and memories. All the rooms at The Emperor Qianmen, are named after Chinese characters related to the element “Shui”, literally water, embodying fashion and health in five different ways. The room “Desire” is characterized by passion and romance; the room “Serenity” by simplicity and serenity; the room “Mystery” by return of nature and the room “Floating” by meditation. The room “Wonder”, in particula

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  6. Praia do Felix Beach House by Vidal and Sant Anna

    Hidden deep in the dense vegetation of Praia do Felix, Brazil, this contemporary resort home is a project by the architects at Vidal and Sant Anna. It was designed to have minimal impact on its stunning surroundings. The project opts for circulations made by external stairs and separates the social and service, located across the slope from intimate area located along the slope below the ground. Very light, the residence, made of certified wood and glass, explores small and minimal rooms to meet the programmatic needs without losing the sense of sustainability […] Read more

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  7. Collage Style Updates Any Home Vividly

    The collage style is more an improvisation than a design per see. But this does not mean that you have the freedom to mix colours, textures, decorations and items of furniture without analysing the consequences. The approach is lively, original and it usually does not require expensive budgets, but it can turn against you if you put everything together chaotically. Explore the gallery with the house we spotted on micasarevista.com and observe how the collage style works in a recently restored building. Vintage objects like mirrors, chandeliers, vases, sinks and baskets feel comfortable in this interior that is predominantly painted in white and light grey. Due to their various origins and styles, the items add their own personality to the layout, making it colourful and versatile […] 

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  8. The Lilium Santorini Villa

    Santorini island in Greece offers one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. It’s unlike any other island, with its impressive scenery, and its sketchy contrast of colors of blue and white. The traditional villages of the island offer the beautiful chichi of Greece you have always dreamed about! Santorini can be reached from most international airports via Athens. The flying time from Athens to Santorini is approximately 40 minutes nearly all international scheduled flights arriving in Athens allow adequate time for making the connecting flight to Santorini. The Lilium Santorini Villa hangs magnificently on the edge of the caldera; 2.5 km from Fira, invites its guests to experience moments of pure luxury. Above the blue seas of the Aegean: with a view of the volcano and the sunset. With renewed a

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  9. How to Change the Look of your Interiors with Brick

    A lot of people like the look of exposed brick walls. Exposed brick walls have became famous in late 1900s. Since a lot of people found it as a perfect solution in older homes. They prefer them because it is less expensive to expose the brick of the walls than to repair it or replace them. In your home interiors, the ability to take one material and make it look a hundred different ways is the appeal of home design. Interior design of historical buildings and modern lofts can not be imagined without this kind of walls in it. Those are the places where you can find them designed on a wonderful way combined with amazing accessories. Exposed brick walls can be found also in other living spaces. Brick is a material that can be made to look natural, but we know its actually a man made product. From its notable red color to the palest of yellows, brick can have many faces for every home […] 

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  10. A Stylish Parisian Home Designed by Sarah Lavoine

    Parisian home is like a poem. Work of an intense imaginative process, the interior guides you into a reverie. Although the style has not been characterised by specialists, there is always something specific that makes you associate it with the atmosphere of the capital of France. I usually call them retreats of beauty because they have the power to seduce us, making the interiors fascinating. The home spotted on homedsgn.com reflects this spirit. A clear background with definite lines where items of furniture and decorative objects can be displayed freely is always a solution for art lovers. Simply paint the walls and the floor in white or nude, beige tones and let the stage props speak for yourself. In this case, even the hallway was treated respectfully and decorated with

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