Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. Cozy Scandinavian Apartment Inspiring Joyful Home Decorating Ideas

    Welcome to a refined Scandinavian apartment in Vasastan, Stockholm preserving quite a few charming turn-of-the-century details. The feeling that greets you when you enter the hall is striking. This is due to the three windows allowing natural light inside and a generous ceiling height. Apartment decorating ideas for this living space can be summed up as follows: white light, contemporary and clean design. The apartment is also a wonderful lesson in the importance of not cluttering your space. Take, for instance, the kitchen and dining area. Design is sparse, with a sole black-and-white painting above the dining room table serving as the area’s only wall decoration. But, thanks to the shining steel appliances, white-washed walls, and lively bunches of bright-green plants that are scattered around, this sparse design makes for a very attractive space. When yo

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  2. 35 Beautiful Front Yard and Backyard Landscaping Ideas

    Designing the front yard is very important. It gives to the house great look. You can decorate your front yard with flowers, grass, rocks and a lot of other creative stuff. If you are looking for inspiration in garden designs, you have come to the right place. Gardeners are always tinkering, always improving, always dreaming. We all dream of the perfect backyard with a cozy wooden deck to spend summer nights and a beautiful fire pit where you can get warm on cold nights […] Read more

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  3. Chapulín Restaurant in Mexico City

    SAMA Architects together with mob studio have designed Chapulín, a restaurant that features a variety of materials and fuses together characteristic elements of Mexico’s history. The main entrance welcomes us with a unique hallway, made up by a fixing of more than 11,000 custom clay tiles, made by hand in the state of Oaxaca by a group of Oaxacan women in “El Alacrán” ceramics workshop, run by Mexican artist and sculptor Adán Paredes. In the center of the room there is a special furniture set made up by a display cabinet and a hanging luminaire that descends from the ceiling, showcasing a selection of the most luxurious wines. Being the most spacious, the dining area is at a time divided in two different spaces: terrace and inner lounge, both

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  4. The Grounds of Alexandria: A Coffee House with an Amazing Vintage Style Interiors

    Designed by Caroline Choker , we love this amazing vintage style interiors and furniture in this unique coffee house. Located in an old pie factory from the early 1900’s, The Grounds of Alexandria is the flagship venue for its specialty coffee. The Grounds of Alexandria has fast become Sydney’s sacred site for the caffeine keen. While most visitors come here for the food, locals use the gardens as a meeting place while others stop by to pick up fresh fruit and flowers or home made lemonade from the stalls within the grounds.The result is an enigmatic and charming space that has won the hearts of visitors and locals alike. So it’s no surprise that some couples also view The Grounds

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  5. Fresh and Clean Scandinavian Apartment Design

    Spring brings clarity, purity, un-layering, fresh outlooks and an urge to simplify everything! Scandinavian interiors are trending right now with their fresh-air aesthetic, quality craftsmanship and emphasis on natural light.

    A cool Scandinavian palette of white walls may seem a little stark to some, but we think this example of blank canvas living perfectly illustrates how you can color a space with little more than your personality. Your existing collections of books, artwork, kitchenware and even good food packaging can create beautiful pockets of color around your home. By using rustic elements and occasional touches of color, Scandinavian rooms are restful and contemporary […] Read more

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  6. Rosewood Mayakoba – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

    Located south of Cancun, Mexico and north of Playa del Carmen, Rosewood Mayakoba is the heart of a 1,600-acre luxury resort enclave. Surrounded by emerald jungle and pristine white beaches, Rosewood Mayakoba is a Riviera Maya resort that defines a private world of rare luxury and refined beauty. With 130 exclusive suites built along serene lagoons and the Caribbean Sea, Rosewood Mayakoba is one of the best Riviera Maya resorts for comfort, luxury and tranquility. Each suite is crafted from indigenous materials such as limestone, wood, and water to enhance harmony with natural surroundings. Guests discover open spaces, contemporary furnishings and sliding-glass doors with wooden lattices for fresh air in their private retreats. Accommodations at this luxurious Riviera Maya resort are compl

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  7. Two Apartments In Modern Minimalist Japanese Style

    Japanese style interior inspired by Zen philosophy, bringing cool and minimalist forms are integrated in traditional Japanese style. Open space without walls allow more air circulation and organic flow between interior and exterior. Japanese traditional Zen philosophy inspires the simplistic, natural essence found in minimalist architecture and design. Line, form, space, light and material are but a few of the essential elements central to this widely popular design aesthetic. For today we want to present you Two Apartments In Modern Minimalist Japanese Style. Japanese style evolves around clean and uncluttered living, holding tightly to balance, order, ancient customs and a love for natural beauty. In this article we look at designs that stay true to the essence of this fierce minimalism in Japanese interiors […] 

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  8. Hotel Palazzo Victoria, Verona, Italy

    Hotel Palazzo Victoria stands in the ancient heart of the city of Verona, which is today even more lively, just a few steps away from the Arena and directly on Corso di Porta Borsari, one of the main streets, full of elegant shops but also delightful restaurants and cafés, which ends in the sumptuous Piazza delle Erbe. The hotel is located close to the Corso Porta Borsari, the Adige river – and the “Casa di Giulietta”, the house containing the balcony from which, allegedly, Juliet was wooed by Romeo. Unique, individual, of the place. There are 71 in total and even the most modest De Luxe rooms have Italian marble bathrooms, wooden floors and nicely textured walls and carpetings. As you go up the scale, additional flourishes include hand-painted frescoes, tapestries, framed flatscreen TVs and whirlpool tubs. Precious materials, ancient techniques and

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  9. So…British! A Pub That Becomes The Heart Of The City!

    What makes an interior…so British? A red telephone box, a flag, a Chesterfield sofa and a pile of newspapers, especially The Times or The Guardian. Ukrainian designer Alexander Gurevich put all his talent in a project that is both therapy and challenge. As a dominant rule, let colors explode if you want to activate visitors’ senses and create different corners for lounge and chatting. That will make them reflect, admire and feel the space! Regarding the materials, wood and brick are always a solution for cozy, warm interiors, while leather sofas and armchairs in velvet tapestry add elegance and nobility. Posters with great sportsmen, actors and singers bring dynamism, while exquisite ceramic plates and kettles remind us of the traditional English tea. Finally, light completes the atmosphere, crea

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  10. The Most Exclusive and Finest Villa Retreat in Phuket: Villa Wang Nam Jai

    Nestled in the quiet and protected development of Villa Wang Nam Jai at the end of Millionaire’s Mile, Villa Wang Nam Jai provides guests with the most exclusive and finest villa retreat in Phuket. Wang Nam Jai combines visual elements of Asian style architecture with a Western design and full-length sliding glass doors and vaulted wooden ceilings lend the rooms an air of liberty and affluence The design of the villa is truly unique and simple spanning over five floors ranging from a fitness center on the top to the glorious infinity pool overlooking Patong Bay at the bottom. Spanning five floors, this superior vacation home can be presented as a one-bedroom grand villa or a four-bedroom mansion depending on the size and preferences of your group […] 

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