A modern new-build that embraces its surroundings

In my previous post I mentioned I would want la SHED to design my dream home. They created a dream home here, on a large wooded lot located in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Their goal was to preserve as many trees as possible and I loooooove that they created somewhat of a courtyard for the pool area. … Read more A modern new-build that embraces its surroundings

Open and honest

“A humble, single level living pavilion on the street side draws on the simplicity of surrounding beach houses, many of which were owner built over the years. Connection to the garden and landscape was imperative to the design. Kangaroos literally inhabit the house. The structural system is exposed and honest. Operable screens allow for the … Read more Open and honest

A renovated 60s home in Sweden

I think mid century homes will always and forever be a favourite architectural style of mine. This home, ‘Villa Bonna’ in Hovås which is south of Gothenburg, Sweden, ticks all the right boxes for mid century century eye candy, with the bonus that it cantilevers over a rock face and a pond. Recently renovated, it’s stunning … Read more A renovated 60s home in Sweden

Belle Meade

Consistent, timeless, unique. Elegant and restained, layers of patina and carefully curated pieces. A new home that respects the past and builds a future. Belle Meade residence by Nashville-based interior designer Rachel Halvorson.                 Previous Post Let’s block ads! (Why?) Credits : desiretoinspire.net

A contemporary family retreat in Texas

Now this is weekend living! This breathtaking glass home was once a bare-bones fish camp on the Llano River in the Texas Hill Country (a 48 acre piece of waterfront land) and eventually this home was built. A striking melange of limestone blocks, charred cedar planks, walls of glass, it’s modern and rustic, casual and tranquil. … Read more A contemporary family retreat in Texas

An eye-popping family weekend home in Kentucky

Another absolute gem of a project by designer Rodman Primack. A Kentucky weekend retreat that really can’t be any more fun than this. Patterns and colours beyond imagination, an epic pool cabana/guest house and tond of space to frolic make this the coolest family & friends hangout ever! Photos: Stephen Kent Johnson Let’s block ads! (Why?) … Read more An eye-popping family weekend home in Kentucky

Stalking 2

Still stalking in Sydney! I’ve moved a few suburbs over to Kensington and found this stylish Federation bungalow re-imagined by Luigi Rosselli Architects. Think curved plate glass walls, sinuous staircase and statement lighting in a two storey extension. Sophisticated and sculptural. Link here while it lasts. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Credits : desiretoinspire.net

Historic renovation of colonial bungalow in Singapore

A beautifully curated, carefully layered home with an eclectic mixing of styles from mid century to Asian to vintage. The result is open and light with a timeless appeal. Oh to be the owner of this Colonial Bungalow in Singapore’s Harbourfront by Davina Stanley of London-based Paper + White. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Credits : … Read more Historic renovation of colonial bungalow in Singapore