A unique way to modernize a century old home

I am in complete awe of this project in the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood of Montréal. I have decided when I win the lottery I will hire la SHED architecture firm to design my dream house. The massive renovation they designed of this 1916 home and how they maintained and restored some of the original features (the huge … Read more A unique way to modernize a century old home

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

Cove house

I wanted to share another project by Shelter Collective, who was responsible for the interior design (with architecture by Maryann Thompson Architects) of this fabulous Martha’s Vineyard getaway. It has serious Scandinavian + modern + clean lines + cabin vibes and is perfectly casual and relaxing. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Credits : desiretoinspire.net

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

Modern wooden house with Japanese garden in Sydney

The owner of this Sydney home approached an architecture firm with a request to create a building for his family with beautiful wood finishes, large windows and open spaces. In facade finishing, the designers managed to combine horizontal and vertical laying of wood, as well as to emphasize its beautiful texture. Large windows and balconies … Read more Modern wooden house with Japanese garden in Sydney

Private terrace, greenery and bright accents: urban jungle in design of Barcelona apartment (75 кв. м)

Concentration of greenery, sun and coziness – this is how shortly this apartment in Barcelona can be described. On an area of ​​75 sqm, the owners, together with the designer, created a real urban jungle – there are dozens of plants and beautiful high-quality textiles in beige, green and yellow shades. The basis of the … Read more Private terrace, greenery and bright accents: urban jungle in design of Barcelona apartment (75 кв. м)

Cool mix of colors and styles in design of Victorian house in London

The design of this Victorian house in London is a real mix of colors, textures and styles. Industrial windows and doors here quite coexist with Art Deco elements in the bedroom, and the noble colors of wood, greenery and autumnal nature are quite combined with bright yellow furniture and decor and patterned wallpaper. The texture … Read more Cool mix of colors and styles in design of Victorian house in London

More kitchen love for Pluck

Okay, okay I have to share just one more kitchen from London-based designers and manufacturers Pluck. Cook and author Anna Barnett lives in a converted Victorian school in East London and this is her small but perfectly formed creative space. Anyone else envious? Let’s block ads! (Why?) Credits : desiretoinspire.net

Luxury, comfort and tradition: The Craftsmen Hotel in Amsterdam

Three historic buildings dating back to 1652 beautifully frame one of the oldest canals in Amsterdam. After a large-scale reconstruction, The Craftsmen boutique hotel is now located in them. The hotel is designed with great attention to detail and to the past of the Dutch capital. For example, each of the 14 rooms is named … Read more Luxury, comfort and tradition: The Craftsmen Hotel in Amsterdam