New Summit Swiss Alps Restaurant with an Aluminum Facade

Posted 193 days ago by

Restaurant designs can be all about the glitz and glamour, or they can be simple and straight to the point. But what if you’ve got a restaurant that accomplishes both of these? The New Summit Restaurant perched within the Swiss Alps is a prime example, showcasing beautiful and semi-prefab designs while still remaining breathtaking in a…

Historic 1920′s Berlin Pumping Station Conversion

Posted 193 days ago by

Wenk and Wiese Architects of Germany have been at the forefront of plenty of contemporary projects, but this one stands out to us the most. An old pumping station from the 1920′s in Berlin had been shut down and abandoned until a couple decided to renovate in the early 2000′s. Now, this space is home to…

Secret Canadian HemLoft Tree House

Posted 194 days ago by

There’s always a great interest in the places that aren’t found, or the little gems that are lesser known. The HemLoft is a sweet oval shaped treehouse that is built within the branches of some Canadian trees on a piece of property that was not approved or known about for years. Built by Joel Allen in…

Soft Ruched Curving Armin Chair

Posted 194 days ago by

Cocoon like spaces are great for recharging or getting some R&R after a long day. There are few furniture pieces that would look great in a home that support a cradle like environment. The Armin chair by Dorothee Mainka is a beautiful piece that appears soft in its undulating curves and textural balance. Shown in a…

Raw Buenos Aires Contemporary Concrete Home

Posted 194 days ago by

Exceptional architecture is what this home is all about, and located in the South American country of Buenos Aires, you can see the sleek design characteristics from a mile away. Labeled as the ‘Summer House,’ this home exudes a rustic feel, even though the new construction is minimal and as contemporary as they come. Having a…

Tiny Guest Space Cottage on Lake George, NY

Posted 197 days ago by

Having house guests isn’t always the highlight of having out-of-towners come to stay, but if you’ve got a special little spot for them it can be great. For this New York family, adding a little guest studio to their Lake George property made the most sense to accommodate those that are just visiting. Architect Jeffrey S….

Eclectic Los Angeles Digs by Knibb Design

Posted 197 days ago by

Hotel accommodations might not always appear in your mind as an eclectic, old and repurposed building– but after seeing this Koreatown boutique space called ‘The Line‘ you may think twice. L.A.’s Knibb Design took on the project with the intent to create spaces that really give the guest a spot to park and overlook the skyline,…

Creative Paper Butterfly Wall Art

Posted 197 days ago by

Rebecca J. Coles of the UK creates all kinds of beautiful art, and the greatest pieces are crafted from beautiful paper, scissors, a pencil and a whole lot of creativity. Her Butterfly series is unique in itself in the fact that there have been thousands upon thousands made by hand, but that each collection is entirely…

Wood Cabin and Treehouse Inside of a Brooklyn Loft

Posted 198 days ago by

New York has some of the smallest interior spaces in the states, and you can forget about gaining a backyard or any outdoor square footage if you’re in the city or a borough such as Brooklyn. For one loft dweller in the concrete jungle, a makeshift treehouse-slash-cabin has been concocted to provide a bit of nostalgia…

Smart Thermostats and Smoke Detectors For Your Home

Posted 198 days ago by

Google has just purchased the company ‘Nest‘ from a former Apple product designer that worked on the iPod and iPhone. After shelling out $3.2 Billion to acquire the company from Tony Fadell to expand on the Learning Thermostat and Protect smoke detector. These smart technology additions for your home are now going to be Google operated,…