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The Nashville Residence

The Nashville Residence, by Bonadies Architects, perfectly embodies traditional farmhouse style with modern, luxurious living. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, this sprawling estate actually sits perched atop a Civil War Battle Site – a land that has well withstood the test of time. The home is both a renovation and expansion, and it perfectly manages to capture the traditional elements commonly found throughout the region. Continue reading

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Portiko

I love gadgets that simplify life. The Portiko is a straight forward invention that makes sure you have all the power you need to operate your mobile phones, tablets and laptops. Designed by Bluelounge, the Portiko has two electrical outlets and two USB ports as well as a 6-foot extension cord. This means that you never have to go looking for additional electrical outlets and you can charge all of your “mobile office” wherever you are from a single socket! Continue reading

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Flat-Broke

Flat-Broke managed to take what Thomas Edison discovered and turn it into functional art. Take a stroll through their lighting designs and try not to walk away feeling as though you just met Tom himself! Continue reading

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Saint-Hubert Residence

This bungalow transformation displays the many ways that design influences our daily lives. Naturehumaine architects were challenged with expanding this 800 square foot home. Their clients were hoping to add a second level, yet the original structure prohibited that option. Continue reading

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Rooftop Villa

This 18th century space in St. Petersburg has been beautifully transformed by Svetozar Andreev Studio into a modern marvel of 21st century design. The three-story penthouse and rooftop villa boasts of nearly 4200 sq. ft. of interior room to roam, with an outdoor living space atop the roof hovering around 1300 sq. ft. Continue reading

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Bottle Bay

Gently sloping towards the picturesque shores of Lake Pend Oreille near Sand Point, Idaho, sits a stunning vacation home designed by Balance Associates Architects. The home, named for the bay in which it sits – Bottle Bay, is a great example of how contemporary and industrial design can work together to create a space that is functional, yet casual enough for a waterfront getaway. Continue reading

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Topo Mountain Pack

Just in time for summer here is the perfect backpack for all you avid campers, hikers, and travelers. It’s called the Mountain Pack by Colorado-based Topo Designs. The design team says they “wanted one pack that could do it all, whether as an everyday carry or a weekender” – and I’m happy to say: they absolutely nailed it! Continue reading

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Reclaimed Space

Reclaimed Space sets the tone by turning projects into passions, collaborating with their customers since their inaugural inception in 2007. This cause-based business was founded by one-part rancher, one-part environmentalist – Tracen Garner. His appreciation for the land, and a sustainable living therein, is evident in his projects. With his approach in using reclaimed and non-toxic materials that result in energy efficient constructs with the capability to be transportable. Continue reading

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Lausanne House

Color blocking a bungalow transition accentuates the cubic forms. Hatem+D designed this transformation in Quebec City. To satisfy their clients’ current needs of more space, modern amenities, and enjoyment of their expansive wooded lot, the architects went both up and out. Continue reading

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Saul Zaik House

Elvis was to music what Architect Saul Zaik was to this 1950’s Portland remodel project. Along with the assistance of Project Manager, Emily Knudsen from Jessica Helgerson Interior Design, this dynamic duo did a bang-up number on this relic. Continue reading