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Larose Guyon Lighting Fixtures

Perhaps you have thought a certain piece of jewelry would make the ideal full-sized lighting fixture, but laughed at such an idea as more of a passing silly notion rather than something that could actually come to fruition. Well, Larose Guyon took such a “silly notion” and made it an astoundingly beautiful reality. This dynamic duo “lights up a room” in ways like no other, designing lighting fixtures that add an attractive nature to any atmosphere. Continue reading

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Hotel-de-Ville Residence

The Hotel de Ville Residence presented a tricky design problem to Architecture Microclimat: renovate an existing brick building with a modern extension that upgrades space and material without casting aside tradition. They’ve handled that transition with a steady hand, resulting in a shiny new experience that accepts the past and exposes the future to present something entirely fresh. Continue reading

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Hegel Apartment

Set in Mexico City, Mexico, this unique apartment design is a curious concoction of colors and textures, oozing with personality and inspiration, passed down from an elderly family member to the young, single graphic designer who now calls this house home. Continue reading

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Woodieful Chair

The Woodieful Chair is a multi-purpose piece of furniture that also appears as a visual work of art. This beautifully designed adaptation of a solitary bench was designed by Klavdiji Jarc with the ideology that wood is a natural expression of timeless elegance, and when manipulated with a vision – does not need to perish in vain. Continue reading

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LP 160 Loudspeaker

As the recipient of the Red Dot Design Award, the LP 160 Loudspeaker is the handiwork of designer Samuel Accoceberry, but the brainchild of Timothee Cagniard. This high-end speaker is a masterpiece that offers impeccable state-of-the-art sound in a traditional looking turntable style device, which can link up to your wirelesses devices also. Continue reading

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Hupomone Ranch

Located on a 160 acre homestead in the San Francisco Bay area, the Hupomone Ranch champions contemporary architecture flair while maintaining a traditional sense of formal composition and vernacular. It is a ‘ranch house’ in every sense of the term, made to look like an old barn with a modern facelift and promote sustainability reflected by the expansive farm it rests on. Turnbull Griffin Haesloop architects have given the client exactly what they wanted: a modern ranch style house that doesn’t dare sacrifice style for tradition. Continue reading

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Casa RT

With the help of Architect Alberto Dias Ribeiro, Casa RT went from a two-level outdated space into a fashion-forward stacked delight! Located in Porto, Portugal, this structure required refurbishing of the entire house, attic and patio, giving this home a facelift that resulted in ageless white walls, pine flooring and an openness to breathe easy in. Continue reading

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Minimod

A home so tiny it could fit on this page, yet an idea so large it bursts through architectural boundaries on its way to redefining what it means to live small. The prefab Minimod by MAPA Architects presents a new take on the small cabin . You won’t find a lofted bed over a cramped kitchen or any sort of Jimmy rigged steel trailer here – only a careful crafted object of obsession where no detail was left undeveloped, and not a square inch wasted. Yes, anyone can build a tiny home. Almost no one can Minimod. Continue reading

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memobottle

At first glance of the memobottle™ you may see a flask, but look a little closer and you will recognize this bottle holds nothing more than clear water and pure genius! As gold winner in the coveted Golden A’ Design Award in the Fashion and Travel Accessories Design Category, presented by A’ International Design Award & Competition, memobottle™ by Jesse Leeworthy has “genuisly” turned single-use water bottles into a multi-use, user-friendly version in which to stay hydrated. Continue reading

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Nook Residence

The Nook Residence is a chameleon designed to disappear into the snowy landscape it rests in. A thick white cloak is interrupted only by sweeping panes of taught glass and the warm yellow light that permeates through. MU Architecture took setting to heart when they designed this snow-covered home in southeastern Canada, turning its back to the street in favor of the breathtaking mountain scenery behind it. It’s a unique modern masterpiece with a welcoming winter home wrapped in a stunning architectural shell. Continue reading