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Lap Shelving Unit

The Lap Shelving Unit is ideal for individuals who want to simplify their lives and do it in an incredibly stylish manner. The Lap consists of modular shelving units based on a solid oak frame upon which you can add bookshelves, trays and boxes. What is unique about the Lap Shelving Unit is that it allows for a beautiful play of forms while maintaining a clean and sophisticated modern look. Continue reading

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Carling Residence

Nestling in to the wild yet protective elements of nature on the forested shores of Georgian Bay is an idyllic modern home. TACT Architecture designed this habitat for a young couple eager to escape city life. Continue reading

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The Photographer’s House

The home of renowned architectural photographer, Zsolt Batar, was designed in collaboration with his long-time architect friend, Bence Turyani, of T2.a Architects. In a forest outside of Budapest, their meeting of ideas and philosophies comes to life in 120 sq. m. With a shared respect for nature and living light on the land, their solution incorporates longevity and sound economics. Continue reading

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The Tower of Uitwierde

It’s a delight to find original design that provokes thought and creates an experience, just like in this unusual project by Onix. In the church Tower of Uitwierde in the Netherlands, the composition invokes a level of active participation. The basement, the tower, and the viewing platform at the peak, are all featured aspects of the historic structure. Continue reading

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Mix and Match

Say goodbye to boring floors and hello to Ceragres Mix and Match personality filled tile. This extruded Italian porcelain with an artisanal feel will enliven any floor. Frankly, I would cover an entire room with it. And herringbone adds interest and pattern to any space. Continue reading

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garage transformed into a tiny house

It’s amazing how much life you can breathe in to 41 sq.m. A former garage in Bordeaux, France, reinforces the fact that one can live very comfortably in compact sizes. Of course that quality of life depends on thoughtful design. Just wait and see what the architect, Matthieu de Marien, envisioned and created in this amazing project. Continue reading

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Tiles Chair

The Tiles Chair by Danish furniture designer Jonas Sondergaard Nielsen is an incredible piece of furniture that reflects true creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. The Chair was first presented in the Greenhouse of the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014 where it received great attention. Nielsen sought to redefine sitting comfort and created a chair that adjusts itself like no other to the curvature of the person sitting in it. He investigated different forms and concluded that the diamond shape is the best shape since it facilitates the necessary flexibility and also provides strength and comfort. The result is a beautifully designed piece that is a real show stopper. Continue reading

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C2 House

The C2 House, a geometric and enigmatic structure, serves as a musician’s private weekend home. Located in Kawagichiko, Japan, not far from the famous Mt. Fuji, the geometrically precise appearance of this small house took much of its inspiration from the site’s challenging wooded slope and extreme weather conditions, both in summer and winter. Continue reading

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Abbott St. Renovation

In a historic district of Vancouver, two apartments were spliced together to create a home to accommodate a growing family. By purchasing the adjacent apartment, the couple expanded their living area and also purchased restrictions in regard to plumbing, mechanical, and window locations. Once again, challenges create amazing opportunities, just like in this beautiful project by Splyce Design. Continue reading

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The Adaptable House

The Adaptable House is a single family home of 146 sq.m designed by Henning Larsen Architects. Located in Nyborg, Denmark, the name of the house stemmed from the desire of the architects to design a flexible dwelling which could adapt to the changing needs of a family through life. In addition, the architects hoped to save time, resources and CO2 output by working with standardized parts and materials. Continue reading

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