Tres Chic Loft in Paris

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This diminutive loft in the city of lights is small in foot print but large in style. A former artist’s studio, the home’s warmth emanates from the ancient stone walls and floods in from a wall of bright new windows. The house is a blend of rustic weathered materials and clearly modern and streamlined structure and furnishings. Continue reading

Rich Color on Park Avenue

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This three + bedroom home on Park Avenue is a collection of uniquely purposed rooms as well as striking art and artistic furnishings. It’s depth of subtle texture and shapes is highlighted by perfectly balanced and richly saturated color. Continue reading

Split Personality in Barcelona

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Once a toy store, this loft conversion in Barcelona is now a modern home with industrial roots and present-day amenities. Its private spaces are public and gardens flourish inside and outside. Continue reading

Parisian Loft LK: City of Light

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This Parisian loft takes the city of light to new heights. Architect Olivier Chabaud has created distinctly outlined spaces that are flooded with light. It’s a linear loft, with the luxury of terraces on both ends. Sky lights grace the open kitchen, dining, and living areas that seem to spill outside. Continue reading

Oak House: Sustainable by the Sea

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Oak House is the brainchild of architect Roderick James and his wife, Amanda Markham. This guest house was designed as a prototype of expandable living and a great example of sustainable building practices, including the use of natural building materials and renewable energy systems. This seven-acre site sits on the west coast of Scotland, and overlooks the Sound to the Isle of Mull. Continue reading

24hours Hotel in Hamburg: Home Away from Home

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What an incredible and original hotel in the port of Hamburg, Germany. Inspired by real life tales of the sea, ship building, the harbor, and the cultures that weave them all together, this hotel is a reflection of all these influences. Continue reading

Lajeunesse Residence Renovation: Modern and bright

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“Modern and bright” was the main request of the couple updating this home in Montreal, Canada. Originally built by the client’s grandfather, this young family requested that two apartments on three floors be turned into a single-family dwelling. The challenge of this renovation was to re-configure the spaces so that the focus was on the rear of the building, away from the noisy street in front. Another important piece was to incorporate natural light, which was accomplished with a double height light well placed in the stairwell. Continue reading

Tokyo Towers: Translucent Guest Rooms

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Two types of guest rooms, designed by Curiosity seem to float within the Tokyo Towers. In this bustling crowded city, these rooms have a lightness that will lift your spirit and let you leave your cares at the door. Continue reading

Lady Peel House Renovation: Making Her Grand Entrance

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This historic home in downtown Toronto was the birthplace of the celebrated actress, Lady Peel, known for her many roles on stage and in movies, such as “Thoroughly Modern Millie” which was released in 1967. Continue reading

Kerferd House: A Study in Minimalism

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From its brick facade and clean interior lines, Kerferd House is a study in minimalism. The architecture and interior design firm of Whiting Architects, under the superbly creative direction of Steven and Carole Whiting, designed this home. Continue reading