Victorian Residence in Sydney

    This four-bedroom Victorian residence in Paddington, Sydney, Australia has been recently converted into a sophisticated family home with contemporary amenities. Renovated by architect Luigi Rosselli, the residence features 231 square meters of living space, as well as inviting outdoor entertaining areas, a gas-heated swimming pool and off-street parking for two cars. The lush landscaping at the rear provides a verdant backdrop to family life. Damp, dark and introverted, the initial home on the site was given a vibrant contemporary personality, while staying true to its classic origins. oor entertaining areas, a gas-heated swimming pool and off-street parking for two cars. The lush landscaping at the rear provides a verdant backdrop to family life. Damp, dark and introverted, the initial home on the site was given a vibrant contemporary personality, while staying true to its classic origins. According to the architects, color and light were used abundantly in the conversion process: “Introducing some fluid [ Continue reading ]

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    Kitchen Design Ideas

    While the living room may be the social hub of the home, many of us have a tendency to spend an awful lot of time in our kitchens (and it’s said that ‘all the best parties end in the kitchen’) which makes it all the more important to find a kitchen that works for you. When you come home from school/work starving, you really want a peaceful place where to eat, and home is ideal,but if you have a disorganized kitchen it will not help you relax after a long day. So, I suggest you to look after spacious furniture, inspiration photos like the ones I am going to show you.

    The Staircase

    Come and see how people have turned this architectural lynch pin in to a thing of beauty which, that can set the decorative tone of an entire house. Come and scale the dizzying heights of staircase design. To me, it seems a beautiful,inspirational,creative idea, one that I would adopt if I had a house.  Jessica Doyle has a guide to staircase in which she give you lots and lots of ideas and she is the one who inspired me to write this article. 

    Pagoda

    What is a Pagoda? A Pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves, built in traditions originating in historic East Asia. Most pagodas were built to have a religious function, most commonly Buddhist. Now, Pagoda has became a known trend, It is used now as wallpapers or fabric pattern. A house decorated in this style, looks like a typical Asian house, and I like it. The bright colors, the interesting design.

    A Simple House with Style

    Christian Street House by James Russell Architect: “We are fortunate to live with a benign subtropical climate. Christian Street House in Clayfield, an inner north suburb of Brisbane, sits on the east side of a rolling hill, opening its face to the morning sun and bay breezes. It’s back is buried in the hill, protected from the harsh summer sun, storms and winter westerlies. High gables make a patio to street, a covered arrival and gathering place with barn doors to living behind. Cars participate without becoming a barrier between street and life within. There are many ways to move around this place. Journey from street can take you across patio, down outdoor stairs and around garden to meals, living and water. The boys can sneek in from street via a grungy service lane, they can come and go independently. Their rooms have a more public side to garden and [ Continue reading ]

    Spiro Lamp can `light` yourself

    Remedios Simón, the creator of this lamp, combines the simple structure for creating an elegant environment. The handcrafted circular suspension lamp is perfect to let the light spread in the room because its diameter is larger and there could be connected more than two bulbs. The decorative, hypnotic spiral shapes, with their curved lines, will let your inner creativity shine. The lamp could have different colors, fitting to the customer`s taste in design. The attractive Spiro lamp is ideal for the home and in high traffic areas, both private and public. So, you could use for decorating your living room, for example, and also you could use it for lightening a shop, an office, or a conference hall. You could also find the lamp`s presentation on YouTube! Check it out!

    Industrial Inspired Apartment with Meeting Room

    Once part of a tenement house built in 1912, this apartment, rearranged by Polish architect Maciej Kurkowski has lived numerous modernizations,process that led to a much plainer structure. In 2013, the upper floor of the building is adopted in order to create an apartment and a conference room. The designers found adequate preserving the raw aspect of the original interiors, so they depicted a plan that kept the initial semblance. The revamp adopt a minimalistic layout, grasping the primary facet of the scope. Simplistic lighting and black ceilings for eye-catching effect, combined with the light-gray walls produce an aura of avant-garde. To enrich the ambience with a bit of tenderness, birch plywood panels are brought in, assembled in triangular shapes. The monochromatic outline was established to ensure a mild picture that eventually harnessed the colourfullness of several abstract works of art. The wide slot has an uncontestable equilibrium. Hence, a [ Continue reading ]