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Wall covering companies are revolutionizing the concept of the wallpaper, Italian company Wall&Deco being one of them. They're always at the forefront giving us fresh alternatives and original designs to make our walls sing. With their new collection Life, Wall & Deco is bringing the old mural concept to a new high. This collection has left behind the classical repetitive patterns of years past. The new look is all about unconventional and oversized digital images meant to create a bold statement.
August 16, 2012
This wonderful treehouse, by German company Baumraum, flashes from the past came to mind. The company is dedicated to creating wonderful aerial dwellings among trees where one can play, work, relax, escape to or simply daydream. The King of the Frogs, as they named this particular one, hovers above a reflecting pond in a small private garden in Münster, Germany.
La Co(o)rniche Hotel is an extraordinary location. Key landmark in the Pilat-Plage district in Pyla-Sur-Mer near Bordeaux, the vantage point over the Arcachon basin, backing onto the highest dune in Europe, it is suspended between sea and sky, nestling between sand and pines. This former 1930s hunting lodge in the heart of a preserved site, evokes the Golden Age and the invention of the Côte d’Argent.
August 15, 2012
This once rundown old farmhouse is now a beautiful family home. It is located just outside of Parma a region in Italy.Before the restoration started, the entire house with all the details was photographed for documentation as the family wanted to preserve the original atmospher.The entire building has been restored in collaboration with the architect Lucilla Scazzi. Together they tried to preserve the original structure and used the old materials as much as possible.
Interior designer Kein Cross transformed this 18th century courtyard house near Notre Dame.He called it ” a diamond in the rough.” With the help of a contractor, his design expertise and the use of black, white and gray, he was able to transform this two-story tiny house into a gem. Of course, with lots of ingenuity and the clever use of mirrors, Cross made it look more spacious than it actually is.
August 13, 2012
The beautiful and unique cabins, designed by renowned architect Manuel Aires Mateus are close to the coastal town Praia and just one hour away from Lisbon.The cabins are reconstructed with traditional methods using wood and a traditional stem. Also the furniture and accessories used for the interiors are made from natural and rustic materials. The floors in the kitchen and living area are covered with sand,connecting them to the beach and landscape outside.
August 10, 2012
Simplicity may be the word of the day, but it is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when you step into Villa Orpheus. The minimalist and soothing design of this home was the work of South African interior designer Jayne Wunder, who took a charming traditional Mykonos house and revamped it into this modern monochromatic oasis. She really did a masterful job with the glorious mix of mid-century pieces and the island's typical style of decor.
August 09, 2012
This house is located in the dunes of Cabo Polonio on the eastern coast of Uruguay. It is small, fitting only two people. The materials used for building are very simple, like those of all the houses in Cabo Polonio.Also the interior is simple with whitewashed walls and floors. The main color is white with accessories in earthy tones. True to the spirit of the inhabitants in the area, the house remains without electricity using lanterns and candles.
August 08, 2012
This amazing creation was born from the collaboration between the Spanish company CARAVANOLIC and the interior design firm VICEVERSA. What started as a one-time project, rapidly became a bigger production of designer caravans, converting them into very personal and unique spaces for a very stylish traveler.