I love clean white contemporary apartments and I know they can seem stark & cold at times especially if not decorated with some colour. My own opinion is that they are a blank art canvas waiting for life to be added and it’s up to you the designer or interior decorator to fill them with warmth and character to bring them to life.
Giovanni Ambrosia has designed a contemporary version of traditional cattleman’s huts usually found in the high country of Victoria and the resort village of Dinner Plain, Australia. The house is perched on the edge of an alpine reserve and is just 10 minutes away from down hill skiing at Mount Hotham.
If you celebrate Christmas but don’t want the whole “pine-needles-everywhere” deal, how about trying a Superstar contemporary, recyclable Christmas tree? These free standing trees are made from lightweight birch plywood that can be finished in festive green or natural finishes.
The Christmas trees are hand-crafted in California and also collapsible, which makes them easy to set up and store.
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SB Architects are internationally known for their site-sensitive resort and mixed use projects. The Hillside House was built by green-builder extraordinaire McDonald Construction & Development in the hills of Mill Valley, California.
Finally it’s here! Mungo & Maud‘s pop up shop in Paris’s iconic Merci is opening today offering a selection of premier Mungo & Maud products to discerning Parisian pets.
Celebrating the fact that Paris Fashion week is not just for people any more, Mungo & Maud have taken a little slice of good ol’ England to Paris.
Website: Mungo & Maud
The resulting designed house serves as a bridge between some older and newer ones that surround it, a truly self-confident structure that announces its presence without being bulky and obnoxious.
The owners decided to renovate an existing house and have been left with a masterpiece of contemporary architecture.
In California, situated on Russian Hill, there is a contemporary house that was designed by John Maniscalco Architecture, a San Francisco based architectural firm. This luxurious house is of minimalist and modern design with elegant lighting. The lobby takes the viewer on a journey from two storied and glass walled to open living spaces, the light gets brighter and brighter as you ascend the ladder to the roof viewing deck that looks out onto panoramic views.