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31 Heavenly outdoor hammock ideas making the most of summer

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There is nothing like swaying on an outdoor hammock on a lazy day, it is something everyone should have in their backyard to really enjoy the summer. You will find hammocks in full use at resorts, they are very trendy in tropical climates. But they can be hung anywhere, in your backyard or even on […]



Modern retreat in Vermont inspired by a meadow landscape

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This modern retreat is a sustainable home design commissioned by architectural studio Smith & Vansant Architects, located in Vermont. The residence is nestled on an expansive meadow landscape, surrounded by grasses and a forest of mature trees. The exterior facade of the home is a beautiful display of modern, clean lines. It is constructed with a […]

Lakefront residence with sophisticated interiors in Washington

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This contemporary lakefront residence was designed by Conard Romano Architects, located along Lake Sammamish, just east of Seattle in King County, Washington. The home is nestled on a long, narrow property that showcases unparalleled views across the lake. The design of this dwelling was configured to maximize natural light throughout the interiors, while at the same time creating private […]

Sleek and stylish beach shelter in a California seaside village

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This amazing contemporary beach shelter was designed by Brandon Architects, located in Newport Beach, a coastal city in southern California. Highlights to this home includes an open plan great room, featuring the living, dining and kitchen areas. The living room is directly connected to an outdoor deck that spills right out onto the beach and beyond to the […]

Hillside dwelling in Texas with a fantastic indoor-outdoor connection

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This modern hillside dwelling was designed by Lake Flato Architects, positioned on a steeply sloping site with magnificent views overlooking downtown Austin, Texas. The concept for this project was centered on the homeowner’s wish to have a “right-sized”, sustainably designed home with an indoor-outdoor connection. The architects designed all spaces of the home to flow […]

Dreamy cabin retreat perched on a rocky mountainside in North Carolina

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Timber Sky Retreat is a dreamy cabin designed by Platt Architecture, nestled on the edge of a rocky outcropping in Burnsville, North Carolina. The home is nestled in a private community called “Mountain Air”. It offers incredible views overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. The architect visually connected this home to its surroundings by using locally sourced […]

Bali-inspired home offers a peaceful oasis in the Arizona desert

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Reflecting a contemporary desert style, this Bali-inspired home was designed by custom home builder Calvis Wyant Luxury Homes, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The homeowners were inspired by modern resorts in Indonesia, wishing for indoor-outdoor living spaces for entertaining. They wanted the home to have a tropical feel both indoors and out. Their family-oriented neighborhood required this […]

Stone clad retreat with breathtaking views of Lake Garda, Italy

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This amazing vacation retreat was designed by Titus Bernhard Architekten, nestled on a cliffside some 300 meters above the western shores of Lake Garda, Italy. The German architects created this home with a park-like outdoor atmosphere, enjoying an infinity edge pool and breathtaking lake views. The original property is an old rustic Guest quarters and “limonaia” (a lemon […]

Backyard oasis in Austin with fabulous outdoor living spaces

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Now that we are entering into the summer season, we decided to bring you some outdoor living and garden inspiration with this refreshing backyard oasis in Texas. Located in Brentwood, a neighborhood in central Austin, this hidden gem was designed by B. Jane Gardens—a full service Landscape Design + Build Group. The designers offer high quality custom design as […]

Lodge style home blends rustic-contemporary in Martis Camp

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Home Plate Lodge was designed in 2015 by Ward-Young Architecture & Planning, located in the private community of Martis Camp, Truckee, California. The residence is nestled on a steep property, where the architects were limited by usable area to build (40 percent of the lot was on a slope of 30 percent or more). For the […]