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27 Absolutely fabulous outdoor swing beds for summertime enjoyment

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Hanging swing beds are super trendy right now, adding visual style and plenty of comfort to your backyard, porch, screened-in porch or veranda. There are various shapes and sizes, whether you have one custom made to fit your space, purchase from a retailer or DIY your swing bed, it can make a huge impact in […]



Breathtaking modern ranch house overlooking Sonoma wine country

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A Tuscan style villa was beautifully transformed into a modern ranch house by Ken Linsteadt Architects, located in the Sonoma wine country landscape, California. Entitled “In Plein Air”, the inspiration for this project was the homeowner’s reclaimed timber business, Restoration Timber. An earthy natural palette was selected, which included recycled oak, steel windows, hand-troweled plaster and poured concrete. The home […]

Fascinating rammed earth home piercing the deserts of Arizona

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This spectacular modern rammed earth home was designed against a mountainous backdrop by Kendle Design Collaborative, located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The 4,700 square foot residence was constructed with humble materials of earth, wood, stone and glass. A modest yet sophisticated material palette was selected to create warm, contemplative living spaces that connects with the natural desert […]

The Sanctuary offers a delightful forested retreat in Hampshire

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The Sanctuary is a a luxurious couples retreat surrounded by an idyllic rustic setting, nestled along the border of the New Forest, in rural Hampshire, United Kingdom. This cozy haven features a mix of “New Forest country style with upstate New York cabin culture.” The retreat advertises itself as a “pocket-sized private health farm” offering amenities such as a […]

Contemporary home in Northern California features striking interiors

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This stunning contemporary home was designed by Sutro Architects along with designer Heather Hilliard, located in Hillsborough, a town in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The interiors scheme of this residence is characterized by a mostly neutral color palette with bold punches of blues and greens throughout. The home is naturally illuminated thanks to […]

Bayfront residence in Florida tastefully decorated with natural light

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This stately bayfront residence was designed by Geoff Chick & Associates, located on a spacious lot in the Kelly Plantation, Destin, Florida. Kelly Plantation is an exclusive, gated community located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay, in the Emerald Coast region of the Florida Panhandle. The stately homesite features live oaks, breathtaking bay views and deep water at […]

A delightful Muskoka lake house with a soothing ambiance

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This sophisticated lake house was designed by Anne Hepfer Designs, located on the shores of Lake Joseph in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. This beautiful area is known as “cottage country”, an ideal location for those city dwellers desiring summer vacation homes. Located two hours north of downtown Toronto, the area features rocky outcroppings and heavy growth […]

Designed to mimic the curves of the Pacific Ocean: Wave House

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Designed to mimic the curves of the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, the “Wave House” is an iconic home built in the early 70s, designed by noted architect Michael Carmichael. Located in Goleta, California (just outside Santa Barbara), the house is set on a bluff some sixty feet above the ocean. When originally designed, the […]

Gorgeous summer house blurs indoor-outdoor boundaries in Mallorca

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This spectacular summer house was designed by architect Jaume Alomar along with LF91 Project Management, located in Cala Vinyes, in the southwestern part of Mallorca, Spain. The focus of the development of this property was the blurring of lines between indoors and out. Panoramic views of the landscape were perfectly integrated into a fresh, avant-garde and Mediterranean decor. […]

Modern lake house in Alabama blends well into its surroundings

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This absolutely stunning two-story modern lake house was designed by Christopher Architecture & Interiors, located in Birmingham, Alabama. The exterior facade of this exquisite property is characterized by large open windows and cypress siding. The home blends well into its beautiful surrounding environment. On the interiors you will find an open and spacious floor plan with […]