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Contemporary East Coast-inspired beach house in Coronado, California

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In the beachside community of Coronado, California lies this classic East Coast-inspired home with a contemporary flair, designed by Christian Rice Architects. The residence was designed as a second home for a couple from Mexico City, inspired by the houses of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. The architects coin this style “coastal architecture”, a vernacular these architects […]

Contemporary minimal house with inviting ambiance in Australia

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The stunning interiors of this brand new minimal house is the creative imagination of interior design firm Sisällä, located in Winifred Crescent Reserve, Toorak, Victoria, Australia. When designing for the interiors of this home, the objective was to create a beautiful balance of contemporary minimalism with an inviting ambiance. The project focuses on creating a timeless aesthetic, […]

Southern California home features an elegant contemporary design

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Designed by Christian Rice Architects, this elegant contemporary home is positioned next to a small public park on Coronado, a resort city in San Diego County, California. This striking project was named, Maison du Parc, designed to provide an open, airy, and bright place of respite for a busy couple. The homeowners requested the architects to create […]

Contemporary home with inviting Spanish influences in California

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The design for Aire Libre residence in Coronado, California was inspired by a homeowner’s affinity for outdoor living, the imagination of Christian Rice Architects. Since southern California is mild all year round, the environment is perfectly suited to an indoor/outdoor living experience. The homeowners desired a contemporary design with traditional spanish architecture. The architects worked with […]

Hillside residence in Los Feliz surrounded by mature trees

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A diamond in the ruff, this hillside residence is nestled amongst mature trees in a private, gated enclave of Los Feliz, a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. The design of the compound was inspired by the Great Lakes of Minnesota and the Colorado Rockies. The surrounding property features a small meandering creek, […]

Contemporary Noho loft integrating striking design elements

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This fabulous contemporary loft was designed by renowned interior designer Thom Filicia, located in Noho, an affluent neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan. The acclaimed designer has designed everything from personal celebrity homes to upscale boutique hotels. Filicia is known for his ability to create “stunning modern, yet classic interiors that retain an inviting aesthetic which reflects […]

Striking sustainable smart home perched hillside in Mill Valley

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Designed by Zack|de Vito Architecture + Construction this contemporary sustainable smart home is located hillside on a wooded site in Mill Valley, California. Comprised of 4,012 square feet of living space spread out over three levels, there are a total of five bedroom and four-and-a-half bathrooms. The minimal, elongated facade mimics the axis of the road, while […]

38 Elegant living rooms that are brilliantly designed

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Elegant living rooms share a common element that is visually pleasing, they showcase a neutral color scheme that is luxurious yet extremely inviting. Living rooms are a place to relax, enjoy great conversation and delight in the comforts of home. With a palette of soothing neutrals and an abundance of textures, these spaces radiate a timeless elegance. […]

A cool modern perch with spectacular views over Beverly Hills

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This luxurious single level home, part of the Trousdale Estates in Beverly Hills, California, has undergone a complete contemporary transformation by designer Jamie Bush. This sprawling 5,500 square foot home was originally built in the early 1960s. When the new homeowners purchased it, they were looking to create an open, airy and contemporary home for […]

Indoor/outdoor connectivity defining sustainable Aussie home

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A sustainable contemporary home with plenty of transparency and light was re-designed by Austin Maynard Architects, located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Comprised of 2,744 square feet (255 square meters) of living space, the clients requested that their home have just the right amount of space for their family. Since the home is surrounded by much larger […]