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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. […]

Industrial apartment in Barcelona reveals warmth and luminosity

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When interior design studio Egue y Seta undertook the renovation of this industrial apartment in Barcelona, Spain, the objective was to maximize space and natural light. These two main elements were the decisive factors in designing open and airy spaces. For this, it was necessary to tear down several partitions, creating a functional floorplan with a […]

Summer retreat gets a refreshing modern update on Long Island

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A family summer retreat built in the late 1970s has been beautifully renovated by Lake | Flato Architects, located on Long Island, New York. The home’s original roots began as a vacation home that had been in the family for many years. The homeowners wished to modernize the existing three bedroom footprint of just 1,600 square feet. The preserve the […]

16th Century farmhouse restored into charming holiday villa in Italy

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A 16th century farmhouse has been beautifully restored in 2015 by Special Umbria, located in Piegaro, Perugia, Italy. The 4,843 square foot (450 square meters) home was transformed into a wonderful holiday villa called “Posabile”. Surrounded by nature, this relaxing home offers plenty of spaces to relax in, with the master bedroom retreat offering an oasis […]

Renovation unveils a mid-century modern jewel in Seattle

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This striking mid-century modern residence has been completely transformed by Lane Williams Architects, located in the Sand Point Country Club community of Seattle, Washington. Originally constructed in the 1950’s, the homeowners were looking to capture the views of the surrounding mountains and lake. To take advantage of these views, the architects created a second story addition, […]

Semi-detached dwelling in Sydney with sustainable features

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This modern sustainable home was designed by architectural studio Day Bukh Architects, located in Randwick, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The design team was tasked with creating an addition to this dark, Federation style semi-detached dwelling. The backyard was closed off from the home, which failed to create an indoor-outdoor connection. By adding […]

Garage conversion to cool entertainment space in Santa Monica

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This beautiful garage conversion showcases plenty of custom features, the work of design-build studio Spazio LA, located in Santa Monica, California. The renovation project includes: built-in media cabinets with a retractable projection screen and a fully-functional custom built-in bar area. Brand new hardwood flooring adds to the overall aesthetics, while sliding glass doors creates an indoor/outdoor connection with the […]

Bright and airy mid-century modern home in Westlake Village

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This fabulous single-family, mid-century modern home was designed by Van Parys Architecture + Design, located in Westlake Village, California. Ideally nestled on a lakefront property, this home was originally built in 1976 and was in need of a major overhaul. The interior reflects a color palette of black and white. The design team added gold accents […]

A dreamy New England beach house with seaside views

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Kate Jackson Design was tasked with designing a beach house nestled seaside in Narragansett, Rhode Island using only Sunbrella products. Sunbrella is a leader in performance fabrics for indoor and outdoor upholstery, awnings, shade, marine applications, and more. The designer and her team were asked by Sunbrella to design this home for a bustling young family of […]