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Quaint seaside cottage gets beautifully refreshed on Boothbay Harbor

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This quaint seaside cottage underwent a complete renovation by Whitten Architects and builder Knickerbocker Group, located on a rocky peninsula in the middle of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Originally constructed in 1915, the new owners were drawn to the historic charm and incredible waterfront views. The scope of this project entailed renovating the existing summer cottage and […]

Sculptural lake house in Switzerland features exhilarating design details

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SAOTA Architecture in collaboration with interiors studio ARRCC has designed this sculptural lake house and office/guest wing on Lake Geneva, Switzerland. This contemporary dwelling was created for a successful Senegalese businessman and his family. The design draws on the owner’s heritage to advance an emerging African‐inspired aesthetic in its form, materiality, and textural quality. The triangular shape of […]

Mountain modern lakeside home in Montana surrounded by tranquility

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This mountain modern lakeside home designed by Stillwater Architecture is nestled along Georgetown Lake, a high elevation lake in the mountains outside Anaconda, Montana. Boasting views of Anaconda Range, this clean-lined dwelling blends well with its surroundings, adding to the beauty of the nature around the home. Continue below to see the rest of this […]

Historic coastal cabin provides a charming retreat on Maury Island

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A former shipbuilder’s cabin has been completely transformed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, located on Maury Island, in Washington’s Puget Sound. The history of Maury Island is that it was originally connected during low tide to the more popular Vashon Island. In 1913, local homeowners constructed an isthmus to provide more convenient access between the two islands. […]

Bohemian-inspired houseboat provides a calming oasis in Sausalito

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San Francisco-based studio LOCZI Design partnered with DuGarry Construction to create this dreamy houseboat on the water, located in Sausalito, California. The homeowner is a successful professional and self-proclaimed “hippie”, who fell in love with this houseboat from the moment she saw it. A combination of a tight-knit community and breathtaking views of Tiburon and […]

Contemporary vineyard estate boasts gorgeous details in Napa Valley

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Westwind Construction is responsible for the design of this contemporary vineyard estate located in Napa Valley, Northern California. This stunning dream house stands at one with the environment, boasting sweeping views of vineyards and Western foothills. Just minutes from shops and restaurants of the downtown village, this countryside setting offers a private and quiet respite. This home […]

20 Amazing Backyard String Light Ideas For A Dreamy Ambiance

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Create a relaxing and tranquil environment in your outdoor living spaces with these incredible backyard string light ideas. Depending on where you live, these lights can be left up and enjoyed for at least three seasons. There are plenty of ways that you can DIY these string lights in your backyard without having to hire […]

Idyllic coastal getaway with sustainable features nestled on Orcas Island

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Heliotrope Architects have designed the North Beach Residence, a coastal getaway on Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands, off the Washington coast. This 2,400-square-foot family retreat is set on a northwesterly oriented beach, facing the Strait of Georgia to provide incredible views. The property includes second-growth Douglas firs, a beech grove and a grassy meadow […]