Did you know that, Ontario has the most lightning strikes per year in Canada …? yeah its only for your general knowledge addition. But I don’t want to talk about Climate today, but it’s about a magnificent residences in Ontario, Canada that designed and built by Ottawa-based architecture firm, Kariouk Associates. Called Westboro Home, this contemporary house was revolves around a two storey, light-filled raised garden courtyard. The garden takes a “bite” out of the tight, permissible building area, however it allowed for an extensive amount of glass that otherwise, due to restrictive building code requirements, would not be possible. The courtyard’s lot-line side remains open, while its three interior sides are filled with windows and bring natural light into the heart of the home on both living floors. The courtyard is filled with ornamental plantings, and while it serves as a “daylight-magnet,” it also serves as a lush, visual focus for each of the primary living spaces of the home.
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Imagine when you step inside and feels just like walk to the gardens, it’s called outdoors-inspired interior design, and you can make it happen with Angela Adams Pathway Rugs. This Portland renowned design house companies was commit to creates well-crafted modern home furnishings and lifestyle accessories inspired by the timeless beauty of nature. The Pathway Rugs is one of their best selling product, come in three designer rugs – Garden, Woods, and Stream – are part of the “Pathways” series from Adams recent Birds and the Bees Collection. It is an outspoken tribute to Mother Nature and all of her incredible, intricate everyday wonders. Each contemporary rug is composed of 100% New Zealand wool, nice and tough to endure the foot traffic that a pathway rug is sure to encounter. The pile is extraordinarily thick which creates a whimsical sense of depth and wonder. Each of the Angela Adams Pathway Rugs offers something different in the way of modern interior magic. The colorful Garden design seems to burst outward in a riot of color, the green moss of the Woods rug blooms and undulates, and the Stream rug bounces and bubbles along with a lively sense of motion. These three rugs are playfully vivid and sure to strike onlookers with powerful personality.
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This cozy apartment is located in a beautiful part of Gothenburg. The overall look is bright and cheerful. It’s a very inviting apartment indeed. It’s a 52 square meter apartment but it’s actually perfect for a single couple. It has a great location and it also benefits from splendid views over the harbor and the surrounding area. the designers used a few simple tricks to make the room seem bigger. For example, the floors have been painted white throughout and this really opens up the décor and makes everything seem brighter. The rooms also have high ceilings and this is a great advantage. Each room and each space has different colors and a different look but when seen altogether they look like a harmonious composition. The living room has a certain calm and delicate look and it’s not very cheerful. However, it has amazing views over the city and the west harbor and this solve any problem. The living room also has pink wallpaper that creates a romantic atmosphere, just like in the bedroom where the same color has been used for the walls. The kitchen is mostly white and it seems very neat and organized. Read the rest of this entry »
the apartment displays a playful combination of decorative wood and custom built furniture, office desk and storage facilities, all made out of wood. Modern wood paneling adorn the interior spaces and make each room inviting and unique. Custom-designed to create a continuous design that links all the spaces together. The white walls seem to accentuate the extensive use of wood and also smooth out the design. Custom white furniture was added to break the wooden design into smaller, more effective lines. Finding this beautiful Wooden Apartment on Home Designing meant being able to draw inspiration from the extensive use of a very common building material. Read the rest of this entry »
you ever think you could use driftwood to create a functional, remarkable design? visually light furniture piece that was developed by using six worn out pieces of wood and an acrylic sheet. Its appearance combines the roughness of unprocessed wood with the elegance and refinement given by the translucent acrylic. The chair can be used in a variety of modern interiors, with spectacular visual results. Despite its light look, the piece is said to be quite heavy, due to the acrylic. We found this interesting mix of natural and man-made on Etsy, seat height standard and each item takes about four to six weeks to be built and shipped to its user. How do you appreciate the design of this chair? Would you consider having one in your home? Read the rest of this entry »