Homey Steel and Traditional Stone Residence in Spain by Zest Architecture

Barcelona-based Zest Architecture renovated a farm house in Spain’s Gavarres mountains into a homey steel and traditional stone residence. Description by Zest Architecture: Villa CP is a restoration project, whereby a 21st century house has been created inside an old stone structure. The existing stone walls have been largely rebuilt, with enormous openings towards the landscape linking the house to its spectacular surroundings: a National Park of cork oak with [...]

 

Classic Ranch Inspired Design of Palm Desert House

Seattle based studio Heliotrope Architects have designed the Palm Desert House located in California. Palm Desert House by Heliotrope Architects: A new residence for the Architect’s parents located in a country club development with strict design guidelines governing many of the exterior characteristics of the building (pitched roof required, etc.). The house found its inspiration in the classic west-coast ranch house style – a single story structure with low-pitched sloped roofs and an open, [...]

 

Extremely Charming Estate in Extremadura

Madrid-based architectural studio Ábaton have designed the Estate in Extremadura. This 322 square meter country home sits on a vast 5 hectare property. Estate in Extremadura by Ábaton: Located in a privileged environment in the province of Cáceres, the goal was to transform an abandoned stable into a family home by completely renovating it in a way that would be consistent and respectful with the environment. Problems relating to the electricity and water [...]

 

Traditional + Modern Mix Design of Lima House

Sweden-based studio Johan Sundberg Architect the Lima House which was completed in 2008. Located in Limävagen, Höllviken in Sweden. Lima House by Johan Sundberg Architect: Höllviken south of Malmö is originally a seaside summer resort. A young couple wanted to build a house on a traditional summer house lot that had to be very modern, and at the same time suitable for a flexible family life. Tha most economical solution considering the planning regulations [...]

 

Sophisticated + Homey Westcliff Pavilion

You’ll absolutely adore this Westcliff pavilion designed by Silvio Rech Lesley Carstens Architecture and Interiors. It’s a mixture of modernism with the charm of a Victorian farmhouse in which the owners can entertain guests and where visiting relatives can stay as well. There are several fantastic features in this home, particularly eye-catching is the use of railway sleepers and rustic materials to create a warm and weathered overall look that works well [...]

 

Simply Good Design by Alisson Bloom

Allison Bloom studied biology and environmental studies and started pursuing anything but creative projects. However, her instinct have always gravitated her toward interior design. Finally, after working for a bungalow renovation, Allison found her true passion. She researched on the psychology of interiors and architecture and learned that good design is anything but trivial. Her discovery has led her to form a new career and business, Dehn Bloom Design. Here’s one of [...]

 

Light-filled Home in Spain

Escaping the busy city life nine years ago, Susana Galimany wen to the village in the Empordà with her daughters to start a new life. She found this country house, started converting and decorating the ground floor into a bed and breakfast while she established their home on the top floor. She especially loves her delightful courtyard which she fondly refers to as the heart of the house. Looking around, you’ll certainly feel the [...]

 

Floating Bedroom + Gorgeous Backyard

Hidden in a traditional Victorian facade is a two-storey, modern and radiant abode. It’s unbelievable that this home used to be only 20ft wide, dark tiny space. Kylie Brammy and George Kyprianou saw potential in this North Adelaide home and since buying it has been transformed beautifully. Besides the gorgeous backyard with a pool you’ll definitely wish for, particularly eye-catching is the ‘floating’ master bedroom located in the mezzanine area, with [...]

 

Incredibly Sweet California Home

If this home was food, it would be a really delicious dessert. Sweet vine covered cottage, a former barn made into a home that’ll make you smile from room to room. This is Bonnie’s humble and wonderful abode with happy decor, even prettier with sunshine, poppies all around. And a super lovely wisteria covered arbor. Visit Bonnie’s blog Going Home to Roost.  More photos at Bonniechristine’s Flickr stream.   [via nicety]

 

Casa Lola

For some reason, I find long wooden benches with the dining table very inviting. Served with delectable dishes and having a long lunch with friends and family. Loving the sweetness and simplicity of life. In this home, you are retreated to a simple life. [via remodelista]