The classic stone cottage is a simple structure; but it can be dark inside. Updating a small space with natural light can make all the difference and won’t affect the basic structure. The highlands of Scotland are home to many stone cottages and lodges; many are still used as primary residences today while others are available for short stays like Tigh Phadraig in the Elgol region.
Stone cottages are great at keeping heat in during the winter (stone is naturally insulating) and cool in during the summer so they are ideal for places with a varying climate. As long as they are kept up and repaired they can last for centuries.
A section of the wall is clad in brick and offers textural contrast even as a lovely reading nook completes the space. The kitchen is the true highlight of the house with its gorgeous island sleek shelves and a design that effortlessly marries form and functionality.
With a style of its own a unique backdrop that gives homes an industrial heritage and a history that has been filled with artistic brilliance district has a truly inimitable charm. Located in this neighborhood is the which combines a subtle industrial vibe with contemporary beauty and plenty of color to shape a bright and cheerful retreat.
A sleek kitchen workstation in the corner a central island wrapped in wood and a small breakfast zone fit perfectly into this newly added zone. Open floating shelves along with closed cabinets stripped-down industrial-style lighting and some indoor greenery complete the quirky ingenious setting with plenty of personality.
Unleashing a world of brilliant textures engaging style and loads of opulence the gorgeous Residence in Alphaville Londrina draws you in almost instantly. Designed by Spagnuolo Architecture the beautiful contemporary home adopts an L-shaped design to not only create a fabulous private courtyard that is complete with a spacious deck area and pool but also to tap into passive heating and cooling techniques.
Have you ever felt that the magic of your new home or renovated apartment wore off all too quickly and you were left searching for ways to recapture that excitement? The creative folks at Andrew Maynard Architects came up with an innovative new way to keep things fresh and unique as they turned an old boring structure in Australia into a truly one-of-a-kind modern home.