The exterior of the residence in dark gray also adds to its contemporary transformation and the decor inside is kept simple neutral and minimal to match this style. A color palette that uses warm earthen hues and lighting accentuates this ambiance and a refreshing pool outside seems like the icing on the cake. Hooked on to solar power and tapping into a grey water reuse system this altered 70s home is all about the seamless fusion of style and substance.
It is not very often that you come across such an energizing use of color in contemporary homes but this gorgeous NYC loft manages to pull off the look with panache. A full-colored couch in blue along with ottomans in bright fuchsia steal the show in the living area and the gorgeous use of brilliant blue in the kitchen adds to this exquisite look.
Leading the way from the master bedroom to the private study above is a custom spiral staircase that almost seems like a giant cage with steps concealed within! The kids’ bedrooms also delights with splashes of pink in the girl’s room and a more teenage-centric design in the boy’s bedroom. A captivating escape that moves away from the mundane!
Solar panels a fish pond and plenty of natural greenery add to the green credentials of the home while the banquette-style dining area flows into the garden outside. Colorful accents warm wooden surfaces accent brick walls and understated decor add to the beauty and brilliance of the home.
There are plenty of things that Brazil is famous for across the world. There is football amazing beaches with a lifestyle that leaves you intoxicated and of course the rhythm of the samba! But only a true design aficionado would know that it also is home to arguably some of the best luxury homes and grand villas that are nestled in the lap of nature! Located in in the middle of the Atlantic Forest and overlooking the distant ocean the designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura is the latest entrant in this exclusive club.
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.
Tall pivoting glass doors connect the living area with the courtyard outside and the pool area is also accessible from the dining zone and the lovely kitchen. One again it is the L-shaped design of the house that allows it to create a flowing interaction between the indoor and outdoor areas.