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House Envy: Concrete Beach Retreat in Argentina

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Jan 01, 2014

BAK Architects designed this volumetric house with industrial features close the beach of a tranquil seaside village, in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Only a few meters away of the sandy dunes, the construction was strategically... Continue reading

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House Envy: T House in Rural Quebec

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Dec 20, 2013

Inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, T House by studio Natalie Dionne Architecture is a villa said to “stimulate the imagination and compel us to contemplate one’s place in the surrounding landscape.” With... Continue reading

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House Envy: Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious Residence

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Dec 04, 2013

The Running Wall residence in Kerala, India by LIJO RENY Architects is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The residence looks more as a stone wall... Continue reading

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10 Easy Tips For Brightening The Darkest Rooms in Your House

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Nov 23, 2013

While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and its sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact... Continue reading

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Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Buy a Fixer Upper

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Nov 14, 2013

Before anyone considers purchasing a fixer-upper, they should ask themselves a few simple questions. The first may seem a silly one to ask, but it’s really a question worth pondering. Do you prefer newer or... Continue reading

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Design Inspiration: Retractable Bed by Funn Roberts

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Nov 15, 2013

We stumbled across this elegant retractable bed created by designer Funn Roberts for actor Vincent Kartheiser. When dealing with small spaces, making big furniture disappear from your living space is bliss. The post Fascinating Idea... Continue reading

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Around the World: Intricate Geometry in Portugal

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Oct 31, 2013

A white silhouette with an intricate geometry can be spotted in the town of Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. Colunata House is defined by an edgy architecture, envisioned by Portuguese architect Mario Martins to conquer the rocky... Continue reading

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10 Creative Faux Finish Ideas for Your Bare Walls

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Oct 29, 2013

If you are like most homeowners you’re trying to think of a creative way to transform your bare walls into something spectacular, right? Faux finishing is the art of using painting methods to give an... Continue reading

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House Envy: Dramatic Landscape in Big Sur, California

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Oct 15, 2013

Set in a rough, yet spectacular landscape, with a neighboring 250-foot drop to the Pacific Ocean, Fall House by Fougeron Architecture is a one-of-a-kind vacation retreat: “The long, thin volume of the house conforms to... Continue reading

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House Envy: Stylish All-White Residential Project

By Micle Mihai-Cristian on Oct 03, 2013

Located near Palma de Mallorca’s city centre (Spain), Casa 212 is a fantastic rectangular-shaped house, a project designed by Alfonso Reina. A clean all-white exterior impresses the viewer from the first glace. The house looks... Continue reading