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Norwegian design firm Poulsen & Nilsen has infused a sense of tranquility into Oslo House, a four-story home overlooking the Oslo Fjord in Oslo, Norway. Perched atop a tree on a hill, the home features a panoramic glass façade and durable materials that blend into the natural topography, seamlessly integrating indoor and outdoor spaces. This design challenges the cool Norwegian climate by incorporating a consistently soothing color palette, bringing warmth throughout the home. Co-founder Marian Poulsen emphasizes a “less is more” approach, using materials such as natural European oak, colored concrete, beige plaster with mineral paint, and patina steel to…

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Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Northcote, this mid-century modern oasis was designed by Petridis Architects and developed by childhood sweethearts Stevie and David Cox. Originally built as a forever home, health issues led the couple to decide to move to Byron Bay and recently put the property up for sale. Front viewWith over 15 years of experience overseeing all phases of multi-million dollar construction projects, David brought industry expertise to the design and construction of this luxury home. Stevie, who has always worked in the design world, having founded several fashion houses (Tiger Mist and I Am GIA) with…

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Located within a historic mansion in the heart of Melbourne’s Surry Hills, this refurbishment transforms a series of ’90s wet spaces (bathroom, en-suite and powder room) into interior designer Jasmine McClelland’s talented eye. Originally transformed into three luxurious bathrooms. The challenge was to bring hotel-style luxury to these spaces, creating an atmosphere of luxury and warmth that blended seamlessly with the overall aesthetic of the home. “We overcame the challenges of sloping ceilings and varying heights, and he designed three unique bathrooms, utilizing every inch of space,” Jasmine adds. in front of the bathroom after the bathroom after the bathroom…

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Lately, wherever I go, I see dark red and brown interiors. This unique chocolate-meets-berry shade pops up on my feed quite often, and to be honest, I’m completely obsessed with it. There’s something about this richness of color that adds sophistication and warmth to a space. The moodiness and drama it brings is just mesmerizing. As I scrolled through my inspiration board, I saw images of beautiful bathrooms bathed in rich colors, elegant bedrooms decorated from top to bottom (including the ceiling), and bold kitchen cabinets taking center stage. I realized that I was attracted to it. Whether it’s a…

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The angular black volume rises above a cork-covered ground floor and forms Casa 9, a house extension by Italian studio LCA Architetti in a valley on the Italian-Swiss border. Located on a hillside near Lake Lugano, the house was designed to showcase non-traditional building materials and features a timber structure and metal and cork exterior. Depending on the landscape and surrounding housing, LCA Architetti is a low-lying home with a rectilinear cork-clad ground floor and a more angular upper level featuring standing seam metal roofs and walls. designed. The cork-covered ground floor features angular black volumes”The cork recalls the old…

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While living at home with her parents, Ananya Panday often wondered what she would do differently, in her own way, if she had a place of her own. “It seems so silly and small, but she wanted to buy her own cutlery and entertain people in a certain way,” she says. Now, sitting in the living room of her first home, a breezy one-bedroom apartment just a few floors from her parents’ house in Bandra, Mumbai, the 25-year-old actor says this new purchase is quite natural. told us that it happened. The interior was designed by designer and long-time family…

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Embarking on the journey to create your dream vacation home is an exciting adventure, and if executed skillfully, a winning formula guarantees relaxation, comfort and unforgettable moments. Whether you want to create a holiday atmosphere in your home year-round or want to make the most of your “second home,” a few simple design tricks can help. Here, interior designer Melissa Bonney of The Designory provides valuable insight into curating the ideal retreat, using her Samudra House as a case study. According to Melissa, the key to creating a vacation sanctuary lies in the styling and material selection needed to set…

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Mexican architecture studio RED Arquitectos has completed a cement-clad home with a screen made of stone used for food preparation on the coastline of Cerritos, Mexico. The 130 square meter Casa Que Da was completed in May 2023 on a 2,000 square meter site in Baja California Sur. RED Arquitectos completes cement-covered mansion in MexicoLocated in the foothills of the Sierra Laguna, between La Paz and Cabo San Lucas, the town was built to accommodate the growing tourism business, but it still retains the red brick and chimneys traditionally found in the area’s architecture. is characterized by its heavy dependence…

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There’s no doubt that natural stone is experiencing a bit of a renaissance these days, but marble is definitely the king. And while an all-marble bathroom or kitchen may be out of your reach, there are plenty of affordable marble accessories that can help you bring a designer touch to your home without the hefty price tag. Country Road Hast Marble Board: Part of Country Road’s gorgeous and affordable marble range, this organically shaped serving board is available in charcoal and white tones. $99.95. Living Style Marble Lamp: This statement brown marble light is perfect for your bedside table, shelf,…

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Today I’m at the International Kitchen and Bath Show in Las Vegas. The show is an annual event that brings together brands from around the world to showcase their latest innovations and designs. I haven’t been since before the pandemic, so I’m very excited to be here. Statistics have shown time and time again that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes the fastest or are the most competitive market. Annual surveys of real estate agents and appraisers rank kitchen renovations as having one of the best return on investment year after year. In my personal experience over the past 6 years…

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