FALL HOUSE | AN ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE

fougeron-fall-house-15 Fall House is a spectacular holiday home located on a dramatic setting in Carmel Valley Village, California, winner of numerous awards. Designed by the San Francisco based architect studio Fougeron Architecture, the three-bedroom house is anchored in the natural beauty and power of the California landscape, embedded within the cliff 250 feet above the Pacific Ocean and offers breathtaking views from its floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Glass Ceiling: Transparent Design Fills Loft with Light

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A glass floor above the foyer of this stunning loft in Stockholm visually connects two stories and lets natural light stream through both spaces, ensuring that the master bedroom in the attic still feels open to the rest of the home. Design firm Tradition painted the walls and ceilings white to enhance that sense of openness, accenting the interiors with warm wood flooring and stainless steel details.
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The ground floor of the 1,260-square-foot loft on scenic Norrbackagatan Street houses the kitchen, dining room, bathroom, home office and second bedroom, while the upstairs is a suite in which the furniture situated on the glass floor seems to float.
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Top Kitchen Design Trends of 2015

Planning a big kitchen renovation and want to know what’s right on trend?

Then check out this infographic from Pennywell and start planning!

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Architectural Elegance With the Addition of Built-Ins

Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at 8.30.48 AMCustom shelves solve a clutter issue, while travel mementos add personality to the home of a family of 5 in Ontario

It’s the details that make a difference. For a family home in Ontario, Canada, those details included built-in shelves. “Built-ins provide the wow in our home,” says interior designer Tawnessa Carter. “I have always loved them, and after we bought this old house, I asked my husband to put built-in shelves in every room.” Fortunately, husband Bill Cronin is an artist and a handyman, so he was up to building and installing custom shelves in all of their main rooms to provide storage and display space for treasured items the couple found while traveling and at local stores, secondhand shops and flea markets.

7 Ways to Work a Deck

Screen Shot 2015-03-09 at 11.21.34 AMLayer it, bump it out, wrap it around a tree. Get inspiration with these ideas for adding a deck to your yard

A deck can beautifully bridge the gap between indoors and out, providing an inviting, comfortable space from which to enjoy your backyard. And far from being a basic rectangle at the back of the house, a deck can be customized to fit your house and lifestyle to a T. Read on for 17 deck designs to get your creativity flowing.

5 Types of Sloping Roofs That Hit the Right Pitch

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 3.52.11 PMThese modern houses approach the everyday roof from a different angle

roof is one of the most functional aspects of any house, providing the very essence of shelter. But just because it serves this important purpose doesn’t mean it can’t be an exciting architectural feature. By considering the roof’s pitch — the steepness — and the combination or intersection of planes, you can turn your home not only into something visually unique, but into a more functional space for living. Here we consider five types of sloping roofs and their pitch-perfect benefits.

Simply Beautiful El Bosque House

Spain-based architecture studio ramon esteve estudio completed El Bosque house in 2014.

This modern family house is located in Chiva, Spain. The interior design is simple and perfect harmony with the external nature.

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Big Ideas for Compact Kitchens

Screen Shot 2015-03-04 at 1.24.51 PMCheck out these stylish storage ideas for kitchens both small and large

Even the smallest of kitchen spaces needs to deliver big when it comes to form and function. No matter how awkwardly shaped or compact your cooking space, design tricks can help make even tiny corners work hard and look good too. These kitchens offer ideas for getting more from less and giving a high-function space a clean, uncluttered appearance.

Kitchen Revolution: Remodeling For The Past 30 Years

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