Expressive Brazilian Architecture to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

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Designed by Ney Lima Architects in Brasilia – Distrito Federal, Brazil, this 570 square meter home spreads over space as well as time. Emerging from the architecture of the 60s, this home combines contemporary appeal with tradi…

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How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

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Check out why architects love the golden ratio. Image Via: Priester’s Custom Contracting, LLC

When you really think about it, one of the coolest facets of architecture is the ability to have buildings be so different – so v…

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Dynamic Floor Design Blending Colorful Hexagonal Tiles and Concrete

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Achieving a sense of dynamics in  a room can be done in a variety of unexpected ways. Take today’s project for example, a minimalist kitchen design, part of G-Roc, a residential project completed by Nook Architects and located …

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Funny Business: Awesome DIY Lego Wall Constructed in Office

Adding a new wall to your home or office interior is never easy, but when you make it into a fun project it can at least be a little less painful. That’s just what the crew at Hamburg, Germany-based design studio NPIRE did with their crazy wall …

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Charming Details Exhibited by Original Fairytale Sauna in Russia

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Building separate little houses for bath procedures is very common in Russia. However, architectural studio Artecology (led by Russian architect Andrey Bugaev) created a fairytale sauna on a seemingly fairytale land. According to …

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Ask a Designer:<br>How Do I Decorate a Room With High Ceilings?

Photos: Courtesy of Scot Meacham Wood
Q: What are your best tips for decorating a room with high ceilings? —Heather K.
A: Heather, first off, it’s always tough to label “high ceilings” as a design problem! But, you are correct, they can often crea…

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Minimalist Staircase Design Enriching Century-Old House in Milan

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What can you add to a simple home to make it unique? Italian architects Francesco Librizzi and Matilde Cassani came up with a minimalist staircase design to enrich the overall look of an old dwelling: “An original 1900 house whe…

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3 Steps to a Stylish Neutral Dining Room

“We hear ‘color is king’ all the time, but there’s a lot to be said for a monochromatic palette. A dining room is a wonderful space to go neutral.” —Libby Langdon
Photo: David A. Land
1. Choose Tans With Gray Undertones”They’ll go with almost any ac…

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This Is the Most Expensive House in Pennsylvania

Nestled on 30 pastoral acres, this Pennsylvania home seems like it was built to help you lead your most leisurely life. The house has a long history, as the main residence was built in the early 19th century, with additions made in 1970 and 2005. The…

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Condensation Lamp Uses Blue Water as a Calming Element

Light diffused through water always takes on a sort of ethereal glow as the light is refracted and sent in every direction. The Atmos lamp from designer Arturo Erbsman uses condensation to create a lovely, dewy atmosphere in any room.

The lamp c…

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