Interior designer Michael Berman took this grand 19,000 sq. ft. estate and created a livable home with understated glamour. The property, which sits on a 21 acre hilltop on Kip Drive in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, is a balance of timeless style and modern comfort. The Mediterranean inspired Tuscan Villa is ideal for entertaining and a dreamy private haven for the owner.
Portuguese interior decorator Marina Saldanha transformed this former fisherman’s hut into a beautiful vacation home. Situated on the Atlantic coast in Alentejo, Portugal, the house has a peaceful cactus garden. The interior of the house is charming with its simplicity. White walls are complemented by colourful cushions and bed linen. The colourful accessories in the kitchen brighten the room. The rustic beauty of the house creates a perfect atmosphere for relaxation.
Interior designer Ab Rogers turned this classical townhouse in the heart of London, England into an eccentric yet welcoming home for young children. The Rainbow House, located just off Portobello Road, is an overflowing of creativity and modernity with its use of colours. The design is centred around the spiral staircase with rainbow colours. The continuation of the theme is highlighted in each room with individual colour scheme. The most extraordinary feature, is perhaps the trap door in the bedroom above, with access to a shiny slide that snakes its way down to the yellow sofa in the living room right next to the open kitchen.
The Shadowy Deckchair by designer Tord Boontje is both an artistic expression and functional beach furniture. The contemporary design woven using coloured plastic threads evokes 1920s beach furniture found at the North Sea in Northern Europe. The curled backrest also serves as a parasol cover.
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Resort in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is a place to experience natural wonder in luxury. The interior design is charming with its rustic elegance. The whimsical details of the guest rooms perfectly complement the alpine decor.
A screened porch allows the enjoyment of the outdoor environment in the comfort of an elegant bug-free interior haven. It is a great place to enjoy quality family time during summer evenings, or spend quiet peaceful hours any time of the day in any season. The Porch Company has some design ideas how to create a simpler way of life with these beautifully furnished screened porches.
Danish designer Soren Rose creates contemporary interiors with a tongue-in-cheek approach. The designer uses colours with economy in these contemporary settings, bringing the rooms to life without overwhelming them. Splashes of colour highlight the plain or white backdrop and instantly add personalities to the interiors.
Sunset Plaza Residence in Hollywood Hills takes advantage of the dramatic 180 degree view of the Los Angeles basin. The modern architecture and design of this hillside residence has the opportunity to blend the home with the site. The flat surface of the site allows the ground level living space to connect the interior and exterior spaces.