Interior designer Celia Welch updated a 100-year-old brick row house in an affluent neighbourhood in Washington, DC with modern decor. The soothing neutral palette creates an elegant yet intimate environment. The patio area has also been transformed into a luxurious outdoor living room, connecting it to the house.
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These elegant bedrooms use beautiful textures and simple colours to achieve the contemporary and sophisticated look.
Interior design firm Spaces Designed used monochromatic colour scheme with simple clean-lined furniture to refresh an outdated home. A mix of maple wood flooring and neutral carpet unify the spaces to give the home a thoroughly modern look. Here are some images of the house before and after the renovation.
The Memphis Milano Group was founded in 1980 by a group of designers led by famed Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass. The Memphis Milano Collection of furniture drew inspiration from Art Deco and Pop Art. The cabinets represented here are brightly-coloured and their unconventional shapes disregard the conventional function.
Interior designer David Scott gracefully blends a traditional home with modern functionality. This large estate in Locust Valley on the North Shore of Long Island, New York features bold gestures that bring a twist on tradition.
This tiny apartment of only 42 square meters (about 452 sq. ft.) in the Linnéstaden district of Gothenburg, Sweden illustrates that you can turn a very small space into a comfortable and elegant home. The red brick kitchen island and dark gray stone floor give the space a stylish look. The open floor plan and bright decor in the living room makes the apartment feel bigger than its actual small square footage.
Once upon a time La Maison d’Aix in the old Roman town of Aix-en-Provence, France was an elegant and charming private residence. Architects Laura Juhen and Louis Mariotti restored life to this old house and transformed it into a luxury boutique hotel. The interior design is modern with classical influence. In the Spa, the stone wall from the 16th century is refreshed and restored to its original state, blending with the luxurious modern Spa. Once frequented by Cezanne and Picasso, La Maison d’Aix has a magical ambiance that will inspire its guests.