This award-winning architect designed home in Hong Kong exquisite views of the bay. All rooms also overlook the walled private garden. The home features a glass and rendered concrete finish staircase. The contemporary interior design throughout the house includes a stunning family room and custom designed walk-in closet. A home theatre system with projector and screen, and a built-in audio visual control centre are part of the sate of the art design. The master ensuite bathroom features rainshower and Balinese stone bathtub and double basins.
This award winning estate in Rancho Mirage, California is elevated above the desert floor to capture the breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains. AndersLasterArchitects were responsible for the extensive remodelling of the home which transformed it into a sustainable, modern desert oasis. Interior designer Christopher Kennedy created a modern and crisp environment using simple yet colourful interior decor.
Influenced by contemporary Japanese, Mediterranean and Califorinia architecture, this house in Venice Beach, California has a style of eclectic modernism. Designed by Lewin Wertheimer Architect, this 3,100 square foot family home has an open downstairs plan and the house is organized with a series of L-shaped spaces. This is also an energy efficient home powered by photovoltaic panels and the pool water is heated with solar panels.
Originally built in 1867, this heritage building in Brisbane, Australia has been converted from a church to a house by Willis Greenhalgh Architects. The contemporary interior design is integrated seamlessly with the architecture of the original church. The building has undergone several changes over the years. First it was a church then a theatre, and now a house. The conversion and renovation has saved the heritage building from demolition. A cozy outdoor plunge pool completes this gorgeous home.
This cozy old wooden house in the Majorna area in Gothenburg, Sweden has been renovated to include a mix and match of antique and IKEA furnishings. The stylish kitchen unit from IKEA is highlighted with an attractive yellow accent. The open stairs and space between floors maybe a challenge for some, but the simplicity of the design is appealing.
Grange View is a contemporary family home in the prestigious area of Highgate in London, England. The 6,950 square feet detached house has a cinema room, an indoor swimming pool, 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, a private courtyard and a neatly landscaped garden. The contemporary home design brings an unique interpretation of modern living in a historic and traditional London neighbourhood.
Located in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, this mountain view chalet has a timeless design that features modern decor. The 6,000-square-foot retreat in a world class ski resort — and home to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games — is built for family and outdoor adventure lovers. The open kitchen and heated outdoor living space, including a swimming pool, make this mountain chalet ideal for entertaining.
Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio, well known for his plastic and fiberglass chairs, has furnished his home with colourful plastic furniture, including his famous ball chairs. The colourful plastic furnishing highlights the white canvas with a modern touch. The colours are cheerful without being overwhelming.