Barbie Malibu Dream House is a real life 3,500 square-foot house overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. The interior design by Jonathan Adler, who was commissioned by toy maker Mattel to decorate the house for Barbie’s 50th birthday, is glamourous, chic and colourful. The living room features Barbie furniture and the bedroom has wall-to-wall pink carpeting emblazoned with her initial. The house even comes with a Malibu Barbie VW Beetle Convertible!
Located at Paradise Point on Australia’s Gold Coast, this luxury contemporary house offers open-concept living space with simple lines.
Interior decorator Jamie Bush converted his West Hollywood, California bungalow into his interior design office. This 1930s Spanish style bungalow has antique brickwork that leads from the driveway to the front door. The interior space has a rich, dark palette with wide-plank oak wood flooring throughout. The eclectic decor mixes styles and eras.
Skywave House located in Venice, California is an eco-friendly and artistic contemporary home designed by Anthony Coscia of Coscia Day Architecture and Design. This unique house’s open scheme and its landscaping maximize the potential of this landlocked site. The floating living room and bedroom suite hover over transparent 12 foot high glass walls. The interior space provides uninterrupted views of the landscape. Sliding doors and moveable interior partitions can open to reveal even private areas to the rest of the house and nature beyond.
This lovely contemporary apartment in Stockholm, Sweden is housed in a 1900’s building. The modern renovation preserved some of the historic elements such as ceramic fireplace. A modern bathroom with a sauna and an understated contemporary interior design offers all the comfort of modern living.
The Bavarian Chalets in Taos, New Mexico are contemporary alpine residences located halfway up Taos Mountain at an altitude of 10,200 feet. The rustic alpine chalets with contemporary elegance are sensitive to its environment. The interior design by award winning designer Alexandra Champalimaud is a blend of Bavarian influences and mining style cabins. Stainless steel fireplaces and industrial cabinetry are contemporary tributes to Taos’s mining past, while reproductions of 1950’s ski posters acknowledges the black-diamond ski trails.
This 275-square-foot tiny house located in Reno, Nevada is a 100-year-old brick structure that was once used as sleeping quarters for the brakemen and engineers on the old V&T railroad. HabeRae Properties took over the this urban infill and transformed it into a modern eco-friendly home. A hidden ladder leads to the sleeping loft. The open floor plan with sliding pocket doors, stacked appliances, mini-sinks and ample shelving keep the house from feeling cluttered.
Jewel of Maui is a stunning beachfront estate situated on a white sand beach in Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii. This opulent property has been featured on the TV show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Interior designer Steven Cordrey created a contemporary tropical paradise with art treasures and handcrafted furnishing around the world.