Top 20 World Most Beautiful Living Spaces | Ultra Home 03 Mar 2013 March 3, 2013 If you are browsing internet for Home Ideas, Decoration and Remodeling Tips you are on the right place. In today’s article we collected the top 20 most beautiful living spaces around the world. I am sure you will hate your apartment after checking out the images bellow. The Heinz Julen Penthouse in Zermatt, Switzerland The Clock Tower Apartment in Brooklyn, NY The Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana The Firefly ski chalet in Zermatt, Switzerland Resort in St. Chalet Brickell in the Rhone-Alpes, France Converted cathedral The Over Water Bungalow at Le Meridien in Bora Bora The Igloo Village in Kakslauttanen, Finland The Ladera Resort in St. The Underwater bedroom in the Maldives The Garden House in Brazil The Pretty Beach House on the Bouddi Peninsula in Australia Jade Mountain in St. The Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island in Australia The Tree House in Costa Rica The Royal Loft Suite aboard the Oasis of the Seas The Chalet Zermatt Peak in Switzerland
Inside Mike D's Brooklyn Townhouse Mike Diamond - the founding member of the Beastie Boys - recently let The New York Times have a snoop around his spacious 3,200-square-foot Brooklyn townhouse, which he shares with his wife Tamra Davis and their two sons. The couple have now been living in the house for a year and a half, following from an extensive $500,000 six month long renovation process. Prior to moving, the family lived in a TriBeCa loft, but speaking to the NYT the couple say the change was worth it. Their older son can now walk home from school by himself, something which Mike D was never able to do growing up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. "It was traumatic," he said. "A very different city." www.nytimes.com
LACE FENCE is a design of Dutch Design House Demakersvan. It is s a high-end metal fabric that gives new insights in how you can create unique environments The Living Cube by Till Koenneker Germany-born, Switzerland-based designer Till Koenneker took matters into his own hands when he moved into a studio apartment that had no storage. Building a simple cube-like design, called The Living Cube, he found space for his vinyl collection, TV, clothes, and shoes. On top of the cube, Koenneker was able to incorporate a bed for guests and inside houses a much-needed storage space. Koenneker sketched out his ideas and had them built by Remo Zimmerli. Working with the space he had, The Living Cube, essentially a large piece of furniture, was built for his personal needs and solves a lot of issues. I loved that they used virtually ever square inch of the cube and made it functional. Photos by Rob Lewis.
Home Dream Home - Part 4 Turn these ideas into reality and transform your house into a home. For more inspiration check our previous collection. DIY Pallet Light Box | Pallet Furniture Plans You can prepare really outstanding things and stuff by using wood lying in any comer of your home. You can mix up the ordinary stuff with old things to get some chic combinations that make perfect home decors. Here we have made a DIY pallet light box by mixing up some aged pallet wood slats and some empty mason jars. Target DIY pallet furniture came up with such a nice behavior that it can signify any coffee or dining table remarkably. We have added a white chalk to the wood to make it distressed and antique in appearance.
20 of the Sneakiest Secret Doors (list) Hidden Doors and Secret Passageways are always a cool amenity to any house. Not only does provide mystery to your living quarters, but it also allows for a bit of privacy. Hidden doors and secret passageways seem to be a popular room addition since there are numerous companies on the web who specialize in such requests, like The Hidden Door Company, Creative Home Engineering and Hide A Door. 20. This one is crazy! 19. Just because it looks like a dead end doesn’t always mean there’s nothing behind it… 18. This is the best place to keep that stack of cash or gold bars you don’t want the Uncle Sam to get their hands on! 17. This is one of the most famous hidden doors in history (at least to us). 16. Although it’s not as original as some of the other hidden doors, it still pretty cool since it looks like a real bookcase that holds all sorts of random crap, but opens to a room. 15. A hidden room under a set of stairs is definitely an unusual idea. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3.
The Ancient Art Of Stone: Couple Creates Beautiful Rock Wall Art Installations Remember those beautiful pebble paths we wrote about recently? It turns out that they’re just as beautiful if you build them at a 90-degree angle. Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl, a married artist duo based in Vancouver, create beautiful flowing wall installations out of rocks, pebbles, and other decorative elements. “I am passionate to give stone an articulated form. This involves finding the right stones – listening,” explains Kunert, who takes commissions through a website called Ancient Art Of Stone that he runs together with Zettl. For those not planning major interior remodeling work any time soon, the couple also sells prints of smaller detailed and colorful work that they create specifically for this purpose. More info: ancientartofstone.com | Facebook | Store (h/t: twistedsifter)
Color Theory: Pick a Mood for Your Room « Design Shuffle's blog 127StumbleUpon This awesome infographic was shared with us recently and we couldn’t wait to share the love. As much as we adore adding color, it is sometimes a difficult task making it work in our homes. Infographic by Gate to Garage What is your mood? For daily design inspiration like us on Facebook! About Taylor Wilson By: Taylor Wilson A design enthusiast with an eye for color, Taylor enjoys reading about interior design, graphic design, and everything else in between! Tags: Bathroom Design Ideas, Bedroom Design Ideas, bedroom designs, Color Infographic, Contemporary, Contemporary Design, Contemporary Design Ideas, contemporary designs, Decorating Ideas, home decor, Infographic home decor, inspiration, interior design, interior design ideas, Interior Designer, interior designs, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Designs, Living Room, Modern, modern interior designs, Transitional Interior Design
Brilliance by Design: Resin-inlaid Wood A non-jewellery post, for a change. We were running a bit short on shelving in the kitchen and wanted somewhere we could store all the preserves we're going to make from the garden this year, so we went to the timber yard to see what they had. They had this, 155cm long piece of chestnut. It was pretty heavily cracked and pitted, with knotholes and so on. But, I had a plan. Resin inlay. First job, seal off the holes from the bottom, using aluminium plumber's tape. Make sure the wood is level, otherwise you'll end up with wonky resin bits. Now it's time to mix the resin. You know when I said this isn't going to be a traditional inlay? So, pour it in, and wait. However long you think it's going to take, leave it longer. The overpour around the edges where the resin has soaked into the wood is going to be a pain to remove. More sanding. View from the end. Now it's time to get these up. And, they're up. Now, in darker conditions, you can really start to see the glow resin in action.