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Psychology of Color. Hotel Fasano Boa Vista, Brazil. NYC's Stairway to Heaven. Scheduled to be up and running this summer, the Mercedes House by Ten Arquitectos will provide a fresh new look to the bustling streets of Midtown Manhattan.

NYC's Stairway to Heaven

With spectacular views of De Witt Clinton Park and the Hudson River, the building zig zags vertically and diagonally to preserve city side streets. The winding feature of the structure also allows for each residential unit to enjoy natural light and air throughout the day, and many even have their very own rooftop garden. The massive 1.3 million sq ft structure features 865 residential units, commercial and storage spaces, a neighborhood market, health club, horse stables for the NYPD, and of course, a state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz dealership. Ten Arquitectos websiteMercedes House website via [Inhabitat] Furniture. Japanese Modern Architecture. Studio aisslinger - Home. Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds. Natural Pools or Natural Swimming Ponds (NSPs) Let nature clean the water...

Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds

Chemical-free water garden and swimming pool. The plant portion, or regeneration zone, is separated from the swimming area by the wall seen a few inches below the water’s surface. The pools have skimmers and pumps that circulate the water through the regeneration zone and back into the swimming area. The aquatic plants filter out contaminants and use nutrients from the water as food which helps prevent algae. Then rocks, such as granite river rock or haydite, to which friendly bacteria attach, act as biological filters. There are many options as to design. A gradual slope contains the plants, gravel and loamy sand, a wall keeps them separate from the swimming area. Vacuum but twice a year and tend to the plants as needed. The regeneration zone can be along the perimeter of a natural pool or a pond unto itself but connected to the swimming area. Northeast U.S. Design Within Reach: The Best in Modern Furniture and Modern Design.

Architecture and design. Looks like good Triangulo House by Ecostudio Architects. 4500 Square Feet Tropical House on a Very Small Lot But With a Garden. Luxury Home For Sale in Whistler « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design. Luxury woodland property in Whistler Sothebys Realty Canada have recently listed this luxury property situated in the prestigious location of Whistler for sale at a price of $14,995,000 The 4,800 sqft home, constructed in 2004, features 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms each finished off to the highest of standards, and features a host of luxury appliances and contemporary furniture.

Luxury Home For Sale in Whistler « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design

With all the privacy and seclusion one could hope for this perfectly designed home has been built with every detail in mind. Set on one acre of meticulously landscaped grounds and surrounded by five acres of lush parkland, this gated home is just minutes from the base of both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. About Richard Barker Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? November 9, 2011 | Property | View comments Luxury design & ocean views at Promenade Residence, Australia Gold Coast-based architectural practice, BGD Architects, have designed the Promenade Residence project.

Fashionable boutique hotel Ses Pitreras, Ibiza. Lofted Space-Saving Furniture for Bedroom Interiors. Tumidei is more than just a furniture company – they construct modern and relatively inexpensive (no, not cheap) pieces of furniture that they also create compositions from – interior design photos that you can use to shape your own space.

Lofted Space-Saving Furniture for Bedroom Interiors

These lofted bedroom interiors are brilliantly varied and are great space-saving solutions for cramped bedrooms. A lot of these lofted interiors are clearly designed for children and teens in terms of sizes, colors and material quality. They incorporate elements needed for a student office, plenty of clothing, game and toy storage and stairs that older people might not be as eager to climb. For a small space (and a small person) one could really see the appeal of fitting everything in. The Sifter's Top 10 Homes of 2010. If you’re a regular reader of the Sifter you’re familiar with my real estate fascination.

The Sifter's Top 10 Homes of 2010

I love posting all types of homes. From the unique and interesting to the grand and opulent. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 10 Homes from 2010. Click any picture or link to be taken to the original post, enjoy! The Biggest and Most Expensive Home Posted in 2010 This staggering 48,00 square foot mega-mansion in the Cayman Islands was listed at a jaw-dropping $59 million USD! The Best Use of Limited Space [500 sq ft] Architects Darrick Borowski and Danny Orenstein show us that it’s possible to live quite comfortably in 500 square feet (46 sq m). EMPTY KINGDOM You are Here, We are Everywhere. Interior Design, Architecture and Contemporary Homes Magazine - HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design. Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio The Villa Amanzi by Architect firm Original Vision Studio is a stunning modern vacation residence located in the exclusive Cape Sol on the West coast of Phuket, Thailand.

Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design

Villa Amanzi is a stunning six bedroom residence with a 15m infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea. This luxury villa enjoys a spectacular headland location along Kamala’s exclusive Millionaires Mile and captures cool gentle breezes all year round with uninterrupted sea views from every vantage point, in one of the most breathtaking locations Phuket has to offer. The contemporary design features ultra modern architecture and interiors that combine to provide guests with the optimal environment to relax and unwind in unspoilt luxury. Photograpghy by Marc Gerritsen & Helicam Asia Aerial Photography About Richard Barker Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? May 19, 2011 | Phuket Thailand Travel | View comments. Trendir - Home Decorating Trends magazine. DIY Design Community.

Modern Home, Interior & Furniture Designs & DIY Ideas. Architecture Linked - Architect & Architectural Social Network. PlusMOOD.