Concrete plays a pivotal role in shaping the house and giving it a refined industrial style even as a cedar-clad accent wall offers visual contrast and inviting warmth. A spiral staircase leads to the top level that holds the kids’ rooms on one side and the master suite on the other connected by a concrete and glass bridge.
Windows were kept to a bare minimum with just three large windows on the main living area offering scenic views of the mountain terrain outside. A smart air circulation system and a black corrugated steel exterior make the home even more energy-efficient.
The vineyards of Napa Valley are renowned across the globe for more reasons than one and a journey through the landscape leaves you absolutely enthralled. It is this scenic backdrop that plays host to the fabulous on the outskirts of. Designed by Jørgensen Design the stylish contemporary residence is clearly demarcated into two zones with one being clad in stone and the other draped in cedar.
A relaxing water feature in the courtyard gives it a tranquil Zen style and fabulous lighting elevates this enchanting appeal to a whole new level. On the inside a classy contemporary kitchen from Boffi a poured-in-place board form concrete fireplace and unassuming décor complement the neutral color scheme perfectly. Exquisite ergonomic and contemporary this charismatic Santa Barbara home offers the perfect escape just a few steps outside your living room!
If you’ve always wanted to live in a waterfront home how about taking that dream a step further with a water home? Perhaps that isn’t the most melodious of phrases but you know what we mean right? Many floating homes have the option of being transported pretty much anywhere they can be docked and unlike houses the shore buoyant residences are much more resilient to rising tides. Check out our selection of marvelous below and let us know which one of them floats boat the most.
The color scheme is kept largely neutral but with a masculine twist and the lighting adds to the dark sophisticated vibe indoors. Unique furniture pieces crafted by Igor Martin for HIS add to the style of the apartment even as cleverly placed splashes of yellow give it a more pleasant and inviting look. With a dramatic contemporary bathroom and a beautiful bedroom flanked by a home workspace on one side and a walk-in wardrobe on the other this is a bachelor pad that any guy would be proud to call his own.
There are only a handful of accommodations in the world where you can see fishes swimming past your window and Tanzania’s Manta Resort is one of these rare treasures. This remote getaway is almost like its own waterborne island with the chance to indulge in three separate experiences of the ocean: an underwater suite a sea-level deck and an elevated roof terrace that will make you feel like you’re on top of the world.