The design of this 1,900 sq. ft. family style loft located in the Flatiron neighborhood is influenced by Balinese craft juxtaposed with the Industrial style of New York City. The lofty open floor plan connects the living room, den, dining area and kitchen providing functionality and comfort for the family lifestyle. There are many interesting design features in the place, such as kitchen tiles invading into living and dining area, a wall-high tool box in living area and some unique custom made millwork.
Located in the Phang Nga province in Thailand, Iniala Beach House is designed by Eggarat Wongcharit and is a maximalist fantasy inspired by Thai culture and Buddhism which includes beds and sofas suspended from the ceiling by wicker bamboo. The villa’s own spa is located within an ancient golden Thai bell, with Buddhist teachings translated into English inscribed in the walls. Inspired by nearby Phang Nga Bay, all of the furniture is Thai as well as the artwork, and a collage of small pictures of Buddha are “protected” by being wrapped in a crochet hanging on the wall.
If you ever wonder how interior designer will design their own place, you will find out a perfect example in today’s post. This extremely eclectic and elegant apartment located in London is the home of interior designer Danielle Moudaber. The apartment was designed, as she says, to ‘‘sooth her soul’’ and remind her of the endless blue of the Mediterranean as seen from a seaside terrace. Indeed, whilst the apartment evokes the openness and light of the Mediterranean, at the same time it is so rich in detail that is also like an enormous live-in artwork.
Located at Yangming National Park, Taiwan, this beautiful apartment has an amazing view of picturesque Mt. Shamao from its windows. To make advantage of this biggest asset, Archlin Studio come up with a design that connects the natural space outside with the internal space and maximize the amount of point of sights from the house to the windows and in return maximizing the amount of natural light permeating through the apartment. To maximize the open space, designer removed the solid walls in living area and bulit movable see-through bookcases between study area and kitchen. Similar strategies are implemented in the two bedrooms at the back of the apartment. Sliding timber veneer panels are used to substitute traditional solid doors between the two bedrooms to introduce flexibility in the configuration of the sleeping areas. The choose of natural color and material ensure the apartment fit comfortably in its tranquil surrounds. Really nice place to live and enjoy life.