rooftop dream

i literally do not have the words to describe this flat, but that’s okay because i think the photos tell you everything

must be heaven

i’m going to have to set aside some time to browse through UGArdener’s almost 8000 photos on flickr, because they are literally what i imagine heaven to be like – beautiful houses, amazing gardens, huge old trees – ranging from towns in the southern states of the US through to…

california modern

i already expressed my love for old school victoriana houses – but this is the flip side of the coin. i can definitely see myself being very comfortable in a mid-century modern house, especially since i grew up in one – i love an expanse of glass and open living…

flat #1 & 2

holy wow check out this flat in paris… though i think i would be shit scared to climb those stairs.

facing the eglise saint-gervais on one side and the hôtel de ville de paris on the other, this 95 sqm apartment occupies the whole of the the two top floors of an 18th century building.

this one is also pretty cool,

the project centers around a 1.6 x 3 m rotating door separating the living room from the bedroom.

by ecole via digsdigs

walk in bookcase

a walk in bookcase is almost more appealing than a walk in closet (almost) the rest of the house is pretty darn amazing too…

upside down vegetables

what an amazing idea if you don’t have much of a garden (or a garden at all) and you want to grow your own veggies the advantages of upside-down gardening are many: it saves space; there is no need for stakes or cages; it foils pests and fungus; there are…

bird nerd

i might have to get this cup to drink my tea out of at the office, as we are faced with severe cup politics – don’t use my cup and i won’t use yours kind of thing.

the garden house

the garden house by tham & videgård architects the client wanted a garden, the actual reason why they decided to move from their duplex apartment in central stockholm to this country side location at lake mälaren. consequently we proposed a house conceived as an integrated vertical addition to the garden,…

the book club

this place looks really awesome, the book club is situated in a former victorian warehouse in the east end of london that’s been renovated into a new venue for eating, drinking, meeting & dancing. bringing together wit, wisdom and enough food and drink to see you through from early breakfast to…

dream desk

dream desk, absolute flippen dream desk: a 1920s french drafting table… these aren’t bad either…

victoriana

david taylor has a great photo collection of victorian houses in the united states, along with an incredible knowledge of the history behind the different styles. aaaaah dream houses, i tell you.

balto building

greg martin did an awesome renovation of this old building in minneapolis, taking 2 years to turn it from a run down warehouse-like commercial building into 2 residential units (one of which he settled in with his daughter) and one commercial unit, to supplement his income. impressive & so beautifully…