windows

i love this house because of all the glass, so it feels like there’s almost nothing between you & the forest.

front & back

a pretty cool modern renovation of a turn of the century row house in washington, dc i wish we had more row houses in SA, i would love to live in an urban street not dissimilar to what you see on london, new york & other cities the world over.…

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,…

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…

lake flato

while i was roaming around looking at interiors to place my new favourite chair in, i discovered the work of lake flato – an architectural firm based in san antonio, texas. that’s it, i’ve found the dream architects for my future wood & glass house (in a forest, on a river)

the brick house

perhaps you remember this post i did about these rad DIY shelves? well apartment therapy did a tour of the brick house’s, well, house. the portrait above the desk was naturally the first thing that caught my eye (and the rest of their art is also wonderful). and the kitchen!…

retreat

the site is a waterfront property located on an island in the archipelago of stockholm. oaks and pines live in meagre soil between sculptural rocks that dominate the landscape. a large section of the site’s upper part is taken by a large oak aged over 500 years designed by swedish…

wayne pate

if i ever have a lovely little beach house to decorate, these prints would slipstream right in there

21 bathrooms

the ballroom has a round chandelier of 13,000 custom-designed undulating petals of unglazed cast porcelain biscuit.

ribbon coat rack

ribbon coat rack

when i lived in the uk i noticed coat racks were a necessity (not something you see in SA very often, yay for warm weather). anyhoos, how nice are these? very nice. from headsprung

potato-cat

i want potato

not only is their house pretty awesome, but nic + susien are the designers for lover (wonderful australian label) and they have a beautiful british shorthair called POTATO! ♥ look at his faaaaaaace ♥ via the selby