Carlos Alba

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A Modern Apartment in a City’s Historic Center

This modern apartment, located in the historical center of Dnepropetrovsk in Ukraine, was designed by SVOYA studio for a young married couple with a …

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London

Just because a home is from another era doesn’t mean it can’t be modern. This flat in London is located within a Georgian townhouse that was built in …

Lexus Design Award 2014 Winners

The 12 winners of the second Lexus Design Awards were recently announced, just in time for Milan Design Week 2014. The winners will be showing their …

Design

Escape to Ibiza to the Award-Winning Villa Terramar

With spectacular views of Ibiza’s west coast, Villa Terramar is a vacation home like no other. The ultra-modern, two-building residence is split over …

A Stunning Stockholm Apartment

This stunning Stockholm apartment is the home of prop stylist Joanna Lavén and it’s filled with classic parquet flooring and period details that your …

Our Favorite Winners of the A’ Design Award 2014

A’ Design Award and Competition seeks out the best in design globally and across multiple categories to award the very best designs with their …

Furniture

Fragments: Work by Ryan De La Hoz & Russell Leng

Ryan De La Hoz and Russell Leng, despite being two very divergent artists, have come together to create an exhibition of their congruous work. …

Design

Transforming Apartment Maximizes Small Space

With 60 square meters (approximately 645 square feet) to work with, Russian designer Vlad Mishin designed the Transformer Apartment which contains …

A Modern, Black & White Apartment in Poland

Designed with a single man in mind, this modern, black and white apartment in Poznań, Poland was designed by KASIA ORWAT home design. Despite the …

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ

Located in Penafiel, Portugal, the White Wolf Hotel offers guests a holistic place that is surrounded by the calm of its natural environment. …

Architecture

New Workplace Digs for a Branding Firm in Malta

Malta-based brand development firm Bulldog recently moved into their new digs after spending the last year designing them. Looking to set down some …

Outdoor Spaces

Monique-Corriveau Library Housed in an Old Church

What once was the Saint-Denys-du-Plateau church in Quebec has now become the Monique-Corriveau Library with the help of Dan Hanganu and Côté Leahy …

10 Modern Colorful Watering Cans

To get your garden ready just in time for summer means watering your plants. Make it more fun with the help of one of these ten modern watering …

Design

Sun Rising Lamp Inspired by a New Year Tradition

Sun Rising Lamp is a peaceful creation from Japanese design firm, h220430. In Japan, it’s a tradition for people to worship at sunrise on the …

Kitchen Trend Spotting with Susan Serra

It is that subtle change from year to year which makes me turn Trend Detective to dig deep and consider social behaviors, world events, European …

Boing: A Stackable Chair with a Pop Soul by Karim Rashid

Italian furniture manufacturer Gufram was looking to expand their repertoire in the dining chair department so they reached out to designer Karim …

Furniture

A Coatrack Made with Moving Hexagonal Blocks

Your bare wall can be turned into a coatrack with Wardrobe, a clever storage system designed by Studio Rene Siebum. Made up of connected hexagonal …

Furniture

A Graphic, Minimalist Apartment in Poland

Beginning with the homeowner’s love of minimalism and working with a tight budget, Peters Flat was designed by Mili Młodzi Ludzie in Łazarz, Poznań, …

Interior Design

A Dark, Two-Level Space Gets a Dramatic Renovation

Washington, D.C. based Schlesinger Associates Architects designed the renovation of the Lassus Residence, which began as a dark and dated, two-level, …

Interior Design

18 Rooms with Colorful Rugs

From Asiatic Carpets, the Funk rug is hand-tufted in India and its thick pile is full of vibrant, pixelated colors making this all-white space look …

tresARCA: A Modern House in the Desert

When you think of Las Vegas, you may only think of the strip and all its dazzling lights, but there’s far more to the city if you venture out. …

Architecture

A Layered House that Appears to Defy Gravity

This architectural marvel, located in Paredes, Portugal, was designed by spaceworkers and at first sight, it appears to defy gravity. Look closer and …

Architecture

Industrial Apartment Inspired by KENZO Style

Olga Akulova had a client that desired an apartment that reflected KENZO style home details. They began in 2012 by removing non-load bearing walls …

Interior Design

An Unconventional House with an Asymmetrical Floor Plan

631 Mansfield, designed by Amit Apel Design, is anything but a typical house. First, you’re guided through and across the yard to experience the …

A House Renovated to Focus on the View

House Lam sits on a rocky plot of land in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa with unbelievable views of the city’s skyline. It began as a …