Creating your dream home can be challenging, whether it’s only a few small changes or a radical transformation. From the kitchen and living room to bedrooms and bathrooms, it’s important to find the right balance between simple elegance and creativity. Coordinating the material and color palette or adding some artistic touches that represent your style and interests can also complicate this task. Here you can find some of the most inspiring interior design ideas, taken from the various projects we’ve featured over the years. Completed by award-wining designers and architects, these projects aee all special.
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An eco-friendly timber sanctuary on Norway's southern coast. Emerging from an experimental concept, Saltviga House is a picturesque wood-clad residence nestled along the southern coastline of Norway. Surrounded by trees while also overlooking the ocean, this...
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A modern rustic design that re-imagines an old barn and farmhouse as a contemporary living space. Located in the village of Isola, Switzerland, Casa ME breathes new life into an old barn. Ruinelli Associati Architetti transformed the building completely to create a modern rustic living space. Apart from converting the agricultur...
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Minimalist interiors that put the focus on the craft of baking. Located in the Østerbro district, Copenhagen, Juno the Bakery is an award-winning company that has recently opened a new site just two doors away from their original shop. The interior architecture division of design studio Frama’ completed the design ...
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An ancient building and an old barn transformed into a modern single-family home. Located in the Prosito area, Switzerland, Ca'dal Mantova creates a link between ancient history and contemporary design. The large plot of land included two old buildings; one dating back to the mid-1400s, and the other - a stable - to the early 1900s. While the former incorporated recent additions from ...
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A federation-style Melbourne house, renovated and extended with a garden pavilion. Located in Fairfield, Melbourne, this house is a great example of federation-style architecture, prevalent in Australia from the late 19th to the early 20th century. Oscar Sainsbury Architects (OSA) renovated the building and also expa...
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A stylish, minimalist and infinitely customizable collection of kitchen cabinet metal modules inspired by Italian industrial heritage. Modern homes require modern solutions. This also applies to the most used living space, the kitchen. In 2016, Italian designer Riccardo Randi created the first prototype for a freestanding modul...
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This house, located in the suburban area of North Kanto in the Saitama Prefecture in Japan, aims to reconcile the need for unique design and the convenience of prefabricated materials. Even though they are cheaper, increasingly more widespread, but also more practical and faster to build than traditional houses, prefabricated homes are still not completely embraced by the older or the younger g...
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Sour Bicycles: Affordability, Personalization, and Enjoyment Hailing from Dresden, Sour Bicycles is making a splash in the bike world by offering seven models and three forks of reasonably priced, high-quality steel bicycles. With a tailored powder coating process and numerous color choices, Sour Bicycles appeals to a diverse group o...
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A historic brand that embodies the best of Italian design and innovation. Not many companies can say that they have reached the venerable age of 300 years, but then again, not many companies come close to the rich history of many Italian brands. Solari di Udine is one of the best of them. Established in 1725 (yes, really) in the small mountain town of Pesariis in Italy’s Carnia region...
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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] celebration of the beauty of simplicity, minimalism is incredibly popular in the world of architecture, interior design, and product design. However, it’s not a recent trend. One could say it began as a reaction – and rejection – of the colorful ‘80s. Yet minimalist design, if defined as a style that explores essential forms and clean lines, goes much further back than that...
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Artek Introduces a New Lighting Collection with Timeless Aesthetics and Versatile Applications Finnish design company Artek, renowned for its commitment to quality and innovative design, has recently unveiled the Kori Collection, a new lighting series designed in collaboration with Stockholm-based
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An imaginative architectural design that brings a contemporary twist to the classic farmhouse form. Built in a rural setting close to Innsbruck, this house in Aldrans, Austria, blends into the landscape in a creative way. The distinctive silhouette of the building combines both familiar and unconventional elements. Completed by architecture firm
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Vintage glass blocks meet modernist architecture cues in a collection of striking table and floor lamps. Believing in playfulness, in the concept of constant change, and in the importance of creating an imaginative home environment, Lithuanian design studio and brand Kismas makes distinctive lighting products that establish a ...
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The enduring influence of Finnish design [dropcap]F[/dropcap]inland declared its independence in 1917, began industrialization relatively late - in the early ‘50s, and currently has a population of only around 5.5 million people. Seen in this context, the impact of Finnish design on architecture, industrial design, glassware, textile design, and handicrafts is even more remarkable. Ic...
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Industrial-style flatware inspired by gatherings of people around good food and good conversation. Around the world and across cultures, people gather around to share meals and engage in conversations with loved ones, new acquaintances or even strangers. Intimate and universal at the same time, the act of sharing food connects people regardless of age, nationality and custom. The Conv...
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An 18th century winery, tastefully renovated and modernized. Located in southern Styria, a region with a rich wine making history, the Steinbach Keller Winery dates back to 1770. The owners hired the Graz-based designer Ulrike Tinnacher to transform the oldest building of the complex into a contemporary space that shares the same clarity and timelessness with the wines produced by the...
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A five-bay modern garage design garage inspired by rustic barns, Autobarn houses a classic car collection. Located on the outskirts of a tranquil Somerset village, England, Autobarn is a beautifully designed garage that nestles in the countryside setting perfectly. Set within the grounds of a Grade-II Georgian house that dates back to...
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A charming house that celebrates a rural setting via thoughtful design. Built in a beautiful area near the Adage river at the borders of the city of Verona, Italy, this gorgeous dwelling marries rustic details and contemporary features in a thoughtful way.
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A new furniture brand that brings together the best of Japanese and Danish design. Danish and Japanese design have a lot in common. Both of them favor minimalism, material richness, function, and quality craftsmanship. The new Karimoku Case Study lifestyle brand is the perfect example. Created by Japan’s largest wooden furniture manufacturer
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A charming summer house from 1955 transformed into a comfortable, all-year-round retreat with a rustic character. Nestled on a hillside above Brissago, Switzerland, this rustic house overlooks a picturesque landscape. Architecture firm Studio Inebi renovated the 1955 house completely, upgrading the living spaces to modern living standards while keeping the charming character of the de...
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A contemporary house designed with pure interiors that remind of a white canvas. Built in an idyllic landscape in the Krkonoše mountains, Czech Republic, this wood-clad house features contemporary and minimalist interiors. Fránek Architects designed ...
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An artist's studio designed with a great balance between vernacular and contemporary features. Built in the town of Bachte-Maria-Leerne, in Deinze, Belgium, Studio SDS is an artist’s studio and office that joins a series of existing volumes. Graux & Baeyens Architecten designed the new structure with a simple silhouette and an
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An elegant extension and interior redesign focused on welcoming nature inside living spaces. [dropcap]L[/dropcap]ocated in a green area in ‘s Gravenwezel, Belgium, this house lacked a close link to the lush surroundings. The clients hired Antwerp-based studio LOW architecten to redesign the interiors and to add an extension to their family home...
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A popular furniture collection inspired by an error. Designed by Philippe Malouin for New Zealand-based design brand Resident, the successful Offset collection features a creative detail that sets it apart from other furniture designs. The
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A reclaimed brick extension designed for a house from the 1860s. Completed by London-based architecture studio Alder Brisco, this new studio extension complements a house that dates back to the 1860s. The clients, illustrator and educator Peter Nencini and his partner, designer-maker Sally Nencini, asked the archit...
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Perhaps more than other styles, brutalist architecture, a 20th-century architectural style, has the unique ability to evoke powerful emotions. Brutalist buildings, with their raw concrete and béton brut, a French term for raw concrete, can inspire love or disdain, with few people finding themselves in between. This distinctive style, often linked to modernism, can trace its roots back to the wo...
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A dilapidated farmhouse thoughtfully transformed into a serene country house. Located in the South of France, twenty minutes away from Aix-en-Provence and about an hour from Marseille, this property is nestled in a pastoral landscape. The clients bought the land in 2001, complete with an old and abandoned farmhouse. Since they couldn’t refurbish the ruined building, they built themsel...
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A contemporary house inspired by Japanese pavilions. Built in Veyrier, Switzerland, in a rural area at the foot of the Salève mountain, this contemporary house offers a new take on the classic cabin. The structure stands at the edge of a residential area, minimizing its relationship with the neighboring houses by embracing nature. Villa Sandmeier faces the gorgeous natural landscape, ...
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A brutalist-style concrete house perfectly nestled in a lush landscape with ocean views. Bunkeren, an architectural masterpiece by James Stockwell Architect, is a modern family home that combines brutalist design with sustainability and intimate spaces. Located in Whitebridge, a southern suburb of Newcastle, Australia, ...
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With the use of mobile phones at an all-time high, it’s easy to become addicted to the feeling of being connected, always on, checking social media and notifications constantly, and running – or rather scrolling - away from FoMO. Yet with the rise in popularity of minimalism and slow living, alternatives have started to appear. Naturally,
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A traditional stone house, redesigned with minimalist interiors that open to lake views. Built after World War II on a steep slope of a mountain, between an urbanized area and a woodland, this traditional stone house overlooks striking views of Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Milan-based
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An off-grid dwelling built inside an abandoned stone quarry. [dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom a distance, Ca'n Terra is indistinguishable from the natural landscape of the island of Menorca, Spain. That’s because this dwelling is actually located in an abandoned quarry that dates back to the 1930s. Madrid-based architecture firm
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A mid-century modern-inspired lounge chair that is as comfortable and practical as it is stylish. F[dropcap][/dropcap]ollowing on the footsteps of their critically acclaimed Day Bed, Glasgow-based multidisciplinary studio Instrmnt Applied Design (I—AD) - formerly Instrmnt - has launched a new furniture design that blends style a...
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Aesthetic Ascension: The Step-by-Step Ladder's Artful Approach to Design Exciting news for design enthusiasts! Herman Studio has recently introduced the Step-by-Step Ladder, a functional and aesthetically pleasing product created for Danish design brand
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A stunning passive house built in an olive grove on the outskirts of a small Spanish town. Located in Quesa, in the Valencia province of Spain, The Olive Grove House is a spectacular example of contemporary Spanish architecture that celebrates the past, Moorish architectural influences, the beauty of nature, and rich mat...
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Inspired by pastoral sheds, this Australian farm and home is specially designed to thrive in a beautiful but harsh landscape. [dropcap]D[/dropcap]esigned by architecture firm Partners Hill, Longhouse is a one-of-a-kind farmstead and home. The volume has a low profile and elongated form that reference the pastoral shed vernacular but in a contemporary way. Located in Daylesford, Victor...
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A contemporary chalet designed to create a dialogue with a breathtaking landscape in the Italian Alps. Built in the Breuil-Cervinia Alpine resort, Climber’s Refuge has a sustainable design that also pays homage to the mountain landscape. LCA Architetti designed the contemporary
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A series of mesmerizing paintings that explore layers of movement. Born in 1989 in London, England, and now based in New York City, Joe Henry Baker is a versatile creative who works across a wide range of disciplines, from painting and sculpture to furniture and graphic design. His abstract artworks are both enigmatic and simple; ethereal and raw; personal yet universal. Using fabric ...
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A minimal cluster house in a beautiful landscape. [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen it doesn’t design creative lamps, minimalist tea kettles, or elegant bath accessories, Danish studio Norm Architects creates stunning dwellings that showcase the best of Scandinavian design. Located north of Oslo, Gj...
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An ingenious shelving system with a modular design. Designed and made by Danish brand Moebe, the Shelving System provides a clever solution to create a custom storage unit for any space. The design combines a modular build with a timeless aesthetic and a creative connecting system that put a focus on simplicity. Instead of metal hardware, the Moebe Shelving System has solid oak wedges...
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Antique and modern features brought together in a masterwork of interior design. A study in individuality and contrasts between historical and contemporary spaces, the Broletto Apartment fascinates with its distinctive design. Archiplan Studio completed the restoration process, which reminds of the same duality between o...
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A prefabricated, mobile sauna designed to be easy to install virtually anywhere. Whether enjoyed in private or in a communal setting, a sauna session can do wonders for both body and mind. Outdoor saunas have become increasingly more popular as more and more practical, versat...
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The renovation and expansion of an early 20th century duplex. Located in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montréal, Canada, Les Passerelles is a red brick duplex that dates back to the early 20th century. The owners turned to local architecture firm La Shed Architecture to redesign the interiors and expand the home. Inspire...
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A house designed with an angled roof that maximizes access to light in the main living spaces. Built within a suburban golfing estate in Ballarat, Australia, this residence stands out among gabled houses thanks to a contemporary design that maximizes access to sunlight throughout the year. When the clients commission...
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