Highly postmodernist Balancing Barn by MVRDV

In an effort to acquaint the British public with modern architecture, Living Architecture commissioned the Dutch studio MVRDV to design a contemporary building in the English countryside. The result is Balancing Barn, a glistening half-cantilevered holiday home available for rentals for those brave enough. The 30 meter long structure is anchored through a concrete core and ...

Modern Renovation: 1600SF House by Johnston Architects

The creative designers from Johnston Architects have made a variety of modern changes to renovate a 1936 building located between Ballard and Phinney Ridge, to suit the aspirations of artist Gary Faigin.   It is the studio of artist Gary Faigin, home for Gary, his wife Pamela Belyea and their two children and the site of ...

Contemporary Apartment With LED Mood Lighting

Renovating an apartmentis not only about contemporary furniture and multi-purpose spaces, sometimes you need to pay much more attention to your lighting. Well, that’s what Joel Sanders did with these two one-bedroom apartments in an East Village Coop overlooking the Tompkins Square Park. Meant for living, working and entertainment in equal measures, this modern loft ...

Lovely Coral Lamps by Pallucco

Crafted by Lagranja Design (for Palluco) these enchanting lamps are truly beautiful. They are made from modular injection molded polycarbonate parts which look like branches of sea corals. These lamps have a thin stick-like holder which gives them a stylish and elegant look. They come in several pretty colors orange, red, cream and black, and ...

An energetic concept for a chair: the Lullaby chair

Designers Andrea Fino and Samanta Snidaro from Sand & Birch released this one of a kind chiar in the spring of 2010. A poetic name was given to this glossy chair: Lullaby. Lullaby is a “tribute to movie sets and suggestions belonging to our collective imagination,(…) the musical quote in its name is perfect for ...