A Modern Glass Farmhouse?! What’s Old is New Again.

Modern, glass and farm house.  Three words you probably weren't expecting to see next to each other today. From afar, this building may look like a traditional Dutch farmhouse, but up close you’ll notice it’s actually a building made of glass.  Glass farm is a new mixed-use retail and office building in the heart of Schijndel ...

Modern Architecture and Contemporary Design Fuse at The Isabella Gardener Modern Museum of Architecture

Modern architecture and contemporary design join forces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a 70,000 square foot, $115 million structure in Boston. The museum is an open, airy, light-filled box that stands respectfully behind the Venetian-style palazzo, erected in 1902 by Gardner as a repository for her extensive collection of fine and decorative art. Italian architect ...

Contemporary Design: Thai Bistro in Kuwait

Charred timber lines Ubon, a Thai bistro at the center of Kuwait City by architect Rashed Alfoudari. Pendant lamps with copper insides hang from the ceiling of the Ubon restaurant above rows of black and white furniture. A kitchen at the rear of the restaurant is concealed behind a mirrored wall. The space of this bistro requires an efficient, ...

Workplace Interiors: Futuristic Adidas

  KINZO, known for some of the edgiest and most futuristic workplace interiors and furniture pieces, are chosen by colossal activewear and footwear company Adidas to outfit their interiors. Located in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the new working environment houses Adidas’ corporate headquarters. The offices are custom-designed with furniture pieces and interiors that emulate the form and function of the ...

Urquiola Hotel Design

Urquiola is a big name in hotel interiors. This set of pics is from her work on a Barcelona, Spain hotel from the luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental. Architecture is by Carlos Ferrater and Juan Trias de Bes. There are Oriental-inspired patterns and textures, and long, sleek lines. The greys, greens, browns, and creams are good, ...

Lotus Luxury Villa in Bali

It's wonderful to fill our sights with aesthetics and techniques from exotic locales around the world. The island of Bali, famous for its extraordinary beauty and unique culture, is one such place that never fails to excite the artists and explorers in all of us. The Lotus Luxury Villa was designed and built by a Balinese architect ...