Elegant wooden sinks by Markus Horner

One step further past the luxurious and state of the art wooden bathtubs, most of which are varnished with the aid of yacht building technologies, the wooden sinks by Munich-born designer Markus Horner have become a refined piece of bathroom furniture. Made by the German company Ammonitum, these lavish sinks, with the hues of wood and ...

Historic Victorian Vader House: Contemporary Residence by Andrew Maynard Architects

Melbourne, Australia architect Andrew Maynard managed to give a geometric, orthogonal and open air space a traditional shape through a steep roof frame. The residence is an extension on a Victorian terrace, around an enclosed patio. The house itself is really a contemporary blend of volumes and carefully and brilliantly selected construction materials and textures.There is ...

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 ...