Design: Composition and Proportion in IXOS House

Design team Beasley & Henley know a masterpiece that exudes modernism and echoes contemporary when they see it.  Such is the case with the IXOS House, with an artful design by AABE with incredible attention to detail – you can see it in the fabrics, the colors, even the arrangement of the furnishings. Combine this ...

Porsche Headquarters Contemporary Design

Contemporary design is front and center in these renderings of Porsche's North American headquarters to be built in Atlanta, Georgia. Though we have interstates in the U.S. instead of the Autobahn, you gotta love a Porsche. The speed, handling, and design have long drawn the admiration of car-crazed America. Porsche returns the love by building ...

Interior Architecture Exemplified in Contemporary Apartment

Contemporary interior architecture firm I Love Architecture from The Netherlands has designed an amazing interior: Apartment Weteringschans. The interior architecture of the space is split into a clean, grid-like structure. The kitchen island, which is a monolithic figure of marble and wood, serves as both the cooking and serving area. The colors and materials of this interior ...

LA Samba Room | Ultra Lounge Dancehall Contemporary Design

When creating a space for lounging and dancing the night away, there needs to be elements of sophistication and motion -- and the magical. The Samba Room in Los Angeles includes a mesmerizing display of lighting that transports guests into the world of motion. Properly designed lighting and atmosphere energizes guests and even accepts music as a ...

The Monastery | Contemporary Design Example

The Monastery is the name of this project by Arild Eriksen, Joakim Skajaa of Eriksen Skajaa Architectsfor Netlife Research. Netlife wanted their new spaces to feel creative, yet offer spaces for privacy, reflection and silence. Inspired by a monastery garden, the architects designed a brick and wood building partition in the center of a wide ...

Luxurious Homes | Contemporary Design Concepts

Luxurious homes are the order of the day for Paris firm Jouin Manku, which was commissioned along with architecture firm YTL Design Group to take on this large-scale integrated architectural and interior design project. This modern and luxurious home was the first of Jouin Manku’s architectural designs to be built, and talk about first impressions! ...