Top Design Trend 2013: Natural Wood Flooring

Wood flooring has seen a resurgence in its popularity for the last few years, but the latest spin on this old favorite  is the flooring trend toward LIGHT or NATURAL wood flooring. Light colors or natural surfaces look gorgeous in our minimalist environments.  They add warmth to a modern interior and they a compliment the look of ...

Acapulco Boasts One of The Worlds Finest Homes

The Arrango House. Acapulco, Mexico. Completed in 1973, John Lautner refined innovations in siting, material, and structure he had been perfecting in earlier projects. Its bold curves celebrate the sculptural qualities of concrete, which he liked to experiment with (he worked often with engineer T.Y. Lin, who pioneered prestressed concrete). Modernists have fused architecture and ...

Santorini | Cave Homes Have Modern Interiors and Ultra Cool Designs

The oldest and most simple form of residence in the Aegean Sea area is cave houses -- traditional buildings which are found inside the rocks with a domelike roof, a narrow facade, and narrow but long spaces inside. Santorini is known for its cave houses, and people from all over the world come to the ...

Budri Marble Inlays for Innovative Interior Decorations

Marble patterns and mosaics used to be the attire of  cathedrals and churches. It is not the case anymore. These extravagant marble inlays by the Italian company Budri bring color and monumental to the home. A former small artisan workshop founded in the 60s, Budri uses today’s  most sophisticated technologies in marble design, keeping long standing ...

Exclusive and Gorgeous – the HYDE Collection!

I am always on the lookout for great designs and when they are paired with great marketing, forget it! I melt. That is precisely what happened with Mansour Modern’s push for their exclusive HYDE collection. I saw it and couldn’t resist! The incredible creations of Mansour Modern are a delight to the senses. This high-end rug ...