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 ...

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! ...

Interior Design Flexes Its Muscle at The Wind Dyed House

Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto, of architecture firm acaa, designed the Wind-Dyed House overlooking the ocean on a cliff in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. The structure becomes almost embedded in the terrain because of the low-lying nature of the house, which also allows for the least amount of impact on the environment. Each floor is composed of different ...

Modern Sonoma Home

In this lovely home in Sonoma, California, a mosaic fireplace and modern fixtures brings the warmth of the natural Sonoma landscape indoors to create a sophisticated and inviting living space. There are bold partitions that nonetheless feel timeless, to create a modern living space -- a well-executed design concept. Thanks to Design Shuffle and De Meza + Architecture ...