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A bright and airy beach cottage in the Hamptons

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A wonderful beach cottage designed by New York-based interior designer Jenny Wolf Interiors as her personal family retreat, is located in East Hampton, New York. The home was originally a dingy shingle-clad home built in the early 1900s, not exactly what the designer and her family had in mind when they went house hunting in the […]


Charming English cottage offers a fairytale getaway

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Escape to the peace and tranquility of this beautiful cottage named ‘Elysian’, tucked away in the moorland village of Rilla Mill in Cornwall, United Kingdom, this self-catering retreat will have you never wanting to leave. Stepping inside the interiors, you will feel inspired and charmed by the rough-luxe style that this home imbues. In the living room, […]

Stacked house in Mexico City with a cool garden oasis

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Architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki of Mexico City based studio ZD+A designed this fascinating three-story stacked house with an amazing garden oasis in 2011. The personal residence of the architect, it is located in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood of Mexico City, where an undesirable site produces desirable results. The property was very narrow and sits […]

Stainless steel wrapped home in the English countryside

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Wrap House is an impressive property that has been recently re-designed by Edgley Design, nestled in a rural area of Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. Situated on 2.5 acres of gardens, this contemporary home features 4,890 square feet of living space with seven bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms. Originally designed in the 1960s, the architects employed a more sustainable approach […]

Rustic-chic country estate in Spain: Maison Toscana

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   Maison Toscana is a rustic country estate with a Mediterranean lifestyle transformed by designer Jessica Bataille, found in the coastal town of Jávea, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain. The owners discovered this dream retreat nestled in the middle of a pine forest near the beach. A 19th century villa built in traditional architecture, resulting in a comfortable home […]

6 Ultimate gardening tips for spring

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As spring approaches and we wave goodbye to those chilly wintery months it’s time once more to turn our attention and our green thumbs to some fine tuning in the garden. Aside from the essentials such as a little pruning here and there, making sure your lawns are well cut, cleaned up and weed free and […]

Tetris House offers wooden box-like shelter in Sao Paulo

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 Tetris House is a modern wooden volume promoting indoor / outdoor living, architecturally designed in 2012 by Studio MK27, located in São Paulo, Brazil. Comprised of 6,673 square feet (620 square meters) of living space showcasing a warm and intimate open plan design, high ceilings and welcoming views out to the swimming pool and garden. Description from the architect: A wooden […]

Bright and airy residence surrounded by gardens in Mexico City

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V9 House is a bright and airy residence that caters to the lifestyle of the homeowners, designed by VGZ Arquitectura, located in Mexico City, Mexico. The volumes of the 10,333 square foot (960 square meters) home were oriented to maximize the sunshine and views. The residence offers sustainable features such as rainwater harvesting and use of solar energy. […]

Residential steel structure appears as living forest in Italy

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25 Green was designed by Luciano Pia as a residential steel structure appearing like a forest where trees are rooting in terraces, located in Torino, Italy. Built in 2012, the building has been thought as a living forest, a house on the trees like the houses children dream of and sometimes build. The property also features ponds which are […]