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Charming refuge with inviting interiors in the Spanish countryside

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This wonderful countryside holiday home is a refuge for its owners, located next to a nature reserve on the banks of the Cega River in the province of Segovia, Spain. The home is that of photographer Clara Tassara and her husband, who fell in love with this old home which was originally owned by a priest. After […]


Abandoned 250-year-old stone farmhouse revival in France

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A derelict 250-year-old stone farmhouse has been transformed by a couple who gets enjoyment out of fixing up abandoned spaces, located in the Gers region of southwest France. No one had lived in this home, which includes a few outbuildings on the property, for 50 years prior to the homeowners purchasing it in 1998 for $125,000. Now, 16 […]

Historic converted church in London with mega-stylish interiors

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This beautiful four bedroom converted church showcases unique preserved features, situated in the heart of Kenmont Gardens, North Kensington, London, England. The 6,167 square foot residence is distinguished by jaw-dropping open plan interiors with soaring ceilings that encompasses a kitchen, dining area and living spaces. Arched windows flood the home with light, imposing white walls helps to […]

Exquisitely chic vacation home on London’s South Bank

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Clink Wharf is a fabulous vacation home with open plan living to your hearts content, located in London Bridge, South-East London, London, England, United Kingdom. Your host is a theater designer, helping to lend some intriguing visual effects throughout the interiors of the home. The building was once a pineapple warehouse, whose historic effects have been beautifully […]

Historically preserved creekside retreat by Richardson Architects

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Creekside Retreat was recently purchased by a family of four and historically preserved and redesigned by Richardson Architects, nestled in a redwood grove in Mill Valley, California. Originally built in 1954 on a gently upsloping lot bordered by a creek, its most distinctive site feature is an old wooden bridge over the creek and the rock walls which […]

Historical preservation of Maison V in Villennes-sur-Seine, France

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Maison V is a major renovation project including an annex pavilion with a swimming pool by Olivier Chabaud Architecte, located in the city of Villennes-sur-Seine, France. Additional additions to the residence includes new furnishings and interior design, a gym, and major overhaul to the gardens. The architect respected the origin of the building with a global […]

Historic home transformation with eclectic interior in London

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This traditional historic home with an eclectic interior was substantially repaired in 2011 by architect and owner Chris Dyson Architects, located in the heart of London, England. The house was bought from a leather coat manufacturer in 1997. The aim at the outset was to concentrate on the building’s history and place in Spitalfields a unique quarter of […]

Awe-inspiring loft inspiration that will leave you speechless

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We have shown some fabulous loft inspiration here on 1 Kindesign and we would like to showcase a collection of some of our most favorites and most popular on social media. The lofts we have for you are converted warehouses, old factories and apartment conversions that have all been restored, some historically preserved. They feature […]

Abandoned textile factory breathes new life in Katowice, Poland

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An old and abandoned textile factory gained a new life after several months of extensive renovations by Grzegorz Layer Architekt, located in Katowice, Poland. One part of the building was adopted to became a tailor’s workshop and a showroom of Poszetka – men’s fashion producer. The brand’s philosophy assumes providing hand-crafted issues of unique men […]