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Fully fitted high-end kitchen and informal dining. The garden features a gazebo with outside kirchen and grill.
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This luxurious five-bedroom mansion is perfectly poised to embrace the unique panorama of Ios’ natural scenery merging into the Aegean sea.
Contemporary cubism and traditional architecture with natural stone walls are combined in perfect harmony.
Wonderful use of shades with light wood and terrazzo along with indirect lighting.
This mountain which the house is build into is geniously incorporated as backdrop in most rooms.
Who doesn't dream of escaping the buzz of everyday life in an Island retreat?
Breathtaking panoramic ocean outer island views, and warm tropical breezes intoxicate the senses and renew the spirit at the Villa Hale O’Ola Estate Rental in Maui Hawaii. This luxury villa is centered just off beautiful clear waters and in the heart of paradise.
This impressive handcarved door is the formal entry of the property, which opens to an exquisite outdoor courtyard that connects the 3 wings of the home.
In the innermost courtyard, a magnificent 35' waterfall and a Koi-pond perfects the feeling of paradise on earth. You can enjoy the view of this from most of the suites.
A spacious living room with pocket doors opens to a covered lanai with stunning ocean views of the Molokini caldera. The local art on the walls and in the ceiling enhances the experience.
In the movie theater, the wonderful lighted hand-carved stone columns makes the design language of the house present itself in full.
The layout of the estate. Every room have stunning views of the sea as well as the courtyard. Great planning indeed.
SVANE - S17 by Architect MAA Rolf Birk
With its innovative design language, the S17 folds out like a true statement kitchen where edges, contrasts and a continuous material play freely in a monochrome and graphical kitchen expression.
The S17 kitchen is design-protected and consists of three supporting elements, which together create the unique graphic expression of the kitchen - a continuous black frame, a continuous material that is consistently used on all surfaces of the kitchen, as well as the handle DOT, specially designed for the S17 collection.
This dreamhome is build in 2000, in the classical "Master builder" style. This architectural style was the most common build in 1915-1930, and are recognized by being very robustly build, all in brick, and bricked cornices instead of overhang on the roof. From around 2000 it has gained new popularity as people are turning away from prefabricated housing.
The park-like garden is designed by landscape architect Helle Valsted, and is one of the bestlooking gardes I have ever seen in private housing.
Every detail on the property is meticulously planned.
The rounded conservatory has a stunning view of the park and Sønderborg bay.
The livingroom is big, light and welcomming.
The diningroom easily seats 14 people
The opposite side of the entrylevel holds office, playroom and more.
The landing is a work of art, with ample room for various purposes.
Master bedroom with access to the balcony overlooking the garden, a lavish bathrooom with jacuzzi and a walk-in closet.
The children's rooms with their own bathroom.
In the garagebuilding, there's an apartment for guests.
Today, while moving some crates, I got a bit curious. One of the boxes contained old prints of some of my oldest designs. Mostly kitchens and baths, but also other stuff. I scanned the pictures, and I will post some of it the next couple of days, just for fun!
Bear with me, this is 15-20 years old :)
This one is from 1998 or 99. I designed a complete rebuild of this 1960's house including kitchen and bath.
This is the kitchen they ended up Building. the microwave on the wall was all-black glass and with no visible difference from the high-gloss cabinets, but that model wasn't available in the software then.
A couple of my other suggestions. Personally I love the Corean® countertops and the WITT Multizone cooktop.
The house was a run-of-the-mill red brick house, which in Denmark are more common than grass, we updated it by extending the roof to cover the porch, plastering the walls and mounting partial wooden angulated facade, which were all the rage back then.
Thats all from this blast from the past, more comming up tommorow.If you liked this post, don't forget to subscribe to my blog by clicking the BLOCKEEN button on the left side, as well as my Facebook page, Thank you!
Luxury come in many forms and one of the most stylish is indoor gardens. In this post I show some inspiration for indoor gardens in different styles and sizes.
Palmtrees indoors is proberbly just for hotels and resorts, but we can dream!
Utilizing the skylight for the garden makes a picturesque scene in this hallway.
The waterfeature perfects this entrance.
This is simply a fantastic idea! How much longer would baths take in this room?
Simple, elegant and modern
Lamps are underestimated in most homes. You can compare lamps to glasses. Everybody have loads of clothes and shoes, but most people only have one pair of glasses, even though they do at least as much for your appearence as clothes. It's the same with lamps. People go to great lenghts to get just the right sofa, chair, curtains or even pillows in their home. But they rarely consider the lighting. Why is this?
Maybe because we always see more or less the same design, but this is unneccesary and a real shame. Lamps come in all shapes and sizes, and to fit every interior design you can possibly desire!
Let's take a look at some of the more interesting designs out there.
Q3 is a hanging lamp by Baxter that visually reminds a classic metal cage. This lamp has curved nickel raws, connected with special clamps with incorporated bulb holder. It’s frige, composed by 64 removable glass sticks, add elegance and luxury. Q3 is made with 552 2W-12V light bulbs: a piece of furniture with an important individuality as an exclusive uniqueness.
CATTELAN Italia - SIPARIO by Pierpaolo Zanchin
Cattelan italia created this floor lamp and coathanger! Its light and soft lines makes it a decorative piece of furniture, a blend of modernity and classical elegance.
CATTELAN Italia - CRISTAL by Oriano Favaretto
The Cristal ceiling lamp is a proposal by Cattelan Italia, a leading company in made in Italy design, was shown at the Salone del Mobile di Milano 2015. It is realized with satin Nickel stainless steel frame. Cattelan Italia characterizes this lamp with an original shade, composed by chrystal pendants. A piece of furniture with an important character, delineated by an elegant and contemporary style, able to enriching the living area of you home.
Elevate your space to new heights with the "Empire" Chandelier from LUXXU Modern Lighting. This beauty is inspired by the iconic Empire State Building and is nothing short of a masterpiece in and of itself. Its extravagant shape is packed full of modernity and can transform every space into a stunning scenario. This is a masterpiece that will leave no one indifferent. Just look at it!
LUXXU - McQUEEN
Alexander McQueen was a legendary designer who died six years ago, LUXXU named this series to pay tribute to his unforgettable designs and his unmistakable style.
Made of brass with gold plated and handmade butterflies and imposing flowers ending with the trace of lovely Swarovski crystals, this masterpiece gives a dramatic ambiance to any room and it has the eccentric sensation of beauty, so characteristic of McQueen’s Work.
DELIGHTFULL - BOTTI table light by Diogo Carvalho
The Delightfull Botti table light is a horn concerto for the eyes! Botti features handmade structure in brass covered by a golden mantle. This monumental piece embodies all the details of wind instruments like an orchestra and takes us into a music concert. Elegant and exquisite, Botti adds a cool touch to any homes.
The tropical muse of Brazilian Pop Culture Ivete Sangalo is the inspiration behind this exotic light ﬁxture. Ivete Lamp is the perfect example of amazing midcentury modern design, with a bohemian palmtree shape, Switch on Ivete and get transported to an exotic environment.
TERZANI - I LUCCI ARGENTATI by Dodo Arslan
Sleek and shimmering like a school of fish (or "silver pike," as the piece is named). The various elliptical forms of the Terzani I Lucci Argentati LED Suspension are part of a modular system that can be arranged into custom configurations to reflect and create distinctive waves of light.
HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER - THE CONSTELLATION PROJEKTING TURTLE night light
This is really a bit of topic, but it is very cute!
Hammachers description: Holder of the National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval, this plush turtle projects eight constellations onto a ceiling, creating a tranquil sleeping environment for children. Its illuminated plastic shell is divided into seven sections that have apertures which allow light to pass through when the blue, green, or amber backlight is turned on, creating a starry display across a child's bedroom, helping them to sleep. An included star guide enables parents to guide children in matching pictures in the book to what they see on their ceiling.
The architectural philosophy of organic architecture, where structures are built in harmony with humanity and its environment is a perfect description of this two-story home overlooking Galleon Cove. This brilliantly planned home with inside and outside spaces flowing into one another to create one living space with no discernable differences, is built at a very comforting and welcoming scale.
The entry to this home is breathtaking! Through the massive glassdoors, the first thing you see is the privacy garden and the rainfall feature.
The privacy garden at night. The estate is masterfully lighted with Lutron Homeworks lighting system.
Game lounch with a beautiful aquarium. If you know what brand this fantsic pooltable is, please let me know in the comments.
Gift wrapping room / play room
The wash room built seemless into a pillar, is a stroke of genious!
In the Family room, the tv slide down to reveal a saltwater aquarium. Stunning detail!
The master bedroom has ample room with his and her walk-in closets, master bathroom and even master privacy garden!
Outdoor dining with fireplace.
Climate controlled wine room with thumbprint entry.
Heat resistnat mexican lava rock decking was thoughtfully placed around the twin-lane lap pool, spa and the outdoor dining area which has gas/wood burning fireplace.
The separat guesthouse.
VONDOM - VELA by Ramón Esteve
VELA has a very contemporary designlanguage with clean lines and angles to fit modern architecture. The series comes with optional LED-lighting.
VELA is a collection designed by the architect Ramón Esteve for VONDOM. This extensive outdoor furniture collection looks for offer the comfort and the quality of the interior furniture without losing its characteristic of origin. VELA is a modulate system with a prismatic geometry elementary that bases its singularity in the balance of its proportions. The elements can combine among themselves to be able to integrate in any space. Their flat volumes seem to float to some centimeters of the floor and when they are illuminated they are transformed into light architectures.
It is manufactured by rotational molding with lineal low density polyethylene. It is a 100% recyclable material that supports extreme climatic conditions, from -60ºC to 80ºC, besides resistant to the rays UVI and present the lightness to the product.
VONDOM offers this collection matt, lacquered finished or of color and is ready to incorporate light.
VONDOM -BIOPHILIA by Ross Lovegrove
The illuminated Biophilia will add an aire of elegance to the outdoor room. Its beautiful fluid movement, which is a consistent trait present in Lovegrove’s contemporary designs, is unwavered.
The BIOPHILIA Collection explores a new avenue of design that forms a dialogue between time, shape and space. It combines the trend-setting natural design of the Sagrada Famila by Antonio Gaudi, VONDOM’s expertise in advanced rotational moulding technology and the ongoing line of research of digital transference into contemporary design. Taken out of craft and into the 21st century’s progressive domain of polymerization and industry, BIOPHILIA is a collection that acknowledges this lineage but pushes the boundaries between material structure and shape into a new modern territory as yet unseen, diametrically opposed to modernism in its expressions.
ALEXANDER ROSE - OCEAN SURF sunbed
This sculptural sunbed will fit just about anywhere. Inspired by the sea, the Ocean range will bring a tropical seaside touch to your outdoor living space.
The furniture is beautifully woven in "V" and open weave patterns, using 7mm and 12mm bronze high quality rose fibres onto a powder coated aluminium frame.
ROYAL BOTANIA - WAVE by Erik Nyberg & Gustav Strom
Refined and modern design reminiscent of a wave about to break.
ROYAL BOTANIKA's description:
The wave hammock creates a unique floating impression by being pivoted on one single point at the base. The wave was designed to allow the feeling of lying underneath a canopy of a tree, whilst being gently enveloped by natural space. it can gently swing if required or remain static for ultimate serenity. It stands on a single point and it can rotate 90˚ around the base, giving it additional flexibility depending on the position of the sun.The wave hammock creates a unique floating impression by being pivoted on one single point at the base. The wave was designed to allow the feeling of lying underneath a canopy of a tree, whilst being gently enveloped by natural space. it can gently swing if required or remain static for ultimate serenity. It stands on a single point and it can rotate 90˚ around the base, giving it additional flexibility depending on the position of the sun.
ROYAL BOTANIKA - The QT Collection by Kris Van Puyvelde
The QT collection has clean lines and dynamic forms creating an exciting combination. Modern and stylish - perfect for the patio or balcony.
ROYAL BOTANIKA's description:
It is very difficult not to appreciate the unique refined shape of the QT. Even though comprising very slim stainless steel profiles, the concept has been carefully studied to not only offer maximal stability, looks and comfort, but also to ensure that both the chairs and the loungers are easily stackable.
Minimalistic, modern, danish design.
The luxurious extendable Edge dining table in stainless steel and outdoor HPL table top is a perfect way to "extend" your outdoor life in the garden. The dining table can extend up to 330 cm and will seat 10 people. It is very easy to extend the table if you need more room. Both extensions are stored inside the table and are easy to operate.
The Breeze range is designed as lounge and dinner furniture. Each item has the same aesthetic design expression and can be used anywhere and in any outdoor space. There is distinctive elegance and lightness about the sculptural transparency of Breeze, which is reminiscent of a gentle summer wind. Cane-line Weave®, which is unique to Cane-line, lends delicacy and transparency to the range. The material moulds itself to body contours and movements to create extremely comfortable furniture.
SKYLINE DESIGN - SPARTA pavillion
If you are looking for that wow factor, the Sparta Garden Pavilion certainly meets your requirements. This Huge rattan daybed has seating which is in a u shape under an impressive rattan shade.
SKYLINE DESIGN - IGLOO APPLE
Have you always dreamed of being a worm in an apple? Here's your chance!
The Igloo Apple Day Bed is the ultimate outdoor luxury. and the perfect trans-seasonal haven. It comes complete with white easy-care bedding, enabling you to build a chic and cosy nest.
SKYLINE DESIGN - THE BOAT
Now you can enjoy the sun and listen to the Wind in the sails without feeling queasy!
Beautifully designed day bed which is in the shape of a boat. Perfect for relaxing on the beach or by the pool.