Creating an affordable yet lovely modern family home that is both aesthetic and functional is a challenging task indeed. Nestled on a beautiful nature-filled lot in Brazil places emphasis on a budget-friendly design that shuns away any excesses.
Described as “a gutsy jovial tour de force” (Monocle September 2014 Issue 76) Knud Erik Hansen’s accumulated business acumen has helped turn around the fortunes of Carl Hansen & Søn ensuring the prestigious family-run Danish institution remains independent profitable and true to its Danish roots.
The exterior of the house is a wonderful blend of woodsy elegance and contemporary style as clean straight lines large glass windows and pops of gray paint a distinct and dashing visual.
How many times have you shied away from using color in your modern living room because you felt that it would seem ungainly and a touch too gaudy? But this vibrant private residence designed by Suite Arquitetos will surely change your view on color in a contemporary home as it embraces pops of blue orange red yellow and even purple with a sense of glee.
Originally owned by designer-builder Kipp Stewart the cabin has also hosted the likes of Phillip Johnson and David Whitney in the past. Its latest avatar was crafted by Studio Schicketanz by giving it a breezy overhaul with a new kitchen and bathroom as well as a smart refurbishment.
A beautiful British home originally built in the 1930s was in urgent need of a modern restoration. in is a gorgeous example of how an old structure can be cleverly altered to meet the needs of a modern family.
Cedar and weathering steel shape both the exterior and the interior of the home and offer a wonderful textural alchemy while complementing the air of modernity indoors. Spread across two different levels the house offers a relaxed setting where the landscape becomes a part of the narrative in an organic fashion.