This Fallen Maples Home in Issaquah, Washington is nestled into a large forested site that takes environmental sensitivity to a new level:
Completed by Gelotte Hommas, this home manages to balance day lighting and heat loss thanks to several eco-friendly in-built features. The designer explains:
"Maple trees harvested from the site were milled to provide the material for all the door and window trim, the cabinets, and special finish carpentry such as screens, a bench facing the kitchen, and the fireplace mantel. The result is a home that is truly of the site, not merely on the site. With all primary living spaces on the main floor, there is a strong connection between the house and the site. The great room features a soaring roof that opens to the trees that surround a small lawn area carefully sculpted within the forest. This roof extends over a partial upper floor containing bedrooms and a study loft that overlooks the great room. This is a delightful family home that truly connected to its site, both physically and emotionally."
Airbnb Singapore created an installation that would become a room anywhere in Tokyo, Paris, Bali and Penang using 360-degree projector mapping technology. It repaints the walls and fixtures of the room and changes the outside scenery and redecorates the bedspread and the sofa. Check out the video below: Read more
Muji recently completed furnishing the Narita International Airport’s Terminal 3 slated to open on April 8. It is outfitted with 400 comfortable sofabench units in green, blue, mocha and white hues. The cafeteria features oak wood tables and chairs and the new design is simply just simple. Not too bad actually. Check out the gallery below: Read more
Do you want a sleek, modern looking home? There are a few specific things that people associate with modern homes these days. Usually, it’s all about practicing simplicity and minimalism. This post will give you 10 ideas that you can implement in your home to make it instantly more modern: Read more