Designers at Ando Studio used wood, concrete and metal for this modern residence, yet it somehow fits in with the surrounding natural forest. The home is constructed in a way to offer wonderful views of nature, while the concrete structure that protects the house gives the feeling of being inside a cocoon. As for the interiors, a lot of of wood and concrete was used while furniture is kept minimalist.
The Casa Balint is located in Valencia, Spain, and was born from Fran Silvestre Arquitectos' designs. The two-story home is focused on an open plan living space at the center, where the kitchen, patio and staircase all conjoin. Check it out in the gallery below along with a video. Read more
Lighting has a major effect on the appearance of any space. Lights can make colors appear duller or more vibrant, highlight artwork, and even create focal points in a room. Lamps are added to rooms for both aesthetic and functional reasons. When looking to transform your space, it is important to consider the many types of floor lamps, how lamps can be used in a room, and how to plot out the optimal placement for your lamps. Read more