The typical traveler's apartment would be filled with souvenirs from all over the world. But this globetrotter had other things in mind. French architects Goodnova-Godiniaux were commissioned to develop a creative dwelling for a traveler.
The apartment is a rectangle-shaped layout with a total surface of 150 square meters, and it took nearly two years for the project to be finished - but the result is spectacular.
"Clad in a single material (mutene timber), it provides continuity and consistency while the rooms that gravitate around it have their own decoration: carpet of cement tiles in the kitchen, tartan mosaic in the shower room, bookshelf wall paper in the office, decorated tiles with balloons in the bathroom“.
Unsurprisingly, the most striking feature in the apartment is a massive pile of suitcases that provide storage.
It is always fun to get relaxed in front of warm flames made of real woods at home. But not many people are blessed with a large home to allow them to install a fireplace. This is how the log burning stoves will be a great solution to keep you warm during the cold months. With a relatively smaller size, the wood-burning stove will fit a tiny house and of course, more affordable. Read more
Every once in a while, you’ll hear a story about some plucky investor who bought a dirt-cheap house, renovated it in the span of a couple months, then resold it for a massive profit. It’s part of a practice called “flipping houses,” and it sounds super appealing on the surface, but is it really worth pursuing? Read more
Even though new builds are supposed to give us everything we ever need, there still can’t have been many property owners over the years who’ve moved in and thought – ‘Yes. I will never, ever need to change a thing, here’. It’s inevitable that our circumstances and needs will change, as we do, and that we’ll need to add options to our home. Not that this means we’ll always get round to these jobs though – here are the opportunities we put off more frequently than others. Read more