Posts Tagged ‘wood’
Here is a collection of furniture that is sure to raise controversy. This infernal set from Michel Haillard is said to be inspired by the the passion for hunting and features a variety of items, from home desks to chairs, armchairs and sofas. This is a type of uncommon collection that produces mixed [...]
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic. Located where Georgian Bay meets Lake Huron, this floating house by Michael Meredith of Toronto-based MOS combines country-cottage flair and a wonderful watery appeal for the swimmers, boaters and fishermen out there. This floating [...]
An easy way to bring your work with you is Mayfair Steamer Secretary Trunk, this work of art on wheels was created by Timothy Oulton. Handmade of distressed vintage cigar leather over a solid wood frame with aniline-dyed leather has an antiqued vintage look accented with over 3,000 hand-hammered brass nailheads. Features a pull-down desktop [...]
Architect Scott McGlashan of McGlashan Architecture designed this gorgeous, contemporary hillside home in Mill Valley, California, for an extended family of three generations to share. Natural wood throughout is stained to highlight its natural tone. Tiles of varied stone appear on floors, and stone bricks adorn walls. The double-thick counters in the kitchen and bathroom [...]
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina this house is designed with outside and inside integration in mind. It’s exterior incorporates only natural materials like stone and wood and consists of bearing walls and steel columns that allow greater openness to the garden. The house is oriented north to catch beautiful lake views with floor-to-ceiling windows.
From French designer Julian Robin this tricky piece of furniture is a block of wood that’s also a lamp. Switched off it’s a cube of hardwood, switched on, it’s an ornamental lamp with a leaf motif. This contrast between on and off presents a comment on nature. When off, the Cub Lamp bares little resemblance [...]
Reservoid is a smart an interesting way to store wood. The wall mounted Reservoir system makes storage of your logs convenient, clean and accessible. Placing a number of Reservoirs near your fireplace creates a unique ambiance to that space. Surely this smart idea can be easy made in any home with some improvisation.
Along the crown of a long oval shaped bluff range that extends to 30 miles is the place where the Bluff House is situated and was designed by Bruns Architecture . The house approaching the former logging road carving by passing through the rhythmic woodland part that is in the site, the silhouette of the [...]
Minton Hill House is design by Affleck + de la Riva Architects. The Minton Hill House strikes a delicate balance between the engaging of its panoramic hilltop position and the provision of a protective domestic environment. The house is at once an environmental filter, a view-framing device, and a series of interior and exterior [...]
Located on the west side of Mercer Island, Washington, this house is a reconstruction of one of iconic Seattle architect Fred Bassetti’s earliest designs built in 1962. Fronting a busy street, we wanted to root the house to its sloping wooded site and provide a protective shelter for family life. The plan is opened up [...]