On this floor there is an Entry Foyer Powder Room Kitchen Butler’s Pantry and Dining room that opens up to a large exterior covered patio deck (that easily accommodates 50+ guests) and a super-sized Living Room. The Master Bedroom with its own fireplace the Master Bathroom with a shower for 6 people a large Home Office Mudroom and Laundry Room are also situated on this floor.
Most often home renovations are a part of accommodating the expanding needs of a growing family. This fabulous renovation and extension project in Israel was carried out by Mia Maik and Gilad Maik of the Maik Architects as they wished to convert the old house of their parents into a beautiful modern residence that would accommodate the needs of their young family. While the renovation project is aimed at bringing a distinct contemporary flair to the space there was a sincere effort made in trying to keep the unique and nostalgic charm of the existing structure intact.
One of my all-time favorite design books is written in 1986 and packed with amazing photos showcasing the latest in urban design from the ’80s. The book was given to my husband and me when we moved to our new place and I’ve returned to it time and time again when brainstorming design ideas for our home. Even though the book is now decades old there are some timeless images that speak to popular loft style: the chic modern vibe the industrial look and the artist’s dwelling.
Architects from Minarc made a conscious effort to ensure that the materials used to craft the home were as organic and green as possible. Promoting a healthy lifestyle and blending functionality with form effortlessly the gorgeous Venice residence offer a warm and friendly ambiance.
The design studio built four houses – which was out of the request of the client – strategically using every corner on the plot of land. That way they revealed the true magnificence of the surrounding landscape and atmosphere.
The loft’s bedroom is enclosed yet open creating a cozy feel while maintaining the light and airy vibe of the overall home. A hanging mobile featuring an assortment of circles adds an interesting visual element helping to define the bedroom as its own unique space…
The overwhelming influence of Japanese design is apparent from the very beginning as one comes across a lovely stone garden and a stylish entrance that reminds us of a typical Japanese garden. An art gallery with sleek minimal design sits on the opposite side of the spacious pool house that offers unabated views of the lake thanks to the extensive use of glass. The interior is covered in teak floors plaster walls and a wood ceiling to give it a peaceful and organic ambiance.