Bringing together affordable housing and sustainable design in an effective manner the beautiful Forest House designed by Garret Cord Werner in Canada blurs the boundaries between the interior and the world outside. Surrounded by a beautiful forest canopy the house was built on a tight budget and yet manages to woo you with its open and refreshing design.
Nestled in a beautiful little niche of is the which has gleefully embraced this approach to interior design with elegance and abundant flair! Unraveling a wide range of colors and patterns the smart private residence designed by Staffan Tollgard Design Group is a perfect example of how to use seasonal trends and accent hues without committing to them fully.
The interior of the existing structure had very poor ventilation and the homeowners wanted the dark and dreary space to be transformed into a cheerful hub of activity that had seamless connectivity with the outdoors. This was achieved with the addition of a modern extension in the rear along with the revitalization of the existing home.
Another beautiful lakefront home that does a phenomenal job of blending with its surroundings is the Miño River House in Galicia. The inventive design of the residence presents a semi-buried unit of the house that features the living area dining space and the kitchen which seem to disappear into the side of the hill.
How about a lakeside home that is perched atop a cliff surrounded by plenty of greenery and can only be accessed by a boat? Yup sounds absolutely perfect and the Gambier Island House near in British Columbia is one such lakefront home that brings this perfect dream to life!
The living room presents an exclusive combination of contrasting textures thanks to the use of exposed brick walls in black and wooden wall paneling in an innovative manner. This gives the living area a contemporary yet timeless appeal even as the large low-slung tufted sofa steals the show.
Modern architects and designers are quickly bridging the gap between the east and west leading to a wonderful exchange and amalgamation of styles and ideas. The secluded Pool House and Spa on the banks of in Montana is a perfect example of this fusion as its cool exterior and relaxing interior are inspired by classic Japanese style.