Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

One of the kings of eclectic style, Philippe Starck, has collaborated with Bettis-Tarazu Architects along with YOO, to bring this 56 story hotel to life with vibrant color and a striking mélange of styles to Panama. Personal favorites include the marble chairs, the tree ceiling, and that fantastic escalator area. Images via

This trio of adorable fairy lit treehouses were built by architect and environmentalist Peter Bahouth to serve as a “fort for grown-ups”. The houses, linked by swinging bridges, are named “Mind”, “Body”, and “Spirit” and feature a living room and a bedroom with a bed that slides out to offer a better view of the […]

Cristiane and Marcelo Rosenbaum, both designers, created the interiors of this 1960’s house with Brazilian folk art as the inspiration. Their main purpose was to show appreciation of Brazilian heritage, crafts, and arts. The pair did not stick with traditional surface options either, they actually created some of the coverings for the floor and walls, The […]

Ignacio García de Vinuesa oversaw every minute detail in the renovation of this old world building that is now this to-die-for home located in Madrid.  Windows, moldings, plaster cornices, ceiling rosettes, and even doors were not only salvaged but now blend beautifully with today’s world of modern design. Bold color, contemporary furnishings and lighting, and, […]

Bathroom Bubble


You knew after Bubble Rooms the Bathroom Bubble was sure to follow. This concept is for the ISH Expo in Frankfurt, Germany, which bills itself as the “The world’s leading trade fair for The Bathroom Experience, Building, Energy, Air Conditioning Technology, and Renewable Energies” and takes place  from March 12-16. The Bubble Bathroom is apparently for […]

A Winter Haven


John Guy had always wanted to design and build his own home but when he saw this 1970’s stone house located on an idyllic landscape, he couldn’t pass it up.  The house had been neglected for 20 years and was a series of dark rooms with low ceilings that Guy has transformed into warm, inviting, […]

The Glass House


You too can own a Glass House by Carl Santambrogio, if you have some pretty deep pockets, think half a million and then add some more. This one is located in Milan and offers views of well, everything. Most all items are made of glass including the dining table, stairs, and bookcase. The blue tinged […]