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House on the Hill is a contemporary home designed by James D. LaRue Architects. It’s an Austin-based architectural team that has designed several admirable residence projects. House on the Hill is designed for a young family that wants to begin a new life. This home is built from high-quality materials and constructions. Then, it is filled with beautiful furniture and decoration.
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Most wall of this home is painted in white color that’s light up the atmosphere. Meanwhile the wood floors and ceiling add a sophisticated atmosphere to the home. The pale color scheme selected to create a peaceful and relaxing environment.
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In addition, beautiful large windows provide a lot of natural light. From the windows you can look out and watch the spectacular views surrounding. As its name, House on the Hill is surrounded by beautiful hills. Every room in this home is characterized by spacious and comfortable feel.
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Living room and dining room are tastefully decorated, with a contemporary design completed by the beautiful furniture. The contemporary design strengthens by an open floor plan and an expansive glass. The House on the Hill is a kind of dream house for a new life chapter.
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Accessories with Yellow Color
Do you want to bring cheerful and warm feeling to your home? Just add bright yellow to your decoration. Bright yellow is the color of happy-face, sunshine, lemons and everything about cheerful condition. It’s even the cheeriest color in the spectrum. In your home, you can put the bright yellow everywhere. But, make sure that you always have a good plan with it. You can add bright yellow on your kitchen appliances, pillows, and other accessories. This color works great as a splashy accent and automatically becomes a focal point in your rooms.
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Bright yellow is nice as it is combined with most citrus tones like greens and oranges. It also looks beautiful with white, purple, navy blue, and violet. Combining a bright yellow with the right color will prevent your room from too glare impression. If it is added to the right side, your rooms will be warmer and more comfortable.
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For instance, lemon yellow chairs in the neutral dining room look so perfect and splashy. They add instant interest and energy to the room. A combination of bright yellow and white walls in the kitchen is another nice example. This combination makes the kitchen seems modern and fresh. Bright yellow has been used since the middle century till today’s contemporary modern design.
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Adams Mohler Ghillino Architects is an architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington, USA. They have designed several unique residential projects. Now let’s take a look at Leschi Residence, one of Adams Mohler Ghillino Architects’ interesting projects.
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The Leschi Residence is located near Lake Washington. At there you can get diagonal views to the Cascade Mountain Range. Leschi Residence has a total living surface of 3300 square feet. This home consists of two levels. The first-class floor is for an open living/dining space, the garage and pantry area. While on the second floor you’ll find master bedroom, children’s bedrooms, and bathrooms. The uniqueness of this house is it has a semi-detached crib for guest.
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The semi-detached guest crib is built above the garage. This garage is on the northwest corner of the house. This house also has a steel and wood framed deck. This deck is hanging on steel bracket that also supports the roof above. Inside, this house uses a combination of natural and modern materials. For instance, there are sliding glass doors and wood-framed windows. You can see beautiful view out of the large windows. The overall atmosphere of this Leschi Residence is airy and bright.
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Small Apartment Design by Mauricio Karam 1
With maximum optimization, a small space apartment could be made into a spacious and comfortable apartment. Mauricio Karam has managed to do this optimization in a 45 square-meter space of Leopoldo Apartment.
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It’s located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The apartment design completed without any compromise in style. You can get both comfort and style in this tiny apartment since it has open plan living rooms. So, if you still thought that open plan design only can be applied in large apartments, check this Leopoldo Apartment and you’ll be surprised!
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Previously, this apartment is a small flat which is not very interesting. But then, Mauricio Karam got rid of some existing walls that are not useful and replaced them with continuous living zone. The bathroom and laundry room are also repaired without forgetting the privacy standard. This apartment has charming interior with modern furniture. The dining room has generous table for eight.
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Meanwhile the lounge area is relaxing. The floor uses wood laminated flooring system for a simple and warm impression. For space separation, this apartment uses subtle decorating details that feel harmonious with the overall airy atmosphere. Interested to live in small apartment like this?
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Jackson Clements Burrows is an architect’s studio that focuses in residential and commercial projects. The studio is established in Melbourne since 1998. Jackson Clements Burrows Architects have been widely recognized for their awesome projects. Their latest project is a unique residence located in Barwon Heads, Australia has an uncommon appearance. It has an uncommon appearance, more looks like a planetarium than a private home. Jackson Clements Burrows designed this home for a young family who wanted a unique new permanent residence. They joked about planetarium and the architects really put the idea into the house design.
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The architects explored circular forms of the planetarium. And the result is the house has a circular skylight in the first floor living areas. This house looks blend with the natural landscape that dominated by Ti-tree. Exterior of this house is wrapped with skin of vertical cedar battens.
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This material provides protection from the sun and makes the temperature inside the house remains comfortable. Inside, the architect combines wood material with a soft color scheme for a cozy and warm atmosphere. This is one house that successfully looks stand-out from the crowd. Now don’t hesitate to explore your own original home design!
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Der Spiegel Canteen Design 1
Der Spiegel is a German news magazine that presents daily news. Recently, this magazine moved into its publishing house in Hamburg’s HafenCity development. Der Spiegel wants to provide more convenience for its employees, including a new spacious canteen. Therefore, the company asked Ippolito Fleitz Group to make a new employee canteen that shows the identity of Der Spiegel.
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At first, Ippolito Fleitz Group captured the Der Spiegel philosophy: journalistic philosophy as much as its culture of dialogue. Then, based on that philosophy, the architecture firm created a mirror-based design. The design is really fantastic!
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The Ippolito Fleitz Group changed the 520 square meter social eating space into a distinguishing space. The ceiling of this space is formed of 4,230 micro-perforated aluminum circles. Imagine how amazing it is! The space also completed with three large groups of tables. Other amazing side of this space is lighting.
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The Ippolito Fleitz Group added large-scale light dishes that use intense color. There are also dimmable lamps above the tables. This lighting combination beautifully divides the space into zones and also generates a charming atmosphere in the space. At last, this canteen named Spiegelkantine. What an interesting place for having lunch!
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