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  • Blog Post: Soumaya Museum in Mexico City

    Soumaya Museum in Mexico City It's not often that the architecture of a museum strongly competes with the artwork inside, but that's the case with Soumaya Museum. Designed by Fernando Romero, the 6-floor museum opened in 1994. It contains over 66,000 artworks from 30 centuries of art. ...
  • Blog Post: Ferris Bueller House For Sale

    Cameron Frye's Home from Ferris Bueller's Day Off As reported by Design Milk, there's great news in the housing market... The character Cameron Frye's home in Ferris Bueller's Day Off's house is for sale! If you love modern architecture and lots of windows, and even if you...
  • Blog Post: Moody and Modern Architecture

    Black architecture for October While I love all modern architecture year-round, it's this time of year that I especially love the dark side of architecture. Here's some inspiring modern and moody architecture, in honor of Halloween later this month... Black townhouse style I can...
  • Blog Post: Carbon Positive Prefab Design

    Smart, prefab design in Australia This prefab home in Australia produces more energy than it consumes. It's smart and pretty! The small 800 square foot structure is sealed tight to keep the heat out and the cold inside. It's the solar panel top that enables it to produce more energy than...
  • Blog Post: Indoor Outdoor Living in Costa Rica

    Beautiful indoor-outdoor living in Costa Rica If you want to live outdoors, but think it might get a little dirty and cold sometimes, this is the house for you... Located in Costa Rica, this home is built with horizontal glass panes that frame the entire structure. Skylights and a huge atrium add...
  • Blog Post: Conceptual Architecture in White

    Conceptual architecture to catch your eye While sometimes architecture can be beautiful, it never quite looks like this. That doesn't mean Ukrainian designer Roman Vlasov didn't have fun designing these conceptual pieces. Open up your imagination and enjoy this visionary, architectural...
  • Blog Post: Modern Lifestyle Off The Grid

    Off the grid never looked so good. If you live in any large city, chances are you've dreamt of living completely disconnected. If you're like me, you've wondered what that would look like and often times it doesn't look great. So what to do if you want to live off the grid, but still...
  • Blog Post: Interior Design For Optimum Mental Health

    I believe interior design and your surroundings affect your emotional state. That being said, this family built a home in the forest for their autistic triplets to thrive. It has all the elements for a healthy mental state, including beautiful architecture. Streamlined modern outdoor lighting and...
  • Blog Post: A Shipping Container Home with a Rustic Feel

    Shipping container homes have been gaining popularity over the last few years. Two reasons for this are lower constructions costs (as compared to standard construction methods) and environmentally-conscious purposes (when recycled containers are used.) Architect Chris Bitner designed an 800 sq ft...
  • Blog Post: Unique Architecture in Korea

    Mixed use structure in Korea with unique design. This unique architecture, made from aluminum walls, was designed to mimic the traditional architecture of Korean homes. The result is pretty cool! Modern great room with all-white palette. The 6-story building is a mixed use structure, used...
  • Blog Post: Diverse Modern Architecture

    Amazing collection of modern architecture. 1. Modern Museum in Italy for famous mountain climber Reinhold Messner. 2. Highway House located in Tasmania features beautiful views on all sides of the home. 3. Concrete home in Sweden takes A-frame architecture to another level. 4. Unique architecture...
  • Blog Post: Modern Design on Water

    This modern waterfront home on the Copenhagen harbor belongs to a couple tired of living inland, so now they can literally jump in the harbor right outside their front door! This is the entryway to the home - It leads straight to the water and creates a pretty view. Simple recessed lighting , open...
  • Blog Post: Design Marvel - A Living Staircase in London

    Living walls have been popping up all over the place, so why not a living staircase? A little greenery here and there helps boost mood and London-based Ampersand, an office building for creative technology companies, seems to have gotten the message. Multi-disciplinary designer Paul Cocksedge designed...
  • Blog Post: Sporty Commercial Design

    This cool office space belongs to a football (soccer) app company in Berlin. The commercial design goes above and beyond providing an inspiring environment for its employees. The unique design includes lots of architectural elements, but also key pieces of furniture, like fun modern barstools and...
  • Blog Post: Mid Century Modern Studio

    Stylish mid century modern backyard studio in Seattle. No matter how small the space, you can create big style... This Seattle home has a stylish mid century modern studio in the backyard to be used for creative tasks or out-of-town guests. What I love most is that they didn't skimp on style...
  • Blog Post: Inspiring Blind Architect: Chris Downey

    Technology helps a blind man continue designing. San Francisco based architect Chris Downey lost his sight in 2008, but thanks to new and emerging technology he has been able to continue working. A Tiger Pro embossing printer allows Downey to study plans by touch (above). Blind architect...
  • Blog Post: Modern Architecture on the Norwegian Landscape

    Modern architecture draped over the Norwegian seaside. This Norwegian seaside sauna called The Band, was designed by students at the Oslo School of Design and Architecture. It's made up of three bands of wood that drape the rocky terrain perfectly. Beautiful architecture, like this sauna, enhances...
  • Blog Post: Indoor Outdoor Living in New Zealand

    The Castle Rock Beach House in New Zealand was designed by Herbst Architects is an amazing example of modern architecture and indoor outdoor living. The site is a rocky hillside that the architects decided to work with rather than grading the lot. The resulting lot is composed of two volumes, one...
  • Blog Post: Modern Architecture: Finland's Wooden Highrise

    Modern architecture in Finland. This eight-story apartment building in Finland is one of the first of its kind. Prefabricated modules of timber were plugged in like puzzle pieces to create this smart and beautiful wooden structure. Graphic corridors in a modern apartment building. This prefabricated...
  • Blog Post: Top Picks For a Modern Sunroom

    The ultimate modern sunroom can be a simple glass box. The next best thing to having a space outdoors, is having a sunroom with a beautiful view of the outdoors. Whether you living in warm or cold climates, the modern sunroom is a great option. Here are my top picks for sunroom style: Whether...
  • Blog Post: Indoor-Outdoor Living in Temozón Mexico

    The Temozón House in Yucatan, Mexico is an example of modern architecture that takes advantage of the opportunity for indoor-outdoor living. The sophisticated, yet welcoming home was built in 2013 and was designed by Carrillo Arquitectos y Associades. The cove-lit suspended ceiling creates...
  • Blog Post: Prefab Perfection in Copenhagen

    Celebrating prefab architecture on Earth Day Happy Earth Day fellow modern design lovers! It only seems fitting to study prefabricated architecture on this day. Not only are prefabs usually designed with a modern, clean aesthetic due to the mobility factor, they are smart and energy efficient....
  • Blog Post: Stylish Living in Concrete Architecture

    Image from Arch Daily Stylish modern concrete architecture. Sometimes, the simplest design can make the most impact. This is no doubt true when it comes to concrete architecture. There are so many cool residential designs with clean lines and concrete exteriors. Let's take a look at a few...
  • Blog Post: A Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

    The Stahl house (also known as Case Study House #22) designed by Pierre Koenig is a Mid-Century modern architectural masterpiece that cantilevers over the city of Los Angeles. Numerous movies have been filmed in the home and it is also a popular background for photo shoots. The Stahl house was...
  • Blog Post: Outdoor Patio Chairs Accenting Modern Architecture

    Image from Dwell Outdoor patio chairs are the perfect accent to great architecture. I'm ignoring that it just rained in Los Angeles and today we're going to get some awesome outdoor patio inspiration. And bonus, enjoy some cool architecture too! Outdoor chairs are like jewelry to beautiful...

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