First-time home buyers and veteran home owners alike look for ideas and vision when it comes time to look for a new house. Remodeling projects can also benefit from a spark of creativity spurred by viewing great houses that you love. HomeDSGN has gathered fabulous homes from across the world and design style spectrum to feed your need for beautiful house inspiration.
Completed in 2008, this six bedroom, eight and half bathroom contemporary home sits on over 2 acres in the Brentwood district of Los Angeles, California.
The approximately 11,000 square foot residence features walls of glass, head on city and ocean views, state of the art theater, wine cellar, commercial kitchen, spectacular pool, waterfall, spa and total privacy.
By admin • Apr 6, 2011
Forever on the look-out for the exceptional, the decorator, designer and French agent Gérard Faivre has completely restored Le Mas des Isords.
He has transformed the beautiful but neglected 18th-century mas into a seven bedroom, seven bathroom residence where his modern touch refrains from being excessive and which respects the architectural tradition of this truly incredible property.
The mas (typical Provençal farmhouse) boasts 6,460 square foot of living space ans is set on a 15-acre estate with beautiful landscaped gardens, lap-length swimming pool, tennis court and stables for horses.
By admin • Apr 6, 2011
This contemporary residence was designed by John Maniscalco Architecture and is located close to the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Norden, California.
According to the architect, the design of this new home is “entirely a product of its dramatic environment.
With a snow pack of as much as 8-9 feet, massive snow loads, and dangerous shear snow blocks dropping from typical sloped roofs, the site conditions dictate design.”
Michael Morris, principal of Morris Partnership, designed this inner house for his own family.
Located in Richmond, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, the three bedroom, three bathroom residence offers a lifestyle of modern elegance.
The house also feature a 2,500 bottle cellar, lift access to each level of the home, dedicated gallery spaces and a private central courtyard flooded with north light.
According to the architects, this beautiful glass house “occupies the plot of outstanding natural beauty in the outskirts of Krakow, Poland.
The fully glazed steel frame structure, suspended above the site, makes the most of the outstanding location and at the same time preserves the existing natural environment.
Anthony Coscia, principal in Coscia Day Architecture and Design, created for himself and his wife a 2,250 square foot home on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in the artistic neighbourhood of Venice, Los Angeles, in California.
The Skywave house is a hovering sculptural form emerging from a single articulated plane that contorts to produce unique interior spaces over a tall-glassed in first level.
A curved sheet of steel provides shade and protection, while the increased sense of space is accomplished with large glass walls, an enclosed outdoor living room and the multi level open plan.
This award-winning 8,800 square foot home in Taghkanic, in the art of the historic Hudson Valley, New York, was designed by New York-based architectural firm Thomas Phifer and Partners.
Completed in 2002, this residence has won several awards in the following year, culminating in the AIA National Honor Award in 2004.
A 1,800 square foot pavilion, built mainly of glass and steel, surveys the landscape.
This gated masterpiece is situated on 2.3 acres in Holmby Hills, one the three most exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.
Designed in 1949 by famous local architect Archibald Quincy Jones, this essay of modernist glamor highlights the renaissance of two movements presiding over architectural thinking today: Mid-Century modern & Hollywood modern.
The 11,511 square foot residence was offered at $24,950,000 in June 2010, and sold six months later for $14,888,000…
This superb modernist residence is located in Fingal, in The Cups area of the Mornington Peninsula’s wild Australian ocean coast.
The house sits on a 10 acre lot and offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a plunge pool to its lucky owners.
It also features a hydronic heating system, solar hot water and rain water tanks and a double garage and carport.
Located in Mill Valley in California, this modern home sits prominently on a half-acre lot.
Renovated in 2006, the four bedroom, three bathroom home offers panoramic views of canyon, surrounding mountains and lush forests.
Singapore-based architectural firm ONG&ONG has completed the renovation of the 31 Blair House.
Located in Singapore, this three story townhouse was completely remodeled inside, while maintaining its vintage character outside.
The 3,290 square foot residence now offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms and a nice roof deck, perfect for partying or just relaxing.
By admin • Apr 1, 2011
By admin • Mar 31, 2011
The final result is quite impressive: the home has comfortable living spaces, a green roof, geothermal heating, plant foam insulation and some passive solar.