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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.

Black White Residence by David Jamerson Architect

By • Feb 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Virginia-based architect David Jameson has designed the multi-award winning Black White residence, a single family home located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

As its name suggests, the house is deliberately monochromatic, both inside and outside. Color is introduced through the furniture and the dramatic views.

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‘The Stables’, A Must See Transformation in Richmond

By • Feb 4, 2011

‘The Stables’ is an old fire station in Richmond, a suburb in Melbourne, Australia.

Behind its historically significant facade is now hidden a breathtaking newly finished contemporary house.

The urban single-family residence has three bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and “showcases an innovative and angular design that blends its history with state-of-the-art attitude.”

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Shipping Container Guest House by Jim Poteet

By • Feb 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Texas architect Jim Poteet had never worked with a container himself until Stacey Hill approached him about transforming one into a playhouse and a guest house.

Located in the San Antonio artists community, the house, made from a standard 40-foot shipping container (320 sq ft), stands in the backyard of renovated warehouse where the client lives.

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“The Villa” in London by Harrison Varma

By • Feb 3, 2011

The Villa in Courtenay Avenue, London, was designed and built by London property developers Harrison Varma.

Consisting of 11,200 sq ft of flexible living space, this luxury residence is located in a private road with 24/7 guarded security.

The specification includes 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a cinema, an indoor pool and gym, staff quarters, and underground car parking for 2 cars.

As mentioned by Anil and Marisa Varma, this house is “everything you need for a perfect London life!”

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Black Pearl House by Studio Rolf.fr

By • Feb 3, 2011

The Black Pearl house was designed by Studio Rolf.fr in collaboration with Zecc Architecten.

Located in South Rotterdam, Netherlands, this century old town house was abandoned and neglected for nearly 30 years before being radically transformed by the architects.

The existing building was completely emptied of its floors and inside walls, and a resolutely new contemporary house was built in it (1,600 sq ft), halfway between art and architecture!

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A White House in Copenhagen by NORM Architects

By • Feb 2, 2011

The Fredensborg House was designed by NORM Architects.

Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, this single-family residence is built on five small plateaus connected by steps, reflecting the shape of its surrounding terrain.

If you like white interiors, you will love this house!

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Hoppen Place by Whipple Russell Architects

By • Feb 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Los Angeles-based studio Whipple Russell Architects, 9010 Hopen House is described by Ben Bacal as a “one of the most incredible architectural homes to date in the Hollywood Hills”.

Located in the famous “Bird Streets” in Los Angeles, California, this recently remodeled luxury house has four bedrooms, five bathrooms and a incredible infinity swimming pool with panoramic Los Angeles city views.

At the time of writing, the 4,000 square foot property is on sale for around 10 million dollars…

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Eco-Friendly Crossbox House by CG Architectes

By • Feb 2, 2011

The Crossbox by French Architect firm Clément Gillet Architectes is an eco-friendly prefabricated single family residence (1,120 sq ft) located in Pont Péan, France.

The house has been made by recycling old shipping containers and making them livable.

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First Crescent Stunning Vacation House in South Africa

By • Feb 1, 2011 •  Selected Work 

First Crescent is a stunning seven bedroom rental villa designed by SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects, a Cape Town-based studio.

This luxury house is located in Campus Bay, South Africa.

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Contemporary Fairfax House in Sydney

By • Jan 31, 2011

Brokers Richardson & Wrench recently listed this 3,800 square foot three-story, four bedroom, 3 and half bathroom home in the Balmoral neighborhood of Sydney, Australia.

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Urban Retreat in San Francisco by Zack|de Vito Architecture

By • Jan 31, 2011

147 Laidley was designed and built by the Architect owners, Jim Zack and Lise de Vito, and they now occupy it along with their two children.

This contemporary single family residence is located on a typical 25 ft x 100 ft San Francisco infill lot.

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Ribbon Vacation House by G2 Estudio

By • Jan 30, 2011

The Ribbon mountainside house was designed by Argentinian architects G2 Estudio.

Located in San Carlos de Bariloche, Patagonia in Argentina, the construction of the residence (4,300 sq ft) was ordered by two families living in Tahiti, who wanted a vacation residence with a wide integrated space for leisure and recreation and all the necessary equipment to a holiday house.

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Glenbrook Residence by David Jameson Architect

By • Jan 28, 2011

We have received some photos of the Gleenbrook Residence, a contemporary house designed by David Jameson Architect.

Located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, this luxury house is shaped largely by the site constraints of a brook and trees.

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5860 SLC, a Modern House in Salt Lake City

By • Jan 28, 2011

Located at the end of a cul-de-sac in Salt Lake City, Utah, this modern style house is sitting on 4.82 acres with unobstructed views of mountains up and down the canyon.

Designed by local architect Brian Junge, the home is a blend of mid-century modern and contemporary architecture.

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Casa Kimball: a Stunning Private Retreat in the Caribbean

By • Jan 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Casa Kimball by Architect firm Rangr Studio is a unique and stunning modern rental villa located in Cabrera in Dominican Republic.

This luxury residence (20,000 sq ft!) offers eight full suites with an infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean from all points of the property.

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Buisson Residence by Robert Gurney Architect

By • Jan 27, 2011

Situated on a grassy knoll and commanding views of Lake Anna in central Virginia, USA, the Buisson Residence designed by Robert M. Gurney emerges as a long, white painted brick wall with a copper clad volume cantilevered above.

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Modern Fold Place House in Ottawa by Linebox Studio

By • Jan 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located in Ottawa, Canada, this new modern infill was completed by Canadian architect firm Linebox Studio.

The Residence (2,400 sq ft) fits both the dimensions of its irregular and narrow 20 feet by 60 feet lot, and the owners’ pattern of working and living.

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