Vintage Rocking Horses Turned Into A Magical Unicorn Chandelier

If you are not familiar with the work of Stuart Haygarth, you’re missing out. An artist and designer who turns found objects into spectacular lighting, furniture, and art installations, his pieces are whimsical, technological and imaginative. A wonderful example of this is his Prairie King light, an enormous chandelier that turns English mid-century, ride-on, spring-mounted rocking horses into unicorns with illuminated horns, clinging to a suspension lamp covered with fairground bulbs. Read more

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Denmark’s The Krane : Old Coal Crane Turned Into Black Oasis (40 photos)

A developer and an architect have come up with an innovative and odd use for an old crane that used to load coal. They have turned it into a small unique spa, a glass-enclosed meeting room and a private luxury retreat whose interior design is all done in sophisticated shades of black. Read more

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Modern Villa in Stuttgart Centers Around A Twisted Staircase (35 Photos)

This beautiful villa, known as the Haus em Weinberg, by UNstudio is a private residence with a stunning twisted central staircase and undulating design. Nestled between an ancient hillside vineyard and the Stuttgart citiscape, the modern white home is designed to take advantage of the views. Read more

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New Ravishing Redwood-Surrounded Ross Home (45 Photos)

This magnificent Ross home designed by David Kotzebue caught my eye when I saw it featured on SF Gate. It’s a breathtaking new build in Marin County’s desirable Ross neighborhood from developer Lowell Strauss and wife Jacqueline of Amalfi Partners. Listed at $15 million, the 5,000 square foot modern home located on Woodside Way makes wonderful use of the surrounding redwoods and is designed so that the exterior and interior blend into the 25,200 square foot lot upon which is sits. Read more

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Today’s Lavish Property: Crystal Pointe Estate Asking $75 Million

Crystal Pointe, a magical estate set on the cliffs of Lake Tahoe’s north shore, is offered for sale for $75 million. This legacy family home belongs to sellers Stuart and Geri Yount, chairman and CEO of Fortifiber, a family-owned business that sells building materials. The Younts bought the land in 1994 and built the 8 bedroom main house over a period of five years and completed construction of the beach house and a two-bedroom guesthouse in July 2016. This estate is the highest price listing at Lake Tahoe. Read more

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Retro VW Bus Bed for Next Generation Hippies!

Available in pink or blue is this really cool replica of the Classic Volkswagen Camper Van (or Hippie Bus) that has been designed to function as a bed – complete with storage compartments, a TV, a desk, a mini bar and a sofa for kids. The retro VW bus bed is available in two colors as a limited edition. Read more

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Zaha Hadid Design Carries On With Stunning Bathroom Designs for Noken.

As big fans of the work of Zaha Hadid, we were thrilled to find an amazing collection of bathroom furnishings: tubs, sinks, mirrors and more designed by the late architect’s company for Noken. Aesthetically in line with Hadid’s inimitable style, the Vitae collection combines avant garde style with functionality. Read more

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Casa Balint by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos [35+ photos]

Spain’s Fran Silvestre Architects are known for large, modern, monolithic white homes with sparkling turquoise swimming pools. Usually linear or angular, the elliptical Casa Balint is a slight departure from their usual designs. Read more

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LASSA Architects Villa Ypsilon in Finikounda, Greece

This private, 1,600 sq ft home is named because of its Ypsilon shaped green roof. Located in an olive grove in southern Peloponnese, the hilltop house provides vistas towards the bay of Schiza and Sapientza as well as mountain views towards the east. Read more

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