Colorful Kandinsky Inspired Home Interior by Brani & Desi

Expressionist Home Interior

Bulgarian Interior Design firm Brani & Desi (identical twins Branimira Ivanova and Desislava Ivanova), formerly known as Gemelli Design, create bold and impactful interiors that are not for the timid. Recently featured on the cover of the March issue 2015 of USA’s Interior Design magazine was the firm’s remake of a 2,400 square foot home in Sofia. The project titled ‘Life in Expressionism’ was inspired by the Expressionist art movement in which color and form were combined to provoke emotion. Read more

Redoing Your Floors? Here Are Some Modern Fabulous Wood Flooring Options.

Menotti Specchia wood flooring hero IIHIH

During Salone del Mobile 2014, Menotti Specchia of Italy presented five new concepts developed in collaboration with Design-Apart. For the new designs they called in the following workshops and designers: Gio TirottoPaolo Cappello, and Studiocharlie to create handcrafted innovative Made-in-Italy solutions. Below are the five new alternatives to boring plain wood floors and a look at some of their other options. Read more

Modern Luxury Living – The Architecture & Interior Design of the Balance Hill House.

Balance Hill House by Kirkpatrick Architects

The Balance Hill home by Kirkpatrick Architects (now The KAA Design Group) with interior design by Antonia Hutt & Associates, is situated on a dramatic hillside terrace, high above the LA basin. In addition to the home’s dramatic exterior design, inside it has regulation size bowling lanes, a glassed in wall wine storage, and a home gym in addition to the bedrooms, bathrooms, a formal dining room, kitchen, casual dining area and bar. Read more

The San Lorenzo North Showcase Villa with Marble Tiled Pool at Quinta do Lago by de Blacam and Meagher.

San Lorenzo North showcase villa

Sleek, modern architecture marks the design of this stunning Showcase House by de Blacam and Meagher Architects that sits on a golf course in Portugal’s Quinta do Lago, one of Europe’s finest luxury resorts. Read more

A Look Inside The Apple Apartments That Turned Beatles History Into Luxury Living.

The Apple Apartments

Earlier this year, 94 Baker Street launched The Apple Apartments. A boutique, luxury development of 5 apartments within a building that formally housed the Beatles’ Apple Records and Apple Boutique. Read more

PART TWO: Modern Mansion With Wrap Around Pool and Glass-Walled Garage For $36 Million. (50 pics)

modern home in Beverly Hills

Yesterday I shared with you 36 photos of the spectacular exterior landscaping, incredible wrap-around swimming pool and glass-walled garage at 1201 Laurel Way, a spec home designed by the boutique architecture firm of Whipple Russell that is on the market for $36 million. The home is so impressive and I have so many images, I had to break it into two posts. Read more

Blackboard Coated Pendant Lamps Are A Canvas For Creativity.

Blackboard Coated Pendant Lamps

These Blackboard Coated Pendant Lamps by In-Es ArtDesign double as a canvas for creativity. Available in various shapes and sizes, each can be doodled upon with chalk. Read more

Unusual and Beautiful Area Rugs Combine Art and Faux Cowhide.

Designed by Young & Battaglia with artwork by Chiara Fersini and Chad Wys, these beautiful and unusual hide area rugs are made in England. Read more