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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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

Modern Mansion Part Two

Modern Mansion Part Two. 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. (more…)

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