As the weather warms up, and we starting planning our vacation destinations we look for locations that are calm, relaxing, and leaves us rejuvenated and ready to attack the mountain of work that we are sure to return back to. Here is a home that we thought would get your mind and body ready for your next great vacation! Located in Hout Bay, a small coastal locale in Cape Town, South Africa, this home screams perfectly executed clean, simplistic modernism! Set on the edge of a mountainside, Metropolis Design goal was to create. “a place of entertainment and relaxation,” as specified by the client. Composed of a hovering set of elements, suspended … Continue reading Luxury Spa House- Hout Bay, South Africa
Takashi Sugimoto is the brains behind Super Potato, the interior design company responsible for a majority of Japan’s cutting age commercial and hopitality spaces, as well as a few in the United States and Canada, Like the Park Hyatt Beijing, The Ritz Carlton Montreal, and Stripsteak Las Vegas located in the Mandalay Bay hotel. Sugimoto started Super Potato in 1971, shorty after graduating from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music. The design, thought process, and execution behind Takashi Sugimoto’s firm is indeed in every sense of the word “Super.” As for the meaning behind Potato it alone is simple, plain and humble, yet has vast potential. When combined with … Continue reading Takashi Sugimoto- Super Potato Design
Who doesn’t love a good vacation? Time to escape the hectic day-to day hustle and bustle of the 9-5 environment, screaming children (unless you choose to take your’s with you…which were not against) and cramped urban streets. So we thought why not provide our readers with a little inspiration to motivate you to pack you bags and make some time for yourself, in these great locales across the globe! We have to say, we’re ready to pack our bags ourselves. Luna2 Private Hotel (Bali, Indonesia) Named after the first spacecraft to reach the moon, the Luna2 Private hotel, which is a private hotel with a large resort feel. Built by architect David … Continue reading Top 10 Modern Hotels in the World!
Sleek lines, interesting shapes and a bold, gutsy aesthetic are what it takes to transform an average space into an ultra-modern one. And recently, looking for a dash of design inspiration, we rounded up our top five picks of homes from around the world whose owners have created wildly inspiring, modern spaces that are kind of rocking our faces off. We’re into these homes, of course, because they feature an amazing range of design influences and work by architecture gods but also because we love the fearless stylings they imbue their spaces with. So much more than just nice, softly furnished rooms, these homes represent the perfect idealism of ultra modern design – creating a hyper-personal space that … Continue reading Top 5 Modern Homes!
Ever wondered what a home worth $1 Billion dollars would like? Well look no further than the home of Mukesh Ambani, the world’s fifth richest man (with a net worth around $46 billion). Located in Mumbai, and dubbed Antilla, the home, which has 27 stories, stands at 550 feet tall and totals around 400,000 square feet. With a enough room to house a team of 600 staff members, the massive home will only have 5 actual occupants, which include Mukesh, his wife, three children and mother. The home which is taller than most skyscapers, features (among other things): 9 cocktail lounges a ballroom with chandeliers made of solid gold, 3 … Continue reading World’s Most Expensive Home!