Refurbished Moscow Home Revives Vintage Artifacts

Russian studio Oleg Klodt Architecture & Design restored an old house in the Rublevka suburb of Moscow, Russia. The three-story residence now features generous living areas, floor-to-ceiling windows, plenty of designer furniture and a spa with relaxing views. “Our client is a true design connoisseur who adores Soviet-era Constructivism and art from the early 20th century,” the designers…

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Masculine Attic Bedroom in Poland Exudes Character

Welcome to a contemporary attic bedroom that exudes personality. The owner, a young lawyer, decided to convert the empty attic of a building in Sopot, Poland, into a quiet place for relaxation. Studio Raca Architekci began by changing the geometry of the roof to make more space inside the new bedroom. A peaceful ambiance was achieved by cladding…

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Contemporary ‘Black Box’ Home Extension in Montreal

Natalie Dionne Architecture completed BLACK BOX II, an architecture addition for a residence in Montreal, Canada. Conceived as a jewelry box, the extension is covered with large plates of black fiber cement, with a perforated motif for the loggia, assembled with matching rivets. In contrast, blond wood and light porcelain and ceramics illuminate the interior. Large…

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Options Abound: Purchasing Art in the Modern World

Purchasing art for your home or work environment can be overwhelming. It can also take up plenty of time, something many consumers don’t have much of any more. Today, there are several other options available to help buyers find the pieces that speak to them. Online galleries, art websites, daily auctions and listings of regional art shows…

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Stylish Amsterdam Home Dotted with Eccentric Decorations

Amsterdam-based studio Cocoon Living transformed a large three-story house into a contemporary home for a travel-loving family. The renovation is part of a larger project that aims to upgrade many of the old buildings surrounding the canals of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. As you step inside, you notice an eclectic mix of furniture and decorations against an…

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