Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
From Lisbon's own Paratelier comes a innovative means of home construction. By virtue of using a cast concrete shell, the builders were left with not a few leftover wood panels from the mould. The obvious answer: Bring them inside. After the floor, walls, and furnishings, 93% of the wood was successfully repurposed. On top of the utility of conservation, creative use of materials, abundant light and carefully planned spaces go a long way to make this house a home. For more, visit dezeen.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
We agree with every part of Emma Fexeus' praise for Finnish summerhouse style. She points out that "while it might be difficult for an outsider to spot the differences in style between the Nordic countries, they are definitely there." Simpler, more graphic finishes, with an inclination toward vintage décor or cute pops of color. This essence of utilitarianism can definitely be found in the summer home of Johanna Lehtinen. For more, visit Emmas.
Photos via Emmas (Krista Keltanen via Boligliv)