A Bright And Colorful Apartment For A Family In Russia

Designers Elena Chernigina and Anton Bazaliysky have created the Tuhachevsky Street Apartment, a bright and colorful home for a family of four in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Tuhachevsky Street Apartment by Elena Chernigina and Anton Bazaliysky

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A Young Family Gets A Fresh Update For Their Mid-Century Modern Home

This young family in Creve Coeur, Missouri, bought an Atomic Ranch home that was originally built in the 1970s, and hired architect Thomas Wall to give it a fresh contemporary update.

The Modern House in Creve Coeur

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Three Brooklyn Apartments Combined Into A Full-Floor Family Home

Architect Ed Kopel has transformed three individual apartments into a full-floor unit for a family that loves art in Brooklyn, New York.

Dumbo Residence by Ed Kopel

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Design Detail – A Wall Of Illuminated Backlit Photos

Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a dramatic decor idea for you. This home by Borja Garcia Studio has a double-height feature wall of illuminated backlit photos.

A Wall Of Illuminated Backlit Photos

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Design Tip – Follow The Lines

Our eyes naturally love to follow lines, and our minds are at ease when we spend time in rooms where the elements are in harmony with each other.

For example, these shelves in a home designed by Simon Couchman Architects, follow the lines of the unconventional windows in this children’s room. They relate to each other. They compliment each other. As a result, when we enter a room like this, our minds are peaceful.

Shelves that follow the lines of the window

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This Home’s Study Library Is An Oasis Of Learning

Set slightly apart from the rest of the house, the study library in this home by Andrew Maynard Architects, is lined with dark spotted gum wood that has an age and a wisdom about it, that sets the tone for a place of quiet thought and contemplation.

This Home's Study Library Is An Oasis Of Learning

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