Frama Releases the 9.5° Chair in Natural

Danish brand Frama has debuted a new version of their iconic 9.5° chair in a new, natural wood finish, exclusively available in their online store. 9.5° was designed by Rasmus B. Fex in 2014 and joined the Frama Permanent Collection the same year. Fex’…

A Kitchen Designed with Contrasting Materials

This kitchen from Nordiska Kök has all of the softness and warmth a space needs to feel personal and lived by using lots of unique details like wooden framed open shelving, a floating shelf and contrasted material in oak, limestone and steel. Styling: …

Cecilie Manz creates kitchen with Reform

Danish industrial designer Cecilie Manz has created this new kitchen design in partnership with Reform, an oak and grey version. I love the subtle corner cut outs that eliminate the need for a handle!

Matti Carlson debuts series of handmade interior pieces

News from the studio of Matti Carlson as he releases three new designs for the home composed of a side table and pendant light, each piece carefully made by hand rendering a unique finish each time. “The side table, a tribute to the Italian architect …

Oak-lined windows contrast pale brick facades at MFRMGR’s house in Warsaw

Recessed windows lined in oak interrupt the homogenous brick facades of this house in Warsaw, which local architecture studio MFRMGR designed to make the most of an awkward site.  House for L occupies a compact plot in the Polish capital, but was required to accommodate a large family. MFRMGR responded by pushing the building as

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GIVEAWAY / Loop Design

You deserve a treat for making it through the week so we’ve got you covered! Loop Design is giving one lucky winner a $100 giftcard to spend in their shop on some of their items, desk top accessories or storage like this bowl and tray. Entering is as s…

Clerici, a solid wood armchair with elegance

Lately I’ve found myself saving images of beautiful, wooden armchairs. Someday I want to won a pair of these for our living room. Sturdy and timeless, I believe this is a piece that would last through time and varying styles. For now my heart is set on…

White finishes and oak panelling warm winter light in Minnesota home by D/O Studio

Minneapolis firm D/O Studio has taken cues from Minnesota’s Scandinavian climate and heritage when designing a home that “warms the blue light to pure white”, while cultivating vegetation native to the site. Named Nordic Light, the house is situated in a residential neighbourhood of St Paul, Minnesota. Geographically, the city marks the border between the

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Out of the Valley offers escapism with off-grid cabin made of oak and cedar

British firm Out of the Valley has developed an oak-framed cabin with burnt-cedar cladding that can be installed anywhere to provide a simple place to escape the stresses of modern life. The Oak Cabin was designed by Out of the Valley founder Rupert McKelvie as a sustainable low-impact dwelling that is equally suited to use in the

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Rugged oak and stone walls enclose holiday home overlooking Chilean wetlands

The roof terrace of this timber- and stone-clad retreat by Croxatto and Opazo Arquitectos offers holiday-makers panoramic views of a scenic wetland in Chile. Machagua House is located around 180 kilometres northwest of Santiago next to a wetland in the town of Cachagua. The holiday home comprises two volumes faced in opposing materials. The larger single-story block forming

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a kitchen in shades of brown

When we renovated our kitchen 3 years ago I wanted the opposite of what we were ripping out, which were these ugly honey colored cabinets and contractor tile. It was a big beige blob, ornate and unattractive. Since it was here with the house when we mo…

black crescent daybed

Shearling, wool and oak combine to make this rendition of Vonnegut Kraft’s crescent lounge bed.

a minimal oak closet

A floor to ceiling oak closet with vanity sounds like a dream, however it is the reality of Luigi Roselli Architects design for a hilltop cottage home. The minimal doors and recessed drawer handles give an uninterrupted look, perfect for displaying (or…

Michaël Verheyden’s shelf armchair/table

Currently I’m head over heels here for this solid oak table and chair set by Belgian designer Michaël Verheyden, sold at one of the most beautiful interior design stores in Copenhagen, Oliver Gustav.

bespoke bunk beds

These amazing bunk beds are the creation of Susanna Vento, a set of three beds that seamlessly floating on above one another. What really makes it though are the beautiful oak details in the side rails and ladder! The recessed shelves are also nice to …

MNy Arkitekter uses seven types of timber for Finnish lake house

MNy Arkitekter has used seven varieties of timber to create this gabled house on the shoreline of a small lake in Tenala, Finland (+ slideshow). Local studio MNy Arkitekter gave House Åkerudden a gabled form that references the existing architecture in Tenala, a rural community around 60 miles west of Helsinki. But studio founder Mathias Nyström selected an assortment of More

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sunset print

Yesterday’s sunset casts shadows on Atelier CPH’s print interpretation of the last moments of sun, adding warmth and burnt orange tones to the house. I’ve never been fond of orange, but when I say orange I think the fruit or pumpkins maybe and the satu…

Allee separates lakeside Connecticut house into two distinct volumes

Lush greenery tops one half of this three-bedroom residence on the shore of Connecticut’s Lake Wononscopomuc, which local studio Allee Architecture and Design created as two separate parts (+ slideshow). The stone and wood Wononscopomuc Residence in Lakeville is made up of a pair of principal volumes: a public “pavilion” for entertaining guests and a private “sleeping More

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KBH sofa

A new velvet sofa called KBH 401 Dedar in medium oak by Københavens Møbelsnedkeri.

photography / Line Klein

An Open-Plan Music School Built From Concrete By Nikken Sekkei

Japanese architecture studio Nikken Sekkei designed a concrete campus lined with oak wood to house Tokyo’s Toho Gakuen School of Music. Guided by the imperative of acoustic quality, the building is far removed from traditional campus design, with common areas built to encourage students to practice in a lively, communal setting. In the basement, independent […]

Weathered copper studio by Stonewood Design is also a hide for wildlife watching

Embedded in the garden of an English countryside cottage, this small studio with a green roof and rusty copper walls creates a secluded spot for deer-watching (+ slideshow). Myrtle Cottage Garden Studio was designed by Bath-based Stonewood Design to give its owners a space to work, sew, play guitar or nap, but it also offers a space to hide away and observe the woodland wildlife. “The project […]

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House in Oxfordshire is covered in oak to create a “simplified volume”

Strips of untreated oak are used to clad every surface of this house in the English countryside by London office Peter Feeny Architects (+ slideshow). Peter Feeny Architects was invited to design the house in Oxfordshire for a couple and their young child who wanted to swap life in London for a more rural existence. […]

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